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Injury-riddled softball team still has high hopes for season

The weather is slowly getting warmer and that means softball season is now in full swing (pun intended). After splitting their indoor games against Bethany Lutheran and going 2-2 at the ACM Tournament last weekend, the team is hoping their trip to Tucson, Arizona over Spring Break will give them the opportunity to up their…

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There’s no such thing as a good walk spoiled

Golf, a game dating back to early 1400s Scotland (although some experts even believe a version of the game was invented in China during the eighth century), is a tradition unlike any other. The pageantry and thrill of the sport create an atmosphere for golfers young or old, professional or amateur, or frankly anyone from…

Whittle walks away after 3-22 season
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Whittle walks away after 3-22 season

After nine years, 35 wins and 191 losses, former Macalester Men’s Basketball Head Coach Tim Whittle tendered his resignation. Whittle’s tenure ended with a loss at Augsburg College that brought a 3-22 (2-18 MIAC) season to a close. Despite the difficulties on the court, Brett Olson ’18, the team’s lone senior, wished him well. “Coach…

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Macalester set to host MIAC Indoor Track Championships

Every sport season culminates in one last chance to beat a rival. The Macalester indoor track and field teams will have that opportunity at the MIAC Championships on Feb. 22-24, which will be hosted in the Leonard Center Fieldhouse this year. On the women’s side, Hannah Sonsalla ’18 and Phoebe Aguiar ’19 have posted impressive…

Taking a knee at the coldest Super Bowl ever
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Taking a knee at the coldest Super Bowl ever

That there would be protests at the Super Bowl seems like a foregone conclusion. After all, thousands of people shut down the I-94 last summer after Jeronimo Yanez was acquitted in the killing of Philando Castile. In January 2017, a spontaneous protest began in Minneapolis’ Government Plaza after President Trump first announced his travel ban….

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