The Mac Weekly

MCSG grapples with additional allocations in second LB meeting

September 13, 2013

From meal plans to political student orgs, student government representatives handled a broad array of issues at MCSG’s second meeting of the year. The thorny issue of how to handle additional allocations for student orgs th...

News update: President Rosenberg’s sabbatical plans confirmed, put into action

September 6, 2013

Macalester President Brian Rosenberg left campus last weekend, marking the beginning of his four-month sabbatical from the college. Rosenberg announced what he hoped would be a clean break from his duties last spring but expressed mi...

English professor Wang Ping and Macalester reach resolution through mediation

September 6, 2013

See also: English professor brings discrimination suit (published February 15, 2013) and Update on Wang Ping lawsuit (published March 1, 2013) Last semester, English professor Wang Ping was away from Macalester on sabbatical and i...

MCSG executives vote to discontinue ice rink, reallocate funds

May 3, 2013

The MCSG Executive Board voted Sunday night 4-1 to permanently close the ice rink on campus and reallocate funds dedicated to it. Student Body President Patrick Snyder ‘13 announced the decision in an email to the school on Tuesd...

MCSG bylaws amended regarding survey techniques

May 3, 2013

At its last meeting of the year, the MCSG Legislative Board voted to amend its bylaws and pass a bill that would require MCSG-issued surveys to meet a 50 percent response rate before they can be considered reflective of student op...

Despite student efforts, K.P. Hong will leave after this semester

May 3, 2013

On May 2, there was a reception for K.P. Hong, the Associate Chaplain at the Center for Religious and Spiritual Life, who will be departing at the end of this semester. The reception was a final opportunity for students and co...

Nielsen, supporters await decision

May 3, 2013

No decision in theater and dance professor Lara Nielsen’s tenure appeal has been announced, creating uncertainty as to her future status at the college. Nielsen, an associate professor in the Theater and Dance Department, was denie...

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