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Interesting Internships: Leaving the Bubble
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Interesting Internships: Leaving the Bubble

Kayleigh Roach ’14, Psychology Alexandra McLaughlin: Where are you interning? KR: At the Washburn Center for Children. It’s on Nicollet in Minneapolis. What sort of stuff do you do there? Washburn in general does therapeutic and clinical work with kids of all ages. I specifically work in the therapeutic preschool. So we have about eight…

Veggie Tales: Best friends, but not on Facebook
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Veggie Tales: Best friends, but not on Facebook

Since the begining of their friendship, Maya Vilaplana ’14 and Joel Mandella ’14 have been creating and sharing their music with the Macalester Community. Their songs range from love ballads about fictional Macalester students to Veggie co-op housing applications. The Mac Weekly sat down with them this week to hear about their songs, their relationship,…

Igloo Investigation
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Igloo Investigation

A new installment has appeared on campus to add to Macalester’s scenic yet brisk winter wonderland. In the past three weeks, an igloo has become a fixture on Kagin lawn. Rumors have been circulating as to how this mysterious snow cave appeared. Was it a pack of January term swimmers looking to do something crafty?…

Field Trip: Spending J-term Abroad
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Field Trip: Spending J-term Abroad

At Macalester, like many colleges, most academic learning takes place in the classroom. Geology students walk over to Olin-Rice to learn about carbonate rocks and sedimentology, and Classics students head to Old Main to discuss ancient Roman architecture and archaeology. This January, however, 40 students participated in Macalester’s short-term study trips and studied what they…

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