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Campus struggles in aftermath of student suicide
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Campus struggles in aftermath of student suicide

On Sunday, Feb. 18 at 11:18 p.m., Macalester President Brian Rosenberg sent an email to students, faculty and staff announcing that Matias “Tea” Sosa-Wheelock, a sophomore, had died from suicide. For most of the college community, that message was the first they knew of Sosa-Wheelock’s passing. However, a small number of friends, residents of Wallace Hall and bystanders had been aware of the situation for hours. They’re still dealing with it today.

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Facilities pursues alternatives to card access

Macalester’s current card access system has malfunctioned regularly this semester, creating both annoyances and safety issues on campus. Sarah Wescott ’19, a resident of George Draper Dayton (GDD) Hall, is among the many students who cannot use the card access system to enter residence halls. “[Card access] worked for me for about one day and…

Off-campus housing: navigating the adult world
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Off-campus housing: navigating the adult world

After spring break the Room Draw selection will begin. As it nears, underclassmen rush to work out roommate arrangements and explore the various on-campus options. But for upperclassmen moving off-campus, the process began much earlier. Those leaving the Mac bubble must navigate the adult housing world, scheduling showings, signing leases and working out finances. This…