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MCSG Overseer: Financial Code updated, more mannequins for Mac First Aid

Lindsay Weber

February 28, 2019

This week, MCSG’s Legislative Body (LB) unanimously voted to pass two resolutions and one budget proposal. The first resolution was introduced at last week’s meeting by seniors Andy Han ’19, Erika Aguilez ’19, Min Hee C...

MCSG Overseer: LB debates best uses for student activity fee

Lindsay Weber

February 21, 2019

This week’s MCSG meeting began with a presentation by seniors Andy Han ‘19, Erika Aguilez ’19, Min Hee Cho ’19 and Channelle Ndagire ’19. They introduced a resolution aimed at addressing the needs of undocumented st...

MCSG Overseer: Wheaton discusses budget, 2023 admissions

Margaret Moran

February 14, 2019

This week’s MCSG meeting began with a presentation from Vice President of Administration and Finance David Wheaton. Wheaton discussed the college’s projected budget and expenditures for next year, along with admissions pr...

MCSG Overseer: Fossil Free considers referendum on divestment

Margaret Moran

February 7, 2019

This week’s MCSG meeting featured a presentation from Emma Harrison ’21, Emily McPhillips ’19 and Sasha Lewis-Norelle ’21 of Fossil Free Mac (FFM) – a student organization urging Macalester to divest from the fossil fu...

MCSG tackles menstrual product funding issues

Hannah Catlin

December 7, 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 30, 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 ...

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