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Macalester Women’s Soccer team heads into final games with playoff aspirations

October 14, 2016

From last year to this year, the Macalester women’s soccer team lost several key starters, both due to graduation and injury, opening up several spots in the starting lineup. Although several returners competed for these sp...

The 1915 Macalester football team competes against St. Thomas. Photo courtesy of Macalester Archives.

Way Back at Mac:

September 30, 2016

Get served by Grace Brickner

Sam Liberman

September 23, 2016

The leaves are turning, add-drop is over, and yet the first-year athletes at Macalester are still relatively unknown. I sat down with Grace Brickner ’20, from Riverdale, New York, to discuss her experience playing for Mac Vo...

On the commercialization of college sports

April 8, 2016

On Monday, April 4, Villanova was crowned the champion of the NCAA Men’s Basketball tournament. Every year this game is the culmination of the extreme hype of March Madness, during which people fill out brackets picking the wi...

Dear Athlete: How our culture needs to improve

April 1, 2016

Dear Athlete, I play a sport. Last season I didn’t play (it’s a long story, ask me about it), but this coming season I’m playing again. You compete at a collegiate level too and therefore have likely spent a good chunk of ...

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