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MCSG Overseer: Cafe Mac to become a study space for finals?

Hannah Catlin

November 30, 2017

As requested by the Proud Indigenous People for Education (PIPE), this week’s meeting of MCSG began with an acknowledgement that Macalester was built on stolen Dakota land. Ariana Hones ’18 announced that all meetings will no...

First names vs. titles: Professors weigh merits of college’s naming conventions

The Mac Weekly

November 17, 2017

Last spring, while on sabbatical and preparing to teach a first-year course this semester, political science professor Wendy Weber encountered an article in the New York Times’ Sunday Review. The article was written by a h...

President Rosenberg, administration respond to DACA announcement

Abe Asher

September 14, 2017

Editor’s Note: The Mac Weekly has a policy of providing anonymity when speaking out may cause harm to a student’s mental or physical health, or to a student’s academic standing. Due to the sensitive circumstances surrou...

Greenberg: The Union College Football Players Deserve

February 7, 2014

In a move inevitable and long overdue, president of the National College Players Association Ramogi Huma organized a group of Northwestern football players on Tuesday, Jan. 28 and announced the founding of the first union for NC...

Common App glitches affect Mac admissions

November 15, 2013

This year, both applicants and colleges have reported serious glitches in the Common Application (Common App) system. The Common App serves over 500 colleges and universities, and the glitches have affected thousands of applicants, ad...

Your Weekend Horoscope

April 26, 2013

Aries: March 21 – April 19 You are the center of attention. All eyes are on you and this is your time to shine. So take advantage of this and finally make your move, it’s time. Change that song on the Café Mac juke. Virg...

Unlearn what you have learned about academese

February 8, 2013

Bruce Lee had a philosophy about fighting. Although loathe to try to quantify and stratify the world of martial arts, he believed that there were three general tiers a fighter would occupy in his lifetime. In the beginning,...

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