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Way back at Mac: Mac Moments thoughout our history

Katrin O'Grady

November 1, 2018

The most recent college campaign, the Macalester Moment, highlights the moments that make a Macalester education unique. A term originally coined by actor and playwright Danai Gurira ’01, a “Macalester Moment” is “that si...

Way Back at Mac: Macalester’s history of protest–a capstone feature

March 10, 2017

Usually, this column dwells entirely in olden days, the yesterdays, the years past, past lives and general times of antiquity — you get the idea. However, this week we’ll come back to the future (actually the present, but th...

Way Back at Mac: 45 years of Black History Month at Mac

February 24, 2017

Black History Month in the United States originated in the mid-1920s with Carter G. Woodson, a Harvard graduate and historian, who along with the Association for the Study of Negro Life and History established the first Black Hi...

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