Gustavus Adolphus College Renames Linnaeus Arboretum, Citing Namesake's 'Scientific Racism'Carl Linnaeus has been criticized for his 18th century book "Systema Naturae," in which he classified four varieties of human, largely based on skin color and geography, which became the basis for scientific racism.
Sheriff: Body Of Missing Student Alexander Sarlis Found Concealed In Sleeping Bag In Hamburg ApartmentThree people are in custody after the body of Alexander John-Louis Sarlis was found zipped up in a sleeping bag in a Carver County apartment.
St. Peter Police Searching For Missing Student Alexander John-Louis SarlisSt. Peter police are asking for the public’s help to find missing college student Alexander John-Louis Sarlis.
California Shooting Hits Close To Home For Minnesota CollegeThe tragedy in Thousand Oaks, Calif., hits close to the community at Gustavus Adolphus College in St. Peter.
Gustavus Men's Tennis Team Continues Insane Winning StreakThe Gustavus Adolphus College men's tennis team made history last Saturday -- again.
Alumni Couple Gives $40M To Gustauvs Adolphus CollegeA southern Minnesota liberal arts school is receiving its largest ever donation — $40 million.
College Diversity Org Apologizes After 'White Nation' Poster ExperimentA diversity group at Gustavus Adolphus College has apologized for upsetting students following a social justice experiment that involved posters calling on white Americans to report “illegal aliens,” adding that they are criminals in a “white nation.”
Gustavus Students Protest School’s Response To Alleged Sex AssaultsHundreds of students are protesting the way a Minnesota college has handled alleged sexual assaults on campus.
Goin’ To The (Frozen) Lake: Amelia & Mark Visit St. PeterWinter doesn't stop WCCO's road trip around Minnesota and western Wisconsin. We're Goin' to the Lake even when there's no snow and the lake is actually a river! Mark Rosen and Amelia Santaniello start our winter tour in St. Peter in the Minnesota River valley of southern Minnesota.
Out Of Tornado's Rubble, A New St. Peter Is BornOne of the most important events in the history of St. Peter was a tornado that took two lives and damaged two thirds of the buildings here.
Legendary Gustavus Tennis Coach Dies At 73The tennis world lost a legend Wednesday as long-time Gustavus Adolphus College tennis coach Steve Wilkinson died at the age of 73. Wilkinson had been battling cancer for nearly seven years.
State Patrol Investigates Deadly Crash In St. PeterThe Minnesota State Patrol is investigating a deadly crash in St. Peter, Minn., about a mile away from Gustavus Adolphus College. The fatal crash happened at noon at County Road 20 and Highway 22, on the Highway 169 detour.
Gustavus, Luther Hire New PresidentsGustavus Adolphus College has named its next president, and for the first time in the school's 152-year history, that president is a woman. Rebecca Bergman will be Gustavus' 17th president when she takes over on July 1.
Beyond Bounds: Star Skater + Video Production Phenom = Carolyn DraayerI laughed at the use of "possibly" and "try." "My goal is to possibly try to get hired at a studio or a video production house," Carolyn Draayer said. It was a preposterous statement, as the Gustavus junior's knack for video production should inevitably have studios hustling to try and get her on board.
Corpse Flower Getting Ready To Bloom At GustavusA stinky plant known as a corpse flower is getting ready to bloom at Gustavus Adolphus College in St. Peter. The plant — nicknamed "Perry" — is showing signs that it will soon bloom for the third time in the last six years.