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Outing club members recall their memorable spring break trip
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Outing club members recall their memorable spring break trip

This past spring break, an Outing Club trip to the Smoky Mountains in North Carolina faced a freak snowstorm and a series of unfortunate events. The trip consisted of co-leaders Zack Katz ’19 and Margot Robinson ’19, alongside Matt Stoner ’20, Anna Dolde ’18, Malia Becker ’20, Noah Steiglitz ’18, Michael Murphy ’19 and Adam…

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Café Mac: Pretty or practical?

Upon returning to campus after Spring Break a few weeks ago, I was surprised to find that Café Mac had changed drastically. While we were all enjoying our week off, our cafeteria was undergoing a makeover. The plastic crates for cups turned into glistening metallic carts, the bowls in the salad bar became modernist and…

Spring break with Students Today Leaders Forever
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Spring break with Students Today Leaders Forever

Over spring break, a group of six Macalester students headed to warmer weather and participated in various service projects in multiple states with the group Students Today Leaders Forever (STLF). The trip, affectionately termed the “Jackson Five” included stops in Jacksonville, IL; Jacksonville, MS; Jacksonville, TN; Jacksonville, MO; Jacksonville, LA and Pensacola, FL. The leaders…

Habitat for Humanity’s Homes in Oklahoma
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Habitat for Humanity’s Homes in Oklahoma

While many students were returning home over spring break, 16 Macalester students spent their week off building a new home instead. Put on by Mac’s chapter of Habitat for Humanity (HFH), the seven-day trip to Tahlequah, Oklahoma aimed to help construct a new home in the diverse, relatively poor rural town. “We went from just…

Snatchers’ Frisbee and Fun in Georgia
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Snatchers’ Frisbee and Fun in Georgia

The journey from the Twin Cities to Brunswick, Georgia for spring break is a longstanding tradition for the Macalester women’s Frisbee team. They make the trek for the High Tide Ultimate Tournament, a convergence of over 60 teams from across the country for a week of Frisbee games, beaches and debauchery. “It’s a perfect combination…

Outing Club’s Ozark and Alabama Exploration
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Outing Club’s Ozark and Alabama Exploration

This spring break, the Outing Club offered three trips: two in the Ozarks and one in the Appalachia. Thea Galli ’16 and John Juenemann ’16 led students along the Ozark trail, while Hannah Campbell ’14 and Jesse Cutter ’15 led others through the Berryman/Ozark Trail Loop. Jasmine Landry ’15 and Doriyush Ubaydi ’14, meanwhile, led…

GeoClub’s Farming and Fossil Beds in Nebraska
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GeoClub’s Farming and Fossil Beds in Nebraska

Over break the Macalester College GeoClub went to Martell, Nebraska outside of Lincoln. Eight students, accompanied by two geology faculty members Ray Rogers and Jeff Thole, went to Robinette Farms. Robinette Farms is owned by two married Macalester Alums, Alex McKiernan and Chloe Diegel. Earlier this year McKiernan was in a car accident that left…

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