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DML Land Acknowledgement created this summer

We ask that you take a moment to honor that we are on Dakota land. Macalester is situated on the ancestral homeland of the Dakota people, particularly the Sisseton and Wahpeton bands, who were forcibly exiled from the land because of aggressive and persistent settler colonialism. We make this acknowledgement to honor the Dakota people,…

Get out the Vote: midterm elections
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Get out the Vote: midterm elections

Midterm elections are fast approaching, as seen on campus with numerous volunteers registering Macalester students to vote on Nov. 6. This midterm is a major focus all over the country and acts as an initiative for getting young people to vote. Young people make up the majority of the electorate this midterm but have historically…

Groveland: Midterm Elections
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Groveland: Midterm Elections

This week on Groveland: election security, a Macalester graduate running for Congress, and why Minnesota will be a battleground state in the midterm elections. Available on the streaming sites below: Itunes Spotify

DeWitt Wallace, Carleton, and Mac’s historic fundraising woes
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DeWitt Wallace, Carleton, and Mac’s historic fundraising woes

On Oct. 4, Macalester launched the public phase of its $100 million fundraising campaign, The Macalester Moment. It’s an important time for the college – in more ways than one. “At Macalester, fundraising is not easy,” President Brian Rosenberg said at a town hall event in Kagin Ballroom on Sept. 20. “We have historically been…

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Celebrated choir ensemble The Singers to perform at Macalester

On Saturday, Oct. 6, nationally-acclaimed choral ensemble The Singers will deliver the first concert of their 15th season in Macalester’s Mairs Concert Hall. The show will juxtapose two extraordinary works of modern music in a starkly political but ultimately uplifting performance – and it’s free exclusively to students. The Singers will be performing David Lang’s…

Dawes addresses empathy in “The Novel of Human Rights”
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Dawes addresses empathy in “The Novel of Human Rights”

On Thursday, Sept. 20, members of the English department and broader community gathered at Common Good Books for the launch of DeWitt Wallace Professor of English Jim Dawes’ fourth book. Titled “The Novel of Human Rights,” the book attempts to define the genre of human rights novels – stories that describe war crimes and atrocities…

Naca suit dismissed, appeal forthcoming
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Naca suit dismissed, appeal forthcoming

In a summary judgment decision dated Sept. 20, U.S. District Court Judge Patrick J. Schiltz dismissed the remainder of former English professor Kristin Naca’s discrimination and wrongful termination suit against Macalester. However, the more than two-and-a-half year legal battle between the two parties is not over just yet: Naca plans to appeal the decision to…

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MCSG Overseer: Queer Faith Community seeks org charter

This week’s MCSG meeting began with a presentation from Queer Faith Community (QFC) co-leader Amelia Gerrard ’20 on why the organization should be chartered by the Student Organizations Committee (SOC). “Queer Faith Community is a group for students who identify with LGBTQ identities and with religious or spiritual identities,” she said. “We talk about conversation…

Haircuts in the panopticon: kNOw Spaces exhibition opening
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Haircuts in the panopticon: kNOw Spaces exhibition opening

Macalester’s Law Warschaw Gallery is now home to a peculiar structure with the name kNOw Space. The structure resembles a small watchtower or deer blind with mirrored walls. Gallery visitors are welcome to step into the tower, where they can see through the double-mirrored walls to witness everything happening outside. To those looking up at…

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