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In Defense of the Conservative Athlete

The Mac Weekly

April 29, 2016

We currently live in a country that is more politically polarized than it has been in quite some time. According to The New York Times, 50 percent of liberals and 66 percent and conservatives, respectively, view the opposing pa...

Dear Athlete: How our culture needs to improve

April 1, 2016

Dear Athlete, I play a sport. Last season I didn’t play (it’s a long story, ask me about it), but this coming season I’m playing again. You compete at a collegiate level too and therefore have likely spent a good chunk of ...

Is there a divide between athletes and non-athletes?

October 10, 2014

The existence of a social divide between varsity athletes and the rest of the Macalester student body became a topic of debate last spring. Posts on the Mac Confessions Facebook page detailed the “athlete privilege” from wh...

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