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…

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Style File: Zeam Porter, practicing powerful self-expression

After pausing to clarify gender pronouns, Zeam Porter ’20 stated, “They, them, theirs. Or Z, just call me Z.” This emphatic declaration displayed an easy confidence and an air of serious self-assuredness often uncharacteristic of those at the beginning of their college years. Porter is wise beyond their years and emits a warm glow of…

Style File: Chris Mendoza, Macalester’s fashion chameleon
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Style File: Chris Mendoza, Macalester’s fashion chameleon

Miami, Cuba, New York, Puerto Rico, Azerbaijan: distinct locations with something key in common: each place has inspired the personal aesthetic of Macalester senior Chris Mendoza. He is something of a chameleon, emulating the essence of the variety of locales he cites as influences. Considering the distinct feel of each of these places, Mendoza’s stylistic…

Style File: Maru Melendez Margarida’s adaptive approach
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Style File: Maru Melendez Margarida’s adaptive approach

Maru Melendez Margarida ’17 is constantly observing her surroundings, focusing on minute details and isolating small aspects to incorporate into her ever-evolving personal aesthetic. Hyper-aware of the shifts happening around her, Melendez Margarida’s strong suit is adaptation. She moved from Puerto Rico to Minnesota to start her first year of college, and during our interview…

Style File: Bijanca Clark — bold and unapolagetically confident
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Style File: Bijanca Clark — bold and unapolagetically confident

Bold and unapologetically confident, Bijanca Clark ’17 comes across as a serious trendsetter. The term “serious” acts as a double entendre, considering that Clark’s other side reveals an intentional, thoughtful and resourceful approach to style. Both of these sides contribute to her personal aesthetic. Before our interview even began, Clark admitted that she thinks people…

STYLE FILE: Morgan Abbey’s whimsical DIY style
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STYLE FILE: Morgan Abbey’s whimsical DIY style

Whimsical, bold, crafty, colorful—sounds more like a dreamy Wes Anderson film rather than a sartorial process. Morgan Abbey ’18, however, makes personal style into a cotton-candy world full of creativity, strong women, well-crafted projects and bold choices. I was honored to be let into her fascinating world of style. As I sit here listening to…

STYLE FILE: Micheal Khuth and his carelessly cultivated aesthetic
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STYLE FILE: Micheal Khuth and his carelessly cultivated aesthetic

Michael Khuth ’20 is a recognizable presence on campus. He’s a first year, so he hasn’t been around for long, but he’s already carved a place in the campus style conscience. I’ve noticed his pretty consistent aesthetic, which often consists of a cotton-candy pink baseball cap, jewelry, pastel and monochromatic shirts, cuffed black jeans and…

Food & Drink

Augustine’s Bar & Bakery: Tots and cocktails and coffee, oh my!

Mac-Groveland has a new bar/bakery joint, brought to you by the team behind The Happy Gnome. Inconspicuously located at Selby Ave. and Pierce St., Augustine’s exterior may appear unassuming, but its interior leaves nothing to be desired. Expansive glass windows reveal hip décor inside. Creative light fixtures and vintage-inspired jungle wallpaper decorate the space, while…

Style File: Sean Barry Lawrence’s love affair with sweaters
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Style File: Sean Barry Lawrence’s love affair with sweaters

Sean Barry Lawrence ’17 loves to cook, makes excellent cocktails and has a dry sense of humor. Interviewing him in his house, I discovered how his tastes and personality emanate through all facets of his life, including his relationship with his housemates and the $3 ironically mundane paintings that they hang on their walls. Lawrence…

Opinion

What is the point of Consent is Mac, again?

Although “Consent is Mac” t-shirts are ubiquitous on campus, we, the student leaders of the campaign, want to reaffirm the mission and components of the Consent is Mac initiative. We want to acknowledge the foundation of the campaign and what it seeks to establish. The “Consent is Mac” slogan does not imply that consent is…

Style File: Ellie Hohulin
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Style File: Ellie Hohulin

Ellie Hohulin ’19 is undeniably cool. She’s the kind of person who appreciates a visit to all sorts of department stores and understands the importance of a good hat. Hohulin’s relaxed and intuitive approach to style is epitomized by the way in which she picks out her outfits. Her strategy is linked to the fact…

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