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Active Minds draws attention to mental health issues on campus: Joint survey with MPIRG attempts to show prevalence, unveil stigma
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Active Minds draws attention to mental health issues on campus: Joint survey with MPIRG attempts to show prevalence, unveil stigma

A recent survey of the Macalester student body revealed that 64 percent of respondees consider themselves to have ever experienced, or are currently experiencing, mental health issues — including forty-seven percent who said they had felt so depressed over the past year that they found it difficult to function. The numbers are startling, and can…

Opinion

Mac: Make a move toward solar

This article was written by the MPIRG Environmental Justice Task Force. On Wednesday, Nov. 20, students at colleges and universities in Minneapolis and St Paul will rally to call upon their campus administrators to move aggressively to install more solar energy. Students representing five higher education institutions, including Augsburg College, Hamline University, Macalester College, St….

Opinion

MPIRG urges college to require safer conditions for workers

This article was written by members of the MPIRG Environmental Justice Taskforce. Dear Social Responsibility Committee members, We, the Minnesota Public Interest Research Group (MPIRG), are writing to you today with grave concerns about the safety of workers who produce our university apparel in Bangladesh and around the world in factories that function as literal…

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