Macalester Today Fall 2010

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  • Make Dirt

    isaac sparling with professor senThe slogan of Eureka! Recyling’s new compost project is “Make dirt, not waste.” And with 1,100 households in the Mac- Groveland neighborhood participating, they’re liable to make a lot of dirt.

  • Enviro Intern

    brianna besch"In just a month, my entire way of thinking about energy and food systems has shifted.”

  • Fútbol Fanatics

    soccer playerWhen most college women’s soccer teams play, fans are few. But when the Macalester women’s soccer team hits the turf, the stands are packed with boisterously cheering supporters.

  • Distance Coach

    marthaMacalester students scooped up numerous prestigious scholarships last spring.

  • Golf Guru

    james murreyFor the second time in three years, Macalester golf coach Martha Nause played at the U.S. Women’s Open Golf Championships.

  • Disaster Dude

    kristi curry rogersIf an F3 tornado touches down in southwestern Minnesota, wiping out the region’s major hospital, are there enough beds nearby to handle the patients?

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Mac Around the World
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Above: Third floor Dotyites from 1967–68 (from left) Kathy O’Brien Adjemian ’69, Sandy Casber Wise ’69,
Nedret Ercan Butler ’70, and Leah Wortham ’70 reunited in Istanbul last February. Nedret transferred to the University of Minnesota architecture school after two years at Macalester. She has since transformed her grandfather’s factory on the Bosphorus into a beautiful hotel and two restaurants, Nedret, Kathy (San Antonio), Leah, and Sandy (both Washington, D.C.) enjoyed reminiscing, visiting Istanbul sites, and being calmed by the Bosphorus.

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    Household Words

    A Gentle and Generous Man

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  • soccer dad illustrationGrandstand

    Soccer Dad. I followed with stomach-churning anxiety and intermittent exhilaration the Division III Macalester men’s soccer team, of which my son Nate Juergens ’11 is a member. I suffered from college sports whiplash.

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