Archive for October, 2023

Ghastly Gusties: Gustavus Alumni Fuel the Nightmares of Mall of America’s Haunted House

“Onionhead’s Revenge”, the 45,000 square foot horror attraction in the Mall of America, is a terrifyingly innovative haunted house that featured contributions from five Gustavus alums. Through their excellent and diverse education at Gustavus, these Gusties shine in a story driven haunted house that demands improv skills in an ever-changing environment. American Monsters’ “Onionhead’s Revenge” […]

Nobel 59 Opening Procession Brings the Gustavus Spirit to Life

On October 3 and 4, Gustavus Adolphus College hosted the 59th Nobel Conference. This year’s conference, “Insects: Little Body, Big Impact”,  addressed the disproportionate effects insects have on human life and aimed to bring awareness to the essential role these beings play in allowing the earth to flourish. Having had the honor of hosting the […]

Metamorphoses: The Growth That Theater Offers

Gustavus Adolphus College is proud to present the Theater Department’s rendition of Metamorphoses. An emotional whirlwind of a play that takes classic stories told by Ovid and redesigns them for modern audiences, this production should not be missed. It will be taking place from November 2 to November 5. Associate Professor in Theatre and Dance […]

What To Know About Dr. Justin Knoepfel

Dr Justin Knoepfel became the conductor of the Gustavus Symphony Orchestra very suddenly. He had already conducted the Philharmonic Orchestra for 10 years when the then-GSO conductor left for another position. During a year-long fill-in period, he discovered that it had been a missing piece in his musical career. Now, his recently announced appointment means […]

Gustavus Alum’s Nobel Projections Have Big Impact

The Nobel Conference, held annually at Gustavus Adolphus College, combines the efforts of current, past, and future students of the school, along with the general public, to create a collaborative learning experience. This year’s subject “Insects: Little Body Big Impacts” focused on bugs and the influence that they have on the world, whether it be […]