Features

ProfTalk: Ryan Murphy
Features

ProfTalk: Ryan Murphy

A shortened version appeared in the February 15, 2013 print edition of The Mac Weekly; below is the complete article. Talk about your background. I went to Macalester, graduated in 1998, and I’m from Minnesota. But I’m back at Macalester now after living in San Francisco for a lot of years. During that time I…

Columns, Features

Bringing Sexy Mac! Experimenting with temperature

Lately I feel like I haven’t really spent the day well if someone doesn’t mention the weather. It’s as if the bitter wind chill exists merely to remind everyone living in the Twin Cities just how perpetual the winter is here in Minnesota. And, collectively, we bundle up. Pull on our boots. Judge if it’s…

Valentine’s Day Dates
Features, Food & Drink

Valentine’s Day Dates

Wild Night If you’re an extravagant animal enthusiast, the hottest date night this Valentine’s Day is Apple Valley Minnesota’s Zoo: “Love Tour.” For $175 you and your date can enjoy a romantic dinner, hors d’oeuvres, a guided tour of the animals focusing on their breeding habits, and a little special something as a souvenir. Hit up www.mnzoo.org…

Sustainable Obtainables: Zeroing In on Zero Waste
Features

Sustainable Obtainables: Zeroing In on Zero Waste

One of the most frustrating things about buying any product is fighting to open it.  Once you’ve torn through the outer layer of plastic and cut open the box, you use your sharp object of choice to dislodge plastic zip binds, twist ties, plastic casing, shrink wrap…would you think you had to pay extra for…

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