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First (Year) Impressions: The turkey drop and fledgling fall flings

October 28, 2016

College relationships are weird. In a way, Macalester is like an educational commune—we all learn, eat, talk and occasionally sleep together. With such close proximity, it’s inevitable that relationships form. But some firs...

(Sopho)more than you can handle: Surviving the infamous Slump

March 4, 2016

The infamous “Sophomore Slump” is a sort of malaise that many students go through during their second year of college. Like many psychological phenomena, its exact cause is difficult to pin down and its symptoms aren’t th...

A message to the Class of 2017

September 13, 2013

First years! What’s up? I hope your first two weeks have been going well. Seeing the campus brimming with new faces and fresh optimism refills mine and many others’ hearts with the kind of hope and vigor that many of us can...

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