The Mac Weekly

MCSG Overseer: Moe discusses hiring, faculty training in visit

Margaret Moran

March 22, 2018

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...

MCSG Overseer: Wheaton presents 2018-19 budget

Margaret Moran

March 8, 2018

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 wa...

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

Margaret Moran

March 2, 2018

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 he...

MCSG Beat: Mental healthcare at Mac discussed

Abe Asher

February 23, 2018

This week's meeting of MCSG began with a moment of silence for Matias Sosa-Wheelock, a sophomore who died unexpectedly on the evening of Feb. 18. After the moment of silence, the Legislative Body (LB) segued into an unschedul...

Macalester students drive campus sustainability

The Mac Weekly

February 16, 2018

By Molly Flerlage, Suzanne Savanick Hansen, Lydia Sulik [email protected] [email protected] [email protected] Students have long formed the backbone of sustainability efforts at Macalester through student organiz...

MCSG Beat: Maeda visits, Dean’s List proposal discussed

Margaret Moran

February 16, 2018

This week’s MCSG meeting began with the first Cornerstone Forum. The Forums are bi-weekly gatherings organized by Mara Steinitz ’18 and Malik Earle ’18 that feature a member of the administration speaking and answering qu...

Three-way race for MCSG president

Hannah Catlin

February 15, 2018

When Macalester students place their votes for a new MCSG president on Monday, Feb. 19, they’ll be faced with three choices: Andy Han ’19, Malik Mays ’19, or, Jed Buchholz ’19. The candidates, all rising seniors, have been...

MCSG Overseer: Increased access to administration?

Margaret Moran

February 1, 2018

This week’s meeting of MCSG began with a presentation by Mara Steinitz ’18 and Malik Earle ’18, who proposed a new initiative to connect Macalester students to the College’s administration in response to November’s Wa...

MCSG Overseer: Semester Kickoff

Lindsay Weber

January 26, 2018

This week’s MCSG meeting, the first of the spring semester, began with a recap of the fall semester’s initiatives and accomplishments and outlined the Legislative Body’s [LB] plans moving forward. Program Board chair Mic...

MCSG Overseer: Cafe Mac to become a study space for finals?

Hannah Catlin

November 30, 2017

As requested by the Proud Indigenous People for Education (PIPE), this week’s meeting of MCSG began with an acknowledgement that Macalester was built on stolen Dakota land. Ariana Hones ’18 announced that all meetings will no...

MCSG bill covers grad school fees

Isabella Molano

November 17, 2017

Macalester College Student Government (MCSG) recently passed a bill that will help fund graduate school admission tests for students. The Graduate School Admission Test (GSAT) Grant Program, which will pilot in the spring semester, wi...

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