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Mac Students Volunteer as Immigration Court Observers

Last Friday, former student court observers presented on their experiences with the Human Rights Defender Project at the event How Do We Respond to the Immigration Crisis led by Kendra Roedl ’20 and Guy Chinang ’20. The program, a partnership between The Advocates for Human Rights, the University of Minnesota Law School James H. Binger…

Jinci Lu’s commitment to mental health reform
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Jinci Lu’s commitment to mental health reform

Since high school and throughout her time at Macalester, Jinci Lu ’20 has dedicated a lot of time and thought to studying mental health. “I was drawn to mental health because of personal experience with a family member who suffered from depression,” Lu said. She was interested in how different cultures handle mental health –…

Updates to mental health services from Health and Wellness Center
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Updates to mental health services from Health and Wellness Center

In the wake of Matias Sosa-Wheelock’s ’20 death by suicide last spring, The Mac Weekly came out with a special issue centered around mental health at Macalester. The issue discussed the changes the Laurie Hamre Center for Health and Wellness planned to make in order to better serve the increasing number of Macalester students seeking…

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Me Too founder to speak on campus in December

The founder of the Me Too movement is coming to Macalester. The Lectures Coordination Board (LCB) is bringing Tarana Burke, a native of The Bronx, to campus for a lecture and discussion in the Alexander G. Hill Ballroom in Kagin Commons on Dec. 6. Burke first used the phrase “Me Too” to highlight the shared…

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Mays features at Cornerstone Forum

On the evening of Thursday, Oct. 11, students and faculty gathered in the Art Commons for the first Cornerstone Forum of the semester featuring MCSG President Malik Mays ’19. Malik Earle ’18 and Mara Steinitz ’18 started the Cornerstone Forum project last spring to increase communication between members of the Macalester administration and the student…

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DML Land Acknowledgement created this summer

We ask that you take a moment to honor that we are on Dakota land. Macalester is situated on the ancestral homeland of the Dakota people, particularly the Sisseton and Wahpeton bands, who were forcibly exiled from the land because of aggressive and persistent settler colonialism. We make this acknowledgement to honor the Dakota people,…

Get out the Vote: midterm elections
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Get out the Vote: midterm elections

Midterm elections are fast approaching, as seen on campus with numerous volunteers registering Macalester students to vote on Nov. 6. This midterm is a major focus all over the country and acts as an initiative for getting young people to vote. Young people make up the majority of the electorate this midterm but have historically…

Groveland: Midterm Elections
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Groveland: Midterm Elections

This week on Groveland: election security, a Macalester graduate running for Congress, and why Minnesota will be a battleground state in the midterm elections. Available on the streaming sites below: Itunes Spotify

DeWitt Wallace, Carleton, and Mac’s historic fundraising woes
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DeWitt Wallace, Carleton, and Mac’s historic fundraising woes

On Oct. 4, Macalester launched the public phase of its $100 million fundraising campaign, The Macalester Moment. It’s an important time for the college – in more ways than one. “At Macalester, fundraising is not easy,” President Brian Rosenberg said at a town hall event in Kagin Ballroom on Sept. 20. “We have historically been…

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