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Decade of Restoration Part 3: The American Serengeti
Decade of Restoration Part 3: The American Serengeti
Katherine Irving and Kori Suzuki December 3, 2020

As the American Prairie Reserve works to build the largest natural wildlife refuge in the lower 48, a group of ranchers on the fringes of the reserve fight back. In this...

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
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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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Pieces from “Monuments of the Forgotten” by Yvette Mayorga. Photo courtesy of the Law Warschaw Gallery.
Law Warschaw Gallery guest artist Yvette Mayorga discusses creating anti-monuments
Audrey Wuench, Staff Writer • December 10, 2020

While the Law Warschaw Gallery remains closed this semester, it is still engaging with the Macalester community by showcasing the work of their...

MacSlams welcomes poet Loyce Gayo virtually
MacSlams welcomes poet Loyce Gayo virtually
Libby Sykes and Daniel Chechelnitsky December 3, 2020

MacSlams, Macalester’s performance poetry group, held an event on Saturday, Nov. 14 featuring slam poet Loyce Gayo and several Macalester students.  Gayo...

"Perspectives" reimagines theater over Zoom
Audrey Wuench and Libby Sykes December 3, 2020

On Saturday, Nov. 21, the Theater and Dance Department presented their annual fall production, “Perspectives.” Due to COVID-19 restrictions,...

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