November, 2011

October, 2011

September, 2011

My Latest Obsession

In this ongoing series, Collin Calvert '13 asks students what their latest obsession is.

Scavenger Hunt

The MSCS department hosted the the third annual C*SM*S Scavenger Hunt. Students solved a series of eight puzzles whose answers led students to the hidden location of the next puzzle on the Macalester campus.

Courtyard Party

Residential Life staff hosted a courtyard party for dorm residents, complete with pizza, smores, hot chocolate and the DJ club.

Kagin Ice Cream Social

Kagin Commons held its annual Ice Cream Social & Open House. Staff, tutors, counselors, and fellow students from the MAX Center, Multicultural Life, Internship Programs, Sustainability, and Career Development Center, were there to greet and serve ice cream until it ran out.

Nice Ride Dedication

Mac just keeps getting greener. The latest fuel-saving innovation added a station for the Twin Cities public bike-sharing program Nice Ride. The program started last year in Minneapolis, where it enjoyed great success. The station was officially dedicated with a ribbon cutting ceremony in mid-September 2011.

Opening Convocation

Former Vice President Walter Mondale ’50 and A Prairie Home Companion host Garrison Keillor spoke at Macalester's opening convocation. Their talk, “A conversation about life and politics,” featured remarks from Keillor and Mondale about the state of the nation followed by a Q & A session moderated by President Rosenberg.

Convocation Picnic

Following the academic year's opening Convocation with Walter Mondale and Garrison Keillor as guest speakers, Macalester held an all-campus picnic.

Involvement Fair

Students interested in joining one of Macalester's student-run groups were able to talk to members during Taste of Service, an annual event that encourages students to get involved.

My Dream Job

Students at the Sophomore Fiesta told us their dream jobs.

What Class Are You Looking Forward To?

In this bi-weekly video series, Collin Calvert '13 asks current students what class they are looking most forward to.

Sophomore Fiesta 2011

The sophomore class celebrated their return to campus with fabulous Mexican cuisine and music. The event was sponsored by Macalester's Career Development Center.

Ice Cream Social

Sophomores were welcomed back with an ice cream social in Kagin Commons.

Mac Move-In

First-year students arrived on campus on Friday, September 2, to begin orientation and their new life at Macalester.

August, 2011

July, 2011

June, 2011

May, 2011

Mac DNA - Morgen Chang

Morgen Cheng '11 received third place at the 48th Annual Midwest Sociological Society Student Paper Competition. She was also the lead in the fall production of Cabaret at Macalester.

Campus Picnic 2011

The annual spring picnic was held on May 4.

Dog Days Spring 2011

Dog Days Spring 2011

What's Your Major?

For this installment of Scots on the Spot, Collin Calvert '13 asks students about their major.

The Chickens Have Arrived

Emily Hanson '11 is part of the student-run group MULCH (Macalester Urban Land and Community Health) that is taking care of six chickens on Macalester's campus. more

Royal Wedding Telecast

About 65 people gathered in the John B. Davis Lecture Hall for the 5 a.m. telecast of the wedding of Prince William of Wales to Miss Catherine Middleton. Scones, tea and coffee were available.

Springfest 2011

Students take a break from studying for finals to celebrate at Springfest 2011.

Model UN Team Successful

Macalester's Model United Nations team recently returned from the week long National Model UN conference in New York City. The delegation of 12 Mac students represented Mongolia and brought home a Distinguished Delegation award; the second highest given at the conference. Congratulations, MacMUN!

Big Event

As Katie Agnew ’11 can tell you, sometimes extracurricular activities can really pay off. Agnew, a math major from Princeton, Minn., spent most of her free time at Macalester working on the Student Activities Program Board, serving as its chair for the last two years.

April, 2011

March, 2011