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Injury-riddled softball team still has high hopes for season

The weather is slowly getting warmer and that means softball season is now in full swing (pun intended). After splitting their indoor games against Bethany Lutheran and going 2-2 at the ACM Tournament last weekend, the team is hoping their trip to Tucson, Arizona over Spring Break will give them the opportunity to up their…

Mac students show lackluster turnout in previous elections
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Mac students show lackluster turnout in previous elections

Macalester is proud of its identity as a politically active campus. Mac students are vocal about their ideas in class, Café Mac and online. But when it comes to voting, Mac falls drastically short of its civic duties. The NSLVE Campus Report showed that in the 2012 National Election, only 45.5 percent of eligible students…

Apathetic Athletic Attendance?
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Apathetic Athletic Attendance?

When 250 fans packed into Macalester Stadium last November to catch the Macalester Women’s Soccer team’s 5-0 ‘snowout blowout’ drubbing of St. Olaf in the MIAC Championships semi-final, it was the largest home crowd of the season. Macalester students seem to have a reputation for putting an equal amount of passion into their activities outside…

Winter is coming,  Dagorhir is Staying
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Winter is coming, Dagorhir is Staying

Dagorhir is one of Macalester’s winter secrets. As opposed to their usual spot on Kagin Lawn, Dagorhir’s three-hour practices move to the Leonard Center during the cold months. Their only form of publicity in four years has begun recently, through notices in the Daily Piper. But in the winter, for the most part, Dagorhir disappears…