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Senior Arts Profile: Kelsey Coia
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Senior Arts Profile: Kelsey Coia

Every week, The Mac Weekly sits down with a senior arts major. This week we caught up with art history and classics double major Kelsey Coia. She hails from Arlington, Virginia. How did you become interested in art? I think my interest in art stems from my interest in history. In high school, I took…

January journeys: Mac students explore Australia and Rome
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January journeys: Mac students explore Australia and Rome

AUSTRALIA If you’ve seen a Tasmanian devil on television, the man holding it is likely Androo Kelly. In recent years, the species population has plummeted due to human pressure and a facial tumor disease, but Kelly is credited worldwide for saving the Tasmanian devils from extinction. His animal sanctuary, Trowunna Wildlife Park, was one stop…

Field Trip: Spending J-term Abroad
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Field Trip: Spending J-term Abroad

At Macalester, like many colleges, most academic learning takes place in the classroom. Geology students walk over to Olin-Rice to learn about carbonate rocks and sedimentology, and Classics students head to Old Main to discuss ancient Roman architecture and archaeology. This January, however, 40 students participated in Macalester’s short-term study trips and studied what they…