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Open Pantry addresses food insecurity at Mac

Barbara Kuzma

April 25, 2019

Did you know that Macalester has a student pantry in the basement of Kagin? Open Pantry carries nonperishable goods like pasta, beans and rice as well as basic toiletries. “The Open Pantry is a space that provides essential...

Way Back at Mac: sexual assault awareness over the decades

Katrin O'Grady

April 18, 2019

Please be advised, this story contains discussion of sexual violence. In light of Sexual Assault Awareness Month, this article explores two experiences of Macalester community members surrounding this issue. Both of these persp...

Green Dot trainings and shared spaces in the LC

Estelle Timar-Wilcox

April 18, 2019

Earlier in the semester, Julia Moran ’19 posted signs in the Leonard Center (LC) to express her annoyance at signs that had recently been posted to reserve space for athletes. Questions of an athlete and non-athlete divide ar...

Style File: four tips for professional dressing

Caroline Tevnan

April 18, 2019

It’s that time of year again, when bright, aspiring college students gear up to take on interviews for summer jobs and internships. This exciting, albeit scary, time conjures up feelings of anxiety about what to wear for th...

Addressing gender representation in economics at Mac and beyond

Gracie Ellsworth

April 11, 2019

Today, over half of all undergraduate students in America identify as female, an encouraging statistic for future gender equality. However, some sections of the country’s higher education institutions remain disproportionate. Wo...

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