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At first, the number of people cramming themselves into 10K for a Friday night poetry slam seems shocking. The seats inside the small room fill quickly and many spectators must resign themselves to leaning against walls or sitting on the floor. Despite the apparent discomfort, the room buzzes with excitement, people eagerly awaiting the first…

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

HEALTH AND WELLNESS Wellness 5k taking signups, “Pour a Shot” on Thursday A number of Health and Wellness events are taking place this week, including a group run to the Mississippi River and back on Sunday starting at 3 p.m. The group will meet outside of Dupre on Summit Avenue. For those looking for more…

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Mac Slams: Semester Slam Preview

Macalester poets have been working all semester long on writing and performing spoken-word poems, competing against one another for a spot on the Mac team going to this year’s College Unions Poetry Slam Invitational (CUPSI). After three competitive poetry slams over the past semester, 10 poets have been selected as possible candidates, and tonight, Friday…