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A road-weary Whitney shrugs through a First Avenue performance
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A road-weary Whitney shrugs through a First Avenue performance

By Alexander Marketos amarketos@macalester.edu Life on the road for a touring band gets inevitably strenuous. They play the same songs every night for months on end and answer the same questions from interviewers, not to mention how they spend their time between cities crammed like sardines in a tour bus or van. At First Avenue’s…

These boots were made for walkin’ (backwards)
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These boots were made for walkin’ (backwards)

Last week, I went on a tour of Macalester. The air was damp, the back of my legs were covered in mud, and it was an unfortunate 40 degrees out — frankly, not one of Minnesota’s best days. Even then, Dan Klonowski ’17, my guide through Mac for the next hour, and his group of…

The Great Potato Tour: Red Cow’s Poutine
Food & Drink

The Great Potato Tour: Red Cow’s Poutine

This week my potato trek took me to Red Cow on Selby Avenue, for some delightful happy hour potato specials. The late night happy hour at Red Cow begins at 10 p.m., and when I arrived at 10:30 p.m., I was seated right away. When I first eyed their happy hour specials I was drawn…