Into the Streets - 2012
Into the Streets is the service-learning portion of orientation, in which all incoming first-year students participate in half-day service projects with community organizations.
Bingo for Books
Students played Bingo to win products and gift cards donated from local businesses and the Macalester Bookstore.President Brian Rosenberg and Dean of Students Jim Hoppe will announce Bingo numbers.
Orientation 2012 – Moving In
Orientation 2012 – Picnic
Stone's Throw Urban Farm
Alex Liebman ’12 and Emily Hanson ’11, with four partners, have turned 15 vacant city lots into Stone’s Throw Urban Farm, where they are growing an abundance of fresh, delicious vegetables.
On May 10, flames signaled a controlled burn at Macalester’s Katharine Ordway Natural History Study Area (Ordway Field Station), in Inver Grove Heights, Minnesota, 17 miles from campus. The college contracted with Prairie Restorations, Inc. to conduct the burn, to stimulate the growth of desired prairie flowers and grasses, remove thatch, and reduce woody plant invasion into the prairie.
A student-run publishing company called Cloud City started last spring at Macalester. This chapbook press was led by Ollie St. John ’12 (Washington, D.C.) and Luke Marcott ’12 (St. Paul), advised by English professors Wang Ping, Peter Bognanni, and James Cihlar, and aided by a team of student editors including Angus McLinn ’12 (Middleton, Wis.) and Nick Arciero ’12 (Mounds View, Minn.).
Now a business analyst for Deloitte Consulting in Minneapolis, Baier talks about Macalester's Economics Department and how she found her passion.
Photos from Macalester Reunion 2012.
Twin sister English majors Andrea and Juliet Wilhelmi ’14 created a name for themselves in high school - Mirror Image. Under this title, they made a CD, won songwriting contests and have performed around campus.
Goodbye Lunch - American Studies
The American Studies Department honored graduating seniors, including three who completed Honors Projects. more
Rugby Club Sport
The men's team played on a rainy Saturday afternoon.
Dog Days 2012
Alumni, Faculty and community members brought their dogs to campus for some finals stress relief!
Year End Picnic - English
The English Department said farewell to students with a picnic in the Smaill Gallery, Olin-Rice Science Center.
Jamaica's rich track and field legacy is expressed on campus by three Macalester students.
A close-knit group of four seniors leads this year's baseball team while advancing their academic careers.
MacSlams Second Place
MacSlams takes second place in national poetry competition.
Student Kyle Rosenberg woke up at 6 a.m. to go with the Crew team down the Mississippi River, a 10-minute walk from campus.
Poetry Reading: Patricia Smith and Quincy Troupe
Renowned poets Quincy Troupe and Patricia Smith performed on campus.
Spring Student Art Show
A showing of student artwork from this semester in the Art Gallery.
Community and Global Health Spring Poster Session
MacPics Spring Showcase
MacPics, a student organization, held its spring gallery show at Gallery 13 in Minneapolis to feature the work of Macalester students and ten high school students who participated in Camp CAMERA.
Harry Potter Dessert Feast
Mac Dagorhir, aka 'The LARPers'
A chartered student organization with approximately 20 members, the Mac Dagorhir engage in battle games with foam weaponry.
Relay For Life 2012
The Mac community draws together to remember, celebrate, and fight back against cancer.
Adelante! Latin@ Week 2012
¡Adelante! is a campus-wide student organization deeply engaged with Latin@ history, culture and politics. This year ¡Adelante! concentrated its efforts on the D.R.E.A.M. Act
Peeps Contest 2012
The Fourth annual "Classics vs. History Marshmallow Peeps Diorama Contest" took place March 23 in Old Main.
Spring 2012 Alleycat
Battle of the Bands 2012
Founders Day Pushball 2012
Founders Day Pub Quiz 2012
Odd Cafe Mac Concoctions
In this ongoing series, Kyle Rosenberg asks students about their culinary creations in Cafe Mac.
Founders Day 2012
Founders Day is an annual community-wide celebration of Macalester’s history held on the anniversary of our founding.
FaceAIDS Fashion Show
FaceAIDS hosted their second annual benefit fashion show and silent auction for the Malaysia PT Foundation. This is an organization that works with marginalized groups in Malaysia to advocate HIV/AIDS education, prevention, and support systems. Students modeled clothing donated from various companies and boutiques, and the clothing (among other gift baskets) was available for purchase during a silent auction.
Ice Skating at the Depot
Macalester's Program Board brought students to the Depot in downtown Minnepolis, about a 10-minute drive from campus, for free ice skating one weekend in February.
The Mac Weekly
Inside the newsroom at The Mac Weekly, Macalester's student newspaper.
The Roommate Games
Res Life and Mac at Nite organized the Roommate Games at Macalester. The event, modeled after the Newlyweds game, tested students on how well they knew their roommates.
Students were invited for a night of curling at Biff Adams Arena in St. Paul. Brooms, ice, and instruction was provided.
Media Studies major Donovan Kavish '13 realizes that his Mac friends from around the world have truly transformed his life. more
Brian Rosenberg, president of Macalester and Charles Dickens scholar, plays the part of Scrooge in this YouTube video and learns some valuable lessons from some very notable ghosts.
My Favorite Moment
Macalester students share their favorite moments of the semester.
Candlelight Service 2011
Dog Days 2011
When finals roll around, the dogs are brought in to relieve some stress.
Finding It All at Mac
Mac students are driven without being overly competitive, a rare quality to find and one I value immensely.