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They’re also asking my mother for money: The manipulation behind the water polo care packages

February 7, 2014

On Monday, December 9th, 2013, I received an e-mail informing me that my parents had ordered me a “Finals Care Package” from the Macalester Water Polo team. I wondered immediately, as someone from a poor family cannot help bu...

Asking my mother for money: Discussing donation practices

May 3, 2013

My time at Macalester has been a roller coaster of self-discovery and finding my voice, and in all honesty I am ready to leave. I’ve learned so much, but I also learned that my voice is needed and is valued more elsewhere. As...

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