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Women’s basketball coach Pamela Findlay resigns
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Women’s basketball coach Pamela Findlay resigns

In a brief statement from Athletic Director Donnie Brooks released on Tuesday, April 23, Pamela Findlay announced her resignation from her position as Macalester College Women’s Basketball’s head coach. On the Macalester Athletics website, Findlay was quoted as saying: “Macalester is an incredible school with a very close-knit, supportive community. I’m honored to have had…

Lack of Title IX screening for student employees, leaders leaves college scrambling to formulate new policies
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Lack of Title IX screening for student employees, leaders leaves college scrambling to formulate new policies

The failure of multiple departments on campus to screen students for Title IX complaints prior to hiring them into leadership positions has left the college scrambling to draft a new comprehensive policy for vetting student employees and leaders. Currently, there exists no college-wide policy requiring student employees to be screened through the Title IX office,…

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Macalester, the MIAC and anti-LGBTQ colleges in Minnesota

By Spencer Nelson ’17 This past Tuesday, October 11 was National Coming Out Day (NCOD). This was decently well-publicized at Macalester by the Department of Multicultural Life, and it even got a shoutout in the Daily Piper. While Macalester is not always the safest and most welcoming place for LGBTQ individuals, there are institutions across…

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To Whom it May Concern

Shocked and saddened barely do justice to describe the reaction I had after hearing about Jennie Charlesworth’s termination from Macalester. Please take a few minutes to read why this decision may not have taken all considerations into account. First of all, I have never met a more devoted and qualified coach during my time as…

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