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Walker showcases Cuban Art in Adiós Utopia
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Walker showcases Cuban Art in Adiós Utopia

This month The Mac Weekly ventured to the Walker Arts Center to see the exhibition titled Adiós Utopia: Dreams and Deceptions in Cuban Art Since 1950. The exhibition aims to teach viewers about Cuban history, and to express the ways in which artists on the island were shaped by their tumultuous pasts. Over 50 Cuban…

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MSCG Overseer: MCSG talks test-optional issue, student outreach

MCSG’s legislative body gathered for its weekly meeting in Weyerhaeuser Boardroom to discuss matters ranging from the proposed Protest Bus to questions of student involvement. Student Organizations Committee Chair Johannes Davies ’18 introduced two prospective student orgs: Mac Moral Sciences Club, which debates ethical and philosophical questions, and MacCricket. Representatives from both prospective orgs addressed…

Campus Conversations allow students to discuss political climate
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Campus Conversations allow students to discuss political climate

Macalester students returned to classes amidst an environment of change and political activism. The week began with Martin Luther King, Jr. Day and closed with Donald Trump’s inauguration and subsequent nationwide women’s marches. The administration addressed these events with a series of Campus Conversations held last Thursday and Friday to “take pause and encourage dialogue…

International Roundtable: Keeping Minnesota Arts Alive
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International Roundtable: Keeping Minnesota Arts Alive

In this year’s installment of Macalester’s International Roundtable, sustainability stood front and center. Through this event, plenary speakers, panelists and student discussion leaders explored the meaning of “sustainability” and its connotations. On Friday, September 30, students Isaac Gamoran ’18 and Hannah Mira Friedland ’17 invited Minnesota artists to discuss a type of sustainability that is…

WMCN weekly DJ profile: M.L. Kenney
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WMCN weekly DJ profile: M.L. Kenney

Each week The Mac Weekly speaks with a DJ on Macalester’s radio station, 91.7 WMCN. This week we sat down with M.L. Kenney ’18. What is your show and what can a listener expect when tuning in? The aim of my show is to communicate the idea that different types of media make us who…

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Adelante! holds Latin@ Week on media representation

Editor’s Note: The @ symbol is used in the terms Latin@ and Chican@ to include all gender identities within those communities. Last week, Adelante! held their annual Latin@ Week, with the theme of “Create Your Own Media.” Adelante! is a student organization on campus that works to increase awareness and appreciation of U.S. Latin@, Chican@…