Tag: travel

Professor Cecilia Espinosa on conducting and Colombia
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Professor Cecilia Espinosa on conducting and Colombia

Professor Cecilia Espinosa Arango is an imposing, aristocratic figure. She has wild, short bobbed hair, in the style of Fran Lebowitz and Beethoven. Like many other Latin Americans who earn the title of orchestra conductor, in her professional context she translates to the eye as both animated and serious. Think of “The Incredibles’” Edna Mode,…

News

Transit app tales: You have to read this to believe it!

Hello again and welcome to the second week of my transit column! I’m sure you have been clamoring to learn just what this second mysterious transit navigation app I mentioned last week is. If not, you should be, because it’s truly about to rock your transit navigation world! This week I will discuss this app…

Features

Study Abroad: the highs and lows as told by returning students

The Study Away program at Macalester is very popular, and offers a plethora of countries to study in and various subjects to study. The experience can be rewarding, but also trying. Hannah Bonestroo ’17 and Sarah Hendrickson ’17 shared the highs and lows of their study away experiences from the past year, along with their…

Scots in the Summer: Mongolia and Ecuador
Sports

Scots in the Summer: Mongolia and Ecuador

We join four Macalester Athletes on their summer adventures. This week Mongolia and Ecuador. Next week, Rwanda and South Africa. ZEKE + ROADTRIP This summer Zeke Vainer ’17 could be found in the driver’s seat of a rickety used car—its exhaust pipe screeching as it dragged along the ground, one cylinder of the engine down…

I’m sorry! Best best-friends, June and Vincent
Features, Senior Spotlight

I’m sorry! Best best-friends, June and Vincent

Self dubbed the best, best-friend couple on campus, Vincent Gerard Siergerink ’14 and June Ban ’14 reminisce on the memories they’ve made together since meeting during orientation, from co-chairing Macalester Development Group to translating mishaps in Guatemala. Vincent Gerard Siegerink: I’m salty that we weren’t in The Mac Weekly Best Friend Off. We definitely would…