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Don Hudson: 1929-2018

On Sept. 30, former Macalester head football coach Don Hudson passed away at 88. Hudson coached at Macalester from 1971-75, as defensive coordinator for a year before becoming head coach in 1972. In moving up the coaching ladder, Hudson broke a barrier: he was the first African-American head football coach at a predominantly white college…

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Women’s soccer team looks to continue pattern of social activism

Throughout the fall of 2017, hundreds of players across the National Football League brought a debate over police brutality and systemic inequality to the forefronts of people’s minds all across America by taking a knee during the playing of the national anthem. Their actions led national news, ignited barroom and water cooler conversations and became…

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Record-breaker Sonsalla runs at NCAA Nationals

While the majority of Macalester students were looking forward to a well-earned break from classes and extracurriculars as classes wrapped up for the start of the spring break on March 9, one member of the Women’s Track team was in Birmingham, Alabama, suiting up to compete against the nation’s best. Hannah Sonsalla ’18, a Macalester…

Whittle walks away after 3-22 season
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Whittle walks away after 3-22 season

After nine years, 35 wins and 191 losses, former Macalester Men’s Basketball Head Coach Tim Whittle tendered his resignation. Whittle’s tenure ended with a loss at Augsburg College that brought a 3-22 (2-18 MIAC) season to a close. Despite the difficulties on the court, Brett Olson ’18, the team’s lone senior, wished him well. “Coach…

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