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Features and Articles

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All Charged Up

Electric boat motors are the wave of the future—and Steve Trkla ’83 is leading the way.

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The Writing Life

Twin Cities journalist Mary Ann Grossmann ’60 has been penning stories for 60 years.

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Freedom From Certainty

What does it take to acknowledge the validity of other perspectives—or even admit that you might be wrong?

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Making Beauty

Dakota elder Walter “Super” LaBatte Jr. ’70 is an artist, historian, and culture bearer.

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Lecture Notes: Celebrating Black History Through Theater

“I wanted us to investigate some of the documented theatrical history that led us to this moment,” Professor Harry Waters Jr. says.

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Books: Spring 2021

Books recently published by Macalester alumni, faculty, and staff.

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Seniors Look Back

The Class of 2021's seniors channel their Mac experiences into haiku or advice for new students.

Gallery View

Recent creations and highlights from the several Class of 2021 studio art majors.

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Jim Smith’s Favorite Places

The Mac golfer shares three spots where he seeks community and conversation on campus (and one where he doesn’t).

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Shelf Conscious: Fatiya Kedir ’21

What are some of the student government president's formative reads?

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Behind the Grid

Meet crossword puzzle designer Adrian Johnson '21.

Reimagining Community Care

Through partnerships with Twin Cities mutual aid networks and nonprofits, the Sustainability Office is building a wider definition of sustainability at Macalester.

Capstone Conclusions

We asked a few seniors how they approached their capstone projects—and what they learned.

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Mac Entrepreneur: Samantha Strong ’98

Strong is owner, broker, and general contractor at Metamorphosis Realty & Design-Build in Minneapolis.

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Lessons From: The Executive Utility Infielder

Mark Green '89 shares lessons he's learned during his business career.

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The Scrap Metal Impressionist

Bruce MacMullan ’69 is a banker turned self-described “scrap metal impressionist.”

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Get Out the Vote

Lisa Hu '15 traveled from California to Georgia to advocate for Senate candidates Rev. Raphael Warnock and Jon Ossoff.