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Building access limited after thefts
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Building access limited after thefts

On March 23, in an email to all students, faculty and staff, Vice President of Administration and Finance David Wheaton announced that a master key, which has access to all non-residential buildings on campus, is missing. In response to losing the key and to a number of thefts and burglaries since the beginning of the…

Field Trip: Spending J-term Abroad
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Field Trip: Spending J-term Abroad

At Macalester, like many colleges, most academic learning takes place in the classroom. Geology students walk over to Olin-Rice to learn about carbonate rocks and sedimentology, and Classics students head to Old Main to discuss ancient Roman architecture and archaeology. This January, however, 40 students participated in Macalester’s short-term study trips and studied what they…