The Way the Cookie Crumbles
Food & Drink

The Way the Cookie Crumbles

Trader Joe’s and the Astounding Multi-Flavor Joe-Joe’s Ginger by JG They assigned this one to me because my hair color is often described by pop-culture critics and Eastern European bureaucrats alike as “ginger.” First things first, a disclaimer: this cookie violates one of the primary rules of Oreo culture. It has a coating of frosting…

The Way the Cookie Crumbles
Food & Drink

The Way the Cookie Crumbles

JG: TJPJJ can’t help but trip on his older brother’s coattails (WHICH HE RIDES). Pumpkin spice had a 2014 campaign that you’ll be telling your grandkids about in 60 years (if we’re still living on Earth), which gave the younger brother pumpkin Joe-Joe an immeasurable advantage heading into this tournament. Then Peej showed up to…

Framing Ferguson // Review
Arts

Framing Ferguson // Review

It’s candles and teddy bears. It’s screaming protesters and hands stretched in the air. It’s posters reading “black lives matter.” It’s Ferguson, Missouri, and it seems to have too quickly slipped our minds. In the wake of the summer, it was almost odd that no one had mentioned Michael Brown’s murder until this past Friday….

Censorship in colonial france//  A Film Review At the Walker
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Censorship in colonial france// A Film Review At the Walker

“This is a rare moment in history,” Sheryl Mousley, film and video curator, assured the sparsely populated, yet rapt audience gathered at the Walker Art Center’s film program this past Saturday. This week’s showing, entitled “Censorship in Colonial France: Returning The Gaze,” was part of the film series “A Riff on the Rif: In the…

Walker After Hours Preview
Arts

Walker After Hours Preview

Amidst the increasingly ridiculous buildup of snow in the Twin Cities, horrifyingly slick streets, and formidably long lines for the coat check, Saint Paul’s artsiest and finest pressed their velvet suits and sported their tortoise shell glasses to attend the Walker Art Center’s After Hours party on February 14th. In celebration of “Jim Hodges: Give…

Samantha Leopold-Sullivan: Studio Art Major
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Samantha Leopold-Sullivan: Studio Art Major

Every week, The Mac Weekly interviews one senior majoring in an artistic field at Macalester. This week I had the pleasure of speaking with Studio Art major Samantha Leopold-Sullivan. Where are you originally from? I’m originally from Arizona. I grew up in both Phoenix and Tucson—but most recently Tucson. Do you have any other majors…

Daiga Kravale: Studio Art Major
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Daiga Kravale: Studio Art Major

Every week, The Mac Weekly interviews one senior majoring in an artistic field at Macalester. This week, we spoke with Daiga Kravale, a Studio Art major. Where are you originally from? I’m from Latvia, from a really small town—it’s called Plavinas. You probably won’t know how to spell that! It literally means “meadows” because there…

Mohamed Samatar//Theater and Performance Studies
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Mohamed Samatar//Theater and Performance Studies

Every week, The Mac Weekly interviews one senior majoring in an artistic field at Macalester. This week, we spoke with Mohamed Samatar, a Theatre & Performance Studies major. Where are you originally from? I grew up in the Twin Cities, but my parents are originally from Somalia—so I have roots there. Do you have any…

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Salima Seale// Theatre Major

Every week, The Mac Weekly interviews one senior majoring in an artistic field at Macalester. This week, we spoke with a Salima Seale, who is majoring in theater. Where are you from? I am from Washington D.C. Do you have any other majors besides theater? Nope, just theater. In what other ways are you involved…

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