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College apparel purchasing code of conduct under scrutiny after SRC meeting

March 28, 2014

On the Friday before spring break, the Social Responsibility Committee (SRC) voted on a proposal to amend Macalester’s guidelines for purchasing apparel in response to recent factory accidents in Bangladesh. The proposal, authored ...

Follett hires back Carey Starr after campaign from professors, administrators

January 31, 2014

Three weeks before Thanksgiving break, Macalester’s textbook manager Carey Starr was fired from the Highlander by Follett, the textbook purchasing company that Macalester contracted to provide the college’s textbook services in...

Follett fires Highlander textbook manager

November 22, 2013

The end of last month marked the one-year anniversary of Macalester’s contract with Follett Corporation, one of the largest textbook providers in the country. The decision to use the company’s services came along with the mo...

Grand opening of Highlander celebrated

February 1, 2013

Though the Highlander has been open for business in its new location since last semester, Wednesday marked the official grand opening of the campus store.  The event, which lasted most of the day, featured a number of prizes...

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