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The racist legacy of Edward D. Neill

The Mac Weekly

October 19, 2017

Twice in recent weeks have we been informed through the Mac Daily that swastikas had been found in Neill Hall. Twice in recent weeks, this announcement has been accompanied by the claim, “Actions and behaviors such as this are...

Sports Editorial: Unity in the NFL? Only to protect the Shield

The Mac Weekly

October 5, 2017

by Justin Chen [email protected] Ever since Colin Kaepernick’s kneeling protest against American racism began, there has been tension between players and ownership in the NFL. With ownership fearing blowback from protests dur...

A letter of clarification from the organizers of Stop White Noise

The Mac Weekly

April 27, 2017

By Shannon Mahedy, Arnold Sanginga and Selma Osman If you’ve been anywhere around campus this past week, you probably have heard a lot of talk about Stop White Noise. We’d like to introduce ourselves and clarify our action...

From populist revolt to plutocratic triumph

January 27, 2017

No political observer of American politics would dare dispute that Donald Trump’s presidential campaign was a unique phenomenon. One of the most distinguishing characteristics of his atypical candidacy was its unabashed bigotry, ra...

How to not write racist food reviews

Asian & Pacific Islander Americans in Coalition

October 6, 2016

An Adventure into Mac ‘n’ Cheese #heymac The name itself, SpaghettiOs, foreshadowed a rather “O”minous experience. The Campbell brand Mac ‘n’ Cheese came in a can, containing a tomato liquid that basically tasted lik...

#heymac #notcallingyouracistbut

Robert Lin

September 22, 2016

I am writing this from a place of anger and frustration and love. Anger and frustration because what I know needs to be done is not being done, because violence is happening everywhere, and because here at Macalester we lie an...

Friday Morning Quarterback: Why Kaepernick’s kneel matters

Carrigan Miller

September 22, 2016

It’s hard to believe, but Blaine Gabbert’s backup is the most talked-about man in the NFL right now. Colin Kaepernick’s career has taken a number of unusual turns for him to end up as second-string quarterback but first-string co...

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