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Community rallies for Boyd Park build
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Community rallies for Boyd Park build

Over the week of Sept. 24, a number of Macalester students, faculty and administrators joined nearly 1,000 other community members to build a new playground in Boyd Park. The project will culminate with a grand opening on Sunday, Sept. 30. The playground is the result of over 14 months of fundraising, community engagement and volunteer…

International Roundtable: Keeping Minnesota Arts Alive
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International Roundtable: Keeping Minnesota Arts Alive

In this year’s installment of Macalester’s International Roundtable, sustainability stood front and center. Through this event, plenary speakers, panelists and student discussion leaders explored the meaning of “sustainability” and its connotations. On Friday, September 30, students Isaac Gamoran ’18 and Hannah Mira Friedland ’17 invited Minnesota artists to discuss a type of sustainability that is…

Little Scots, Big Impact
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Little Scots, Big Impact

The leaders of Little Scots (second photograph) are excited to welcome the most participants ever to the program this year. Founded in 2012 by Bailey Rehnbery ’13, the program links young girls with female collegiate athletes in hopes of fostering bonds around sports. Photos courtesy of Little Scots. Laughs, cheers and the sound of pounding…