The Mac Weekly

Turnover brings fresh faces to facilities

October 20, 2016

There are people working in Macalester’s facilities department who have been there for over 30 years. A lot of precise knowledge can be garnered in 30 years, from the nooks and crannies in a building, to the best way to set up...

Facilities pursues alternatives to card access

The Mac Weekly

October 7, 2016

Macalester’s current card access system has malfunctioned regularly this semester, creating both annoyances and safety issues on campus. Sarah Wescott ’19, a resident of George Draper Dayton (GDD) Hall, is among the many ...

Green Matters: Dorms battle it out in The Energy Wars

February 19, 2016

It’s time to start paying more attention to how your daily choices impact the planet because the Dorm Energy Wars have begun! The Energy Wars are a competition to see which students can reduce their dorm’s energy use by th...

Carnegie, Olin-Rice will receive all-gender restrooms over break

December 5, 2014

When students and faculty return for the spring semester in January, there will be three more all-gender restrooms at Macalester, on the third floor of Olin-Rice and in the basement of Carnegie. The renovations will be made ov...

Facilities to add card access to residences, select academic areas

April 4, 2014

Next fall, students will have to keep track of one less key. Facilities staff have started putting infrastructure in place so that students will use their ID cards to unlock residence halls and several academic spaces. Implementation wi...

MCSG passes resolution seeking to make Mac a safe space for TGI students

March 7, 2014

On Tuesday, MCSG passed a resolution that will hold Macalester accountable for providing a safe and inclusive environment for students who identify as transgender, intersex, and gender non-conforming (TGI). Authored by Samuel...

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