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The culture around sports and abuse must change

Morgan Doherty

November 17, 2017

On Thursday, Nov. 9, I was at the gym around 10:00 p.m, spinning away on the stationary bike and passively watching Sports Center when a story about Ezekiel Elliott caught my eye. Being a born and bred New York Giants fan, I ...

First names vs. titles: Professors weigh merits of college’s naming conventions

The Mac Weekly

November 17, 2017

Last spring, while on sabbatical and preparing to teach a first-year course this semester, political science professor Wendy Weber encountered an article in the New York Times’ Sunday Review. The article was written by a h...

On “Hijabi for a Day”

April 18, 2014

Macalester has always prided itself in the celebration of diversity and student activism, both of which are great to have on a college campus. Unfortunately, the enthusiasm with which students throw themselves into political or...

Food and culture

December 6, 2013

In almost every language class there comes a time where you learn the vocabulary of food. This is often my favorite and most frustrating part of learning a language. Food is such an important part of culture and our lives and le...

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