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MPIRG and the referendum: The plan to move forward

All students pay $221 to the Student Activity Fee each year. Macalester College Student Government (MCSG) distributes this pool of money to its programming boards and chartered student organizations through automatic formulas and submitted budgets reviewed annually by the Financial Affairs Committee (FAC). As per a contractual relationship spanning 43 years, $12 of this $221…

MPIRG referendum invalidated, new vote will be held next year
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MPIRG referendum invalidated, new vote will be held next year

After weeks of discussion, MPIRG and MCSG’s contract negotiations were postponed until the fall after a Judicial Council decision ruled this spring’s MPIRG referendum invalid due to procedural violations. MCSG President Kai Wilson ’14 explained the situation to a packed Weyerhaeuser Boardroom Tuesday night, saying the invalidation was caused by “procedural errors by the [Elections…