Arts

“Harvey” at the Guthrie: Review

I spent my Friday night watching a six-foot, three-inch character hop around—and no, I was not at the Macalester Men’s Basketball game. I was at Harvey, the play written by Mary Chase in 1944 that won the Pulitzer Prize a year later. Harvey is a comical play which focuses around Uncle Elwood P. Dowd and…

WMCN weekly DJ Profile: Granny Pannies
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WMCN weekly DJ Profile: Granny Pannies

Each week The Mac Weekly interviews one of WMCN’s DJs. This week we sat down with the DJs of “Granny Pannies.” Tune in on 9:00-10:00 p.m. on Tuesdays. What is your show and what can a listener expect when tuning in? Eleanor Beaird: Our show is called “Granny Pannies,” and I think people can expect…

Photo Stories

Spring Sampler 2016

In the last month, familiar spaces on campus have accommodated more than just the regular campus community. Approximately 575 prospective first years (PFs) and their families visited during the Spring Samplers. They had the opportunity to tour the campus, attend student panels, sit in on classes and meet professors.

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WMCN Spotlight: Who’s Sampling?

Each week The Mac Weekly speaks with a DJ on Macalester’s radio station, 91.7 WMCN. This week we sat down with Evan Meerscheidt to talk about his show, “Who’s Sampling?” every Monday from 4:00-5:00 p.m. TMW: What is your show and what can a listener expect when tuning in? EM: My show is “Who’s Sampling?”…

Food & Drink

A boy and his barbeque: A review of Famous Dave’s

Upon coming back from getting a “highly-esteemed” product (an old iPod) from a guy named Brian on Craigslist, I decided to continue my capitalist-faded trends and try another “highly-esteemed” product: Famous Dave’s. I’ve seen Famous Dave’s products everywhere in grocery stores, and finally decided to give it a shot. Before I start reviewing the food,…

WMCN DJ profile: Andrew Becker
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WMCN DJ profile: Andrew Becker

Each week The Mac Weekly speaks with a DJ at Macalester’s radio station, 91.7 WMCN. This week, we sat down with Andrew Becker ’18 to discuss his show “Becks n’ Effect ft. Star Fox.” Tune in on Wednesdays 2-3 p.m. What is your show and what can a listener expect when tuning in? My show…

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WMCN DJ profile: Millie Varley

Each week The Mac Weekly speaks with a DJ on Macalester’s radio station, 91.7 WMCN. This week we sat down with Millie Varley to talk about her show “Lady Jams” every Wednesday from 3-4 p.m. What is your show and what can a listener expect when tuning in? I usually start out with some songs…

WMCN weekly DJ profile: Las Emmitas
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WMCN weekly DJ profile: Las Emmitas

Each week The Mac Weekly speaks with a DJ on Macalester’s radio station, 91.7 WMCN. This week we sat down with Emma Andelson ’16 and Emma Soglin ’16 about their show, “Las Emmitas.” Tune in every Monday from 8 to 9 p.m. TMW: What is your show and what can a listener expect when tuning…

Weekly DJ profile: WMCN Shoegazi
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Weekly DJ profile: WMCN Shoegazi

Tune in to Jacob Frank and Leo Kendrick’s radio show on Tuesdays from 10 to 11 p.m. What is your show and what can a listener expect when tuning in? Jacob Frank: My show is called “Shoegazi”. Like “Fugazi” but with a “Shoe-.” Leo Kendrick and I play a lot of Shoegaze this semester, but…

WMCN weekly DJ profile: M.L. Kenney
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WMCN weekly DJ profile: M.L. Kenney

Each week The Mac Weekly speaks with a DJ on Macalester’s radio station, 91.7 WMCN. This week we sat down with M.L. Kenney ’18. What is your show and what can a listener expect when tuning in? The aim of my show is to communicate the idea that different types of media make us who…

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