Updates to mental health services from Health and Wellness Center
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Updates to mental health services from Health and Wellness Center

In the wake of Matias Sosa-Wheelock’s ’20 death by suicide last spring, The Mac Weekly came out with a special issue centered around mental health at Macalester. The issue discussed the changes the Laurie Hamre Center for Health and Wellness planned to make in order to better serve the increasing number of Macalester students seeking…

SPACES: a new Mac literary publication by students of color
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SPACES: a new Mac literary publication by students of color

Tori Gapuz ’21 and Swopnil Shrestha ’21 reflected on their first years at Macalester and felt as though something was missing. They both felt there wasn’t really a place on Macalester’s campus for students of color to express their creativity, and they were struggling with feeling undervalued outside of academic settings at Macalester. SPACES was…

Mac Grad and Her Choice to Start Urban Tenting
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Mac Grad and Her Choice to Start Urban Tenting

When Miriam Stoner ’18 graduated from Macalester last Spring, she didn’t know what her next steps would be. Finding a job and a place to live can be overwhelming and stressful. And what happens when you have a gap between leases for an apartment? Stoner had a creative solution: pitch a tent. During the month…