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Changing Our Culture: Men Can and Must Do Better
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Changing Our Culture: Men Can and Must Do Better

The #MeToo era is momentous. Many courageous people, the vast majority of them women, have come forward with stories of sexual assault and sexual harassment. They have been believed more than ever before. The consequences for the perpetrators, almost always powerful and prominent men, have been larger and swifter than ever before. Victims now have…

Hispanic Heritage Month: Adelante!’s spotlight of the week
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Hispanic Heritage Month: Adelante!’s spotlight of the week

Macalester’s Latinx-identifying cultural organization, Adelante!, is collaborating with The Mac Weekly to highlight members of the Hispanic Community at Macalester for Hispanic Heritage Month (HMM). This week, Adelante! interviewed Nathalia Yalile Gutiérrez Sacasa who is a nueroscience major. Q: What is your full name? A: Nathalia Yalile Gutiérrez Sacasa Q: Why did you choose neuroscience?…

Engaging diversity in the Twin Cities with International KidsFest
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Engaging diversity in the Twin Cities with International KidsFest

For almost 30 years, Macalester’s Civic Engagement Center and International Student Programs have sponsored an International KidsFest. The event engages children ages four through ten with different cultures through hands-on games, crafts and dances. This year, about 140 children from the Twin Cities area joined in on the fun and games in Kagin on Saturday,…

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On “Hijabi for a Day”

Macalester has always prided itself in the celebration of diversity and student activism, both of which are great to have on a college campus. Unfortunately, the enthusiasm with which students throw themselves into political or cultural events causes them to overlook the implications of their actions. This is most apparent in the Muslim Student Association’s…

Food & Drink

Food and culture

In almost every language class there comes a time where you learn the vocabulary of food. This is often my favorite and most frustrating part of learning a language. Food is such an important part of culture and our lives and learning the vocab is important, but man does it make me hungry and filled…