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The Big Ones to play at Springfest
Arts

The Big Ones to play at Springfest

After winning this year’s Battle of the Bands, student band The Big Ones are set to open up Springfest on Saturday, April 13. Comprised of five members — Hannah Hoffman ’19 on vocals, Jack Libresco ’19 on guitar and vocals, Geneva Gaukel ’19 on upright bass, Robbie Cahoon ’21 on drums and Mac Doherty ’19…

WMCN goes global
Arts

WMCN goes global

WMCN airs over 70 student-run radio shows throughout the week. I talked to Allegra Berman ’21 and Vivian Bauer ’21 about their show, “Across the Universe with Allegra and Viv,” which they started last semester. TMW: What can a listener expect when they tune into your show? AB: Each week we pick a city, state,…

WMCN host Phoebe Alley moves beyond genre
Arts

WMCN host Phoebe Alley moves beyond genre

When I sat down to interview WMCN’s radio show host Phoebe Alley, I took it as an opportunity to learn something new about my friend’s music taste. I asked for the name of her radio show and theme, but could not get a definitive answer. By the end of the hour, I realized that the…

WMCN implements new structure in effort to strengthen content
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WMCN implements new structure in effort to strengthen content

WMCN station managers Dan Szetela ’19, Phoebe Mol ’20 and Matthew Howland ’19 have initiated a series of restructuring efforts this semester in a campaign to make the school’s radio programs more accessible to all members of the community. The most notable change will be requiring DJs to move from one-hour to two-hour shows. “The…

News

MCSG Overseer: Increased access to administration?

This week’s meeting of MCSG began with a presentation by Mara Steinitz ’18 and Malik Earle ’18, who proposed a new initiative to connect Macalester students to the College’s administration in response to November’s Walk-In. Steinitz said that the Walk-In seemed like the first space created for students to speak openly regarding frustrations that they…

Opinion

In defense of the offensive

By Jacob Hill As most Mac students know, Facebook has recently become the preferred forum for Macalester dialogue. Between the resurgence of Mac Confessions and the Meatless Mondays controversy, social media has housed more open political discourse than my poli sci class during the last few months. Earlier this week, one of these arguments began…

DJ profile: Franki Gillis’ “Alphabet Soup”
Arts

DJ profile: Franki Gillis’ “Alphabet Soup”

Each week The Mac Weekly speaks with a DJ on Macalester’s radio station, 91.7 WMCN. This week we sat down with Franki Gillis ’20 to talk about her show “Alphabet Soup.” The rapport cultivated between DJs whose shows sit side by side is a special one. The handoff — an entanglement of aux chords, mics…

WMCN DJ profile: DJ On-Mustard (Adam Rogowski)
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WMCN DJ profile: DJ On-Mustard (Adam Rogowski)

Every week The Mac Weekly speaks with a DJ on Macalester’s radio station, 91.7 WMCN. This week we sat down with Adam Rogowski ’19. TMW: What is your show, and what can a listener expect when tuning in? Adam Rogowski: My show is “Deeper Than Space Tracks.” It’s a great name … definitely not based…

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