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This week in MCSG: PBR responds to election, affirms core values

The most recent Macalester Student Government meeting began with a visit from Macalester President Brian Rosenberg, who was present to answer questions from any of the MCSG members. In response to a question asking him how he will uphold Macalester’s institutional values, particularly in light of the most recent presidential election, the president stated that…

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This week in MCSG: Media orgs funding bill, Fossil Free Mac chartered

The MCSG meeting on November 8 was started early and conducted swiftly so that the attendees could watch the election results. First, the executives gave an update from their meeting. The biggest discussion point was the faculty meeting from the previous Tuesday. Among the highlights are that despite some rumors, Marlon James is staying at…

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This week in MCSG: Two new allocations, new orgs presented

At the MCSG meeting on Tuesday, November 1, the FAC gave additional allocations to two student orgs. The first was $975 to AIPAC for an art workshop and performance event, with 29 votes in favor. Most of the money will go to the workshop host, a local artist. This allocation came from the operating fund,…

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This week in MCSG:

The most recent meeting of MCSG was largely focused around the approval of the charter of Mac GOP, a student organization on campus for Republican and conservative students. Up for debate was an additional clause added to the charter which stated that, if a certain person is being rude and disruptive, then a three-quarters majority…

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Fall Lecture, new org chartered

At the MCSG legislative body meeting on Tuesday, October 11, the executives discussed the talking points from the last Executive Board meeting. Members brought up reflections on the Board of Trustees and intramurals. Next, Joan Maze brought up Bon Appétit’s new Express Menu for student orgs. It’s less expensive, but students have to pick up…

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New orgs introduced, old orgs funded

The most recent Macalester College Student Government (MCSG) meeting, which was held this past Tuesday evening on October 5, was much shorter than normal. Instead of being roughly two hours, the meeting ended up being only an hour. Due to the Vice Presidential debate that night, MCSG made sure to briskly but thoroughly go through…

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MCSG and CEC subscribe to voter registration website TurboVote

With the presidential elections fast approaching, MCSG and the Civic Engagement Center (CEC) have invested in a program to increase students’ voter registration and turnout. TurboVote, which MCSG recently voted overwhelmingly to fund, is a website intended to facilitate voter registration for students by streamlining the often complicated process. The total cost of the program…

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MCSG passes Omnibus Bill, discusses org funding defecits

At the MCSG Legislative Body meeting on September 27, the first order of business was voting on the Omnibus Bill. A brief discussion of an amendment that would require any legislation to be publicized to the Macalester community at least 72 hours prior to voting ended when the amendment was almost unanimously denied. After the…

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FAC funds The Mac Weekly, Turbovote

The main focus of the evening, Sept. 20, was on two additional allocations. The first one was for The Mac Weekly, and the FAC recommended that the paper should be given $1408.42 for two issues this Fall. The original amount asked by The Mac Weekly editors was for $2816.85 for four issues they did not…

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