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Department of Multicultural Life close to hiring dean

After five months of searching, Macalester has narrowed its pool of candidates for the vacant position of Dean of the Department of Multicultural Life (DML) to three. On March 27, 28 and 29, each finalist for the position visited campus to engage with students, faculty and administration and host an open forum. The position was…

CeCe McDonald talks trans identity, privilege and allyship
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CeCe McDonald talks trans identity, privilege and allyship

On a June night in 2011 in Minneapolis, CeCe McDonald fatally stabbed a man who was attempting to assault her and her friends. Since then, the Black trans activist’s journey has taken her from the courtrooms and prisons of Minnesota to the cover of Rolling Stone ­— and on Friday, April 1, the stage of…

Sports

Olympian Briana Scurry visits Macalester

Accompanied by two Olympic gold medals and enough charisma to win over any audience, Briana Scurry shared her story with the audience packed into the Alexander G. Hill Ballroom in Kagin Commons this Tuesday as part of the Department of Multicultural Life’s SPEAK! Series. The event, entitled “Overcoming Obstacles to Achieve Success On and Off…

Photo Story: 21st Annual Cultural House Poetry Slam
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Photo Story: 21st Annual Cultural House Poetry Slam

The Cultural House held its 21st annual poetry slam in Kagin Ballroom on Saturday, Nov. 7. Student poets included Samia Habli ’16, Andrea Grimaldi ’16, Bo Kim ’17, Anja Swoap ’19, Becky Githinji ’18, Maddie Schumacher ’19 and Abbie Cotter ’18. Click the i in the top right corner of each photo for its caption….

Features

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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Upcoming Events in the DML

Today, American studies will host a “Beyoncé Party” in Neill 113 from 4:30 to 6:00 p.m. This event is a gearing-up for the “Black Feminism in Today’s Pop Culture” Rap Sessions Panel being held on March 12 by the American studies Department. There will be pizza, Beyoncé music videos, and black feminist trivia. On Monday,…

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

MINNEAPOLIS Minneapolis praised for Somali community outreach Minneapolis, with one of the largest populations of Somali immigrants in the country, has faced its fair share of communication, trust and outreach issues over the past decade. A listening tour conducted in Minnesota’s Somali community last year identified an array of issues that community members felt impacted…

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

ST. PAUL Ford plant redevelopment plans move forward St. Paul officials and developers have extensive plans for the site of the former Ford assembly plant in Highland Park. The plant, which closed in 2011, was finally fully demolished this summer, and the 122 acre site is nearly ready to be shaped into an important part…

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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 distributes MPIRG referendum, charters org MCSG discussed the MPIRG referendum that will once again be on the table in the coming weeks. There was an email sent out to all students letting them know they could opt out of putting their Student Activity Fee toward MPIRG for this semester, and…

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