The Mac Weekly

Trustees approve new stadium turf, grant tenure to three

Abe Asher

February 1, 2018

Macalester’s Board of Trustees reconvened from Jan. 24-25, participating in a two-hour long diversity training, approving the installation of new turf at Macalester Stadium, and granting tenure to three faculty members. The new turf ...

The Limits of the White Institution

The Mac Weekly

January 25, 2018

By Henry Aoki [email protected] The Nov. 16 walk-in, like most Macalester protests, was burdened by a cloak of fatigue. Cynicism echoed around the campus — emerging, even, in the walk-in’s speakers. What was the point of it al...

Macalester community seeks to broaden campus political culture

Abe Asher

October 19, 2017

When Jeff Garcia ’14 arrived at Macalester as a first-year in the fall of 2010, he was unimpressed with the political culture he found. “Coming in as a lower middle class, working class guy from New York, it was definitel...

Macalester partners with QuestBridge to improve college access

November 3, 2016

Starting in the 2017–2018 school year, Macalester will join its Minnesota peer Carleton and 36 other colleges and universities around the country as a partner with the QuestBridge program. This decision, recently solidified du...

Strategic Plan proposes measures to improve campus diversity

October 30, 2014

In a Strategic Plan that focuses largely on innovation, the diversity section is one section attempting to refocus Macalester’s practices. As the Strategic Planning Committee considered the current state of Macalester, they de...

STRIVE: Concerned students revise “Diversity” section of Strategic Planning Document

September 18, 2014

We as students at Macalester College are troubled by this year’s diversity section of the Strategic Plan (please see: page 18-19 of the 2014 Strategic Plan). What are the implications of having only 5 tactics for increasing di...

Macalester’s social tolerance translates to political intolerance

March 7, 2014

“Mac attracts the best and brightest. Macalester students are an open-minded, friendly bunch, more politically and socially progressive than their peers at similar institutions. The school provides an atmosphere of high-powered sc...

Students introduce Sustained Dialogue chapter to campus

February 22, 2013

Many departments and student organizations at Macalester pride themselves on their willingness to explore issues related to difference, but some students and staff have identified clear gaps in formal programming around diversity. While...

The Student News Site of Macalester College
diversity