Lydia Ainsworth to perform new record at 7th Street Entry
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Lydia Ainsworth to perform new record at 7th Street Entry

Overlooking Los Angeles’ Echo Park is the statue “The Queen of Angels,” which became the inspiration for Lydia Ainsworth’s new record, Darling of the Afterglow. Ainsworth, a Torontonian electro-pop singer, released her album on March 31. She recorded the album in the same Toronto studio where she made her 2014 debut album, Right from Real….

Black Lives Matter Toronto organizer visits campus as LCB speaker
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Black Lives Matter Toronto organizer visits campus as LCB speaker

“What were you doing when Black Lives Matter was changing the world?” That’s what Janaya Khan wants students to ask themselves. Khan, also known as “future” within the Black Lives Matter (BLM) movement, spoke for over an hour in Kagin Ballroom on Tuesday, April 5. Khan is a founder of the BLM Toronto chapter and…

Disparities between student and legislative bodies
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Disparities between student and legislative bodies

A Mac Weekly survey of Macalester College Student Government (MCSG) members has revealed disparities between the governing body’s demographic makeup and that of Macalester at large, including a statistical underrepresentation of women and certain racial minority groups and an overrepresentation of international students. The survey, which asked respondents to self-identify their gender, racial or ethnic…

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Adelante! holds Latin@ Week on media representation

Editor’s Note: The @ symbol is used in the terms Latin@ and Chican@ to include all gender identities within those communities. Last week, Adelante! held their annual Latin@ Week, with the theme of “Create Your Own Media.” Adelante! is a student organization on campus that works to increase awareness and appreciation of U.S. Latin@, Chican@…

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Day of Remembrance: The lessons Esther Suzuki left me

Today is Feb. 19, the Day of Remembrance for the Japanese American Internment. To explain to you why this is important to me now, I’d like to tell you three stories. First, I want to tell the story of Esther Torii Suzuki, who was the first Japanese American student at Macalester College. Esther was born…