Features

Live It Fund takes on new ties to Macalester entrepreneurship

Since 2010, the Institute for Global Citizenship has provided Macalester students with funding to actualize a vision they have for a community, whether local or international, through the Live It Fund. Taking place over J-term or the summer, dozens of students have been granted fully-funded opportunities to live out their dreams of peace, justice and…

Features

Tampons, period. The making of a period-positive Facebook group

This past week, The Mac Weekly sat down with Ana Diaz ’18, the coordinator of the “Tampons, period.” Facebook group, to discuss the group’s inception and goals. TMW: So, can you tell us a little bit about “tampons, period”? Ana Diaz: Yeah, “tampons, period.” is a Facebook group. It’s like in the vein of “Free…

Springfest: Set to usher in a new sound with Thundercat and Sango
Arts

Springfest: Set to usher in a new sound with Thundercat and Sango

This year’s Springfest act, renowned bass player and vocalist Thundercat, promises to challenge the Seinfeld theme song bass riff man as the most appreciated bassist in all of our lives. Hailing from Los Angeles, Thundercat’s bass-heavy grooves weave their way across genres with ease and delicacy, and the end product is ethereal. Listeners will most…

LiveIt! The Search for Representative Protagonists
Features

LiveIt! The Search for Representative Protagonists

Reading books that resonate with your personal experience and identity is a privilege, but neither Eloa Franca Verona ’18 nor Emily Brinkman ’17 had thought much about the importance of seeing yourself represented in the media before college. Today, however, the effects of misrepresentative media for kids is an issue close to their hearts. Over…

The Way the Cookie Crumbles
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The Way the Cookie Crumbles

Trader Joe’s Maple Leaf Cookies a.k.a Frosting Torture KR: From four inches away this sweet thang sure is …pungent. He is the drama queen, always the one to search out the spotlight, at whatever cost. On the outside he is one suave-looking dude, but as you approach, he simply reeks of cologne. His is the…

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…

Columns, Features, Sexy Mac

Bringing Sexy Mac! Depersonalizing sex crimes

Due to some inconsistencies in our Bringing Sexy Mac schedule, it looks like I’ll be filling in this week. I considered what to write about for this week, but given recent events, there really was no choice. I feel inevitably compelled to discuss the recent celebrity nude photo leak, because this act demands a strongly-worded…

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