The Mac Weekly

Addressing issues of sexual harassment and assault in academia

Gracie Ellsworth

December 6, 2018

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 th...

Sustainability efforts in athletic training

Izzy Gravano

November 30, 2018

On Nov. 6, Paula Natvig, Macalester’s director of sports medicine and performance and head athletic trainer, sent out an email to all student athletes with three key changes to operations in the Athletic Department. The changes co...

Before the talk: the ascent of Tarana Burke and MeToo

Izzy Margulies

November 9, 2018

Tarana Burke was brought up in the Bronx in a “Pan-African liberation family,” as Burke shared in a lecture at Iowa State University. Her family was poor, but hardship was always met with resilience and pride which Burke ca...

Way back at Mac: Mac Moments thoughout our history

Katrin O'Grady

November 1, 2018

The most recent college campaign, the Macalester Moment, highlights the moments that make a Macalester education unique. A term originally coined by actor and playwright Danai Gurira ’01, a “Macalester Moment” is “that si...

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