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Students work across faith lines at the Capitol and on campus

Students in the Bonner Community Scholars program complete their work-study at non-profits and other organizations that work in the local community. Angela Butel ’13 is one such student, and while working for the Joint Religious Legislative Council (JRLC) this year, she has seen a force for change that most Macalester students do not necessarily come…

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Hansens establish fund for geography research

The Macalester urban geography program, a major section of the Geography Department, has a history of conducting community-based research in the Twin Cities. Kathleen Hansen ’63 and her husband, Leland, recently established the Leland and Kathleen Hansen Geography Research Endowed Fund to provide financial support for student research in urban geography. “The Hansens have been…

Hip Hop Hopes show opens this weekend
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Hip Hop Hopes show opens this weekend

An unusual piece will soon make its debut in the Janet Wallace Fine Arts Center. The show, Hip Hop Hopes: What’s Going On? features Macalester students and one St. Thomas student. It is an artistic collaboration created by the students, theatre professor Harry Waters, Jr. and various guest artists, including co-director Leah Nelson and set…

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ACTC Health Insurance Consortium Talks Continue

Over 500 students are enrolled in Macalester’s Aetna Student Health Plan this year. The plan, which has the lowest premium cost of any of the Associated Colleges of the Twin Cities (ACTC) schools’ plans, will have to undergo drastic changes in the coming years to accommodate the newly instituted Affordable Care Act (ACA). This legislation…

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Macalester students continue to make global impact

2013 January Live It! Fund Projects lead Mac students all over the world Six Macalester students spent their J-Term addressing educational, environmental and human rights issues through projects sponsored by the Institute for Global Citizenship’s Live It! Fund. Hector Santiago Bautista Aniceto ’15, Hannah Trostle ’15, Leah Plummer ’13, Hana Masri ’13 and the team…

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