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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...

Responses to hate on campus discussed

Hannah Catlin

November 10, 2017

This week’s MCSG meeting commenced with a discussion about the mission of MCSG and how representatives should respond to incidents of vandalism and hate speech on Macalester’s campus. Initially, the Legislative Body (LB)...

MCSG Overseer: Rosenberg addresses Fossil Free, more

Lindsay Weber

November 2, 2017

This week’s MCSG meeting featured a Q-and-A session with President Brian Rosenberg. Rosenberg took questions on various topics, including the Dean’s list, Macalester’s carbon neutrality plan, the possibility of a test-op...

Two new orgs present charters, vote next week

The Mac Weekly

October 20, 2017

by Isabella Molano [email protected] The Macalester College Student Government’s (MSCG) Legislative Body convened on the evening of Oct. 18 in the Idea Lab on the second floor of the library. Kate Ryan Reiling ’00,...

MCSG President shares goals for year

Kai Davis

October 20, 2017

Last week The Mac Weekly sat down with Suveer Daswani ’18, President of the Macalester College Student Government (MCSG) for the 2017-2018 academic year. The following interview has been edited for clarity and length. The Mac Weekly: You’ve been ...

Larger venue needed for marquee lectures

Isabella Molano

October 13, 2017

Macalester College Student Government (MCSG) met on Tuesday Oct. 10 in the Weyerhaeuser Boardroom to discuss a packed agenda. Mindy Deardurff of the Career Development Center (CDC) explained a remodeling of the CDC’s approach....

MCSG Overseer: Campus committees, DACA discussed

The Mac Weekly

September 22, 2017

by Adriana Saso-Graves [email protected] Macalester College Student Government (MCSG) convened for the third time this year on Tuesday, Sept. 20, in the Weyerhaeuser Boardroom. The meeting began with an icebreaker and conti...

MCSG Overseer:Club sports gain funding

The Mac Weekly

April 28, 2017

By Malaika Rosenfeld This week’s MCSG meeting was marked with a table of cupcakes and clementines in commemoration of the last Legislative Body (LB) meeting of the school year. In addition to the usual LB members, many of t...

MCSG Overseer: Budget deadlines lead conversation, ITS update

Malaika Rosenfeld

April 14, 2017

Shortened by an hour out of respect for those who wished to attend the Seder, this week’s MCSG meeting was brief but nonetheless left legislative body (LB) members feeling disgruntled. Owing to last week’s contentious debate ov...

MCSG overseer: LB debates budgeting appeals and strict deadlines

Jennifer Katz

April 7, 2017

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) Cha...

FAC chair-elect resigns

March 31, 2017

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 be...

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