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Hannah Gray: the RA with four years in Dupre
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Hannah Gray: the RA with four years in Dupre

Hannah Gray is a senior from Pasadena, California, a city “right across the bridge from LA” She’s a linguistics major with minors in German, computer science and art. For our interview, we met on Sunday afternoon for tea at Sencha on Grand Avenue. Over the next half hour, Gray’s royal tea latte with pearls cooled…

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Study Abroad: the highs and lows as told by returning students

The Study Away program at Macalester is very popular, and offers a plethora of countries to study in and various subjects to study. The experience can be rewarding, but also trying. Hannah Bonestroo ’17 and Sarah Hendrickson ’17 shared the highs and lows of their study away experiences from the past year, along with their…

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Tastes of Abroad: Copenhagen

While it is difficult to capture the entirety of experiences while abroad, there are always some that stick out. The ones that do stick out often involve munching on some new discovery that will make you never want to go back to a country gone rampant with frozen pizzas. This week I’ll be giving you…

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Tastes of Abroad: Azerbaijan

From learning how to open a pomegranate without staining my white t-shirt bright red, to experimenting with cuts of meat I had never tried in the United States, studying abroad really expanded my culinary palette. Instead of sticking to simple options at Cafe Mac such as a piece of grilled chicken or the regular option…

Senior Art Spotlight: Ariana Zaia
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Senior Art Spotlight: Ariana Zaia

Every week, The Mac Weekly sits down with a senior arts major. This week we caught up with studio art major and psychology minor Ariana Zaia. She hails from Austin, Texas. We talked portraiture, Zumba, and post-grad plans. What kinds of art do you do? It depends on what classes I’m taking. I’ve been dabbling…

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After changes to study abroad application, process runs smoothly

On Dec. 5, sophomore students submitted their study away applications to the Macalester International Center. Over J-term, the Study Away Review Committee (SARC) reviewed these applications and sent out decisions. By the beginning of Spring semester, the majority of sophomores had firm plans for their study away experiences. The earlier application deadline is one of…

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