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Senior Arts Profile: Kelsey Coia
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Senior Arts Profile: Kelsey Coia

Every week, The Mac Weekly sits down with a senior arts major. This week we caught up with art history and classics double major Kelsey Coia. She hails from Arlington, Virginia. How did you become interested in art? I think my interest in art stems from my interest in history. In high school, I took…

January journeys: Mac students explore Australia and Rome
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January journeys: Mac students explore Australia and Rome

AUSTRALIA If you’ve seen a Tasmanian devil on television, the man holding it is likely Androo Kelly. In recent years, the species population has plummeted due to human pressure and a facial tumor disease, but Kelly is credited worldwide for saving the Tasmanian devils from extinction. His animal sanctuary, Trowunna Wildlife Park, was one stop…

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Arabic House living option offered for 2014-15 academic year

Macalester students taking Arabic classes will finally be able to expand their experiences of Arabic culture while remaining on campus. With support from faculty and staff members, an Arabic House will be implemented next year in the cottage at 53 Macalester Street. The house will provide a communal living space for interested students. Although the…

Prof Talk: Nanette Goldman, Classics
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Prof Talk: Nanette Goldman, Classics

How did you get started with music? Well, when I was a very young girl my mother said, “You should play an instrument.” I said, “Okay, sure Mom.” So when I was eight I started taking violin lessons. I just kept taking lessons all throughout high school, and was in orchestra in high school, and…

Field Trip: Spending J-term Abroad
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Field Trip: Spending J-term Abroad

At Macalester, like many colleges, most academic learning takes place in the classroom. Geology students walk over to Olin-Rice to learn about carbonate rocks and sedimentology, and Classics students head to Old Main to discuss ancient Roman architecture and archaeology. This January, however, 40 students participated in Macalester’s short-term study trips and studied what they…

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Zoe Tomasello: Studio Art major

I don’t want to be making art, but I want to be surrounded by artists and communicating with artists. So whether that brings me to a museum or some nonprofit or an art gallery, I don’t know. That general direction.