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Mental health and disability: Professors who support us

At times we have struggled. At times we have faltered and at times we have thrived. We have navigated how to exist in this academic space as students, while living with the realities of our mental health and/or disabilities. We have also been touched by the support of professors who have used their role to…

Anita Bendickson on prana and self-honesty
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Anita Bendickson on prana and self-honesty

This week, The Mac Weekly sat down with physical education instructor Anita Bendickson to discuss lifelong learning, inner awareness and ahimsa. TMW: What do you teach at Macalester? AB: Through the P.E. department, I teach the karate, yoga and self-defense classes. I originally started teaching here in the early 80s. At that time, I just…

French lecture on refugee crisis
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French lecture on refugee crisis

On Wednesday afternoon, Anne-Emmanuelle Deysine, a professor at France’s Paris Ouest Nanterre University, gave a lecture entitled “Immigration issues in France and the European Union.” She gave students an overview of the situation and talked about the lack of political will in the E.U. and France to address this influx. “I’m not very proud of…

Macalester & Minnesota celebrate Marlon James
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Macalester & Minnesota celebrate Marlon James

Late Wednesday afternoon in Janet Wallace’s Dayton Commons, catered food, a stage and a live band replaced the usual study chairs and tables. Students, faculty and administration were gathered to celebrate creative writing professor Marlon James, whose novel A Brief History of Seven Killings won the Man Booker Prize earlier this month. President Brian Rosenberg…

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