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Macalester Jewish Organization granted budget after two appeals

During the first hour of MCSG’s legislative body (LB) meeting this past Tuesday, April 12, MJO appealed a 50 percent cut to their budget, an appeal which had been rejected the previous week by the LB. The appeal had been instituted due to the org’s failure to use the budgeting program Checkbook during the school…

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Nielsen files appeal

The contention over theatre professor Lara Nielsen’s tenure decision reached a new concrete stage the week prior to spring break, with Nielsen officially filing an appeal with the Faculty Appeals Committee. Nielsen was denied tenure last December, and students have been working to support her since then with letter writing campaigns, art installations and other…

Students support Lara Nielsen’s tenure appeal
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Students support Lara Nielsen’s tenure appeal

Students in the Theatre and Dance Department have called Associate Professor Lara Nielsen “the weaver of our intellectual heartstrings.” She was nominated for Best Educator by the Macalester College Student Government in 2010, and co-edited a collection of essays last year titled Neoliberalism and Global Theatres: Performance Permutations. Last December, Nielsen was denied tenure by…