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An OL responds to “Kagins: Worth it?”

October 10, 2014

I agree that Macalester is in need of an open dialogue surrounding Kagin culture. Despite my sentiments falling in line with the thread of The Mac Weekly’s recent article, “Kagins: Are They Worth It?”, I finished the ar...

Winter Ball venue options shrink as Crowne Plaza chooses not to host

March 7, 2014

Program Board Traditions Coordinator Jolena Zabel ’16, who planned the 2013 Winter Ball with Brynna Crockett ’15, took a five minute phone call from the Crowne Plaza hotel last week. A hotel representative explained that be...

Welcome to: Taryn and Lucy’s Beer Club

January 31, 2014

Picture this, if you will: early January. Lucy and Taryn are sitting in a booth at The Groveland Tap. Lucy is wearing her power outfit. No, it is not a pant suit; no, it does not involve heels. Quite the contrary, actually—she’s sp...

Despite record EMT calls, Winter Ball hailed as a success: Staff volunteers still seek to change Winter Ball drinking culture

December 6, 2013

Staff members and students described Macalester’s fifth annual Winter Ball at the Crowne Plaza Hotel on November 22 as well-planned despite a record number of responses by Macalester College Emergency Medical Services (MCEMS). “It was overa...

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