The Mac Weekly

Activists discuss health reform in South Africa

Estelle Timar-Wilcox

September 28, 2018

Two celebrated advocates for accessible HIV/AIDS treatment in South Africa visited Macalester on Tuesday, Sept. 25 to discuss their work. Vuyiseka Dubula and Mandla Majola both partner with Acacia Global, a nonprofit that work...

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...

The Macalester Athletics Department wants you to know my weight. I don’t.

September 19, 2014

Before cross country started, a Macalester athletics trainer measured me as part of my pre-season physical. I was 5’10’’ and 170 lbs. On Monday, Sept.15th the Macalester Athletics department posted this information to th...

Class trip to Uganda cancelled due to growing instability

April 18, 2014

After weeks of discussion about the future of the trip, President Brian Rosenberg and Provost Kathy Murray announced the cancellation of the Projects in Global Health course’s study trip to Uganda. The memo, released on Monday by...

Help stop the misuse of antibiotics in livestock: Create photo petitions at the Loch, February 5 at lunch

January 31, 2014

What does meat have to do with Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus (MRSA)? Few people realize that plump hogs on factory farms are connected to the 2 million Americans who are diagnosed with pan-resistant infections ev...

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