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Opinion

A letter regarding the importance of faculty surveys

Dear Macalester Students, Do you want to participate in the decision to re-appoint, tenure or promote faculty at Macalester? If so, please fill out the surveys that you will receive this summer. The decision to re-appoint and/or grant tenure to a faculty member is one of the most important decisions made by the College. This…

Opinion

Support the contingent faculty that help make Macalester great

One of the best parts about being a Macalester student is choosing from the breadth of interesting courses that are offered each semester. Balancing creative desires, career aspirations and graduation requirements in only four classes often seems like an impossible task. Macalester’s ability to attract incredible and passionate faculty only further complicates the decision. There…

MCSG passes resolution on faculty diversity
News

MCSG passes resolution on faculty diversity

On Tuesday night, Weyerhauser boardroom filled with students and staff coming to show support for the resolution “A Call to Increase the Diversity of Faculty,” which was proposed by Merita Bushi ’14 and Alvin Kim ’14. Students filled chairs in the back of the room and sat on the floor and behind the representatives’ tables….

FACULTY EXHIBIT//GARY ERICKSON’S CERAMICS AT CONCORDIA
Arts

FACULTY EXHIBIT//GARY ERICKSON’S CERAMICS AT CONCORDIA

TMW: Why you were drawn to Jingdezhen’s pottery? Gary Erickson: Jingdezhen porcelain has a long historic past. They have been working with clay for over 1700 years and true porcelain for over 1000. I have loved Chinese porcelain for its strong form and beautiful painting. But my work takes no influence from this. Being a…

Opinion

In support of the administration

In the 10th grade, I sent an email to the IT staff of my high school calling them communists. Specifically, I wanted to know why websites with flash games were being blocked. This, I had decided, was proof of an authoritarian state more like the ‘great firewall’ of China than the way a school should be run.

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