The Mac Weekly

Abe Asher (he/him/his) is a senior political science and religious studies major from Portland, Oregon. He is a 2020 graduate of Macalester, and has in the past served as a managing editor, news editor and editor-in-chief. His favorite baseball player growing up was Omar Vizquel.

Abe Asher, Former Editor in Chief

Jun 21, 2020
Who will rebuild Minneapolis? (Story)
Jun 15, 2020
Minneapolis labor steps up for justice for George Floyd (Story)
Jun 11, 2020
Columbus comes toppling down at the Capitol (Story)
Jun 10, 2020
Macalester will not house former Sheraton residents (Story)
Jun 08, 2020
On Prince’s birthday, the revolution takes another step forward (+photo story) (Story)
Jun 04, 2020
Minneapolis has begun to dismantle its police state (Story)
Jun 02, 2020
Organizers turn Midtown Sheraton into housing sanctuary (Story)
May 31, 2020
The stories behind the smoke: protest, solidarity in South Minneapolis (Story)
May 30, 2020
Macalester offers to relocate students, employees as protests continue (Story)
May 30, 2020
Amid the protests, echoes of past pain on University Ave. (Story)
May 28, 2020
In Minneapolis, a return to normal and a cry to change it (Story)
Apr 30, 2020
Macalester bracing for financial impact of COVID-19 (Story)
Apr 26, 2020
Curran talks AU record, rebuilding trust in Mac’s Title IX office (Story)
Mar 23, 2020
Macalester working to finalize housing, quarantine plans (Story)
Mar 20, 2020
Rosenberg, Moe respond to open letter (Story)
Mar 18, 2020
Open letter demands a “robust, generous and comprehensive” response to COVID-19 (Story)
Mar 12, 2020
College cancels classes as coronavirus spreads (Story)
Mar 12, 2020
Volleyball team in turmoil over coach (Story)
Mar 05, 2020
Sens. Smith and Baldwin interrupted by Sunrise activists (Story)
Mar 05, 2020
Biden shocks Sanders in Minnesota (Story)
Feb 27, 2020
New Title IX coordinator faces questions over record (Story)
Feb 20, 2020
Social media post throws MCSG executive elections into turmoil (Story)
Feb 20, 2020
2020-21 Budget reflects short-term strengths, long-term concerns (Story)
Feb 13, 2020
At House of Hope, a different picture of Edward Neill (Story)
Feb 03, 2020
Dr. Suzanne Rivera named next president of Macalester College (Story)
Jan 30, 2020
Mac establishes fund in Rosenberg name (Story)
Dec 05, 2019
Suzanne Savanick Hansen seeks new position in higher ed sustainability (Story)
Nov 21, 2019
Six years later, Neill’s name stripped from Humanities Building (Story)
Nov 18, 2019
Trustees vote to remove Neill’s name from Humanities Building, Neill Room (Story)
Nov 14, 2019
Conor Tomlin ’21: 1999-2019 (Story)
Nov 14, 2019
Professor Wang Ping to depart Macalester at year’s end (Story)
Nov 07, 2019
Sanders, Omar rally thousands at the U + Photo Story (Story)
Oct 31, 2019
Decolonizing Macalester: what comes next (Story)
Oct 31, 2019
El colegio: a school decolonizing (Story)
Oct 31, 2019
Inside the 2013 renaming of Neill hall (Story)
Oct 17, 2019
With Jackson’s sudden departure, DML loses a driving force (Story)
Oct 04, 2019
Board says no new fossil fuel investments in victory for student activists (Story)
Oct 03, 2019
Students go north to protect Gichi-gami (Story)
Sep 26, 2019
Activists target capitalism, racism and colonialism in climate fight (Story)
Sep 19, 2019
Presidential search committee to give recommendation by year end (Story)
Sep 13, 2019
Professor Wang Ping and Macalester Embroiled in Legal Battle (Story)
Dec 06, 2018
Should Macalester keep playing football? (Story)
Nov 29, 2018
