Lydia Ainsworth to perform new record at 7th Street Entry
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Lydia Ainsworth to perform new record at 7th Street Entry

Overlooking Los Angeles’ Echo Park is the statue “The Queen of Angels,” which became the inspiration for Lydia Ainsworth’s new record, Darling of the Afterglow. Ainsworth, a Torontonian electro-pop singer, released her album on March 31. She recorded the album in the same Toronto studio where she made her 2014 debut album, Right from Real….

Senior spotlight: Laura Humes
Senior Spotlight

Senior spotlight: Laura Humes

This week The Mac Weekly talked with Laura Humes, a senior from Seattle who studies environmental studies, psychology and political science. You might have heard of Laura when she won a Watson Fellowship earlier this semester, but she’s been bouncing around the world thinking about migration and sustainability for most of her time here at…

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Senior Spotlight: Hawi Tilahune

This week, The Mac Weekly got to talk with Hawi Tilahune, a senior international studies and political science major with an African studies concentration. Hawi is originally from Ethiopia, but she moved to Minneapolis as a pre-teen. Not only is Hawi a Bonner Scholar, Mellon Fellow and fantastic singer, she’s also a really warm and…

Senior Spotlight: Egzon Sadiku
Senior Spotlight

Senior Spotlight: Egzon Sadiku

This week, The Mac Weekly talked with Egzon Sadiku, a senior studio art and philosophy double major from Kosovo. You may know Egzon as the charismatic leader of Zabumba, a Brazilian drumming group on campus. He’s also a familiar face in the art department and a former RA. Click above to hear his interview.

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Macalester receives sustainability grant from Margaret A. Cargill Foundation

Macalester was recently awarded a campus sustainability grant from the Margaret A. Cargill Foundation. The grant will make a number of new activities on campus possible to increase sustainability awareness across campus. The grant, which will provide $650,000 in funding through 2017, first came to Macalester through Sustainability Director Suzanne Hansen. “I originally found out…

Election Guide 2014: Candidates for President
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Election Guide 2014: Candidates for President

Traditionally, MCSG sends us biographies of the candidates for us to publish, but this year we opted to distribute our own questionnaire to all the candidates. We hope that these responses are informative and helpful as you go about making your decisions on who to vote for this year. We have chosen not to endorse…

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