Students report lack of support for survivors on campus
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Students report lack of support for survivors on campus

Please be advised: this article contains discussion of sexual violence, sexual harassment and vulgar language. Update 4/26: on the morning of 4/25, President Brian Rosenberg announced in the MacDaily that Title IX, Bias and Harassment coordinator Timothy Dunn had decided to resign from his post, effective 4/30. As of 4/26, Macalester administration had no further…

Mac EMS overcomes funding roadblocks to bring naloxone to Mac
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Mac EMS overcomes funding roadblocks to bring naloxone to Mac

As part of a local effort to combat the opioid epidemic, Mac Emergency Medical Services (Mac EMS) will offer six trainings on the use of the overdose-reversing drug naloxone throughout the month of April. The trainings are available to all members of the campus community and will teach pupils to operate a naloxone syringe effectively…

Library says no late fees
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Library says no late fees

In an effort to promote financial accessibility, the Dewitt Wallace Library will no longer charge overdue fees for some late items. While students may still incur a charge for overdue resources on reserve, like textbooks and laptops, library administrators hope the change will foster a more welcoming library environment. “This conversation about fines grew out…

Radiator flood causes late-night Dupre chaos
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Radiator flood causes late-night Dupre chaos

An inch and a half of hot water flooded three Dupre dorms in the early morning of Saturday, March 2 after a pipe failure caused a radiator in one of the affected rooms to burst its cap. While no one was seriously injured, six affected students have been given temporary emergency housing and will be…

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Award-winning activists to speak on campus in April

Pulitzer-Prize winning journalist Sonia Nazario and chemist, author and Holocaust survivor Inge Auerbacher are coming together in conversation this April at Macalester’s Kagin Ballroom. Nazario received national acclaim for her coverage of youth social issues for The Los Angeles Times, including hunger in California schools; daily life for the children of drug addicts; and the…

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James Forman Jr. to speak at 2019 commencement

Pulitzer Prize-winning criminal law scholar James Forman Jr. will deliver Macalester’s 2019 commencement address at graduation on May 18. Forman Jr., who is the J. Skelly Wright Professor of Law at Yale Law School, his alma mater, won the 2018 Pulitzer Prize for General Nonfiction for his book Locking Up Our Own: Crime and Punishment…

Keillor selling Common Good Books, Mac looks forward to change
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Keillor selling Common Good Books, Mac looks forward to change

Former Prairie Home Companion host Garrison Keillor is selling his Grand Avenue bookstore and “leaving town,” he told the Pioneer Press in early January. The campus-adjacent Common Good Books has been a pillar of the Mac-Groveland community for 12 years but has suffered significant losses following sexual misconduct allegations against Keillor that surfaced in November…

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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…

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