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Haircuts in the panopticon: kNOw Spaces exhibition opening
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Haircuts in the panopticon: kNOw Spaces exhibition opening

Macalester’s Law Warschaw Gallery is now home to a peculiar structure with the name kNOw Space. The structure resembles a small watchtower or deer blind with mirrored walls. Gallery visitors are welcome to step into the tower, where they can see through the double-mirrored walls to witness everything happening outside. To those looking up at…

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Jake Parsky breaks ground in first Tiny Classroom Concert

This past Tuesday, Jake Parsky ’19 became the first performer in Program Board’s new Tiny Classroom Concert series. Parsky’s 15-minute set included four original compositions, with his voice and acoustic guitar accompanied by Jack Henry Lickerman ’21 on drums. As the name suggests, Parsky played in a room of his choice in front of a…

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Summer news and notes

Welcome back. Here’s what you might have missed between May and August… * • U.S. Rep. Tim Walz won the Democratic-Farmer-Labor (DFL) party’s nomination for governor, beating State Rep. Erin Murphy and outgoing Attorney General Lori Swanson, while Hennepin County Commissioner Jeff Johnson won the GOP’s nomination over former two-term governor Tim Pawlenty. • U.S….

Annan lived college’s mission, leaves towering legacy
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Annan lived college’s mission, leaves towering legacy

Kofi Annan ‘61 in coversation with President Brian Rosenberg at the Leonard Center in May. Annan died in August, leaving a towering legacy at his alma mater. Photo courtesy of Macalester Communications and Marketing. [/caption] On August 18, just over three months after he appeared for the final time on this campus for the renaming…

First Thursday speeches address racial climate in U.S., on campuses
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First Thursday speeches address racial climate in U.S., on campuses

On Thursday, September 6, a sea of Macalester students, staff and faculty filled the Alumni Gymnasium in the Leonard Center for the annual First Thursday convocation to usher in the new academic year. In addition to welcoming new and returning members of the campus community, the event featured an address from celebrated poet and activist…

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A Statement on Labor at Macalester College

The following is a statement composed by MacPIRG (Macalester Public Interest Research Group) students and delivered to Vice Presidents of Finance at Macalester, Patricia Langer and David Wheaton. It outlines the larger goals and immediate objectives of our campaign for a $15/hour wage for all work on campus. We, a growing coalition of Macalester students,…

Macalester opposed to adjunct faculty union [UPDATE]
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Macalester opposed to adjunct faculty union [UPDATE]

Unionization election will occur via mail ballot on June 3 A note to our readers: due to the volume of responses we have received to our recent news coverage, The Mac Weekly will be accepting and publishing letters and op-eds online until Tuesday, May 13. Please send submission to macweekly [at] macalester.edu Macalester College is…