Tag: Macalester


Macalester represented at LGBTQIA retreat

From October 18 to 20, the Associated Colleges of the Twin Cities (ACTC) hosted their third annual LGBTQIA weekend retreat at Camp Friendship in Annandale. This year marked Macalester’s first participation in the event. The retreat focuses on creating a “larger support network” between and for the student leaders who attend. Items discussed each year…

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Your Weekend Horoscope

Aries: March 21 – April 19 You are the center of attention. All eyes are on you and this is your time to shine. So take advantage of this and finally make your move, it’s time. Change that song on the Café Mac juke. Virgo: April 20 – May 20 You have your persuasive hat…

An open letter to Macalester College: Addressing racism

An open letter to Macalester College: Addressing racism

I hope to address Mac’s failure to retain students, faculty and staff of color on campus and question its structural polities, such as a majority white faculty personnel committee. I hope to put these failures in light and context of the national, historical and institutional oppression of people of color in academia. I will also add in my personal experience with racism at Mac, as well as talk about the security I found with advisors, faculty and staff of color which ultimately led to my retention.

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