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….

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Saint Paul Police respond to late-night Dupre trespass violation

Early Tuesday morning, Feb. 9, St. Paul Police were called to campus to respond to a trespassing situation. A former student had entered into Dupre Hall around 2:30 a.m., violating a no trespass order. When contacted for a comment, Security Manager Steve Jorgenson made the following statement in an email: “There was no break in…

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MCSG review report targets three weaknesses, but largely positive

On Monday, Feb. 1, the student body was emailed the culmination of last fall’s Macalester College Student Government (MCSG) external review. While the 17 page document identified issues in the structure, transition process and transparency of MCSG, the reviewers on the whole were impressed by the role MCSG plays on campus. The review states that…

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Community Mental Health Forum covers concerns and new hope

On Tuesday, Nov. 10, members of Macalester Student Government (MCSG), Voices on Mental Health and a few community members gathered in Weyerhaeuser Chapel for the Community Mental Health Forum. The forum included a panel formed by Associate Director for Health and Wellness Ted Rueff, Associate Dean of Students Lisa Landreman, Professor and Chair of the…

Swim and Water Polo coach Jennie Charlesworth fired
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Swim and Water Polo coach Jennie Charlesworth fired

On Thursday, Oct. 22, members of Macalester’s Men’s and Women’s Swim teams, Women’s Water Polo team and Men’s Club Water Polo team received an email notifying them that Coach Jennie Charlesworth had been fired. For many of the athletes and students who interacted with Charlesworth this termination came as a shock. “Certainly when [news of…

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MCSG conducts first-ever internal review, holds open forum for students

On Monday and Tuesday, Macalester College Student Government (MCSG) was analyzed by a team of eight reviewers and the campus. The review team was comprised of one staff and one faculty member: Title IX Coordinator Karla Benson Rutten and Professor of Mathematics Andrew Beveridge; four students: Akila Copeland ’16, Andrea Grimaldi ’16, Yan Jin ’16…

Macalester coffee supplier launches Kickstarter campaign
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Macalester coffee supplier launches Kickstarter campaign

Tiny Footprint Coffee, a large provider for coffee on Macalester’s campus, launched a Kickstarter campaign on Oct. 13 to help fund the build-out of a sustainable coffee farm in the Ecuadorian cloud forest. The Kickstarter campaign, which Kickstarter chose as a “Staff Pick” in the campaign’s first 36 hours, is attempting to raise $66,000 to…

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