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Study Abroad: the highs and lows as told by returning students

The Study Away program at Macalester is very popular, and offers a plethora of countries to study in and various subjects to study. The experience can be rewarding, but also trying. Hannah Bonestroo ’17 and Sarah Hendrickson ’17 shared the highs and lows of their study away experiences from the past year, along with their…

Seattle immersive learning class offered for second year in a row
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Seattle immersive learning class offered for second year in a row

This fall, for the second year in a row, Macalester students were able to register for “Engaging in the Twin Cities and Seattle,” an immersive learning course which touches upon contemporary urban issues and challenges that cities face in the 21st century. The two-credit course, which is cross-listed in the Geography and American Studies departments,…

Love Thy Neighborhood: Autumn in the North Woods
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Love Thy Neighborhood: Autumn in the North Woods

If you ever have the chance to escape Minneapolis-St. Paul and take a trip to Northern Minnesota, you should jump at it. Two weekends ago, Amy Lebowitz (The Mac Weekly’s Editor-in-Chief and, most importantly, the inspiration behind LoveThyNeighborhood) and I went on the Regional Geography of U.S. and Canada’s field trip across Northern Minnesota. Unlike…