Tag: mcsg

News

MCSG Overseer: Faculty to undergo inclusive classroom training

This week’s MCSG meeting began with a discussion of the changes that the Legislative Body (LB) plans to make during the 2018-2019 academic year to better connect with the entirety of the student body – especially students of color. Leading the discussion, MCSG president Malik Mays ’19 expressed an interest in cultivating a stronger relationship…

News

MCSG Overseer: Transit bill voted down, could be revived in fall

This week’s MCSG meeting began with a presentation from Student Services and Relations Committee (SSRC) member Fabian Bean ’18 on a bill proposing that MCSG allocate $3,000 per year to subsidizing free bus passes for students doing off-campus internships. Initial discussion of the bill took place two weeks ago, but further discussion and a vote…

Rosenberg, Lee, Moe discuss campus culture in year’s final forum
News

Rosenberg, Lee, Moe discuss campus culture in year’s final forum

On Tuesday, April 17, students gathered in the Olin Rice Science Hall for the last Cornerstone Forum of the semester featuring President Brian Rosenberg, Provost Karine Moe and Vice President for Student Affairs Donna Lee. The panel gave brief descriptions of their positions before opening the floor for student questions. The discussion that followed focused…

News

MCSG Overseer: Climbing club appeals budget, to no avail

This week’s MCSG meeting started with a review of Climbing Club’s budget appeal. The org’s original budget request for the 2018-2019 school year was $25,920, of which the Legislative Body (LB) approved $17,280. They appealed for a further $21,600. Climbing Club co-Presidents Mikayla Brunner ’21 and Andrew Padgett ’21 attended the meeting and made their…

News

MCSG Overseer: Moe discusses hiring, faculty training in visit

This week’s MCSG meeting began with a presentation by Provost and Dean of Faculty Karine Moe, who explained her role at the college and took questions from Legislative Body (LB) members. Moe, formerly an economics professor, is in her 23rd year at Macalester. As provost, she oversees the library, the Institute for Global Citizenship (IGC),…

News

MCSG Overseer: Wheaton presents 2018-19 budget

A presentation by Vice President of Administration and Finance David Wheaton dominated this week’s MCSG meeting. Wheaton discussed the College’s financial status and the budget for the 2018-2019 school year. The budget was built by the Task Force on the Budget (TFOB) group between October and February, and then approved by senior staff. “Revenue from…

News

Dean’s List passed, Mac First Aid recieves $24k

This week’s MCSG meeting began with Community Engagement Officer Meera Singh ’19 introducing a proposal to host a student mental health forum – which would offer students an opportunity to discuss the state of mental health services at the college – later in the semester. Singh’s suggestion received a positive response from some members of…

Mays elected MCSG president, says “we can be better”
Home, News

Mays elected MCSG president, says “we can be better”

Cleveland, Ohio native Malik Mays ’19 will be the next MCSG president, beating Andy Han ’19 and Jed Buchholz ’19 in a three-way race for the position as MCSG held its executive elections for the 2018-19 school year on Monday and Tuesday. Mays, a first-time candidate who has not previously served in student government, took…

1 2 3 4 18