The Mac Weekly

Fred Swaniker to speak at 2018 commencement

Rebecca Edwards

March 2, 2018

Macalester’s 2018 commencement address will be delivered by acclaimed education entrepreneur Fred Swaniker ’99. Swaniker is the founder of four pan-African development organizations: African Leadership Academy, African L...

Transparency and trust: Student commencement speaker procedural reform

The Mac Weekly

April 28, 2017

by Alysha Alloway, Willa Childress, Robert Lin and Ollin Montes Two weeks from now, the class of 2017 will graduate, with Connor Valenti ’17 featured as the class’s commencement speaker. This may come as recent news for ma...

Carmen Giménez Smith visits campus

February 3, 2017

Last Thursday night, Macalester welcomed award-winning poet, writer and editor Carmen Giménez Smith for a captivating and thought-provoking poetry reading. Smith began with a short reading of three poems, “Radicalization,” “The Da...

ACLU chapter hosts speaker on racial profiling last Saturday

November 7, 2014

Michael J Steinberg, the Legal Director of the Michigan American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), spoke about racial profiling in the United States to an audience of sixty students on Nov. 1 in John B. Davis Lecture Hall. After a couple ...

Ezra Klein to speak on campus: Lectures Coordination Board organizes a visit

October 24, 2014

The Lectures Coordination Board announced this week that they will bring political journalist Ezra Klein to campus later this fall as their first speaker of the year. KIein will speak in the Hill Ballroom on Sunday, November 9 ...

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