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New IIC hosts forum, discusses work ahead

Adrian Johnson

April 25, 2019

On Thursday, April 18, Macalester students and faculty gathered in the Harmon Room of the DeWitt Wallace Library for a discussion about the new iteration of the Income Inequality Committee (IIC), led by Mandy Ortiz ’21. The ev...

Admissions rate drops

Admissions rate drops

April 18, 2019

MCSG Overseer: FFM’s referendum on divestment gets go-ahead

Margaret Moran

April 18, 2019

This week’s MCSG meeting began with a vote on Fossil Free Mac’s proposed student referendum. The referendum will add a question to the ballot for MCSG’s student representative election next week and students will be able to...

Rep. Kaohly Her Visits Mac and discusses priorities with students

Charlotte Melrose

April 18, 2019

MN District 64 freshman Rep. Kaohly Her (DFL) visited Macalester on Saturday, April 13 to meet students and discuss her legislative priorities. The event was hosted by the Civic Engagement Center’s (CEC) Community Organizing Co...

MAC creates spaces for students with autism, centers neurodiversity

Jennifer Katz

April 18, 2019

When Rob Stokes ’20 first arrived at Macalester, he didn’t tell anyone that he was on the autism spectrum. “When I got here my freshman year — first off, I knew nobody, and I knew nobody who was like me,” Stokes sa...

Naming Hate brings Eric Ward to Campus

Hannah Catlin

April 11, 2019

Macalester has long struggled to confront manifestations of hate on campus. Repeated incidents of anti-Semitic, anti-black and anti-Arab hate speech in public and private spaces around the school have left the campus community se...

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