•  Mac Garrett 12

    Mac Garrett '12

    Make Good

    For Mac Garrett ’12, volunteering at Hamline takes all forms -- from raking leaves for the local elderly to organizing a benefit concert for more than 100 people. Garrett is president of STOVE: Students Together Organizing Volunteer Events, a group of students who do just that. “It’s cool to connect with the community,” says Garrett. “We have a really talented group and it’s fulfilling to volunteer. It’s also a good resume-builder.”

    The group organizes two volunteer projects per month such as book or food drives, in addition to its larger, annual events, including 30-Hour Famine and Benefit Concert and a sock hop to raise money for homelessness.

    Organizing such events is no small feat. Garrett gave us a by-the-numbers account of what it takes to put on the 30-Hour Famine and Benefit Concert:

    Weeks in planning: 6-8
    People who fasted: 30
    Combined total hours fasted: 900
    Hours volunteered, organizing food items: 45
    Bands: 9
    Hours of music played: 4
    People who attended: 150
    Cost of a ticket: Free for Pipers, $3 for non-Hamline students
    Money donated: $250

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    Hamline Professor Lisa Ferguson Stegall was interviewed by WCCO-TV Reporter Heather Brown for the Good Question segment where she was asked, "Why do our noses run when it's cold?"

    The Asian Pacific American Coalition invites the Hamline community to participate in Korean traditional drumming on Tuesday, March 3 and Wednesday, March 4 from 6 p.m. - 8 p.m. in Bush Student Center HUB.

    The Humanities Symposium luncheon program invites the Hamline community to the lecture, "The Power and Potential of Restorative Justice," featuring Shannon Moroney. Please RSVP for this free lunch and lecture by Friday, March 13.