Also, our esteemed student body president got to see herself larger than life on a projection screen. Behind her? A clearly amused President Brian Rosenberg.
Probably my favorite part of this entire thing was the fact that Garrison Keillor came up with the idea and had already planned out some of it with Vice President Mondale before approaching President Rosenberg about it. What makes Mac really cool, I think, is that things like this end up happening a lot. We’ve always got great speakers and performers coming to campus. Seriously, always. So often that I have problems trying to go to everything I want to go to – it’s just not possible.
But that’s okay. The things I am able to go to, like Convocation, are fantastic. As members of the MCSG (Macalester College Student Government) executive board, we had to look our best for the occasion. Here’s us looking really classy outside of the Leonard Center in the Anderson Portico: