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Calling out: exploring inclusive language at Macalester

At Macalester, we’re constantly introduced to new ways to create a safe, welcoming campus where everyone can have the best learning experience possible. Orientation Leaders teach first years about preferred gender pronouns (PGPs). The Department of Multicultural Life (DML) runs the More than Words (MTW) campaign to promote inclusive language. Professors (should) announce potentially triggering…

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On the BEAT: What’s happening around campus and the region

CAMPUS ACTIVITIES AND OPERATIONS Leadership Conference featuring Derreck Kayongo Joan Maze, head of Campus Activities and Operations, stated that this semester’s theme is tapping into individual power to effect both local and global social change. A major event will be the Leadership Conference on February 21st which will feature keynote speaker Derreck Kayongo. He leads…

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On the BEAT: What’s happening around campus and the region

MACALESTER COLLEGE STUDENT GOVERNMENT Proposal for sustainable events work study position Associate Dean of Students Lisa Landreman and Associate Director of Health Promotions Lisa Broek visited the meeting to talk about sexual violence prevention. They reported that in 2013, out of 390 students surveyed, one in 10 experienced sexual touching without consent. And overall in…

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On the BEAT: What’s happening around campus and the region

MACALESTER COLLEGE STUDENT GOVERNMENT MCSG gets familiar, introduces new community org Friday Oct. 17, from 11 a..m.-2 p.m. MCSG will host a “Cozy up with MCSG” event as a time to socialize and get to know current MCSG members. Fall beverages such as apple cider will be served. The SSRC is planning publicity for the…

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On the BEAT: What’s happening around campus and the region

MACALESTER COLLEGE STUDENT GOVERNMENT MCSG approves new student organizations, events Black Liberation Affairs Committee (BLAC) was approved $912 to show Roots. Roots is a television miniseries in the USA based on Alex Haley’s 1976 novel, Roots: The Saga of an American Family, a novel based on his family’s history, going back to slavery days. BLAC…

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On the BEAT: What’s happening around campus and the region

HEALTH AND WELLNESS SEXY training begins, group run to Summit this weekend Health & Wellness Center events this week include the beginning of SEXY training, Macalester’s safer sex education program. These trainings are provided for all first-year floors. They will begin on Sunday and continue through October 4th. First-year floor RAs will have details on…