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Macalester set to host MIAC Indoor Track Championships

Every sport season culminates in one last chance to beat a rival. The Macalester indoor track and field teams will have that opportunity at the MIAC Championships on Feb. 22-24, which will be hosted in the Leonard Center Fieldhouse this year. On the women’s side, Hannah Sonsalla ’18 and Phoebe Aguiar ’19 have posted impressive…

Taking a knee at the coldest Super Bowl ever
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Taking a knee at the coldest Super Bowl ever

That there would be protests at the Super Bowl seems like a foregone conclusion. After all, thousands of people shut down the I-94 last summer after Jeronimo Yanez was acquitted in the killing of Philando Castile. In January 2017, a spontaneous protest began in Minneapolis’ Government Plaza after President Trump first announced his travel ban….

U.S. Pond Hockey Championships show sport in its purest form
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U.S. Pond Hockey Championships show sport in its purest form

To those who grew up playing the game, there is nothing quite like pond hockey. The stereotypes of organized youth hockey are myriad: helicopter parents litter rinks across the country, putting too much pressure on young players who must spend exorbitant amounts of money just to have the requisite equipment to play. However, on ponds…

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Hosting a Super Bowl isn’t all it’s cracked up to be

It is easy to get caught up in the pomp and circumstance of the Super Bowl, especially when you are in the host city. Radio ads have been highlighting events around the city, there is a constant stream of information about hosting watch-parties and places to go to participate in the festivities during the game,…

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