Hispanic Heritage Month: Adelante!’s spotlight of the week
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Hispanic Heritage Month: Adelante!’s spotlight of the week

Name: Alicia Muñoz. Roles: Associate Dean, Institute for Global Citizenship; Associate Professor, Hispanic and Latin American Studies If you don’t mind me asking, what is your Hispanic background? My family is Mexican. I was born and raised in Los Angeles, but my parents are Mexican immigrants. And did your location, the place where you grew…

Hispanic Heritage Month: Adelante!’s spotlight of the week
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Hispanic Heritage Month: Adelante!’s spotlight of the week

Macalester’s Latinx-identifying cultural organization, Adelante!, is collaborating with The Mac Weekly to highlight members of the Hispanic Community at Macalester for Hispanic Heritage Month (HMM). This week, Adelante! interviewed Nathalia Yalile Gutiérrez Sacasa who is a nueroscience major. Q: What is your full name? A: Nathalia Yalile Gutiérrez Sacasa Q: Why did you choose neuroscience?…

Living off-campus for the first time: the pros and cons
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Living off-campus for the first time: the pros and cons

As the new year begins, many juniors find themselves living off-campus for the first time. This living situation can be very different from the well-known on-campus residential experience Macalester students share their first two years. While living off-campus is not required, many students enjoy the financial advantage that living off-campus provides. Cameron Hill ’19 cited…

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Students who have off-campus jobs: pros and cons

Many Macalester students are often overwhelmed by their academic workload alongside their social lives. However, some students must also balance the academic demand alongside working a part-time/full-time job. At times scheduling can be difficult for some students, depending on their jobs, while others are able to pick hours that are easier on their schedules. Jonah…

Macalester Chorale and Concert Choir perform Mozart: Requiem
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Macalester Chorale and Concert Choir perform Mozart: Requiem

On Saturday, April 22, 2017, the Macalester Chorale and Macalester Concert Choir performed Mozart: Requiem by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791) and also featured the premiere of “The Ghost’s Story,” a piece by Dominick DiOrio (b. 1984). The event drew quite the crowd; Mairs Concert Hall quickly filled up with the overflow room being put to…