Students Strive to "Build a Better Mac"
“How can we make Macalester better?” That’s the central question a new student-led initiative is addressing. Last fall more than 100 students came together to identify ways to strengthen the college and make it an even better place to live and learn. True to the spirit of their concern, they’re calling the effort ‘Build a Better Mac.’
Students Go Curling
A group of Macalester students ventured out to the St. Paul Curling Club to learn how to curl on February 13, 2011.
The Rock in Review
Painting "the rock" on Macalester's lawn in front of Old Main has been a tradition for many Macalester students. Here, we chronicle some of the changes it underwent during fall semester.
Winter Ball 2010
Macalester students attended the second annual Winter Ball in early December.
Dog Day Afternoon
Macalester Students Hug a Dog to Beat Finals’ Stress
Media Alert - Photo Op: Macalester Students Hug a Dog to Beat Finals' Stress
Who: Macalester students, dogs, alumni, dogs, faculty, dogs, staff and dogs; What: Macalester’s “Dog Day Afternoon” is an opportunity for students to relieve stress and receive some doggie social therapy before final exams; When: Saturday, December 11, ~ 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. Where: Bateman Plaza, in front of the Ruth Stricker Campus Center
Student group Fresh Concepts held a 24-hour improv show in November 2010.
Images from the first snow of winter 2010-11 at Macalester College.
Who's Your Favorite Professor?
Collin Calvert '13 hits the Macalester 'streets' to ask students, 'Who is your favorite professor?'
Halloween 2010 photo gallery
What's Your Personal Style?
Collin Calvert '13 hits the Macalester "streets" to ask students, "What's your clothing style?"
Great Rooms on Campus
Macalester students show and tell us what makes their dorm rooms great. These were selected among the many fabulous rooms for their uniqueness, creativity and energy.
Lowe Lecture with Martha Nussbaum
Prof. Martha Nussbaum’s talk, "Creating Capabilities: The Human Development Approach," will investigate a new theoretical approach: the "capabilities" or "human development" method, discussing reasons for preferring it to standard approaches and looking at debates it has engendered about cultural pluralism and universality. The Lowe Lectureship at at Macalester College was established in honor of Arnold H. Lowe, former pastor of the Westminster Presbyterian Church in Minneapolis former President of the Macalester Board of Trustees.
The sophomore class celebrated their return to campus with fabulous Mexican cuisine and music on September 9, 2010. The event was sponsored by Macalester's Career Development Center.
Macalester's 17th Annual International Roundtable
Macalester College presents its 17th annual International Roundtable titled, “My Sister's and Brother's Keeper? Human Rights in the Era of Globalization,” Thu. - Sat., Oct. 7 - 9, 2010, in the Ruth Stricker Dayton Campus Center, John B. Davis Lecture Hall, 1600 Grand Ave., St. Paul, Minn.
Macalester College Presents So Percussion on October 8
Since coming together at the Yale School of Music in 1999, So Percussion, has been creating music that explores all the extremes of emotion and musical possibility. They will perform Friday, October 8 at 8 p.m. in Macalester College’s Janet Wallace Fine Arts Center Concert Hall, 1600 Grand Ave., St. Paul, Minn.
Twins Game Field Trip
Macalester's Program Board organized a student outing to the Twins game on September 20, 2010. Photos by Yaqing Wen '14
Tour restaurants around Macalester
At the Minnesota State Fair
Shuttle buses ferried students from campus to the fair and back all afternoon on the last day of The Great Minnesota Get-Together.
Podcast: Tips for Parents & Students
Vice president for student affairs Laurie Hamre talks about what things to do and what things you just shouldn't worry about during the first year of college.