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Students organize Stop White Noise movement
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Students organize Stop White Noise movement

On Wednesday April 19, students unfurled banners from the second floor of the Campus Center, informing those dining below in Café Mac that “5 MINS OF SILENCE START NOW” and asking them, “Who has access to the academy?” This action was the first in a series by a group called Stop White Noise (SWN), an…

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Meatless Monday idea prompts hearty debate

Every lunch and dinner, the Grille station in Café Mac features chicken breasts ready for consumption. The South and East stations can be counted on to provide meat-laden curries or stir-frys, and the pasta station is never without an option of animal-protein mixed in with the noodles of the day. But when Sustainability Officer Collin…

Food & Drink

Café Mac Hacks: The panini press is back

It’s back! The much loved, and very well-used panini press has been replaced. No more waffle iron sandwiches – the real deal is back. After a rough few weeks, the broken panini press in Café Mac was replaced with a new one, and our faith in sandwich making has been restored. A good panini really…

Food & Drink

Biweekly Bites: updates from Bon Appétit

Have you ever noticed the icons next to certain dishes in Café Mac? If you have dietary restrictions or choose to abstain from eating a variety of foods, these icons will likely guide your daily food choice. These logos are part of a Bon Appétit program called Circle of Responsibility (COR), and there are a…

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Bon Appétit adds halal options following student, CRSL advocacy

This semester, Café Mac’s East and South meal stations began serving halal meat, mostly chicken, on Mondays and Thursdays. The new additions are the product of lobbying efforts by the Center for Spiritual and Religious Life (CRSL). Chaplain Kelly Stone called for the accommodation based on the the feedback of Muslim students who keep to…

Food & Drink

Café Mac hacks: waffles, curry, extended hours, oh my!

To kick off the new year, we thought it would be a good idea to review all the changes Bon Appétit made. There are some great improvements, but unfortunately these improvements come with shortened Grille hours. We are psyched about the all-day waffles though! And the curry and Saturday breakfast hours are great too. The…

Food & Drink

Biweekly bites: updates from Bon Appetit

The ways in which students interact with Bon Appetit varies greatly. Some students eat three meals a day there, while others get the occasional Atrium sandwich. But how much do we know about the catering company that is behind all of the food on campus? In this bi-weekly column, I will sit down with the…

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Bon Appétit celebrates accident-free year

Our goal at Bon Appétit is to have each employee return to their home every day injury free. We make it a commitment to provide our employees with a safe place to work. The team here at Macalester is proud to report that we went one year incident free! We work hard to build a…

Food & Drink

Café Mac hacks: breakfast bonanza

One of our favorite times in Café Mac is between the hours of 7:30 a.m. and 9:30 a.m.—breakfast! There is so much you can make; from breakfast sandwiches to yogurt parfaits, the options are endless. If you are looking for a well-balanced, nutritious breakfast, one option is granola with yogurt and fruit. If you’re looking…

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