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Students protest Ben Shapiro appearance at UMN St. Paul campus
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Students protest Ben Shapiro appearance at UMN St. Paul campus

On the evening of Monday, Feb. 26, a small group of University of Minnesota (UMN) students gathered outside the St. Paul Student Center to protest the presence of right-wing media personality Ben Shapiro, who was delivering a presentation inside. The protest, coined Ban Ben Shapiro, was organized by Students for a Democratic Society at UMN…

Women’s soccer releases statement on kneeling anthem protest
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Women’s soccer releases statement on kneeling anthem protest

On Wednesday, Oct. 4, members of the Macalester women’s soccer team knelt in protest during the playing of the national anthem. The team collectively wrote a statement, which The Mac Weekly has decided to publish in full. Several members of the Macalester Women’s Soccer team have recently decided to join athletes across the country in…

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“More Than Words” Campaign provokes fighting words

When I first saw a ‘More Than Words’ poster hanging in Kirk, I didn’t think much of it. “Just another poster series,” I thought to myself, bringing bags up a stairwell hot enough to melt plastic in. Similar to my choice of long pants that day, it turned out I was wrong on this one….