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On the BEAT: What’s happening around campus and the region

MACALESTER COLLEGE STUDENT GOVERNMENT MCSG distributes MPIRG referendum, charters org MCSG discussed the MPIRG referendum that will once again be on the table in the coming weeks. There was an email sent out to all students letting them know they could opt out of putting their Student Activity Fee toward MPIRG for this semester, and…

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On the Beat: What’s happening around campus and the region

MACALESTER COLLEGE STUDENT GOVERNMENT MCSG discusses student housing, mock border wall The MCSG meeting started with a visit from a member of the Mac-Groveland Community Council, a council that deals with local governance issues. The member stressed a desire to develop a partnership with Macalester College, and urged any MCSG members or Macalester students interested…

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On the BEAT: What’s happening around campus and the region

HEALTH AND WELLNESS SEXY training begins, group run to Summit this weekend Health & Wellness Center events this week include the beginning of SEXY training, Macalester’s safer sex education program. These trainings are provided for all first-year floors. They will begin on Sunday and continue through October 4th. First-year floor RAs will have details on…

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Program Board Bill fails by a vote of eight to 16

After a lively, well-attended discussion, the MCSG Legislative Board (LB) rejected a proposed bill that would have increased funding for Program Board and lowered the amount of funding provided to student organizations by a vote of 8 to 16. Jesse Horwitz ’13 introduced the bill, entitled the Priorities in Spending Act, or colloquially, the Program…

MCSG adds Zilton, Dehler
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MCSG adds Zilton, Dehler

Macalester students voted in the MCSG executive runoff election last Friday – a 24% turnout.  Matt Dehler ‘14  was elected Program Board Chair by a 52.9% – 46.7% margin, and classmate Adinah Zilton ’14 was voted Financial Affair Committee (FAC) Chair 51.3% – 46.5%. Zilton faced Jake Kunkel ’14 for leadership of the committee that…

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Ice rink update

The ice rink located on Shaw Field opened for student use this Thursday, although work will continue through the weekend to ensure that the ice is as smooth and glossy as possible. Audrey Kohout ’14, the Program Board representative currently in charge of the rink, expressed enthusiasm for the new attraction on campus. “We want…

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