The Mac Weekly, established in 1914, is a student-run publication that covers on-campus news, highlights student interests, and provides a forum for opinion and discussion of issues pertinent to the Macalester community. With a circulation of approximately 2000, TMW publishes 12 to 14 issues each academic semester. Its staff is composed primarily of volunteer writers and editors, and welcomes any member of the Macalester community to submit opinion pieces. The Mac Weekly operates as a student organization under the Macalester College Student Government and is funded primarily by student activity fee dollars.

The views and opinions expressed in the opinion section are solely those of the authors. They do not represent the thoughts of The Mac Weekly or its editorial staff. The Mac Weekly opinion section is a forum for free speech and debate, and articles will not be censored except in cases of threatening language or hate speech. Any concerns should be directed to the Opinion Editor, Jake Greenberg.

Any general questions or concerns about The Mac Weekly can be directed to the Editor in Chief, Kacie Reilly or the appropriate section editor.


The Mac Weekly Charter Purpose

The Mac Weekly Mission Statement

Diversity Statement 


The Mac Weekly Editorial Staff, Spring 2016:

Editor in Chief: Kacie Reilly

News: Emily Gustafson, Meg Britton-Mehlisch, Celia Heudebourg, M.L. Kenney

Features:  Esha Datta, Adrianna Jereb

Food and DrinkKate Rhodes

Arts: Sophie Keane

Sports: Max Horvath

Opinion: Jake Greenberg

Web: Meg Britton-Mehlisch

Advertising: Heather Johansen

Managing EditorsLydia Karlson, Lindsey Smith, Heather Johansen, Jane Hornsby

PhotographyJosh Koh, Maya Rait

Design: Lydia Karlson, Ellie Fuqua