The Mac Weekly

Letter to the Editor: Health and Wellness Center

Denise Ward

November 29, 2018

The Hamre Center is pleased that The Mac Weekly is striving to keep the Macalester community updated on Hamre Center initiatives related to mental health. There is one important correction to the information published in the 11...

The Health and Wellness Center: From Condoms to Counseling

Por Eiamkamchanalai

January 26, 2018

By the time each Macalester class graduates up to 90 percent of the students will have visited the Health and Wellness Center. The Center provides students with a wide array of services, including short-term counseling, primary me...

Health & Wellness Center hires counselor, starts new support group

Olivia Avrick

September 29, 2016

A new support group for students, “Making Friends with Yourself: Mindful Self-Compassion,” begins on October 27. Led by the new full-time mental health counselor, Elizabeth Schneider-Bateman, it is among four support groups cu...

UnitedHealthcare to be new Macalester health insurance provider

September 17, 2015

As of this school year, Macalester’s student health insurance plan, which has had Aetna as its carrier since fall 2006, will use UnitedHealthcare (UHC) as its carrier. The change came about during Health and Wellness’s annual co...

On the BEAT: What’s happening around campus and the region

February 6, 2015

CAMPUS ACTIVITIES AND OPERATIONS Leadership Conference featuring Derreck Kayongo Joan Maze, head of Campus Activities and Operations, stated that this semester’s theme is tapping into individual power to effect both local...

On the BEAT: What’s happening around campus and the region

November 14, 2014

ST. PAUL Ford plant redevelopment plans move forward St. Paul officials and developers have extensive plans for the site of the former Ford assembly plant in Highland Park. The plant, which closed in 2011, was finally fully...

On the BEAT: What’s happening around campus and the region

November 7, 2014

MACALESTER COLLEGE STUDENT GOVERNMENT Proposal for sustainable events work study position Associate Dean of Students Lisa Landreman and Associate Director of Health Promotions Lisa Broek visited the meeting to talk about sexua...

On the Beat: What’s happening around campus and the region

October 16, 2014

MACALESTER COLLEGE STUDENT GOVERNMENT MCSG discusses student housing, mock border wall The MCSG meeting started with a visit from a member of the Mac-Groveland Community Council, a council that deals with local governance issues....

On the BEAT: What’s happening around campus and the region

October 9, 2014

MACALESTER COLLEGE STUDENT GOVERNMENT MCSG gets familiar, introduces new community org Friday Oct. 17, from 11 a..m.-2 p.m. MCSG will host a “Cozy up with MCSG” event as a time to socialize and get to know current MCSG m...

On the BEAT: What’s happening around campus and the region

October 2, 2014

MACALESTER COLLEGE STUDENT GOVERNMENT MCSG approves new student organizations, events Black Liberation Affairs Committee (BLAC) was approved $912 to show Roots. Roots is a television miniseries in the USA based on Alex Haley’s 1976...

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