The Mac Weekly

Award-winning activists to speak on campus in April

Rebecca Edwards

February 21, 2019

Pulitzer-Prize winning journalist Sonia Nazario and chemist, author and Holocaust survivor Inge Auerbacher are coming together in conversation this April at Macalester’s Kagin Ballroom. Nazario received national acclaim for her c...

Macalester community seeks to broaden campus political culture

Abe Asher

October 19, 2017

When Jeff Garcia ’14 arrived at Macalester as a first-year in the fall of 2010, he was unimpressed with the political culture he found. “Coming in as a lower middle class, working class guy from New York, it was definitel...

Lectures Coordinate Board to bring W. Kamau Bell to speak at Macalester

March 6, 2015

The Lectures Coordination Board (LCB) with Campus Activities and Operations (CAO) has invited W. Kamau Bell to deliver his talk, ‘The W. Kamau Bell Curve: Ending Racism in About an Hour.’ The event will take place on Wednes...

Lecture Coordination Board accepting applications

April 17, 2014

If you could have one person come speak at Macalester, who would you bring? Hillary Clinton? Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie? Ira Glass? Someone else? Chances are, there’s someone that you’ve always wanted to hear speak. What if...

Enviro “Thurstys”: Mac’s longest-running speaker series

October 31, 2013

Enviro Thursdays are quite a tradition at Macalester. Sponsored by the Environmental Studies department, it is the longest running speaker series on campus. There is no other space where students can interact with speakers su...

McKibben headlines recent influx of prominent speakers at Mac

February 22, 2013

An array of prominent people have spoken to Macalester recently. These speakers spoke after press time. Look for more detailed coverage of their events in next week’s edition. Bill McKibben A noted environmental activist and j...

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