Tag: vandalism


Responses to hate on campus discussed

This week’s MCSG meeting commenced with a discussion about the mission of MCSG and how representatives should respond to incidents of vandalism and hate speech on Macalester’s campus. Initially, the Legislative Body (LB) was divided by class year before coming back together to discuss their ideas. MCSG President Suveer Daswani ’18 presented the idea of…


Multiple swastikas found drawn in Neill Hall

Over the month of September, multiple swastikas were reportedly drawn in Neill Hall. According to campus crime logs, the offensive symbols were reported four separate times – marking bulletin boards on the first, second and fourth floors. Facilities services, in each instance, removed the markings. According to Director of Security Bill Collumbien, there are currently…


Swastika found on campus

by Jen Katz and Hamzah Yaacob A swastika was found carved into the surface of a desk in the DeWitt Wallace Library on October 4. “We should not at all want this on campus,” Christopher MacDonald-Dennis, Dean of Multicultural Life, said. According to Director of Facilities Services Nathan Lief, the graffiti measured one inch and…

Dupre gets a  controversial coat of paint

Dupre gets a controversial coat of paint

Last week, as early as Monday, Jan. 25 after 10 p.m. and as late as the following Tuesday around 7 p.m., colorful painted and glued mural-style artwork appeared in Dupre Hall’s west stairwell. The artwork, which has yet to be removed and whose creators are unknown as of this article’s publication, has caused discussion across…