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Years of planning brings MacSHARE to Macalester
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Years of planning brings MacSHARE to Macalester

On Friday Feb. 9, students gathered in the lower level of the Campus Center to participate in the first distribution of locally-sourced organic food and produce from the MacSHARE grocery cooperative – a project three years in the making. MacSHARE buys its food in bulk from Co-Partners Warehouse on Vandalia Street in St. Paul, and…

The Highland Grill: A cache for contemporary comfort cuisine
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The Highland Grill: A cache for contemporary comfort cuisine

By Dylan Kulik dkulik@macalester.edu Along with hockey and corn farming, comfort food is one of the Midwest’s greatest attributes. Minnesota has made itself famous with iconic gastronomic creations like the Juicy Lucy and fried hotdish on a stick. The masters of these delicacies reside all over the Twin Cities area, but if one wants to…

Dominguez Family Mexican Restaurant: A true homestyle taste
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Dominguez Family Mexican Restaurant: A true homestyle taste

By Julia Carpenter jcarpent@macalester.edu Dominguez Mexican Restaurant is proof that Mexican food is not a seasonal experience in the north. It’s fairly accessible from Macalester, located in East Minneapolis just across the river from St. Paul. All it takes is a quick ride down the A-line and a transfer to the 7. The commute gets…

Black Sheep Pizza: A Twin Cities take on American pizza
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Black Sheep Pizza: A Twin Cities take on American pizza

Judging pizza can be a contentious issue. Each individual carries their own specific taste and preferences. In some cases people feel so strongly about their prefered style of pizza that all other slices seem inferior. At some point, it becomes hard to discern between loyalty to your favorite slice of pizza and the objective attributes…

After 61 years, St. Clair Broiler burns out
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After 61 years, St. Clair Broiler burns out

by Rebecca Edwards and Morgan Doherty redward1@macalester.edu mdoherty@macalester.edu After 61 years of serving burgers, malts, fries, and more to the Macalester community and Macalester-Groveland neighborhood, the St. Clair Broiler will be closing its doors on Saturday, Sept. 30. The St. Clair Broiler – known as “The Broiler” – became one of the first in the…

New Food, Agriculture and Society concentration launches
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New Food, Agriculture and Society concentration launches

by Hannah Catlin and Kai Davis hcatlin@macalester.edu, kdavis4@macalester.edu Due to popular demand, Macalester College has introduced a new concentration to its course catalogue this fall: Food, Agriculture, and Society (FAS). Initially, the concentration was a part of the Call to Action from the 2012 International Roundtable. The Roundtable is a yearly initiative led by the…

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We’re bringing Sexy Mac: Finger lickin’ good?

By Delanee Hawkins For many, food and sex respectively rank as the greatest pleasures in life. Some ambitious souls may even try to combine the two delights in an attempt to reach the highest plane of human ecstasy. Unfortunately, the reality of this union often falls short of expectations and can even lead to infections…

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Food, Agriculture and Society concentration proposal to be considered

A new concentration may soon be coming to Macalester. Although agriculture has long been the purview of public universities, Macalester is in the process of developing an interdisciplinary concentration entitled Food, Agriculture and Society (FAS). Concentrations at Macalester are supposed to more closely resemble real-world topics than the academic departments do. According to the Macalester…

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