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- Wieden+Kennedy and The Atlantic win ADCOLOR's Ad of the Year for "Typecast" | campaign US | September 20, 2017
The 11th Annual ADCOLOR Awards–the industry’s most prominent event recognizing work that promotes diversity and multiculturalism—were held this week in Los Angeles. Kofi Amoo-Gottfried, head of brand and consumer marketing at Facebook, won the Rockstar Award, given to a visionary leader within the industry. He graduated from Macalester in 2001.
- Young Adults Are Fighting to Stop the Line 3 Pipeline in Minnesota | teen Vogue | September 18, 2017
Macalester sophomore Margaret Breen '20 was quoted.
- NU Market worker finds home among students, staff | The Daily Nebraskan | September 18, 2017
For 10 years, customers have been greeted by the same friendly smile followed by a quick conversation when entering the NU Market located in the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Union. Ian McLean '79, one of the market’s full-time employees, has been working the aisles and register since 2007. He's featured in this article.
- Bay Area women create their own basketball pickup games | East Bay Times | September 18, 2017
Over the past couple of years, Women’s All B-Ball and Pick Her Up Basketball have emerged on the scene in Oakland and around the Bay Area to allow players of any level to play the sport of their choosing weekly and monthly in pickup games. Emma Leyden '14 was interviewed and pictured.
- "In the Heights" at the Ordway | WCCO-TV Mid-Morning | September 18, 2017
Lin-Manuel Miranda's musical, "In The Heights," is at the Ordway Theater in St. Paul. Kylie Bearse and Jason DeRusha talk with cast members Pedro Bayon '85 and Courtney Arango (3:27).
- Three College Students Aiming To Build Empathy In America's Children Create "This Land Is My Land" | Blavity | September 18, 2017
What happens if two million children in the U.S. were taught love and empathy? That's exactly what author Dubie Toa-Kwapong '16, illustrator Samuel Fleming '19, and creator Nana Adom Mills-Robertson '18 are looking to do with their book, "This Land is My Land."
- 'Witness activism' drew Minnesota couple to live outdoors in BWCA | Star Tribune | September 18, 2017
For 365 days in 2015 and 2016, Amy '04 and Dave Freeman lived in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness, paddling a canoe or towing a toboggan from campsite to campsite. They fell through the ice. They were trailed by wolves. They drank from the lakes. Mostly, they bore witness.
- Freewheeling women biking cross-country for wild places | White Bear Press | September 13, 2017
Four young women, Macalester alumnae Hannah Scout Field '17 and Ariana Armini '17, Katie Ledermann, and Alex Benjamin, hit the road Sept. 9 on a 4,800-mile trek across the United States.Their mission: To raise awareness of the threats facing public lands. They call themselves Women on Wheels for Wild Lands, or WOWFWL.
- Coastal Seafoods buyer looks back on bringing fresh fish to Midwest | Star Tribune | September 8, 2017
As Tim Lauer '77 starts enjoying his well-earned retirement, the 32-year Coastal Seafoods veteran takes a look back at his influential career.
- How U.S. News college rankings promote economic inequality on campus | Politico | September 10, 2017
A POLITICO review shows that the criteria used in the U.S. News rankings — a measure so closely followed in the academic world that some colleges have built them into strategic plans — create incentives for schools to favor wealthier students over less wealthy applicants. President Brian Rosenberg was interviewed and quoted.
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