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Founder John B. Davis: wearing bow ties and avoiding bankruptcy
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Founder John B. Davis: wearing bow ties and avoiding bankruptcy

Macalester College, to its community members today, may call to mind any number of things from multiculturalism to polar vortexes to cheesy eggs. Yet Macalester owes its identity to years of experiences and countless students, faculty members and administrators who have collectively shaped the college into the school we know so well today. Starting last…

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Founders Day unites the Mac community through history

A lot of colleges celebrate homecoming; we celebrate Founders Day. Founders Day is a campus-wide celebration of Macalester’s history held on the anniversary of the college’s founding. It connects the Macalester community to a larger history and set of traditions. A great deal of planning and orchestration goes into making Founders Day a success and…

Macalester celebrates its anniversary with annual Founders Day
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Macalester celebrates its anniversary with annual Founders Day

On Friday, March 8, Macalester will celebrate its annual Founders Day event in the Ruth Stricker Dayton Campus Center. This year’s Founders Day theme focuses on simple elegance. Students, faculty and staff can expect black and white decorations in the Campus Center during the dance. “We want the Campus Center to feel special, but the…