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MCSG overseer: LB debates budgeting appeals and strict deadlines

Jennifer Katz

April 6, 2017

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) Cha...

MCSG review report targets three weaknesses, but largely positive

February 5, 2016

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 an...

Advocating for transparency and improved communication

May 1, 2014

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 ca...

MCSG reexamines MPIRG contract to address voter turnout, contract length

April 17, 2014

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 in...

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