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Illustrated location for new residence hall. Photo by Rory Donaghy ’24 and graphic by Zander Leong ’26.
HGA distills new residence hall, Cultural House plans
Owen Honour, Staff Writer • February 22, 2024

 Earlier this month, HGA architects, led by their representative Rebecca Cellis, joined students and members of administration to give a presentation on their development...

Photo story: snowstorm snowball fight
Photo story: snowstorm snowball fight
Rory Donaghy, Photo Editor • March 2, 2023

Last Wednesday, Feb. 22, the Macalester Outing Club extended an invite to other clubs and members of the Macalester community across campus to participate in a snowball fight...

Felicia Winfrey ‘25 and friends on Overalls @Mac Day. Photo by Grace Xue ‘23
Student’s idea thrives on campus: overalls at Mac
Grace (Ziyue) Xue, Staff Writer • October 27, 2022

Blue denim, brown corduroy, pink and white floral patterns, flannel jumpsuits … overalls of all kinds of fabrics and designs bloomed all over the campus like autumn flowers....

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...

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Dave Zirin ’96 to lecture on sports futurism next week
Dave Zirin ’96 to lecture on sports futurism next week
Daniel Graham, Sports Editor • February 22, 2024

Dave Zirin ’96 will return to Macalester on Tuesday, Feb. 27 at 4:45 pm to give a lecture on sports futurism in Markim Hall. Zirin is the...

The MIAC Swimming and Diving Championships took place this week at the University of Minnesota Aquatic
Center. Eleanor Petrin ’25 cheers on her teammate Izzy Uhlhorn-Thornton ’26. Photo by Ava Cherry ’27.
This Week In Sports: 2/23/24
Daniel Graham, Sports Editor • February 22, 2024

Men’s tennis logs first MIAC win • On Saturday, the men’s tennis team drove up Snelling to visit Hamline University for their first MI...

Woldeslassie: Men’s basketball’s future without Caleb Williams
Woldeslassie: Men’s basketball’s future without Caleb Williams
Daniel Graham, Sports Editor • February 22, 2024

All year, questions have lingered around the Macalester men’s basketball team about whether star guard Caleb Williams ’24 would return for...

Scene from “Orion and the Dark.” The film is dotted with peaceful compositions and emotional lighting. Photo courtesy of Netflix.
It was a dark and starry night: The quiet beauty of “Orion and the Dark”
Zander Leong, Web Editor • February 22, 2024

The stormy night sky flashes with a streak of lightning, casting sharp shadows against the wall. Outside, crooked branches scratch against the...

Marie I and Marie II in “Daisies.” Photo courtesy of Janus Films.
“Daisies” reblooms at the Walker
Viktorie Spurná, Staff Writer • February 22, 2024

 Věra Chytilová’s “Daisies” (Sedmikrásky) was screened in the Walker Art Center on Feb. 16 and 17 in conjunction with the exhibition...

“Poor Things:” A controversial portrayal of sex and autonomy
“Poor Things:” A controversial portrayal of sex and autonomy
Emily Hueser, Staff Writer • February 22, 2024

 (Spoiler Alert, CW: sexual assault and suicide)    Sitting in the AMC theater, Icee in hand, I had no idea I would be watching one...

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