The Mac Weekly

International students find community, competition

March 31, 2017

Four of Macalester College’s core values are internationalism, academic excellence, multiculturalism and service to society. Those four principles permeate everything about the college, from how classes are taught to how st...

Letters from Carrigan: Know Yourself

October 30, 2015

Hi there, thanks for tuning in for volume two! I hope everyone had a relaxing Fall Break. I didn’t get to go back home for the break, but I did get some extra sleep and a couple delicious meals, so I can’t really complain. Now that we...

Letters from Carrigan: Origins

October 16, 2015

Hi, I’m Carrigan Miller, and I’m a first year from West Orange, New Jersey. Academically, I’m interested in studying Psychology and English. Additionally, I’m an offensive lineman for the Fighting Scots and a writer fo...

From Non-Athlete to Student-Athlete: Mac students share their stories

September 27, 2013

With schedules full of classes, work study jobs, volunteering and extracurricular commitments, many Macalester students don’t have joining an athletic team on their radar. The physicality of a sport, even if enjoyable, puts st...

On apathy, athletics, and why Macalester should care

May 3, 2013

For those of you who know me, you know that sports are a big deal to me. I probably check a dozen times a day. Every dinner, I banter with my friends about events in the sporting world. To put my sports-fandom in perspective, I ...

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