Tag: LB

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MCSG overseer: LB debates budgeting appeals and strict deadlines

MCSG’s Legislative Body (LB) convened on April 4 to cover several updates, vote on a bill and hear budget appeals from six student organizations. Program Board (PB) Chair Olivia Doe ’18 and Academic Affairs Committee (AAC) Chair Remy Eisendrath ’17 shared updates from their respective departments at the beginning of the meeting. Doe reported a…

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MCSG review report targets three weaknesses, but largely positive

On Monday, Feb. 1, the student body was emailed the culmination of last fall’s Macalester College Student Government (MCSG) external review. While the 17 page document identified issues in the structure, transition process and transparency of MCSG, the reviewers on the whole were impressed by the role MCSG plays on campus. The review states that…

Opinion

Advocating for transparency and improved communication

Hello, MCSG! I’d like to take the time to formally introduce myself. I’m the girl who’s been sitting in the corner of your past six or seven meetings, quietly typing away and recording the evening’s events so that I can write a nice, neat, unbiased perspective of Tuesday’s legislative body (LB) meetings for The Mac…

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MCSG reexamines MPIRG contract to address voter turnout, contract length

Following last week’s MCSG meeting, an informal coalition was created to further discuss the student government’s relationship with Macalester’s MPIRG chapter. The coalition was made up of both MCSG and MPIRG representatives interested in re-working the contract between the two bodies after an especially low turnout on MPIRG’s referendum this year, with only 263 students…