The Mac Weekly

Enjoy the spring with Hola Arepa’s South American specialties

Maya Siskin-Lavine

April 26, 2018

Want to finally have a spring experience? Head to Hola Arepa in Minneapolis for the perfect fix. As well as a dine in location that is open year round, Hola Arepa has a food truck that travels around the Twin Cities. The restaurant sp...

Students take to the polls

Students take to the polls

November 10, 2017

Saint Paul teachers call for Macalester tax contribution

Abe Asher

September 29, 2017

Erik Brandt has been teaching English at Harding High School in St. Paul since graduating from Macalester in 1995. Twice, he has been a finalist for Minnesota’s Teacher of the Year award – and over the summer, he had a me...

Professional soccer coming to the Twin Cities for 2017 season

November 18, 2016

The 2016 season of Major League Soccer is winding down, with four teams remaining in the playoffs after the games of November 6: Colorado and Seattle in the West, and Toronto and Montreal in the East. After the conference finals, th...

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...

The silent summer is no more: Music in the Twin Cities

Julia Fritz-Endres

September 9, 2016

Whoever says there is nothing to do in the Twin Cities just isn’t looking hard enough. When the snow melts (sometimes in April, when Minnesota is being particularly cruel), the music rises until it fills every coffee shop, co...

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