White followership and Black Lives Matter
Opinion

White followership and Black Lives Matter

If white people were to truly embody our guilt we would have to act, right? It would be so painful to understand white supremacy and the violence it has caused for centuries that we would have to do something to break its hold on our institutions and lives.

Arts

The Innocent Convicts // Independent Film

Full disclosure: The author of this piece has worked as intern for The Reporters Inc., the journalism nonprofit in charge of the crowdfunding campaign for The Innocent Convicts What do an ex-TV reporter from the Midwestern United States and a documentary maker from West Africa have in common? Both were outraged by the Tim Cole…

Arts

Arts at a Glance: September 2015

Performing Arts To Kill a Mockingbird @ The Guthrie Opening Night: Friday, Sept. 18 at 7:30 p.m. (through Oct. 18) Take the 84 bus to the Green Line towards Mpls/Target Field; get off at Downtown East Building a Culture of Consent – ft. Kyle “Guante” Tran Myhre @ Kagin Sept. 17 at 7:00 p.m. On the…

The way the cookie crumbles: chocolate for days
Food & Drink

The way the cookie crumbles: chocolate for days

This week: Chocolate Creme Joe-Joe’s KR: The stereotypical theater kid… I appreciate your enthusiasm. I really do. But only in doses that are so small that they are almost non-existent. Your constant pep is nerve-wracking and being around you is physically taxing. Sometimes when I am walking down the halls, nose buried in a textbook,…

Arts

For Colored Girls // Review

Lady in Purple, played by Nana C E Adubea Toa-Kwapong ’16, is the first to enter the chapel. She dances down one of its aisles with a cream-colored cloth. The song is “So Beautiful” by Asa. All in black, with a purple headwrap, she moves the cloth in luscious circles, controlling it like it’s water…

Dance Concert: Preview
Arts

Dance Concert: Preview

Nine dancers started their rehearsal last Saturday sweaty and flushed from a lighting cue-to-cue. Their choreographer, Cara Moriwaki ’14, got right down to business reviewing the movement for the almost six-minute piece. Entitled “Transitions,” the dance is based off of experiences with homesickness and making connections in a new place. The dancers will perform “Transitions”…

Hannah Campbell: Studio Art Major
Arts

Hannah Campbell: Studio Art Major

Every week, The Mac Weekly sits down with a senior majoring in an artistic field. This week, we had the pleasure of speaking with studio art major and computer science minor Hannah Campbell. Campbell grew up in Hong Kong, and she focuses on sculpture. Featured: the senior show, canoeing in the Amazon, working in the…

Arts

In the Blood: A Reflection

Actor Stephen Straub ‘14 made a joke to describe certain audience members’ reactions to the Theater and Dance Department’s spring show, In the Blood: “How do you make a typical Macalester student uncomfortable? Tell them the truth.” Two weeks after the play’s closing night, audience members and team members alike are still reeling from the…

DML Photo Project: Sneak Preview
Arts

DML Photo Project: Sneak Preview

This Saturday, April 19 from 1:00-3:00 p.m. in the Cultural House (37 Macalester St.), the semester-long work of the Department of Multicultural Life’s Cultural House Staff culminates with the exhibition of “Home is Where the HeArt Is,” a collection of collaborative arts projects that explores what home and family mean for members of the Macalester…

1 2 3