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First (Year) Impressions:

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 the truth is, us Macalester first-years aren’t even seven weeks in, we’re just shy of two…

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

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 you take the majority of the student body away from campus, what is left is a beautiful…

Condemned building on Grand finally to come down
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Condemned building on Grand finally to come down

The long-abandoned building at 1659-1669 Grand Avenue, formerly the home of Cat-Man-Do Restaurant, has been declared condemned by the City of St. Paul and will be demolished over the next few months. The building, located across from Shish and just east of the Grand Cambridge Apartments, has been a nuisance to Macalester over the years,…

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

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 the past decade. A listening tour conducted in Minnesota’s Somali community last year identified an array of issues that community members felt impacted…

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

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 demolished this summer, and the 122 acre site is nearly ready to be shaped into an important part…

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

MACALESTER COLLEGE STUDENT GOVERNMENT MCSG distributes MPIRG referendum, charters org MCSG discussed the MPIRG referendum that will once again be on the table in the coming weeks. There was an email sent out to all students letting them know they could opt out of putting their Student Activity Fee toward MPIRG for this semester, and…

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

MACALESTER COLLEGE STUDENT GOVERNMENT MCSG discusses student housing, mock border wall The MCSG meeting started with a visit from a member of the Mac-Groveland Community Council, a council that deals with local governance issues. The member stressed a desire to develop a partnership with Macalester College, and urged any MCSG members or Macalester students interested…

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

MACALESTER COLLEGE STUDENT GOVERNMENT MCSG gets familiar, introduces new community org Friday Oct. 17, from 11 a..m.-2 p.m. MCSG will host a “Cozy up with MCSG” event as a time to socialize and get to know current MCSG members. Fall beverages such as apple cider will be served. The SSRC is planning publicity for the…

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