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….

Singledom, hookups and long-term love at Macalester
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Singledom, hookups and long-term love at Macalester

As single seniors about to graduate, my housemate and I were curious about the dating experiences of our peers at Mac. We posted a “Dating Culture at Mac” survey to Facebook, and received 150 responses, mostly from class pages. We found that most students have been asked out zero times since coming here, and average…

Style File: Sana Naz
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Style File: Sana Naz

Major: Biology and Community and Global Health Hometown: Calcutta, India The Mac Weekly: How would you describe your style? Sana Naz: I wouldn’t say I have a specific fashion sense. I’m one of five siblings, and when I was growing up my oldest sister would usually buy me a lot of clothes. So, I feel…

Style File: Juliette Myers
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Style File: Juliette Myers

Tell me about your style. Well, I like to wear things that are kind of crazy. Things that are random, that you don’t see very often. I don’t feel like I follow a specific trend. But, for example, I have these Lion King pants because I love The Lion King. I never really pick out…

Style File: Brendan Hebert
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Style File: Brendan Hebert

“I’ve always loved being surrounded by trees, hearing the leaves rustle and watching the light dapple through them.” – Hebert, on the location of the photoshoot Name: Brendan Hebert Class: 2018 Hometown: Saint-Nom la Bretèche, France Major: probably IS with Human Rights & International Development Fun Fact: I tried and failed to become an aura…

New “henants” in the MULCH garden
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New “henants” in the MULCH garden

MULCH, a student org committed to urban land and community health recently acquired five hens. This led The Mac Weekly to investigate more about an org that has live animals under its care. We talked to Mollie Siebert ’14 and Jeff Kaplan ’14, current leaders of the org, and Tessa Ganser ’16, one of next…

Paul Fischer: A Man of Many Bow ties
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Paul Fischer: A Man of Many Bow ties

If you’ve never had a chemistry class with professor Paul Fischer, you may still recognize him by his colorful assortment of (as of now 60) bow ties, all of which he brought to show me today before our interview. Tell me about the bow ties that you chose for today. Well, first of all, this…

Style File: Alexander Watson
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Style File: Alexander Watson

The Mac Weekly sat down with Alexander Watson ’17 for a chat about his formal attire and distinctive kippot collection. TMW: When did you start to dress up? AW: I didn’t start wearing a kippah until my sophomore year in high school. It was a personal, religious choice that I had been thinking about for…

Patrick’s Cabaret welcomes performers with progressive messages
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Patrick’s Cabaret welcomes performers with progressive messages

Friday, Feb. 7, Macalester students Oliver Schminkey ’16 and Talia Young ’17 performed self-written poetry at Patrick’s Cabaret in Minnehaha, Minneapolis. While Schminkey was a returning performer, the Feb. 7 performance marked Young’s first appearance. The two were part of a six show act called Hibernation Dreams featuring storytelling, music, dance, and spoken word. Patrick…

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