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TMW senior editors say their goodbyes, joyously reflect

By Meg Britton-Mehlisch and Celia Heudebourg This week The Mac Weekly bids farewell to its own seniors. The incoming Editors-in-Chief talk with Rachel Wilson, Jamie Goodin, Ellie Fuqua, Jake Greenberg, Max Horvath, Maddie Jaffe, Eliza Ramsey, Allie Korbey, Kate Rhodes and Esha Datta. They discuss office memories and the Wac Meekly. TMW: This is the…

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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…

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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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MCSG passes reform of bylaws

“I just want to give major props to Ian for doing all this work. The bylaws were a major mess last year. Well, not a major mess but they were kind of difficult in some areas. It took a while and obviously there’s been a lot of effort put into this, so I’m glad it worked out and thanks to Ian for doing it. Ian and company.”

CDC looks for new director
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CDC looks for new director

After ten years of dividing her time between heading both the Career Development Center (CDC) and Health and Wellness Center, Denise Ward, the Associate Dean for Student Services, has left her role as the director of CDC. Her transition has relaunched the search for a new director and led to the appointment of former Assistant…

Res Life, Admissions make accommodations for new students
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Res Life, Admissions make accommodations for new students

Numbering 585 first year students, 11 exchange students and 6 transfer students, the incoming class is the biggest class since 1971, according to Director of Admissions Jeff Allen. The class’s addition brings a sea of new faces and has made physical ripples to campus life. In preparation for the record-breaking class, Residential Life, dining spaces,…

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