Tag: student activity fee

Opinion

Supporting student government

If MCSG went defunct tomorrow, the college would resume business as usual, and many students would never even know. A student at Macalester could spend their entire four years without participating in the college’s political process and still have a fantastic experience. Macalester has a plethora of departments staffed by paid adults to provide the…

Opening the Community Treasure Chest
Features

Opening the Community Treasure Chest

For the past two years, MCSG’s Community Chest program has afforded students not affiliated with any official organization the chance to fund their own projects with money from the student activity fee. However, two years into this program many students are still not aware of this opportunity. “Basically it’s this fund that people can apply…

MPIRG referendum invalidated, new vote will be held next year
News

MPIRG referendum invalidated, new vote will be held next year

After weeks of discussion, MPIRG and MCSG’s contract negotiations were postponed until the fall after a Judicial Council decision ruled this spring’s MPIRG referendum invalid due to procedural violations. MCSG President Kai Wilson ’14 explained the situation to a packed Weyerhaeuser Boardroom Tuesday night, saying the invalidation was caused by “procedural errors by the [Elections…