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Rodeo Review: The night cowboys changed my life
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Rodeo Review: The night cowboys changed my life

Did you know that riding a 2,000-pound bull for eight full seconds is pretty close to impossible? Did you know that riding a bull for eight seconds is harder than riding a horse for the same amount of time? Did you know that these are both activities that people our age actually do for a…

A horse with no name
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A horse with no name

Three years ago, a creature with the body of a man and the head of a horse reared his head at Kagin for the first time. Since that day, the Horseman has become a fixture on campus—whether he is handing out treats during finals, or breaking it down on the dance floor, most students have…

Style File:  Getting suited up with Marshall Simone ‘16
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Style File: Getting suited up with Marshall Simone ‘16

Even if you don’t know Colorado-native Marshall Simone ’16, you probably know Marshall Simone. He’s that guy wearing a full suit and tie in class. He’s the guy wearing a full suit and tie in Cafe Mac. He’s that guy wearing a full suit and tie, and top coat, even when it’s -9°F outside. The…

Rising Minds: lessons from Guatemala
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Rising Minds: lessons from Guatemala

In some parts of Guatemala toothpaste is a luxury. It is too costly to be a daily staple, and its shortage is detrimental to dental hygiene. But a combination of baking soda, water and flavoring can be an inexpensive homemade version. As part of many hands-on activities in health workshops sponsored by the Macalester Rising…

Reflecting on 20 years at Mac with Lucy Forster-Smith
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Reflecting on 20 years at Mac with Lucy Forster-Smith

Before Lucy Forster-Smith departs for Harvard to start her position as the Sedgwick Chaplain to the University and Senior Minister in the Harvard Memorial Church, The Mac Weekly sat down with our chaplain of 20 years to talk about her first impressions of the community, multifaith collaborations and what she’ll miss about the students. When…

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