On Thursday April 4, Macalester's observatory was open to the public. Astronomy students were on hand to explain cool nebulae, star clusters, and planets.
Educational Studies professor Tina Kruse teaches both the topic at hand and how to navigate life at Mac in one of the building blocks of a Macalester education: the first-year course.
Cost Vs. Value
"Choosing a college is a lot less like choosing a product than it is like building a relationship," says President Brian Rosenberg. Spring brings with it for high school seniors acceptance letters from a variety of colleges and universities. Choosing the right fit can be daunting.
Every year students celebrate Founders Day with a friendly game of Pushball on Macalester's Old Main Lawn.
Under the direction of Prof. Michael McGaghie, students from various disciplines create perfect harmony in the Macalester Concert Choir.
Guest Lecture: Fred Swaniker ’99
Fred Swaniker '99, Mac alum and founder of the African Leadership Academy, delivered the Keynote Address of the Macalester Connect+ Leadership Conference.
Ever seen the white squirrel on campus, or the black one with the skimpy tail? According to students, Mac squirrels are extra friendly but perhaps a little spoiled.
In Search of Mermaids
Scuba diving and working with local environmentalists, two Live It Fund recipients seek to protect Sri Lanka’s unique environment in the face of development.
Orchestra Tunes Up
Conductor Mark Mandarano leads his student performers in the recently rebuilt Janet Wallace Fine Arts Center.
Halfway to May
The Class of 2013 gathered on November 29 to hear Vikings punter Chris Kluwe speak about his life in football, his favorite books and his civic engagements.
Regionalisms and Slang
With students from 49 states and 95 countries, we sampled regionalisms and slang heard on campus.
Current Mac students discuss their Thanksgiving plans and what they are thankful for this year.
Club sports provides students with an option to play competitive sports without joining a varsity team.