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New IIC hosts forum, discusses work ahead

Adrian Johnson

April 25, 2019

On Thursday, April 18, Macalester students and faculty gathered in the Harmon Room of the DeWitt Wallace Library for a discussion about the new iteration of the Income Inequality Committee (IIC), led by Mandy Ortiz ’21. The ev...

The Income Inequality (out-of-) Commission

The Mac Weekly

April 6, 2017

By Adrianna Jereb and Juliette Verlaque According to the “Student Management” tab on MCSG’s page of Macalester’s website, the Income Ineqaulity Commission (IIC) meets weekly. Except, as the commission’s sole three student...

Opportunity Partners’ contracts ended

March 4, 2016

On Tuesday, Feb. 9, Café Mac ended the contracts of nine Bon Appétit workers. The workers had been hired through Opportunity Partners, a Minnesota nonprofit that advocates for people with disabilities. On Thursday, Feb. 18, a ...

Re-centering the conversation on rock bottom wages at Macalester

October 8, 2015

We interact every day with people who do not earn a living wage. Moreover, many of the workers on campus are trying to support a family or are working part time, which puts some at or below the poverty line. These insufficient wa...

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