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Addressing issues of sexual harassment and assault in academia

This year, the American Anthropological Association (AAA) awarded Macalester Professor Dianna Shandy the 2018 Gender Equity Award for her work in developing a policy to properly address sexual assault and harassment within the association. The project began to take shape a year ago, after Shandy and her colleague Gabriela Torres were appointed to the two…

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…

Evangelical leaders hit the road for the Common Good
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Evangelical leaders hit the road for the Common Good

In the lead up to midterm elections, a caravan of evangelical religious leaders are traveling around the country calling for a bold change in congressional representation: for Americans to vote Republicans out of Congress. The bus tour is led by Vote Common Good, an organization using religious and political activism to call for a more…

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DML Land Acknowledgement created this summer

We ask that you take a moment to honor that we are on Dakota land. Macalester is situated on the ancestral homeland of the Dakota people, particularly the Sisseton and Wahpeton bands, who were forcibly exiled from the land because of aggressive and persistent settler colonialism. We make this acknowledgement to honor the Dakota people,…