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Black Sheep Pizza: A Twin Cities take on American pizza
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Black Sheep Pizza: A Twin Cities take on American pizza

Judging pizza can be a contentious issue. Each individual carries their own specific taste and preferences. In some cases people feel so strongly about their prefered style of pizza that all other slices seem inferior. At some point, it becomes hard to discern between loyalty to your favorite slice of pizza and the objective attributes…

After 61 years, St. Clair Broiler burns out
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After 61 years, St. Clair Broiler burns out

After 61 years of serving burgers, malts, fries, and more to the Macalester community and Macalester-Groveland neighborhood, the St. Clair Broiler will be closing its doors on Saturday, Sept. 30. The St. Clair Broiler – known as “The Broiler” – became one of the first in the Twin Cities to serve charbroiled hamburgers in 1956,…

New Food, Agriculture and Society concentration launches
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New Food, Agriculture and Society concentration launches

Due to popular demand, Macalester College has introduced a new concentration to its course catalogue this fall: Food, Agriculture, and Society (FAS). Initially, the concentration was a part of the Call to Action from the 2012 International Roundtable. The Roundtable is a yearly initiative led by the school to explore critical global issues. FAS was…

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We’re bringing Sexy Mac: Finger lickin’ good?

By Delanee Hawkins For many, food and sex respectively rank as the greatest pleasures in life. Some ambitious souls may even try to combine the two delights in an attempt to reach the highest plane of human ecstasy. Unfortunately, the reality of this union often falls short of expectations and can even lead to infections…

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Food, Agriculture and Society concentration proposal to be considered

A new concentration may soon be coming to Macalester. Although agriculture has long been the purview of public universities, Macalester is in the process of developing an interdisciplinary concentration entitled Food, Agriculture and Society (FAS). Concentrations at Macalester are supposed to more closely resemble real-world topics than the academic departments do. According to the Macalester…

Grub on the Green Line: iPho by Saigon, perfect for finals
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Grub on the Green Line: iPho by Saigon, perfect for finals

Part of the beauty that Macalester offers is having access to a varied selection of restaurants within minutes of campus. On the Green Line, east of Macalester, there are many Southeast Asian markets, bakeries and restaurants. This week, I tried the restaurant iPho by Saigon. Immediately when I walked in, I was pleased to see…

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Crock-Pot soup for those cold & busy days

Crock-Pots can be a college student’s best friend. You may have seen the many Buzzfeed videos, or articles on the subject. In fact, upon googling the phrase “Buzzfeed Crock-Pot,” the entire first page of results were direct links to articles from the website. While Buzzfeed is great and all, it can’t hurt to branch out…

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