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Our Neck of the Woods: Up North
Our Neck of the Woods: Up North
Katherine Irving, Media Editor • April 8, 2022

Wolves are everywhere and nowhere; they live on pretty much every continent in the Northern hemisphere, but only the most intrepid have seen one in the wild. But across the...

Keynotes: Creativity, Collections, and Cretaceous Cannibals
Keynotes: Creativity, Collections, and Cretaceous Cannibals
Katherine Irving, Media Editor • June 18, 2021

In the final episode of Keynotes, professors and researchers Ray Rogers and Kristi Curry Rogers speak about their research on death and dinosaurs, the importance of imagination...

Keynotes: Charcoal, Cores, and Cultural Knowledge
Keynotes: Charcoal, Cores, and Cultural Knowledge
Katherine Irving and Kori Suzuki June 11, 2021

On this episode of Keynotes, Josh Stephenson speaks about his work on charcoal in the lakes of Glacier National Park, and how conducting research from the heart, and incorporating...

Letters, Part 2
Letters, Part 2
May 13, 2021
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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 21.
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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Benito Antonio Martínez Ocasio, popularly known as “Bad Bunny”, performs on the Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon. Photo courtesy of NBC.
Latinx representation in media: The popularization of reggaetón
Leyden Streed, Arts Editor • October 6, 2022

In recent years, Latinx media has seen an increase in popularity, specifically beyond the Latinx community. For the first time, things that were...

Van Gogh immersive experience. Photo taken by Molly Friedrichs ’26.
Immersive Van Gogh Experience in Minneapolis
Molly Friedrichs, Contributing Writer • September 29, 2022

The Immersive Van Gogh Experience is an interactive traveling exhibit showing Vincent Van Gogh paintings through projected images on walls, accompanied...

Stephanie Syjuco’s artwork showcased at the Law Warschaw Gallery. Photo by Evelyn Kent ’25.
Latest exhibition in the Law Warschaw Gallery by Stephanie Syjuco
Evelyn Kent, Staff Writer • September 29, 2022

Law Warschaw Gallery in the Janet Wallace Fine Arts Center opened its fall exhibit on Friday Sept. 23, with a mixed media exhibit by Stephanie...

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