The Mac Weekly

Across the River Restaurant Reviews: Bryant-Lake Bowl

November 15, 2013

I have an internship in Minneapolis, but because I take the limited-stop bus No. 144, in my mind I never leave campus, leading the sort of comatose existence that continual work and academia will bring about. When Noah Koch, fr...

Across the River Restaurant Reviews: Modern Times Cafe

November 15, 2013

This past weekend, my parents were in town and wanted to take me out to breakfast. Let that sink in for a moment. Other times I may have been relegated to the delicious breakfast joints within walking distance—Shish, the Ne...

Baby, you can ride my bike: Outings for two on four wheels

October 18, 2013

Besides the obvious contributions to your physical and mental health, biking also carries social benefits—bike “dates” are a great way to get to know your neighborhood and your neighbor better. When I say “date,” I mean it...

Magic at Medtronic

October 11, 2013

Over 9,000 people participated in the 32nd Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon last weekend. In their ranks were several Macalester students. Alex Klopp ’16, Nina Storniolo ’14, Megan Schwartz ‘14, and Julia Turner ’16 all pa...


September 20, 2013

Performance Art/Comedy Delirious Delhi book reading Friday, Sept. 20 7:00 p.m. Magers & Quinn Booksellers Minneapolis, MN Dave Prager reads from his comical book “Delirious Delhi,” about working and living in India...

Love Thy Neighborhood: Introducing a new column about urban and community development

September 13, 2013

Macalester, unlike similar small liberal arts colleges, enjoys the privilege of being located within a major metropolitan area. With the two largest cities in Minnesota at our disposal, the opportunities students enjoy because of...

Loco de Mayo: Food & Drank’s top Cinco de Mayo options

May 3, 2013

Best Nachos La Cucaracha, 36 Dale St. S, Saint Paul This hot spot is located right down Grand and has some of the best nachos you will ever get your mouth on. They are baked with Chihuahua cheese, spiced and marinated gril...

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