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MCSG overseer: LB debates budgeting appeals and strict deadlines

MCSG’s Legislative Body (LB) convened on April 4 to cover several updates, vote on a bill and hear budget appeals from six student organizations. Program Board (PB) Chair Olivia Doe ’18 and Academic Affairs Committee (AAC) Chair Remy Eisendrath ’17 shared updates from their respective departments at the beginning of the meeting. Doe reported a…

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FAC chair-elect resigns

In February, Sasha Mochida ’19 mounted a successful write-in campaign to be elected Financial Affairs Chair (FAC) for the upcoming 2017-18 academic year. Now — just a month-and-a-half after her victory and five months before she could take office — Mochida has resigned. Mochida informed Macalester Director of Campus Operations Joan Maze, MCSG President Merrit…

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MCSG Overseer: MCSG hears College’s re-branding proposals

This week’s legislative body (LB) meeting began with a slide show presentation by David Warch, Macalester’s Assistant Vice President for Communications and Public Relations, about a developing collaboration with a Minneapolis-based firm, Little & Co. regarding Macalester’s new branding. Warch pointed out the lack of consistency across Macalester’s current logos; the Highlander, Admissions, Athletics, The…

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Test optional proposal moves forward

On Tuesday night, Macalester College Student Government (MCSG) passed Resolution R0002 by a unanimous 20-0 vote asking Macalester to adopt a ‘test-optional’ admissions policy starting next year. The two-and-a-half page proposal, written by MCSG President Merrit Stüven ’16, Academic Affairs Chair Remy Eisendrath ’16 and former Academic Affairs Chair Ari Hymoff ’17, makes the case…

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MSCG Overseer: College budget presented, two new orgs approved

Vice President of Administration and Finance David Wheaton started off this week’s MCSG meeting with a brief PowerPoint of the 2017-2018 college budget. Wheaton gave a comprehensive summary of past and projected trends in tuition, revenue assumptions and expense components that highlighted student enrollment patterns as affecting factors on Macalester’s financial situation. The presentation also…

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MSCG Overseer: MCSG talks test-optional issue, student outreach

MCSG’s legislative body gathered for its weekly meeting in Weyerhaeuser Boardroom to discuss matters ranging from the proposed Protest Bus to questions of student involvement. Student Organizations Committee Chair Johannes Davies ’18 introduced two prospective student orgs: Mac Moral Sciences Club, which debates ethical and philosophical questions, and MacCricket. Representatives from both prospective orgs addressed…

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MSCG Overseer: Protest interest survey, Open Pantry plan to start

The conflict surrounding the protest bus Program Board (PB) proposed at the beginning of the semester was seemingly resolved at the most recent meeting of the Macalester College Student Government (MCSG) Legislative Body (LB). PB chair Olivia Doe ’18 showed off a Facebook survey that will be sent out to the student body by today…

Student body elects MCSG Executive Board and class representatives
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Student body elects MCSG Executive Board and class representatives

The MCSG Executive Board for the 2017–2018 school year is set, with six members of the student body winning elections held throughout last Monday and Tuesday. Editor’s note: In the print version, Ted Chisholm’s (’20) name was printed as Sasha Mochaida ’20. Mochaida was not pictured with the rest of the MCSG Executive Board. Leading…

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