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MCSG Overseer: Mac Rocketry launches effort for official charter

Margaret Moran

October 11, 2018

This week’s MCSG meeting began with a presentation from James Cannon ’20, Maya Wills ’21 and Alyssa Bulatek ’20 on their new student group: High-Power Rocketry at Macalester, or “Mac Rocketry.” Mac Rocketry formed af...

Dean’s List passed, Mac First Aid recieves $24k

Margaret Moran

March 2, 2018

This week’s MCSG meeting began with Community Engagement Officer Meera Singh ’19 introducing a proposal to host a student mental health forum – which would offer students an opportunity to discuss the state of mental he...

MCSG Overseer: Increased access to administration?

Margaret Moran

February 1, 2018

This week’s meeting of MCSG began with a presentation by Mara Steinitz ’18 and Malik Earle ’18, who proposed a new initiative to connect Macalester students to the College’s administration in response to November’s Wa...

MCSG Overseer: Semester Kickoff

Lindsay Weber

January 26, 2018

This week’s MCSG meeting, the first of the spring semester, began with a recap of the fall semester’s initiatives and accomplishments and outlined the Legislative Body’s [LB] plans moving forward. Program Board chair Mic...

Board considers funding free menstrual products

Hannah Catlin

December 7, 2017

This week’s MCSG meeting commenced with the now-official weekly moment of reflection on the stolen Dakota land Macalester is built on. MCSG Vice President Ariana Hones ’18 framed the moment with the Trump administration’s re...

Saint Paul teachers call for Macalester tax contribution

Abe Asher

September 29, 2017

Erik Brandt has been teaching English at Harding High School in St. Paul since graduating from Macalester in 1995. Twice, he has been a finalist for Minnesota’s Teacher of the Year award – and over the summer, he had a me...

On Zabumba and the budgeting process

April 15, 2016

In response to last week’s staff editorial regarding MCSG’s drastic cuts to The Mac Weekly’s budget, we at Zabumba feel compelled to add our voice to the cross-campus call for a more responsive and respectful org budgeti...

MCSG works on resolution to fund summer internships

March 6, 2015

Macalester College Student Government (MCSG) is working on a resolution which would allow students to get free credits for internships done over the summer. The resolution would also allow students to apply for financial aid to...

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