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PB Budget presented for MCSG

At last Tuesday’s Legislative Body meeting, Student Chair of Program Board (PB) Blaise Yokoyama ’16 presented the expenses of the committee’s events thus far in the year. According to the spreadsheet he presented at the meeting, the total budget for this semester is $63,346.50. Starting with “Kickback @ Kirk” on Sept. 1, and ending with…

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After a weeks-long process, MCSG passes budget for the 2015-2016 year

In its last meeting of the year this past Tuesday, Macalester College Student Government (MCSG) passed the budget for the 2015-2016 academic year. After weeks of deliberation and reassessment of its contents, the passing of the budget took a mere ten minutes. After the budget was tabled last week, the Financial Advisory Committee (FAC) reconvened…

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2015-2016 budget to include money for strategic plan, changing costs

Earlier this month, Vice President for Administration and Finance David Wheaton made public the proposed budget for 2015-2016, following work by the Task Force on Budget group this past fall. During February, the budget was presented to the President’s Council, an open forum, faculty, the Resources and Planning Committee, and MCSG. It will be presented…

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MCSG closes out year discussing contingent faculty, internationalism

MCSG took care of last-minute business in its final official Legislative Body (LB) meeting last week. Dozens of guests packed into the Weyerhaeuser Boardroom to speak either in opposition to or in favor of the MPIRG referendum, and the LB addressed several other issues. Professor Geoffrey Gorham and June Ban ’14, both representing the Educational…

Opinion

It’s time to deflate the military budget

This year Minnesotans will pay 405.81 million in tax dollars to the Department of Defense Fiscal Year for 2014. That’s enough to give Pell Grants to 73,000 Minnesota students, VA Medical Care to 52,000 Minnesota veterans or wind power to 417,000 Minnesota homes. Tuesday, April 15th wasn’t just Tax Day; it was also a Global…

Budgeting changes for 2013-2014
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Budgeting changes for 2013-2014

With additional reporting by Luke Gehman, staff writer. Macalester’s budget for the 2013-2014 school year will be submitted to the Board of Trustees for approval at their meeting on May 17. Planning for this budget would have usually included making projections for several years in the future. This year David Wheaton, the Vice President for…

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