Home, Sports / November 16, 2017 Record-breaking football seniors reflect on final season

The Macalester football program appears poised to continue their record-breaking play.

Features, Home / November 16, 2017 Way Back at Mac: I think I found myself a cheerleader

“We got pride! Yessirreee! Our pride’s in our faculty!”

Columns, Home, Sexy Mac / November 16, 2017 Bringing Sexy Mac: Hollywood, #MeToo and how we can be better

"Stop standing aside and letting your friends and peers get away with violent behavior."

Home, News / November 16, 2017 Bangori Beauty Brush wins sixth annual Macathon

Big Ideas meet little sleep at 6th Annual 24 hour Macathon.

Home, News / November 10, 2017 In response to hate, students organize walk-in

On Thursday Nov. 16 from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Macalester students will hold a campus-wide “walk-in” in the Janet Wallace Fine Arts Center to bring attention to and stand against hate on Macalester’s campus. The event was first advertised in the Mac Daily for Wednesday Nov. 8. The idea originated with students of Macalester’s...

Features, Home / November 10, 2017 Macalester’s best-kept secret: Meet the Anthropology department

In Oct. 2016, Katherine Brown ’16 and Dubie Toa-Kwapong ’16 were awarded first place and honorable mention for the Sylvia Forman Prize for Outstanding Student Papers. “We were terribly worried [that it would look suspicious],” said Professor Carla Jones, who serves as the President of the Association for Feminist Anthropology, which gives out the Sylvia...

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Where Does Art Come From: Panel Discussion at Mia
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Where Does Art Come From: Panel Discussion at Mia

This past week, a panel gathered at the Minneapolis Institute of Art (Mia) to discuss the concept of creativity and artistic inspiration. Hosted by ARENA DANCES, the panel “Where Does Art Come From?” included six artists: two architects, three visual artists and one musician. Mia director Kaywin Feldman moderated the panel. The panelists discussed their…

Mitski doesn’t want to be “Your Best American Girl”
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Mitski doesn’t want to be “Your Best American Girl”

The recently reopened Palace Theatre in downtown St. Paul doesn’t try to impress by looking flashy. Neither does Mitski, the indie-rocker who opened there for the Pixies last week. On October 10, Mitski took center stage, wearing black, with her hair pulled into a low ponytail. Accompanied by a percussionist and a guitarist, she stood…

Trustees approve theater plans, set goals for coming year
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Trustees approve theater plans, set goals for coming year

Macalester’s Board of Trustees met for the first time this academic year on Oct. 5 and 6. They voted to move construction on the new theater and dance building ahead and outlined a number of goals for the upcoming year. First, the big-ticket items: Jerry Crawford ’71, Chair of the Board of Trustees, wrote in…

Review: Romeo and Juliet at the Guthrie Theater
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Review: Romeo and Juliet at the Guthrie Theater

Downtown Minneapolis’s Guthrie Theater is considered one of the most prestigious theaters in the Twin Cities, and its current production of William Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet does not disappoint. The director, Joseph Haj, known for his production of King Lear this past spring, presents the world-famous love story through a mixture of traditional and modern…

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