Men’s Tennis looks to make playoffs in late-season push

The Macalester Men’s Tennis Team enters its late season run finely poised. With four matches still to be played in the regular season, all of them in the MIAC, the team is 6-7 (2-3 MIAC). They have notched conference victories over Saint Mary’s University and Concordia College while falling to Saint John’s University, Gustavus Adolphus…


International students find community, competition

Four of Macalester College’s core values are internationalism, academic excellence, multiculturalism and service to society. Those four principles permeate everything about the college, from how classes are taught to how students approach the outside world. Unsurprisingly, they influence something else which plays a very large role in the lives of many Macalester students: intercollegiate athletics….


Track and Field shines at MIAC Championships

On Saturday, February 25, the Macalester Men’s and Women’s Indoor Track teams competed at the MIAC Indoor Championships. While the men got strong showings from Lachlan Hinwood ’17 and Jack Schultenover ’18, the women’s team stole the headlines. The women’s team thoroughly enjoyed the meet at St. Thomas, finishing in fifth place overall with 72.5…


Men’s basketball ends best season in 10 years

While the season may not have ended exactly as the Macalester Men’s Basketball team hoped it would, nothing can take away from the Scots’ best season in a decade. Losses to the Augsburg Eagles and Hamline Pipers put a damper on the season’s final week, but the Scots’ final mark of 9-16 (5-15 MIAC) was…


Don’t count the Falcons out of Super Bowl LI

On Sunday, February 5, the Atlanta Falcons will take on the New England Patriots in Super Bowl LI. The Patriots, one of the NFL’s most successful teams, will be making their 8th Super Bowl appearance in search of a fifth Vince Lombardi Trophy. Meanwhile, Atlanta will be making just its second ever appearance in a…


The NBA finally takes notice of Giannis Antetokounmpo

Over the last couple of weeks, the motley group of individuals who collectively market, report on and create the narrative of the NBA have become aware of the fact that there’s a young player playing in a small market who is quite good. Calling him good does him a disservice, because he’s more than that….


Big Ten holds the key to college football playoff clarity, chaos

Heading into the final weekend of the College Football regular season, there are a number of known facts. Lamar Jackson will win the Heisman Trophy. Alabama will be in the College Football playoff. Charlie Strong will not. However, the biggest unknown remains which four teams will find themselves in the College Football playoff come New…


Election blurbs

Two weeks ago Tuesday, Donald Trump was elected President of the United States. The following day was a fairly extraordinary one for this school. Trump’s victory was for many, though certainly not everyone, a devastating, heartbreaking event. Below are several personal stories from Mac Weekly staff members in the aftermath of the election. Abe Asher…

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