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This week in MCSG: book bank bill, ballroom dance allocation

At the MCSG meeting on Tuesday, December 11, the executives started by telling everyone that next semester’s retreat will be Jan. 28-29, the weekend after the spring org fair. Next year’s executive board will be elected in the middle of February, a change from a more staggered election schedule. They also discussed religious org funding…

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New support for Catholic students

This semester, Macalester’s Center for Religious and Spiritual Life (CRSL) has added another level of support for its students. Not only has Rev. Kelly J. Stone’s appointment as the Chaplain and Associate Dean of the CRSL added to the center’s stability, but new positions have been added in order to better provide for the needs…

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CRSL welcomes interim chaplain, continues discussion of future

This past Tuesday, Macalester’s Center for Religious and Spiritual Life (CRSL) welcomed Pastor Grant Stevensen as the new interim chaplain to temporarily fill the space left behind by Lucy Forster-Smith and KP Hong. “I think he’s here through mid-May,” Lilly Program Associate Eily Marlow said. “It’ll be nice to have someone here.” Stevensen was selected…

Opinion

Service for our souls: Why Macalester needs a chaplain

When financial support for the Protestant chaplain ran out, students protested thatthe school was taking away their support system. At “Mac Needs a K.P. Hong” meetings, student after student testified that without K.P., they would have left Macalester, that he was “the only one” there for them in tough times. The entire college is a…

CRSL mobilizes after O’Donnell reassigned
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CRSL mobilizes after O’Donnell reassigned

Toward the end of last year, word came out that K.P. Hong, Associate Chaplain at the Center for Religious and Spiritual Life (CRSL), would be leaving Macalester after funding for his position was exhausted. Students, the CRSL and the College mobilized to find ways to fill the void that would be left by his departure….

Opinion

IGCSC Support Letter

In light of the recent news that Macalester will not be able to fund Chaplain K.P. Hong’s position as Assistant Director for Religious and Spiritual Life for the 2013-2014 academic year, we, the members of the Institute for Global Citizenship Student Council (IGCSC), are writing in support of Chaplain Hong and the importance of his…

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Students work across faith lines at the Capitol and on campus

Students in the Bonner Community Scholars program complete their work-study at non-profits and other organizations that work in the local community. Angela Butel ’13 is one such student, and while working for the Joint Religious Legislative Council (JRLC) this year, she has seen a force for change that most Macalester students do not necessarily come…