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This Week in Mac Sports

September 26, 2014

The Macalester Athletics Department wants you to know my weight. I don’t.

September 19, 2014

Before cross country started, a Macalester athletics trainer measured me as part of my pre-season physical. I was 5โ€™10โ€™โ€™ and 170 lbs. On Monday, Sept.15th the Macalester Athletics department posted this information to th...

This Week in Mac Sports

September 19, 2014

Flagrant Fouls: How the media treats player conduct issues

September 19, 2014

We idolize our professional athletes because they amaze us. They amaze us with their gravity-defying jumps and sublime displays of technical skill, showing us the very pinnacle of what the human body can achieve. We pay them mi...

This Week in Mac Sports

This Week in Mac Sports

September 12, 2014

Libby Liu: International Superstar

September 12, 2014

The varsity athletic and international student communities often appear completely alienated from each other. Certainly there is crossover between the two groups, but many teams feature a complete absence of international players, an...

The #2 Athletic Facilities, At A Price

September 12, 2014

When Brian Rosenberg became President of Macalester in August 2003, he made it a point to increase fundraising and invest more in new campus facilities. With the construction of the Leonard Center in 2008, the Janet Wallace Fi...

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