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Police shot teargas into the crowd of protesters outside the Brooklyn Center Police Department. Photo by Kori Suzuki ‘21.
Nightly Brooklyn Center protests met with curfews, tear gas, arrests
Estelle Timar-Wilcox, News Editor • April 15, 2021

Content Warning: Please be advised that this article discusses police violence and anti-Black racism. The Twin Cities have once again seen a resurgence of protests and...

The Isolation Diaries: Rose
The Isolation Diaries: Rose
Ryan Cotter and Rose Giblin-Vance April 8, 2021

The Isolation Diaries is a new series where Mac students share and reflect on a day in their lives as they navigate the virtual college experience amidst the chaos, uncertainty,...

Early Monday morning, community members gathered for quiet reflection and prayer at “Say their Names” Cemetery in Minneapolis. Monday marked the first day of arguments in the murder trial of former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin. Photo by Kori Suzuki ‘21
Testimony begins in Derek Chauvin trial
Libby Sykes, Staff Writer • April 1, 2021

Please be advised: this story contains a description of the police killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis. Monday, March 29 marked the first day of testimony in the...

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Student concerns force athlete dining changes for module 2
Student concerns force athlete dining changes for module 2
Lily Denehy, Food & Drink Editor • November 5, 2020

On July 15, Macalester Athletics Director Donnie Brooks emailed athletes and families detailing the plans, at the time, to return to play and practice in the fall. Ultimately,...

Café Mac at home: panini press grilled cheese
Café Mac at home: panini press grilled cheese
Leah Prinz, Contributing Writer • October 1, 2020

This is part two of an ongoing series about recreating Café Mac dishes and experiences at home. Here is my introduction to this series and the first installment.  Recipe:...

Protesters gather the Northeast branch of Spyhouse Coffee in Minneapolis. Photo by Malcolm Cooke
Spyhouse workers go on strike (+photo story)
Yigit Kahyaoglu, Opinion Editor • September 24, 2020

On Saturday, Sept. 19, workers at Spyhouse Coffee went on strike, citing the management’s failure to introduce adequate measures to protect workers from COVID-19. Spyhouse...

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A makeshift recording studio Cogen set up at her grandmother’s house in November. Photo by Milly Cogen ’21.
Senior Arts Spotlight: Milly Cogen
Betsy Barthelemy, Arts Editor • April 8, 2021

This time last year, Milly Cogen ’21 was an environmental studies major planning her senior internship experience — fast forward a few months,...

Portals promotional poster. Photo courtesy of the Mac Threater and Dance Department.
Theater and Dance Department creates “Portals” from the past into the present
Audrey Wuench, Staff Writer • March 25, 2021

On Friday, March 5, the Theater and Dance Department presented “Portals,” a collection of filmed performances that borrowed from the...

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Booklist: Intergenerational Narratives
Chloe Moore, Contributing Writer • March 11, 2021

If you're anything like me, you've been relying pretty heavily on a variety of media to get you through quarantine — music, books, TikToks,...

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