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Women’s Basketball looks to continue last year’s upward trend

Carrigan Miller

November 30, 2017

A combination of veterans and rookies have been producing for the Women’s Basketball team. The Scots began their season with a 70-57 win over Crown College sandwiched between losses to Luther College and University of Northwestern (M...

WMCN DJ profile: Millie Varley

April 8, 2016

Each week The Mac Weekly speaks with a DJ on Macalester’s radio station, 91.7 WMCN. This week we sat down with Millie Varley to talk about her show “Lady Jams” every Wednesday from 3-4 p.m. What is your show and what can a listene...

Dove’s “Real Beauty Sketches” ads preach limited vision of beauty

December 6, 2013

Dove recently came out with a set of ads called “real beauty sketches,” designed to spread the body positive message to women that they give themselves undue criticism on their appearances. While it is all too easy to buy in...

Macalester female athletes respond to “WNBA loses”

November 1, 2013

In the October 18th issue of The Mac Weekly, an article titled “Minnesota Lynx win again, while WNBA loses,” written by Zach Gilfix, was published in the Sports Section. It attempted to explain some of the difficulties fa...

How we talk about hook-up culture, integrity and women

September 20, 2013

Recently there has been much discussion of the phenomenon commonly referred to as “hook-up culture” on college campuses. There seems to be a great disparity in the levels of condemnation placed upon men and women is these di...

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