The Mac Weekly

Jimmy Lee football: a source of pride in a St. Paul community

December 9, 2016

On the corner of Lexington and Marshall in St. Paul lies the pride of the Rondo neighborhood and surrounding areas: the Jimmy Lee Recreation Center. You may have never heard of Stacy Robinson, but the kids who grew up on the pl...

First (Year) Impressions:

October 14, 2016

Most first years talk about how long they’ve been at Macalester like parents talk about the age of a newborn baby. Café Mac is filled with conversations that start with, “We’ve been here for a whole seven weeks!” But th...

Summer in St. Paul: On socializing, exploring and interning

September 16, 2016

Macalester students know what it feels like to be on campus. A murmur of animated conversation among peers, a lot of bare feet and the activities of student organizations are all commonplace during the academic year. But when yo...

On the BEAT: What’s happening around campus and the region

February 20, 2015

MINNEAPOLIS Minneapolis praised for Somali community outreach Minneapolis, with one of the largest populations of Somali immigrants in the country, has faced its fair share of communication, trust and outreach issues over t...

On the BEAT: What’s happening around campus and the region

November 14, 2014

ST. PAUL Ford plant redevelopment plans move forward St. Paul officials and developers have extensive plans for the site of the former Ford assembly plant in Highland Park. The plant, which closed in 2011, was finally fully...

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