Macalester’s best-kept secret: Meet the Anthropology department
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Macalester’s best-kept secret: Meet the Anthropology department

In Oct. 2016, Katherine Brown ’16 and Dubie Toa-Kwapong ’16 were awarded first place and honorable mention for the Sylvia Forman Prize for Outstanding Student Papers. “We were terribly worried [that it would look suspicious],” said Professor Carla Jones, who serves as the President of the Association for Feminist Anthropology, which gives out the Sylvia…

Professor Lisa Mueller discusses summer in Niger with USAID
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Professor Lisa Mueller discusses summer in Niger with USAID

Assistant Professor of Political Science Lisa Mueller spent several weeks this summer in the West African country of Niger as part of a team working for the United States Agency for International Development (USAID). USAID is the United States agency responsible for administering civil foreign aid. In order to most effectively distribute that aid, the…

Outing club members recall their memorable spring break trip
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Outing club members recall their memorable spring break trip

This past spring break, an Outing Club trip to the Smoky Mountains in North Carolina faced a freak snowstorm and a series of unfortunate events. The trip consisted of co-leaders Zack Katz ’19 and Margot Robinson ’19, alongside Matt Stoner ’20, Anna Dolde ’18, Malia Becker ’20, Noah Steiglitz ’18, Michael Murphy ’19 and Adam…

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Senior futures: Saint Paul and the great big world beyond

It may be a well-known stereotype that humanities and social science majors cannot find opportunities post-graduation, but many seniors will prove the naysayers wrong when they graduate this May. Macalester is rooted in a strong history of humanities and social sciences and the Class of 2017 is no exception when it comes to following this…

Campus comes together over election efforts and results
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Campus comes together over election efforts and results

Dean of Students DeMethra LaSha Bradley leads a voting parade on Election Day. Photo by Shireen Zaineb ’20. Months of frenzied election coverage culminated Tuesday as voters finally headed to the polls. Campus was abuzz with Election Day excitement. Students wore buttons, shirts and even face paint to class along with their “I Voted” stickers….