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Macalester, the MIAC and anti-LGBTQ colleges in Minnesota

By Spencer Nelson ’17 This past Tuesday, October 11 was National Coming Out Day (NCOD). This was decently well-publicized at Macalester by the Department of Multicultural Life, and it even got a shoutout in the Daily Piper. While Macalester is not always the safest and most welcoming place for LGBTQ individuals, there are institutions across…

Stakes are high as Men’s Soccer faces off against St. Thomas
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Stakes are high as Men’s Soccer faces off against St. Thomas

Thirty-three games add up to over 49 hours of soccer. It’s also how long it had been since Macalester’s Men’s Soccer team lost a regular season game. And then they played Luther College. The Scots started out Sunday’s game in Iowa strong, but were unable to capitalize on any of their first half chances. Things…

Men’s Soccer earns seasonal title with 2-1 win in the rain
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Men’s Soccer earns seasonal title with 2-1 win in the rain

Macalester Men’s Soccer clinched the regular season MIAC title with a 2-1 win over St. John’s University. The program has faced its fair share of tough opponents and tense moments this season, and Tuesday night was no exception as the No. 1 ranked Scots played the No. 2 team in the MIAC, with the conference…

Is Mac missing out on the MIAC’s best sport?
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Is Mac missing out on the MIAC’s best sport?

What club sport sees more student enthusiasm at its games than most varsity sports? What MIAC sport boasts arguably the most talented rosters? Minnesota is typically referred to as the State Of ____? The answer to all three of those questions is hockey. Macalester Club Hockey has enjoyed enormous amounts of support from Macalester students,…

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This Week in Mac Sports

GAME OF THE WEEK: Book of Knowledge Back in Macite Hands In front of Macalester’s largest crowd at any sporting event since September 2012, Macalester regained the coveted Book of Knowledge for the first time since 2002 in a thrilling game that ended with a last-second winning field goal from Michael Abramson ’15. It was…

Baseball team looks to rebound after rough 2013 season
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Baseball team looks to rebound after rough 2013 season

Three years ago, the Macalester Baseball team won the MIAC Conference Championship in one of the most memorable seasons in the program’s history. Last year, however, may have been one of the team’s most forgettable. Macalester finished last in the MIAC (4-16 MIAC, 11-28 overall), due to a large amount of misfortune. For one, the…

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