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IfNotNow students speak against Israeli occupation at Mt. Zion

Last Sunday, Ari Jahiel ’19, Ethan Levin ’20 and local activist Leah Soule delivered a presentation at Mt. Zion Temple on behalf of IfNotNow – an organization that organizes for the end of American Jewish support of the Israeli occupation of Palestine. The event was a part of Mt. Zion’s ongoing Myth-Conceptions series, in which…

Reflections on running, injuries, and life in the Mac Pack
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Reflections on running, injuries, and life in the Mac Pack

As an athlete who can never seem to find my way out of a training room or a hospital, I’m frequently asked: “Why do you go through this? Haven’t you had enough?” And my answer will always be no. No amount of broken bones, drawn blood, hospital beds, cardiovascular tests or damaged muscles will keep…

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MCSG Overseer: Bradley discusses changes in Health & Wellness

This week’s MCSG meeting began with a presentation from Assistant Vice President and Dean of Students DeMethra Bradley. The presentation’s main focus was the changes that have been made at the Laurie Hamrie Health and Wellness Center, which has increased their number of counselors, extended counseling hours, and added group counseling sessions since the start…

Bornstein discusses trans representation in media
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Bornstein discusses trans representation in media

Macalester hosted a panel on transgender representation in the media in John B. Davis Lecture Hall on Tuesday, Oct. 30. The event was part of the Department of Multicultural Life’s SPEAK! Series, which aims to bring influential speakers to Macalester for discussions about transnational social issues. The event was co-sponsored by Macalester and Hamline University….

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2018 International Roundtable brings new perspectives to campus

Last week, Macalester hosted its 25th Annual International Roundtable (IRT), titled Beyond Blood and Skin: The Global Production and Consequences of Race and Racisms. The purpose of this year’s event was to explore race as a social construct and understand the consequences of racism worldwide. The idea for this year’s IRT came from educational studies…

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EU Ambassador discusses future of transatlantic partnership

On Wednesday, Oct. 3, Macalester alumni, students, faculty and staff gathered in the Weyerhaeuser Boardroom for a discussion featuring European Union (EU) Ambassador to the United States David O’Sullivan. A native of Dublin, O’Sullivan has served as a member of the European Commission since 1979. He has held a number of notable positions during that…

WMCN implements new structure in effort to strengthen content
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WMCN implements new structure in effort to strengthen content

WMCN station managers Dan Szetela ’19, Phoebe Mol ’20 and Matthew Howland ’19 have initiated a series of restructuring efforts this semester in a campaign to make the school’s radio programs more accessible to all members of the community. The most notable change will be requiring DJs to move from one-hour to two-hour shows. “The…