Archive for January, 2010

Middle Eastern Dance… in Minnesota?

You betcha! Every J-term the Peer Assistants have invited the Rakstar Fusion Belly Dancers’ artistic director/dancer Kamilah to come and teach a middle eastern dance class every Thursday night for an hour to any interested students. The Rakstar Fusion Belly Dancers are Southern Minnesota’s premier belly dancing group; not gonna lie, I had no idea […]

A very special Martin Luther King Jr. Day speaker…

Yesterday in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, the Gustavus campus had the privilege of having the Reverend C.T. Vivian come to campus as a guest speaker. The Reverend isn’t just any public speaker; he was a close friend and colleague of Martin Luther King and went on to do a lot for the […]

Come and Discover Gustavus on your day off!

Every year on Martin Luther King Jr. Day millions of high school students have the day off , and on this particular day the Gustavus Office of Admission host an event for high school students called, “Discover Gustavus”. Because most high school seniors have already applied to colleges most of the students that visit on […]

Oh the weather outside is frightful! Thank goodness the classes are delightful…

Yesterday Gusties here on campus and on the other side of the world kicked off January Interim Experience or more commonly referred to as J-term. All this month students, professors and faculty have the opportunity to engage in either teaching or learning in just one class. For those who wanted to escape the frigid winters […]