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Dr. Lisa Wade visits Mac to present on hook up culture
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Dr. Lisa Wade visits Mac to present on hook up culture

On Tuesday night, Dr. Lisa Wade stepped onto the Kagin stage, ready to address a room full of staff, community members and students. While there are plenty of interesting and intellectually stimulating events at Macalester, it is not often that there is much (academic) attention paid to this particular topic: “hook up culture.” “It’s just…

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Three 2013 Macalester grads head abroad to join Peace Corps

Editor’s Note: Clare MacMillen ’13 is in the Peace Corps, but was unable to be contacted for an interview because she is already abroad in Cameroon. Before starting his first year at Macalester, in an application for Lives of Commitment, Jesse Yourish ’13 mentioned that one of his goals was to eventually join the Peace…

From Damascus to Dupre: A Syrian student’s experience
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From Damascus to Dupre: A Syrian student’s experience

On any given day in Café Mac, tables of students are reading about Syria in the New York Times. On the front page: images of President Obama speaking about Syria. In the opinion section: strategies for Syria. Each new development sets stairwells and lounges abuzz with conversation about one thing—Syria. And while policies are often…

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Acting President Kathy Murray

TMW: How has your piano background helped you in this position? Murray: I didn’t do a lot of solo performing; that wasn’t my thing. But I did a lot of collaborative playing, a lot of chamber music or accompany work. And there’s a certain amount of negotiation while you’re doing that and while you’re preparing….

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A word from MacBike

MacBike is a student-led organization dedicated to the promotion of bicycling in the Macalester community and the greater Twin Cities. MacBike organizes events that highlight biking as a fun activity and a sustainable means of transport. These events include group rides, alleycat races, and maintenance classes. MacBike also hosts weekly open shop hours on Tuesdays…

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