TMW senior editors say their goodbyes, joyously reflect
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TMW senior editors say their goodbyes, joyously reflect

By Meg Britton-Mehlisch and Celia Heudebourg This week The Mac Weekly bids farewell to its own seniors. The incoming Editors-in-Chief talk with Rachel Wilson, Jamie Goodin, Ellie Fuqua, Jake Greenberg, Max Horvath, Maddie Jaffe, Eliza Ramsey, Allie Korbey, Kate Rhodes and Esha Datta. They discuss office memories and the Wac Meekly. TMW: This is the…

Getting to know alumna artist Allison Wegren Metzger ’09
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Getting to know alumna artist Allison Wegren Metzger ’09

Allison Wegren Metzger ’09 collaborated with Catherine Reinhart to create Common Threads Exhibition. Drawing inspiration from murals by the Iowa artist Grant Wood, Metzger and Reinhart created many works on paper and an interactive sculptural instalation. I spoke with Metzger on the phone to discuss the exhibit, her creative process and her time at Macalester….

Senior Arts spotlight: Simon Koda
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Senior Arts spotlight: Simon Koda

Every week, The Mac Weekly sits down with a senior arts major. This week we caught up with studio art major Simon Koda. He hails from Leelanau County, Michigan. How did you become interested in art? In eighth grade, I got really into photography through taking skateboarding photos. I started learning how to use darkroom…

Senior Arts spotlight: Brooke Boatman
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Senior Arts spotlight: Brooke Boatman

Every week, The Mac Weekly sits down with a senior arts major. This week we caught up with studio art and computer science double major Brooke Boatman. She hails from Southern Indiana. How did you first get interested in art? Although I’ve been drawing for pretty much as long as I can remember, I really…

Senior Arts Spotlight: Egzon Sadiku
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Senior Arts Spotlight: Egzon Sadiku

Every week, The Mac Weekly sits down with a senior arts major. This week we caught up with studio art and philosophy double major Egzon Sadiku. He hails from Peja, Kosovo. How did you become interested in art? When I first arrived at Macalester, I wanted to just major in philosophy. I wasn’t really interested…

Senior Arts Profile: Natalie Kasper
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Senior Arts Profile: Natalie Kasper

Every week, The Mac Weekly sits down with a senior arts major. This week we caught up with studio art and Japanese double major Natalie Kasper ’16. She hails from Tiffin, Iowa. How did you become interested in art? Art was always of interest to me, and I enjoyed art assignments in elementary school. At…

Senior Arts Spotlight:  Michael Kreher
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Senior Arts Spotlight: Michael Kreher

Every week, The Mac Weekly sits down with a senior arts major. This week we caught up with studio art and classics double major Michael Kreher. He hails from San Francisco. TMW: How did you first get interested in art? MK: All of the schools I attended were fairly arts-focused. After attending a K-8 school…

Senior Arts Spotlight: Kyoko Sakai
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Senior Arts Spotlight: Kyoko Sakai

Every week, The Mac Weekly sits down with a senior arts major. This week we caught up with studio art and economics double major Kyoko Sakai. She hails from Tokyo, Japan. How did you become interested in art? Shortly before college, I realized I wanted to design products. I knew I should major in economics…

Senior Arts Profile: Kelsey Coia
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Senior Arts Profile: Kelsey Coia

Every week, The Mac Weekly sits down with a senior arts major. This week we caught up with art history and classics double major Kelsey Coia. She hails from Arlington, Virginia. How did you become interested in art? I think my interest in art stems from my interest in history. In high school, I took…

Senior Art Spotlight: Ollie Schminkey
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Senior Art Spotlight: Ollie Schminkey

Every week, The Mac Weekly sits down with a senior arts major. This week we caught up with studio art and creative writing double major Ollie Schminkey. They hail from Pine City, Minnesota. What kinds of art do you make? All of them! But I primarily work in 2-D mediums like drawing, printmaking and digital…

Senior Arts Profile: Jon Straker
Senior Arts Profile

Senior Arts Profile: Jon Straker

Every week, The Mac Weekly sits down with a senior arts major. This week we caught up with studio art major Jon Straker. He hails from Lacrosse, Wisconsin and was adopted from Korea. What kinds of art do you do? I don’t have a specific medium I always focus on, but I enjoy working with…

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