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Farewell, Macalester

Dear Macalester community, In the fall, I will start teaching at Rutgers University where both my husband and I have been offered faculty positions. Those of you who have been my advisees or students know that I encourage students to write to scholars who have written something that opens their minds or stretches their thinking…

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New IIC hosts forum, discusses work ahead

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 event was held as a forum to both address the thoughts of the speakers and allow for attendees…

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Green Dot trainings and shared spaces in the LC

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 aren’t new at Macalester or other colleges, but, with a new athletic director, a new director of club…

Kedir wins MCSG vice presidency in election upset
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Kedir wins MCSG vice presidency in election upset

An upset in the repeat election for the 2019–2020 MCSG Executive Board means Community Engagement Officer Fatiya Kedir ’21 will be the next MCSG Vice President and Student Services and Relations Committee (SSRC) Chair, rather than Karinna Gerhardt ’20. The repeat election was announced only a week prior to voting after one candidate filed a…

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Caroline and Café Mac

Treat students like family. That’s how Front of House Supervisor Caroline Cummins ensures Café Mac is clean, well-stocked and welcoming for about 1,000 students every day. While she spends most of her time running Café Mac from behind the scenes, Cummins can also be found at the Grille taking orders, or at the coffee cart…

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