Graduating WMCN managers reflect on their legacy
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Graduating WMCN managers reflect on their legacy

Since their first year at Macalester, Dan Szetela ’19, Lily Hannaher ’19 and Matthew Howland ’19 have been involved with WMCN. Through different series of shows and staff positions at WMCN, Szetela and Howland took management roles in the fall with Hannaher joining in the spring. As managers, Szetela, Hannaher and Howland have pushed for…

“Open Despite” promotes student voices through choreography
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“Open Despite” promotes student voices through choreography

Since the new Theater and Dance Building opened its doors in January, a refreshing new era has begun for its namesake department. The annual Spring Dance Concert, “Open Despite,” ran from April 11 to 13. In opening remarks, choreographers Claire Grace ’19 and Midori Hasegawa ’19 recalled the strength and gratitude that the dancers, choreographers,…

WMCN goes global
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WMCN goes global

WMCN airs over 70 student-run radio shows throughout the week. I talked to Allegra Berman ’21 and Vivian Bauer ’21 about their show, “Across the Universe with Allegra and Viv,” which they started last semester. TMW: What can a listener expect when they tune into your show? AB: Each week we pick a city, state,…

Macalester graduate opens show at the Met Breuer museum
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Macalester graduate opens show at the Met Breuer museum

In the career–retrospective show “Siah Armajani: Follow This Line,” over six decades of Siah Armajani’s ’63 artwork is on display until June. Arriving at The Met Breuer museum in New York City after a three-month stint at the Walker Art Center, Armajani’s elaborate personal history coupled with his unique style of art makes for a…

Mia celebrates Women’s History Month
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Mia celebrates Women’s History Month

To celebrate Women’s History Month, the Minneapolis Institute of Art (Mia) planned a series of events to celebrate the artistic expression of women. Including special exhibitions, artist visits, lectures and tours, the museum is committed to showcasing female artists within their permanent collection and visiting exhibitions. In celebration of International Women’s Day on March 8,…

Radical ceramics on display in “Strange Place”
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Radical ceramics on display in “Strange Place”

In January 2018, ceramics professor Summer Hills-Bonczyk approached Law Warschaw Gallery director Jehra Patrick to bring a ceramics-based exhibition to the gallery. More than a year later, “Strange Place” opened Feb. 8 and will run through March 31. Featuring international artists Neha Kudchadkar, Jason Lim, Allison Schulnik, Jason Lee Starin and Eva Vogelsang, the show…

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Chamber Ensembles perform in Mairs

With six different student ensembles comprised of violins, flutes, cellos, a piano, various wind instruments and two tubas, Macalester’s Music Department put on a fantastic Chamber Ensemble Concert on Sunday, Dec. 2. Mairs Concert Hall was dimly lit in orange and brown for the performance. The audience was small — roughly 20 to 30 people…

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Sustainability efforts in athletic training

On Nov. 6, Paula Natvig, Macalester’s director of sports medicine and performance and head athletic trainer, sent out an email to all student athletes with three key changes to operations in the Athletic Department. The changes come as a result of a student coalition made up of athletes, members of Facilities and the Sustainability Office…

Breath Bound graces Stepping Stone Theater
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Breath Bound graces Stepping Stone Theater

Macalester’s Theater and Dance Department hosted the annual Fall Dance Concert entitled Breath Bound on Nov. 9 and 10. As the new dance building is still under construction, the performances were held at Stepping Stone Theater in St. Paul. Breath Bound included five pieces—two choreographed by Theater and Dance faculty, three by students—each 10 to…

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