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Mara and Julia: a symbiotic four-year friendship
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Mara and Julia: a symbiotic four-year friendship

Talking to Mara Short ’18 and Julia Sullivan ’18, it’s clear that they care for each other with the joy and ardor of two people in passionate friend-love. After meeting as first-year roommates, Short and Sullivan adopted all the typical trappings of one’s most intimate friendship: finishing each other’s sentences, playfully ribbing each other and…

Sports

Women’s Basketball looks to continue last year’s upward trend

A combination of veterans and rookies have been producing for the Women’s Basketball team. The Scots began their season with a 70-57 win over Crown College sandwiched between losses to Luther College and University of Northwestern (MN). These games serve as out-of-conference tune-ups for the Scots. Their in-conference schedule begins in December and the Scots…

Trustees approve theater plans, set goals for coming year
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Trustees approve theater plans, set goals for coming year

Macalester’s Board of Trustees met for the first time this academic year on Oct. 5 and 6. They voted to move construction on the new theater and dance building ahead and outlined a number of goals for the upcoming year. First, the big-ticket items: Jerry Crawford ’71, Chair of the Board of Trustees, wrote in…

Arts

WMCN DJ profile: Millie Varley

Each week The Mac Weekly speaks with a DJ on Macalester’s radio station, 91.7 WMCN. This week we sat down with Millie Varley to talk about her show “Lady Jams” every Wednesday from 3-4 p.m. What is your show and what can a listener expect when tuning in? I usually start out with some songs…

Opinion

Macalester female athletes respond to “WNBA loses”

In the October 18th issue of The Mac Weekly, an article titled “Minnesota Lynx win again, while WNBA loses,” written by Zach Gilfix, was published in the Sports Section. It attempted to explain some of the difficulties facing the WNBA and other women’s professional sports organizations, and offered some possible solutions. This article inspired some…

Opinion

How we talk about hook-up culture, integrity and women

Recently there has been much discussion of the phenomenon commonly referred to as “hook-up culture” on college campuses. There seems to be a great disparity in the levels of condemnation placed upon men and women is these dialogues, however, one which singles women out as making poor moral decisions whilst men’s behavior is bypassed as…