Rosenberg on mental health, his salary and leaving Mac (Story)
Nov 08, 2018
Voter turnout up at Macalester (Story)
Nov 01, 2018
Mac mourns at Mount Zion, readies for road ahead (Story)
Oct 25, 2018
Allen, admissions still considering merits of potential test-optional policy (Story)
Oct 18, 2018
Me Too founder to speak on campus in December (Story)
Oct 18, 2018
Another swastika found as discussion around response to hate continues (Story)
Oct 11, 2018
Swastikas found in library, college responds (Story)
Oct 04, 2018
DeWitt Wallace, Carleton, and Mac’s historic fundraising woes (Story)
Oct 04, 2018
Mac wants you to support its $100 million fundraising campaign. Should you? (Story)
Sep 21, 2018
Mac adjusts after arrival of biggest class (Story)
Sep 13, 2018
Summer news and notes (Story)
Sep 13, 2018
Annan lived college’s mission, leaves towering legacy (Story)
Apr 26, 2018
MPIRG targets Bon Appétit negotiation (Story)
Apr 12, 2018
Mac GOP chair, opposing party’s direction, resigns (Story)
Apr 05, 2018
Kerr selected as student commencement speaker (Story)
Apr 05, 2018
Panel honors MLK’s legacy (Story)
Apr 02, 2018
Mental health vs. mental illness: the conversation at Mac (Story)
Apr 01, 2018
Macalester’s culture, communities and the path forward (Story)
Mar 29, 2018
Macalester students and faculty join March for Our Lives at capitol (Story)
Mar 22, 2018
Surveillance, media, liberalism discussed at panel on Islamophobia (Story)
Mar 08, 2018
Faculty respond to plan to remove more library books (Story)
Mar 02, 2018
Obama EPA administrator to visit Mac (Story)
Mar 02, 2018
Mays elected MCSG president, says “we can be better” (Story)
Feb 23, 2018
MCSG Overseer: Mental health care at Mac (Story)
Feb 22, 2018
MCSG Beat: Mental healthcare at Mac discussed (Story)
Feb 15, 2018
Three months on, administration and students shape walk-in response (Story)
Feb 08, 2018
Walz wins DFL straw poll (Story)
Feb 05, 2018
Trustees approve new stadium turf, grant tenure to three (Story)
Feb 02, 2018
Keillor harassed Mac student in 2012, college standing by bookstore (Story)
Feb 01, 2018
Trustees approve new stadium turf, grant tenure to three (Story)
Jan 25, 2018
Students push Macalester to rename Atrium after Gerald Booker (Story)
Dec 07, 2017
Mac responds to Keillor allegations (Story)
Nov 30, 2017
Fossil Free Mac proposal to go before SRC (Story)
Nov 10, 2017
Mac students help make Carter mayor (Story)
Nov 02, 2017
Interview with President Rosenberg (Story)
Oct 20, 2017
Macalester community seeks to broaden campus political culture (Story)
Oct 13, 2017
Trustees approve theater plans, set goals for coming year (Story)
Oct 05, 2017
Macalester hosts St. Paul mayoral forum (Story)
Sep 29, 2017
Saint Paul teachers call for Macalester tax contribution (Story)
Sep 22, 2017
Macalester falls in national college rankings, administration responds (Story)
Sep 14, 2017
President Rosenberg, administration respond to DACA announcement (Story)
Apr 28, 2017
Rabbi Barry Cytron leaves legacy of mentorship after 28 years at Mac (Story)
Apr 21, 2017
Billing disputes halt Guatemalan mail (Story)
Apr 14, 2017
New history, American studies course to visit national museum in D.C. (Story)
Oct 07, 2016
Space plan highlights need for more classrooms, event spaces (Story)
Oct 07, 2016
Rosenberg’s 2016 “State of the School” (Story)
Sep 30, 2016
CRSL welcomes Muslim chaplain (Story)
Sep 16, 2016
Looking into President Rosenberg’s connection to the Allina Health nurses’ strike (Story)
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