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First names vs. titles: Professors weigh merits of college’s naming conventions

The Mac Weekly

November 17, 2017

Last spring, while on sabbatical and preparing to teach a first-year course this semester, political science professor Wendy Weber encountered an article in the New York Times’ Sunday Review. The article was written by a h...

Defining Macalester: Shimon Peres and the statements we endorse


October 7, 2016

On September 29, Macalester’s U.S. flag was flying at half-staff at the direction of President Obama and in memory of former Israeli President and Prime Minister Shimon Peres. He was a leading force in the founding and development of...

KWOC deserves respect for putting activism into practice

May 3, 2013

Last week, the Macalester community witnessed the culmination of KWOC’s yearlong campaign to demand that the administration move its p-card money from Wells Fargo to Sunrise Community Banks. As many of you already know, President Br...

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