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Opinions on “More Than Words” around campus
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Opinions on “More Than Words” around campus

Julia Turner ’16 “There were words I’d never even thought about before. And some of those are a little bit of a stretch. Besides that, it’s all a good message. There’s nothing bad about it.” Maddie Gerrard ’17 “I understand the point behind it, but I don’t see people actually talking about it much. I…

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Response to Maddy Jasper on political intolerance

Last week Maddy Jasper published an opinion piece titled “Macalester’s social tolerance translates to political intolerance.” In it, she expresses her frustration with Macalester’s close-mindedness towards her right-wing affiliations and beliefs. “The majority of Macalester community members, students and professors alike are very accepting of those who share the same liberal and progressive opinions,” she…

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A call for understanding in op-ed responses

I like reading the opinion section. People with busy schedules and little sleep find a topic worth writing about, and then people respond with their own op-ed when the topic resonates with their values—like the MCSG layoffs last semester, or the More than Words campaign in last week’s issue. But I get really annoyed and…