Archive for June, 2024

On Juneteenth: 5 Questions and a Poem

On this Juneteenth, the second as an official U.S. holiday, here is a prose poem alum and retiring Gustavus professor Phil Bryant ’73 wrote 10 years ago, before the vast majority of Saint Peter and White America knew what Juneteenth was.

Gustavus Launches Premier Music Scholarship

Leo Mellum '28 won the first-ever Gustavus Premier Music Scholarship after an audition this past spring. Incoming first-year student Leo Mellum ’28 has been awarded the inaugural Premier Music Scholarship, which was established by Music Department faculty for the rarest and most exceptional talent in music performance. Premier Scholars must audition for the scholarship in person or via an unedited video […]