Mac mourns David Huttner: friend, musician, Bon Appétit staff
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Mac mourns David Huttner: friend, musician, Bon Appétit staff

Bon Appétit staff member David Huttner, well-known on campus for working the Coffee Cart in the Janet Wallace Fine Arts Center, passed away unexpectedly on Monday, March 4. Huttner was 33 and a resident of Savage, Minnesota. He was an avid musician and collaborated with several local bands throughout his musical career. Macalester community members…

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MCSG Overseer: Financial Code updated, more mannequins for Mac First Aid

This week, MCSG’s Legislative Body (LB) unanimously voted to pass two resolutions and one budget proposal. The first resolution was introduced at last week’s meeting by seniors Andy Han ’19, Erika Aguilez ’19, Min Hee Cho ’19 and Channelle Ndagire ’19. The resolution aims to address the needs of undocumented students at Macalester and requested…

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MCSG Overseer: LB debates best uses for student activity fee

This week’s MCSG meeting began with a presentation by seniors Andy Han ‘19, Erika Aguilez ’19, Min Hee Cho ’19 and Channelle Ndagire ’19. They introduced a resolution aimed at addressing the needs of undocumented students at Macalester. The students targeted five facets of Macalester in their resolution – Admissions and Financial Aid, the Career…

Lydia X. Z. Brown talks life in academia at the “margins of margins”
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Lydia X. Z. Brown talks life in academia at the “margins of margins”

Last Friday, an audience drawing from both the Macalester community and the larger Mac-Groveland neighborhood crowded Davis Court in Markim Hall to hear prominent disability activist Lydia X. Z. Brown speak. The talk, titled “Cripping Intersectionality: Neurodiversity and Disability Justice,” addressed the unique issues presented by the intersection of disability and other marginalized identities. The…

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The time has come: Macalester must go test-optional

To test or not to test? Mac is currently deliberating its admissions policy to make the submission of standardized test scores optional components of a student application. Following MCSG’s March 2017 unanimous resolution that called on Mac to adopt a test-optional admissions policy, neither President Brian Rosenberg nor the Admissions Office has made a decision….

Meet the Staff Fall 2018
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Meet the Staff Fall 2018

Editors in Chief Jen Katz '19 and Will Milch '19 News Staff Hannah Catlin '21, Abe Asher '20, Margaret Moran '21, Rebecca Edwards '21 Photo Staff Noah Zwiefel '19 and Ally Kruper '21 Sports Editor Liam McMahon '20 Arts Editor Julia Fritz-Endres '19 Food and Drink Staff Erik Knisley '19 and Henry Nieberg '19 Features...
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Bognanni’s House of Tomorrow readies for big screen release

The film adaptation of English professor Peter Bognanni’s first book, The House of Tomorrow, is coming to theaters in April. The Mac Weekly sat down with Bognanni on Tuesday to discuss the movie-making process, balancing writing and teaching, and an upcoming trip to Los Angeles. The following transcript has been lightly edited for clarity. The…

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MCSG Overseer: Semester Kickoff

This week’s MCSG meeting, the first of the spring semester, began with a recap of the fall semester’s initiatives and accomplishments and outlined the Legislative Body’s [LB] plans moving forward. Program Board chair Michelle Buse ’18 presented on the Program Board (PB) budget from last semester. Program Board was allotted $68,000 for the semester –…

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