A culture of excellence at the expense of student sleep habits?
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A culture of excellence at the expense of student sleep habits?

“A colleague of mine recently said to me that Macalester students are like ducks: it seems like they’re just gliding across the water, but, underneath the surface, they’re actually paddling just so hard to keep up,” German studies professor Brigetta Abel said. Macalester’s midterm period was followed by last week’s much anticipated spring break. While…

Time for cultural change: sexual violence prevention at Mac
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Time for cultural change: sexual violence prevention at Mac

During the 2016-2017 school-year, Macalester received 79 reports of sexual violence incidents, a significant increase from the 49 incidents reported in the previous year. In response, community members have made efforts to combat sexual violence on campus. The Sexual Violence Prevention Program Coordinator (SVPPC) role, built into the Office of Title IX & Equity, is…

High Winds Fund continued role in Mac-Groveland neighborhood
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High Winds Fund continued role in Mac-Groveland neighborhood

This is the second part of our two-part series on the role of the High Winds Fund in Macalester’s present and past. To read part one, please click here. According to President Brian Rosenberg, the High Winds fund maintains good relationships with several local community partners. High Winds currently makes donations to several local entities,…