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Food & Drink

Bites on Eat Street: Hola Arepa has flavor off the charts

Located on the northern part of Nicollet Avenue, fondly called “Eat Street,” Hola Arepa is a Minneapolis gem. As the name attests, Hola Arepa specializes in arepas, specifically Venezuelan stuffed arepas, which are cornmeal patties cooked on a griddle and then stuffed with meat, veggies and cheeses and topped with a variety of sauces. Hola…


First (Year) Impressions:

Most first years talk about how long they’ve been at Macalester like parents talk about the age of a newborn baby. Café Mac is filled with conversations that start with, “We’ve been here for a whole seven weeks!” But the truth is, us Macalester first-years aren’t even seven weeks in, we’re just shy of two…


MSP Film Festival: Review

The Mac Weekly went to the MSP Film Festival. Here are our thoughts on just a few of the films. Lo and Behold: Reveries of the Connected World Jake Greenberg: Werner Herzog sets out to make a documentary as big as the internet itself. The director, who is as much myth as real person at…


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

MINNEAPOLIS Minneapolis praised for Somali community outreach Minneapolis, with one of the largest populations of Somali immigrants in the country, has faced its fair share of communication, trust and outreach issues over the past decade. A listening tour conducted in Minnesota’s Somali community last year identified an array of issues that community members felt impacted…

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