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Women’s basketball coach Pamela Findlay resigns
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Women’s basketball coach Pamela Findlay resigns

In a brief statement from Athletic Director Donnie Brooks released on Tuesday, April 23, Pamela Findlay announced her resignation from her position as Macalester College Women’s Basketball’s head coach. On the Macalester Athletics website, Findlay was quoted as saying: “Macalester is an incredible school with a very close-knit, supportive community. I’m honored to have had…

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Green Dot trainings and shared spaces in the LC

Earlier in the semester, Julia Moran ’19 posted signs in the Leonard Center (LC) to express her annoyance at signs that had recently been posted to reserve space for athletes. Questions of an athlete and non-athlete divide aren’t new at Macalester or other colleges, but, with a new athletic director, a new director of club…

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Donnie Brooks encourages team spirit at Mac

Days into his first semester at Macalester, new Athletic Director Donnie Brooks found himself in the midst of record cold. “I can confirm that last week was the coldest I have ever been,” Brooks said. Still, it has not changed his experience thus far. “I often say to folks, ‘thank you for your warm welcome,’…

Way Back at Mac: An aquatic anecdote of Mac Mermaids
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Way Back at Mac: An aquatic anecdote of Mac Mermaids

Though Macalester still boasts a Swim and Dive team and a Water Polo team, the formerly known Macalester Aquatics League used to feature several other events including interpretive diving and musical swimming. Founded in 1926, the League included all things aquatic: competitive swimming, diving and synchronized swimming, among other underwater artistic activities. Despite this vast…

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Search for new AD narrows

Last week, the search committee tasked with finding the new Athletic Director held forums with the top three candidates for the vacant position. The forums, held on Tuesday, Nov. 27, Wednesday, Nov. 28 and Thursday Nov. 29, focused on the search for a new AD who will bridge the gap between athletes and the rest…

Voices on Mental Health hosts panel focused on athletes
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Voices on Mental Health hosts panel focused on athletes

On Tuesday Dec. 4, the student organization Voices on Mental Health, colloquially known as Voices, hosted a student athlete mental health panel. It was the first of its kind at Macalester. Seven Macalester athletes participated: football players Kiante Miles ‘20, Carrigan Miller ‘19, and Cody Petrich ‘19, cross country athlete Hallie Kircher-Henning ‘19, volleyball player…

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