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Time for Rep. Ocasio-Cortez to publicly endorse the BDS campaign

Two weeks ago, Representative Ilhan Omar’s (D-MN) tweets about Israel sparked a wildfire across the internet. Critics denounced her as anti-Semitic, while supporters of Palestinian human rights praised her for speaking out against the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC), a deeply influential lobby group that seeks to secure and enhance the US-Israel alliance. With…

Insta-worthy coffeehouses on Grand and Snelling
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Insta-worthy coffeehouses on Grand and Snelling

The coffee post has become an Instagram phenomenon. Every Instagram user falls into one or both of two categories: someone who has posted a picture of, or with, coffee and someone who has seen a coffee post on their feed. With its origins in middle-schoolers posting pictures of their bubblegum pink Frappuccinos from Starbucks, the…

Sunrise Movement rallies at Minnesota State Capital
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Sunrise Movement rallies at Minnesota State Capital

Members of the Twin Cities hub of the Sunrise Movement attended a rally at the Minnesota State Capitol on Monday in support of the Minnesota Green New Deal. The event was organized by Minnesota Can’t Wait, a youth organization that champions bold climate action across the state, and co-hosted by nine other environmental and social…

Way back@Mac: Fire! Fire!
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Way [email protected]: Fire! Fire!

In the 1930s, Macalester campus fire drills were signified by five short bells according to a Nov. 1, 1934 edition of The Mac Weekly. With guidelines such as “there shall be no talking while leaving the building” and “women wearing high heels should use caution on the fire escapes,” it is safe to say that…

Groveland: Title IX
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Groveland: Title IX

It started as a bill to promote gender equality in college sports. It became the basis for confronting sexual assault on college campuses. This week: How Macalester addresses reports of sexual assault under Title IX. Listen on SoundCloud, Spotify, and Apple Podcasts.

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