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Women’s soccer releases statement on kneeling anthem protest
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Women’s soccer releases statement on kneeling anthem protest

On Wednesday, Oct. 4, members of the Macalester women’s soccer team knelt in protest during the playing of the national anthem. The team collectively wrote a statement, which The Mac Weekly has decided to publish in full. Several members of the Macalester Women’s Soccer team have recently decided to join athletes across the country in…

Soccer lives up to high expectations
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Soccer lives up to high expectations

by Ben Lewis One month into the season, the Macalester men’s soccer team is already back to climbing the national rankings, and is sitting at the top of the North regional rankings. This is all part of the plan, according to senior forward Danny Baumann ’18. “The goals for the season are to win a…

Women’s soccer builds momentum with win over Luther
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Women’s soccer builds momentum with win over Luther

The Scots downed the Luther Norse 1-0 Tuesday night, bringing their overall record to 3-2-1. While the first half was slow, the second half began with an offensive explosion from the Scots. At 50 minutes in, Kate Bond ’21 sniped the ball from nearly 100 feet out. “It was a build-up out of the back,”…

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Senior spotlight: Hohle guacamole! Rae says goodbye

Hohle mackerel, Rae Hohle ’17 sure was busy during her Macalester career! At Mac, not only was Hohle on the pre-med track, but she was also a double major in classics and computer science. “For my Classical Civilizations capstone I began building an image translator for inscriptions. I used computer vision to detect Ancient Greek…

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Giving it all up: athletes tell us why they walked away

College athletes usually dedicate years to their sport. However, once in college, a number of people choose to give up their sport. This happens for several reasons: some players find other callings they want to pursue; others find sports to be too much of a time commitment; others still, for whatever reason, simply find they…

Lily Jilk ’16 assists soccer
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Lily Jilk ’16 assists soccer

As a captain, Lily Jilk ’16 led the Macalester Women’s Soccer team to a third place conference finish last season. This year, she returned to the team as an assistant coach, hoping to stay involved with soccer and with the team. “My favorite part about coaching is seeing the women on the team grow and…

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