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Summer in St. Paul: On socializing, exploring and interning

Macalester students know what it feels like to be on campus. A murmur of animated conversation among peers, a lot of bare feet and the activities of student organizations are all commonplace during the academic year. But when you take the majority of the student body away from campus, what is left is a beautiful…

Macalester grant makes unpaid summer internships possible
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Macalester grant makes unpaid summer internships possible

For any Macalester student, summer internships are a great way to gain experience in the working world and experiment in a field related to one’s major. But often, these internships come at a price: no paycheck. Amidst a national discussion on the pros and cons of unpaid internships, Macalester College has decided to introduce the…

Seattle immersive learning class offered for second year in a row
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Seattle immersive learning class offered for second year in a row

This fall, for the second year in a row, Macalester students were able to register for “Engaging in the Twin Cities and Seattle,” an immersive learning course which touches upon contemporary urban issues and challenges that cities face in the 21st century. The two-credit course, which is cross-listed in the Geography and American Studies departments,…

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MCSG works on resolution to fund summer internships

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 fund internship opportunities that might be out of their price range normally. Jolena Zabel ’16, a junior representative for…

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Confusion on KWOC internships

Many students on probation after participation in the Kick Wells Fargo Off Campus (KWOC) protests last semester claim that the Macalester web page “Questions and Answers About the KWOC Protests at Macalester” misrepresents the consequences of their involvement. Last week, The Mac Weekly cited the webpage, stating that “none of the students involved in the…