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Decade of Restoration Part 2: Repainting the Prairie
Decade of Restoration Part 2: Repainting the Prairie
Katherine Irving and Kori Suzuki November 8, 2020

In Central Montana, the American Prairie Reserve has hopes of rebuilding a lost ecosystem. But they still have a long way to go. In this three-part series, we explore restoration...

A voter takes an "I Voted sticker" at St. Paul Council of Churches on Election Day, November 3, 2020
Photo Story: The 2020 Election in Photos
Kori Suzuki, Media Editor • November 3, 2020

2020: A Historic Election
2020: A Historic Election
Lindsay Weber and Kori Suzuki October 29, 2020

On Tuesday, we decide the next president of the United States. And the stakes are higher than any presidential race in our lifetime. This week: political science professor...

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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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Mac Slams on Saturday with Poet Loyce Gayo
Mac Slams on Saturday with Poet Loyce Gayo
Libby Sykes and Daniel Chechelnitsky November 19, 2020

Macalester’s performance poetry group Mac Slams held an event Nov. 14 featuring slam poet Loyce Gayo and several Macalester students.  Loyce...

“Pieces of Mac” puts post-election feelings on display
“Pieces of Mac” puts post-election feelings on display
Audrey Wuench, Staff Writer • November 5, 2020

Overwhelmed. Anxious. Hopeful. Scared. Proud. Exhausted.  These were some of the words the Macalester community chose to write on pieces...

COMPASS Explores the Meaning of Home Through Art
COMPASS Explores the Meaning of Home Through Art
Audrey Wuench, Staff Writer • October 15, 2020

Everyone is drawn to a sense of place, and COMPASS is giving students the opportunity to creatively express that sense no matter where they are...

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