Ask Bateman Plaza
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Ask Bateman Plaza

Today, I stopped five people on Bateman Plaza to ask them ques- tions that REALLY matter to the Macalester community: If the Macalester community were an animal, what animal would we be? What would your advice to first years be? We learned, mostly, that these nice people have to work on ignoring weird people stopping them on the street to ask them questions.

If the Macalester community were an animal, what animal would it be?

“Ostrich. It’s got a really long neck.” Logan Natvig ’16
“Ostrich. It’s got a really long neck.” Logan Natvig ’16
“Probably a sloth, because it’s overflowing with apathy, and infrastructure’s crumbling since last year.” Sean Lawrence, ’17
“Probably a sloth, because it’s overflowing with apathy, and infrastructure’s crumbling since last year.” Sean Lawrence, ’17

What would your advice to first years be?

“Ring the bell as early as you can, and as often as you can.” Liam Downs-Tepper ’16
“Ring the bell as early as you can, and as often as you can.” Liam Downs-Tepper ’16
“Don’t bring a lot of food, be- cause you’re not going to eat it. It’s going to go bad in your fridge.” Yasmeen Abumaizer ’19
“Don’t bring a lot of food, be- cause you’re not going to eat it. It’s going to go bad in your fridge.” Yasmeen Abumaizer ’19
“Stop ringing the goddamn bell so damn much. We all know you are having sex. But come on, seriously? God damn. Every thirty seconds?” Adom Mills-Robertson ’18
“Stop ringing the goddamn bell so damn much. We all know you are having sex. But come on, seriously? God damn. Every thirty seconds?” Adom Mills-Robertson ’18
September 18, 2015

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