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Love thy neighborhood: Advocating pedestrian improvements

For most Macalester students, being a pedestrian is a part of everyday life. Macalester’s location in an urban neighborhood provides more busy streets and potential pedestrian problems than colleges in rural areas. Recent projects on campus included the construction of pedestrian islands on Grand Avenue and Snelling Avenue. These created “safe spots” for pedestrians when…

Sidewalk reopens, art building slated for January completion
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Sidewalk reopens, art building slated for January completion

The sidewalk in front of the Janet Wallace Fine Arts Center opened briefly on Monday and has remained fully open since Tuesday. The open pathway, now full of students, is a sign of the progress made on continuing construction at Janet Wallace during the summer. The renovation is on schedule and will be finished during…