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MCSG bill covers grad school fees

Macalester College Student Government (MCSG) recently passed a bill that will help fund graduate school admission tests for students. The Graduate School Admission Test (GSAT) Grant Program, which will pilot in the spring semester, will allow juniors and seniors to apply for grants to help defray the costs of graduate school exams such as the…

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New orgs introduced, old orgs funded

The most recent Macalester College Student Government (MCSG) meeting, which was held this past Tuesday evening on October 5, was much shorter than normal. Instead of being roughly two hours, the meeting ended up being only an hour. Due to the Vice Presidential debate that night, MCSG made sure to briskly but thoroughly go through…

MCSG Executive Board candidates present platforms to campus
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MCSG Executive Board candidates present platforms to campus

Correction: The print version and an earlier web version of this article misstated the position Johannes Davies ’18 is campaigning for as the Financial Affairs Committee (FAC) Chair . Davies is a candidate for the Student Organizations Committee Chair, not the FAC Chair. The Macalester College Student Government (MCSG) Executive Board elections will be held…

MSCG committees set goals for new year
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MSCG committees set goals for new year

MCSG’s semester is in full swing. Voting decisions on constitutional bylaws and the omnibus bill were moved to next week, on October 6. The meeting commenced with the chartering of the new Vietnamese Cultural Club. Requirements for student assemblies and forums were debated, but not finalized. A Community Chest request to fund a member of…

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MCSG considers Kagin guidelines

After each incoming member from first year and sophomore elections was assigned to one of the four committees that make up MSCG, much of last Tuesday’s Legislative Body meeting was dedicated to discussing a proposed new set of guidelines for Kagin dances. The bill was prompted by rising concerns about rowdiness and physical and sexual…