Photographs by Tien Dat Le ’20 and Daniel Lim ’20

  • Macalester men’s rugby held its home opener game at the stadium against the University of Minnesota Morris.
  • Ben Yarrow ’01, West Wing Writers partner and former director of communications for the Clinton Foundation and Office of President Bill Clinton, returned to campus from New York to talk with students about his career path—and how Mac prepared him for it. “When I came to Macalester, I thought I wanted to be an architect,” Yarrow told students. “Then, for my first-year course, I took Rhetoric of Social Change with Adrienne Christiansen. I said, ‘This is what I want to do. This is what I want to be thinking about.'”
  • Toni Symonds ’83 spoke with Pi Sigma Alpha, Macalester’s political science group, over a pizza lunch. Symonds, a senior policy advisor in the California State Legislature, told a crowded Carnegie classroom that her commitment to her work started back at Mac. “The driving force for me in my work is justice. I work with elected officials to help them be as fair and equitable and sustainable in their policies as possible.
  • Ballroom Dance at Mac held their first session of the month in the Leonard Center studio.

October 3 2017

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