Tag: Macalester culture

New sexual violence prevention programs

New sexual violence prevention programs

Karla Benson Rutten, Title IX Coordinator and Director of Equity, and Laura Linder-Scholer, Sexual Violence Prevention Coordinator, both exhibit pride for their new positions. These positions were created to, “respond to increasing awareness and concern about the prevention and response to sexual violence and other civil rights on campuses.” Benson Rutten has the job of…


Define your terms: on expressing dissenting political opinions

About once or twice a year, an op-ed appears in The Mac Weekly expressing dismay at Macalester’s hypocritically close-minded environment. Last week, Cody Olson authored such a piece, in which he described a time he was unfairly shut down in a classroom discussion because he cited a conservative source. He asked for Macalester students to…