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The “North” Movement

Over the past few months, the “North” movement has gained much attention both within Minnesota and around the country. Pioneered by Andrew and Eric Dayton, Governor Dayton’s sons, the North movement is pushing the idea of Minnesota associating itself with a new region—the North—rather than the Midwest. The gist of the movement is that the…

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Love Thy Neighborhood

This past year has seen a tremendous push by branding professionals both here at Macalester and in the state to update advertising. They are harnessing the power of social media to highlight the great aspects of attending Macalester and living in Minnesota. Earlier this year, Minnesota’s tourism office, Explore Minnesota, hired Colle + McVoy, a…

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…

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[YOU BETTER] Love Thy Neighborhood

Macalester College is considered a premier small liberal arts institution. We rank among other colleges such as Carleton, Bowdoin, Middlebury, etc. This is not news to the people who go here, but the question of what distinguishes Macalester from comparable institutions remains elusive at times. The most salient difference between Macalester and its comparable institutions…

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