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Letters, Part 2
Letters, Part 2
Kira Schukar, Associate Media Editor • May 13, 2021

Our letters don’t just disappear when we put them in the mailbox. They stick around, even years after we’ve written them. They tell our histories. On Part 2 of Letters,...

Keynotes: Beer, Blooms, and Bottles of Plankton
Keynotes: Beer, Blooms, and Bottles of Plankton
Katherine Irving and Kori Suzuki May 7, 2021

Welcome to Keynotes, a brand new mini-series from the Abstract. In this episode, junior environmental studies major Alex Ang on how an REU experience at Mote Marine Laboratory...

One Year Later with President Rivera
One Year Later with President Rivera
Kira Schukar and Kori Suzuki May 6, 2021

For one year now, she’s been the president of Macalester–one year that’s felt like a decade. Today, an interview with President Suzanne Rivera.

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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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Prof. Rivi Handler-Spitz co-authors Covid Chronicles: A Comic Anthology
Prof. Rivi Handler-Spitz co-authors Covid Chronicles: A Comic Anthology
Daniel Chechelnitsky, Staff Writer • April 29, 2021

This spring, Chinese language professor Rivi Handler-Spitz’s original comics were published in the Covid Chronicles: A Comic Anthology from...

Promotional poster for “I’m Going to Go Back There Someday.” Art by Angus Fraser ’22.
Upcoming THDA performance "I'm Going to Go Back There Someday" is not to be performed in Muppet attire
Libby Sykes, Staff Writer • April 22, 2021

The end of Macalester’s socially-distanced 2020-21 academic year will be marked with stage performances in a makeshift auditorium on Shaw Field....

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,...

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