Tag: Kagin

Sustainable Steps @ Mac: The MacFreeSwap
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Sustainable Steps @ Mac: The MacFreeSwap

Did you know there’s a hallway on campus that saves 600 pounds of waste a month and fights inequality at the same time? That hallway is the MacFreeSwap. The MacFreeSwap is a Sustainability Office program which allows students to donate items they no longer need to pick up items that others have donated. It’s a…

Opinion

Spark Live: Regarding Mac events and working together

Last Friday, I attended Spark Live and watched some amazing performances. Spark Live is an opportunity for all sorts of artists to come together and share their work in front of a community. It strives to create a community in a sense, and The Spark accomplished this goal. There was spoken word, storytelling, visual art…

News

On the BEAT: What’s happening around campus and the region

ST. PAUL Ford plant redevelopment plans move forward St. Paul officials and developers have extensive plans for the site of the former Ford assembly plant in Highland Park. The plant, which closed in 2011, was finally fully demolished this summer, and the 122 acre site is nearly ready to be shaped into an important part…

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Campus-wide discussion rethinks Kagin culture, new guidelines developed

As a result of discussions from the previous academic year, new guidelines have been instituted to address the numerous and often-discussed issue of Kagin culture, as well as safety issues in general. In compliance with changes in guidelines instituted last year, this year’s current guidelines require the hosting organizations to have designated sober club members…

Opinion

An OL responds to “Kagins: Worth it?”

I agree that Macalester is in need of an open dialogue surrounding Kagin culture. Despite my sentiments falling in line with the thread of The Mac Weekly’s recent article, “Kagins: Are They Worth It?”, I finished the article feeling jaded and itching to retort with caustic, unfounded remarks. Taking a few days to let my…

Opinion, Uncategorized

Kagins: Are they worth it?

Kagin dances are ingrained in Macalester culture. On Kagin weekends, the question isn’t, “What are you doing this weekend?” but instead, “Are you going to Kagin?” Kagin dances—notorious for their high levels of intoxication and frequent 911 calls—are themed events hosted by student organizations on a regular basis. These dances bring students together from all…

Now for The Mane Event: Horseman Revealed
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Now for The Mane Event: Horseman Revealed

The Mac Weekly recently sat down with the one and only Dewey “Horsewithnoname” Bunnell for his grand reveal. Well, first things first: could you state your name? My name is Evan Myers [’14]. Why haven’t you revealed your identity in the past? I don’t know. I thought the sense of mystery to go along with…

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