Style File: Allie Belyaev
Features

Style File: Allie Belyaev

Allie Belyaev ’17 is a self-proclaimed Russian queen. The Seattle native exudes an aura of self-assuredness that is rare in college-aged young people. Her strong opinions and unapologetically sarcastic delivery are refreshing, and her commitment to presenting her authentic self is evident in her personal style. Belyaev is known for her sass, but this facet…

Features

Style File: No Holden back

Holden Bothun ’17 is a boundary pusher, plain and simple. Energetic, honest and quick to laugh, Bothun has the charisma of an artist. Both a visual artist and musician, he uses personal style as an elaborate social experiment, exploring both interpersonal perceptions and identity creation. Bohun approaches personal style as a way to see what…

Style File: Dubie Toa-Kwapong
Features

Style File: Dubie Toa-Kwapong

Eloquent and poised, Dubie Toa-Kwapong ’16 is a woman with a philosophy of radical self-acceptance, comfort and ease in fashion and stylistic expression through a blended cultural heritage. Toa-Kwapong made her family’s influence on her style abundantly clear throughout the interview, especially stressing the inspiration she has drawn from her mother, father and grandmother. To…

Style File: Josh Marcus and Mike Curran
Features

Style File: Josh Marcus and Mike Curran

When you plan a photoshoot and interview with Macalester’s improvisational comedy dynamic duo and arts magazine mavens, Josh Marcus ’17 and Mike Curran ’18, you don’t know what to expect. Three hundred pictures and an hour-long interview later, I have attempted to capture the wit, depth, goofiness and authenticity of these two friends. Our conversation…

Opinion

Reflections on Seka’s presentation: Problematic or empowering?

Last week, Seka, a pornographic actress who appeared in adult films in the 1970s and ’80s, came to Macalester College to talk to our student body about her experience in the “industry.” The talk was advertised as addressing “the politics of porn, the relationship between feminism and porn, and where today’s pornography fits into the…

Opinion

Faculty and Consent is Mac

You may have noticed a few of the librarians sporting Consent is Mac t-shirts yesterday and wondered why Macalester staff members were wearing the t-shirts that represent a student-led sexual consent campaign. To answer your question, after presenting at a Continued Conversations event, one of the librarians shared their strong connection to the campaign, and…

Opinion

Creating a larger discussion concerning Consent is Mac

As coordinators for Consent is Mac, we have to make decisions involving the campus culture. As involved as we’d like to be, we recognize the limitations of student-run campaigns, and we know it is difficult to represent all of the nuances and diverse experiences of consent on campus. To help combat our limitations, this semester…

Arts

Grand Central Photography Show // Review

My friend Rachel and I randomly decided to go to Grand Central this Saturday afternoon to chat and do homework. When we arrived, we were informed that we had to sit in the front section of the restaurant, as an event would be happening later that evening. The typically crowded back section of the restaurant…

1 2