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Opinion

The MAX Center, from the tutors

In light of the recent article “MAX Center tutors revise mission statement; administration disputes changes,” and the various responses to it, we tutors at the MAX Center would like to discuss with the rest of the Macalester community exactly what it is that we do. It is important to us that the Macalester community understand…

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MAX Center tutors revise mission statement; administration disputes changes

The Macalester Academic Excellence (MAX) Center recently came into conflict with the administration over proposed changes to the MAX Center’s mission statement. The amended statement included language reflecting the MAX Center’s commitment to “partner with students and faculty to promote anti-oppressive pedagogies and challenge Western-centric practices and ideologies in academia.” Once the new mission statement…

Academic accommodations provide tools for learning
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Academic accommodations provide tools for learning

“Academic accommodations are tools; they remove the barriers so that students can fully participate and demonstrate their knowledge,” said was Robin Hart Ruthenbeck, Assistant Dean of Students and Disability Services Coordinator at Macalester. Hart Ruthenbeck helps provide students with the resources and classroom accommodations they need to be successful students. Accommodations at Macalester come in…