- Oct 5 Chopin Society presents pianist Lukáš Vondráček
- Oct 7 Art for Memory: An Itinerant Museum for the Flow of Memories
- Oct 9 International Roundtable
- Oct 10 Family Fest Weekend
- Oct 10 International Roundtable
- Oct 18 International Archaeology Day: "'Monuments Men (and Women):' Cultural Property in Conflict Today"
- Oct 23 Fall Break
- Oct 24 Fall Break
- Oct 29 Macalester New Music Series: Music from Copland House
- Oct 31 Admissions Fall Sampler
Last week was full of events. Mac Dems hosted St. Paul Mayor Chris Coleman; a welcome back luncheon for students who had studied abroad during spring 2013 took place in Weyerhaeuser Boardroom; the first Poetry Slam took place in 10K; The Global Citizenship in the News Lecture Series presented "The Syrian Conflict: A Syrian Student's Perspective;" an open house and Moon Festival Celebration took place at the Chinese House; students took a field trip to the Minnesota Zoo.