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MCSG tackles menstrual product funding issues

Hannah Catlin

December 6, 2018

For the past several semesters, the Student Services and Relations Committee (SSRC) of MCSG has advanced a program that uses money from the student activities fund to finance the provision of free menstrual products across ca...

MCSG: Internship transit subsidy passed

Margaret Moran

December 6, 2018

This week’s MCSG meeting featured a discussion led by Academic Affairs Committee (AAC) member Karinna Gerhardt ’20 and member-elect Ryan Perez ’20 about their proposed bill, titled Subsidy for Unpaid Internship Transportation (S...

MCSG Overseer: Trueblood on campus culture, JVP returns

Margaret Moran

November 29, 2018

This week’s meeting of MCSG’s Legislative Body (LB) – hosted in the DeWitt Wallace Library this week – began with a presentation from new Dean of Multicultural Life Marjorie Trueblood about her role and perceptions of...

MCSG Overseer: Bradley discusses changes in Health & Wellness

Adrian Johnson

November 8, 2018

This week’s MCSG meeting began with a presentation from Assistant Vice President and Dean of Students DeMethra Bradley. The presentation’s main focus was the changes that have been made at the Laurie Hamrie Health and Welln...

MCSG Overseer: Responses to campus hate speech discussed

The Mac Weekly

October 25, 2018

This week’s MCSG meeting was centered on a discussion of how the Legislative Body (LB) should address the recent acts of hate speech on campus. President Malik Mays ’19 presented the LB with several ideas. One of those ide...

MCSG Overseer: Student Government Debates On-Campus Housing

October 23, 2018

This week’s meeting of MCSG included a presentation from the Strategic Planning and Analysis Committee (SPA), the group responsible for performing preliminary research on pressing campus issues. During the 2018-19 academic ...

Mays features at Cornerstone Forum

Margaret Moran

October 18, 2018

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 t...

MCSG Overseer: Mac Rocketry launches effort for official charter

Margaret Moran

October 11, 2018

This week’s MCSG meeting began with a presentation from James Cannon ’20, Maya Wills ’21 and Alyssa Bulatek ’20 on their new student group: High-Power Rocketry at Macalester, or “Mac Rocketry.” Mac Rocketry formed af...

MCSG Overseer: Consent is Mac town hall planned for November

Margaret Moran

October 4, 2018

This week’s MCSG meeting featured a presentation by the Health Promotion student staff members Hallie Kircher-Henning ’19, KP Blake-Leibowitz ’19 and Malia Becker ’20 about the Consent is Mac Town Hall event planned fo...

EPAG mulling changes to requirements

Margaret Moran

September 27, 2018

On Sept. 25, during MCSG’s weekly meeting, Academic Affairs Committee (AAC) Chair Kofi Ofosu ’19 discussed possible changes coming to distribution and major requirements at the College. “Over the past few weeks I’ve be...

MCSG Overseer: Queer Faith Community seeks org charter

Margaret Moran

September 27, 2018

This week’s MCSG meeting began with a presentation from Queer Faith Community (QFC) co-leader Amelia Gerrard ’20 on why the organization should be chartered by the Student Organizations Committee (SOC). “Queer Faith Community is...

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