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A scholarship of presidential proportions: Two Macalester students awarded Truman Scholarships for 2013

“I was incredibly excited and shocked,” was how Andrew Keefe ’13 described his response to the recent news that he was awarded a 2013 Truman Scholarship. Zachary Avre ’14, the other recipient from Macalester, had a similar experience: “I mostly just felt incredibly grateful and fortunate.” Keefe and Avre were both recently selected as 2013…

Fossil fuel divestment, simplified.
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Fossil fuel divestment, simplified.

MCSG just passed a resolution stating that Macalester, in association with the Social Responsibility Committee, should begin a process to divest, or remove, the chunk of our endowment that’s invested in the fossil fuel industry.

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Sustainable Obtainables: Eating local year-round ain’t no thing

Whether you live on campus, off campus, like to cook or you’d rather eat at Café Mac, there will likely come a point in the long winter months where you’ll be faced with shopping at the grocery store. If you’ve got a small (or big) case of eco-anxiety like I do, you might be wondering how to shop sustainably for food while everything alive seems to be frozen over and buried under snow all around us.

Prof Talk: Eric Roubinek proves himself German(e) at Mac
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Prof Talk: Eric Roubinek proves himself German(e) at Mac

Tell me a bit about your background. Where did you go to undergrad? I’m from Wisconsin originally and ended up doing my undergraduate degree at the University of Wisconsin after considering going to some small liberal arts schools. It’s somewhat ironic that I ended up teaching at a liberal arts school, even though I think…

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