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College searches for new Dean of the Institute for Global Citizenship

Hamzah Yaacob

November 11, 2016

Macalester is in the midst of a search for the new Dean for the Institute of Global Citizenship (IGC). Associate Dean of the Faculty Paul Overvoorde was appointed Interim Dean earlier this semester after Christy Hanson left th...

Tolerance is not a euphemism for multiculturalism

March 14, 2014

The headline of Maddy Jasper’s opinion piece last week makes the correct assessment that “Social tolerance translates to political intolerance.” I wonder, however, to what extent it matters that that this relationship ex...

Why you WANT to attend this year’s International Round Table

October 4, 2013

A few weeks ago I decided last-minute to attend Farah Haddad’s talk about the Syria conflict. It meant cancelling lunch plans and skipping my daily run along the Mississippi even though I never “tuned in” to the politics of...

Parting palabras: A Chicana’s Macalester Reality

May 3, 2013

Four years here and I am grateful, blessed really, to have learned so much, met so many inspiring people, and accessed so many resources. I have met those who will remain lifelong friends and mentors, and had more Grille mozzarella st...

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