Tag: residency requirement


In defense of Macalester’s two-year residency

For most of my four years at Macalester, I have heard rumors about the college adopting a three-year residency. Last week’s The Mac Weekly article, “Will Macalester require a 3-year residency?” solidified those rumors. I believe that the two-year residency requirement played an instrumental role in forming my Macalester experience. While Macalester may stand to…


Revisiting Income Inequality Commission with PBR

Last spring, Old Main lawn hosted public discussions of income inequality at Macalester. Some students expressed concerns about the 42:1 wage ratio, which means that the highest salary at Macalester is forty-two times greater than the lowest. People from both sides of the issue took the microphone and in the end, MCSG passed legislation to…