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On Business & Boardrooms | Meet the Board: Michael Sneed ’81
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On Business & Boardrooms | Meet the Board: Michael Sneed ’81

What did you study while at Macalester? I double majored in Psychology and Economics and minored in Theatre. You graduated in the Class of 1981, correct? What were issues students cared about while you attended Macalester? Any contentious issues or particular challenges? How were these resolved? Graduating in 1981 means I was at Macalester for…

GeoClub’s Farming and Fossil Beds in Nebraska
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GeoClub’s Farming and Fossil Beds in Nebraska

Over break the Macalester College GeoClub went to Martell, Nebraska outside of Lincoln. Eight students, accompanied by two geology faculty members Ray Rogers and Jeff Thole, went to Robinette Farms. Robinette Farms is owned by two married Macalester Alums, Alex McKiernan and Chloe Diegel. Earlier this year McKiernan was in a car accident that left…

Opinion

Do something other than Netflix in January

Have you ever sat at home on a weekday in January wishing you had something more productive to do than binge watch five seasons of Breaking Bad on Netflix? Your free time during winter break is the perfect time to think about your future career and possible employment opportunities. While the thought of planning a…

Opinion

Are you as moral as a 7th grader?

Since graduating last May, I have been working in my hometown of Oak Grove, MO as a full-time special education paraprofessional. My job consists mostly of reminding 7th graders about the difference between their, there and they’re. However, last week I had the unique opportunity to connect my student’s lesson on nonviolent protest to my…

Opinion

Take a jelly bean and move on

Over the past year, several recent Mac alumni have followed the controversy regarding Macalester’s banking relationship with Wells Fargo, brought to light by the students involved with KWOC. Although the alumni we have spoken with have a variety of perspectives on the issue, after reviewing the administration’s response and KWOC’s reaction, we all agree on…

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