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Three-way race for MCSG president

When Macalester students place their votes for a new MCSG president on Monday, Feb. 19, they’ll be faced with three choices: Andy Han ’19, Malik Mays ’19, or, Jed Buchholz ’19. The candidates, all rising seniors, have been engaging in an intense, week-long campaign. All have reached out to students in the community, hung flyers…

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Minnesota Rep. McCollum discusses Obamacare in Kagin town hall

U.S. Representative Betty McCollum (D-Minn.) returned to Macalester on Saturday morning, and, reveling in the defeat of the Republican American Health Care Act, packed the Alexander G. Kagin Ballroom for her fifth town hall of 2017. The event, coming not 24 hours after the Democrats’ biggest victory since President Trump’s election in November, had a…

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Macalester professors lead chapter of anti-Trump group

In the aftermath of Donald Trump’s election as president of the US in November, a Macalester professor decided to form a group to organize against the new president’s agenda. The result was the Facebook group “Indivisible Saint Paul,” part of a larger resistance movement against Trump started by a collection of former Democratic congressional staffers….

Opinion

Trump time and American Muslims

At first blush, President Donald Trump is correct to identify the safety of the American Republic and its citizens as a top concern for him and his administration. On this, there is no daylight between him and his predecessor, as well as the vast majority of the American people. But on the heels of such…

Opinion

How to talk to your conservative relatives this Thanksgiving

‘Tis the season for family political discussions. While it has become an American tradition to complain about the awkward small talk and the headaches it causes, this is not the time to hide from our responsibilities. Fleeing to Canada is not an option, and Justin Trudeau isn’t as great as he seems, anyway. Two days…

2016-2017 year MCSG Executive Board elected
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2016-2017 year MCSG Executive Board elected

On Wed., March 30, the Macalester College Student Government (MCSG) announced that Merrit Stüven ’17 was elected President of MCSG for the 2016-2017 school year and will be the governing body’s first female-identifying president since Kathy Kim ’12, who served in the 2011-2012 school year. Stüven, who currently serves as a Class of 2017 representative,…

MCSG Executive Board candidates present platforms to campus
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MCSG Executive Board candidates present platforms to campus

Correction: The print version and an earlier web version of this article misstated the position Johannes Davies ’18 is campaigning for as the Financial Affairs Committee (FAC) Chair . Davies is a candidate for the Student Organizations Committee Chair, not the FAC Chair. The Macalester College Student Government (MCSG) Executive Board elections will be held…

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