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September, 2010

Sophomore Fiesta

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.

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

Neighborhood Restaurants

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.

Paul Farmer Visits

Partners in Health founder Paul Farmer spoke at the opening fall convocation.

Eclipsed Is Not To Be Missed

Eclipsed, the award-winning play written by Danai Gurira '01, is being produced by Minneapolis' Frank Theatre. The cast and production includes: Yeukai Mudzi '12, Nisreen Dawan '04, Sha Cage '95, and Heather Bunch '04.

Welcome Back Athletes


Cultural House Block Party

The Cultural House Block Party served as a kick-off to the programmatic year for the Cultural House. It is an annual event that formally welcomes the Macalester community to the space. At this event, Information about the C-House programs was available along with food, fun, and games.

Macalester Welcomes Class of 2014

This fall Macalester College celebrates the arrival of 545 new members to its community. These include about 520 first year students and 25 transfer students (final, official enrollment figures are calculated two weeks after the start of classes).

Taking on the Gulf Oil Disaster

John Simkins ’08 Galesburg, Illinois; now living in Manhattan Environmental Studies, concentration in Economics On the scene: Cleanup of the Gulf oil disaster that resulted from the explosion of the Deepwater Horizon. Simkins worked for EMR, Incorporated, an environmental company based in Lawrence, Kansas.

Major Metro Perks

I’m not really sure how I ended up in Minnesota, it all happened so fast. One minute I was stressing out over college applications, and the next I had signed up for a four-year excursion in a part of the country that I knew next to nothing about. The Twin Cities were pretty much a mystery to me, but coming from New York, I figured that any city would be better than going to school in the middle of nowhere.

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.

August, 2010

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