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Finalists for commencement speech share their words of wisdom
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Finalists for commencement speech share their words of wisdom

Editor’s Note: The previous version of this story included a bio of Noah Nieting, who was not one of the finalists selected. We will be updating the online version with information from Leyla Suleiman, the finalist who should have been listed in Nieting’s place, shortly and will publish an excerpt from her speech in our…

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Rosenberg’s 2016 “State of the School”

On Saturday morning, as part of the annual Family Fest program, President Brian Rosenberg delivered a “State of the School” address in Weyerhaeuser Memorial Chapel. Below are several excerpts from Rosenberg’s remarks, lightly edited for clarity and length. Emphasis added. “The state of Macalester is very good. What I want to talk about is something…

Barack Obama speaks at Union Depot, discusses transportation
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Barack Obama speaks at Union Depot, discusses transportation

President Barack Obama paid a visit to St. Paul’s Union Depot on Wednesday, announcing new spending initiatives on transportation and infrastructure projects designed to create jobs and improve America’s transit networks. In his first visit to the Twin Cities since last year, the President unveiled a $302 billion transportation funding proposal, designed to fund network…