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Mac Weekly reporter Margaret Moran
First-year MCSG candidates discuss their campaigns, ambitions
Estelle Timar-Wilcox, Margaret Moran, and Lindsay Weber September 25, 2020

This year, 12 Macalester first-year students are running for five first-year representative positions for the Macalester College Student Government (MCSG). Their experience...

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...

Coronavirus: The Pandemic and Higher Education
Coronavirus: The Pandemic and Higher Education
Kori Suzuki, Media Editor • September 17, 2020

Like most of the country, college administrators were completely unprepared for the coronavirus. And it spread too fast for them to do anything but send everybody home. Now,...

Portraits at a Distance
Portraits at a Distance
August 20, 2020
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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...

Cafe Mac
Café Mac at Home: Chocolate Mousse
Leah Prinz, Contributing Writer • September 17, 2020

Café Mac as we once knew it no longer exists. With changes to on-campus dining during the current coronavirus pandemic, Macalester’s dining hall looks very different....

Mac alums rally for Surly Brewing union
Mac alums rally for Surly Brewing union
Yigit Kahyaoglu, Opinion Editor • September 10, 2020

On Monday, Aug. 31, the hospitality and kitchen staff of Surly Brewing Co., founded by Omar Ansari ’92, announced their intent to unionize. Voicing their concerns over safety...

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Foot in the Door 4 (2010). Photo courtesy of Mia.
Chaos incarnate on a flat screen: Mia’s fifth “Foot in the Door”
Christian Wibe, Staff Writer • September 24, 2020

On Nov. 1, the Minneapolis Institute of Art (Mia) will be opening what may be considered an unusual exhibition, held every 10 years. Anyone living...

The outside of the WMCN office. Photo by Malcolm Cooke ’21.
WMCN shifting from pause to play
Betsy Barthelemy, Arts Editor • September 10, 2020

With their studio currently inaccessible to students, their FM broadcasting license nearing expiration and new broadcasts at a standstill, WMCN...

Bits of Storytape and Feldspar: bedroom pop and jazz for the age of Covid-19
Bits of Storytape and Feldspar: bedroom pop and jazz for the age of Covid-19
Christian Wibe, Contributing Writer • August 16, 2020

During a pandemic, many are keen to deem music as not essential to the general population—usually a season lush with concerts and music festivals,...

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The Student News Site of Macalester College