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Students take to the polls
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Students take to the polls

Macalester students headed across the street to Macalester Plymouth United Church on Tuesday, Nov. 7 to cast their votes in the St. Paul mayoral election. Of those students who voted, many found the process relatively easy. “A decent amount of people told me if you lived on campus you could vote,” Jessie Lu, ’21, originally…

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Saint Paul teachers call for Macalester tax contribution

Erik Brandt has been teaching English at Harding High School in St. Paul since graduating from Macalester in 1995. Twice, he has been a finalist for Minnesota’s Teacher of the Year award – and over the summer, he had a message for his alma mater. Brandt’s article “An open letter to Macalester College (and its…

Little Scream takes First Avenue’s 7th St. Entry
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Little Scream takes First Avenue’s 7th St. Entry

Laurel Sprengelmeyer, a singer, song-writer and multi-instrumentalist, is also the brains behind the band Little Scream. The band is currently touring through the Midwest to showcase their album Cult Following, which was released in 2016. Cult Following has pulled the band further into the realm of experimental pop, allowing it to gain more recognition among…

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First (Year) Impressions:

Most first years talk about how long they’ve been at Macalester like parents talk about the age of a newborn baby. Café Mac is filled with conversations that start with, “We’ve been here for a whole seven weeks!” But the truth is, us Macalester first-years aren’t even seven weeks in, we’re just shy of two…

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Summer in St. Paul: On socializing, exploring and interning

Macalester students know what it feels like to be on campus. A murmur of animated conversation among peers, a lot of bare feet and the activities of student organizations are all commonplace during the academic year. But when you take the majority of the student body away from campus, what is left is a beautiful…

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The silent summer is no more: Music in the Twin Cities

Whoever says there is nothing to do in the Twin Cities just isn’t looking hard enough. When the snow melts (sometimes in April, when Minnesota is being particularly cruel), the music rises until it fills every coffee shop, concert hall and green space in the Cities. Come summertime you barely have to walk out your…

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On the BEAT: What’s happening around campus and the region

MACALESTER COLLEGE STUDENT GOVERNMENT Proposal for sustainable events work study position Associate Dean of Students Lisa Landreman and Associate Director of Health Promotions Lisa Broek visited the meeting to talk about sexual violence prevention. They reported that in 2013, out of 390 students surveyed, one in 10 experienced sexual touching without consent. And overall in…

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On the BEAT: What’s happening around campus and the region

MACALESTER COLLEGE STUDENT GOVERNMENT MCSG distributes MPIRG referendum, charters org MCSG discussed the MPIRG referendum that will once again be on the table in the coming weeks. There was an email sent out to all students letting them know they could opt out of putting their Student Activity Fee toward MPIRG for this semester, and…

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