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Class of 2018 makes their last headline together
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Class of 2018 makes their last headline together

Each year, the final Senior Spotlight is dedicated to the departing Mac Weekly seniors. Here, the group of 14 discuss their experiences working on the paper. TMW: In a word, how would people describe their Mac Weekly experience? M.L. Kenney: Exhausting. Josh Koh: Besides journalistic? Photographic and exploratory. Maya Rait: Hectic. Meg Britton-Mehlisch: Formative. Max…

The Mac Weekly exchanged ad space for booze in the 1990s
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The Mac Weekly exchanged ad space for booze in the 1990s

Park Liquors was already an established part of Macalester’s culture in the early 1990s. It had an especially close relationship with The Mac Weekly, but this ended in 1993. In the Feb. 19 issue of 1993, a headline titled “Weekly Shut Down” graced the front page. The accompanying article explained that campus security had confiscated…

TMW senior editors say their goodbyes, joyously reflect
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TMW senior editors say their goodbyes, joyously reflect

By Meg Britton-Mehlisch and Celia Heudebourg This week The Mac Weekly bids farewell to its own seniors. The incoming Editors-in-Chief talk with Rachel Wilson, Jamie Goodin, Ellie Fuqua, Jake Greenberg, Max Horvath, Maddie Jaffe, Eliza Ramsey, Allie Korbey, Kate Rhodes and Esha Datta. They discuss office memories and the Wac Meekly. TMW: This is the…

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This week in MCSG: Media orgs funding bill, Fossil Free Mac chartered

The MCSG meeting on November 8 was started early and conducted swiftly so that the attendees could watch the election results. First, the executives gave an update from their meeting. The biggest discussion point was the faculty meeting from the previous Tuesday. Among the highlights are that despite some rumors, Marlon James is staying at…

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The Mac Weekly wants your election opinions

Our campus on Wednesday felt different. Tuesday night’s election results surprised much of the Macalester community. Regardless of how you processed the results, the coming administration marks a palpable change. This change will be felt in the spaces we share, as well as in the other communities we are each a part of. Since Tuesday,…

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Responding to criticism: taking responsibility for our content

Last week, four authors submitted an op-ed, “How to not write racist food reviews,” criticizing The Mac Weekly’s ramen columns. The piece called for greater understanding of the cultural assumptions beneath the ramen series. The authors argued that the articles “portrayed Asian food with the racialized expectation of ‘cheap exotic Asian food,’” as well as…

Senior Spotlight: TMW seniors say goodnight
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Senior Spotlight: TMW seniors say goodnight

As is customary, the graduating seniors of TMW’s editorial staff are the focus of the year’s final Spotlight. They discuss the paper’s family environment, late-night stories and their lasting memories of TMW. TMW: How did you get involved with the paper, and when did you realize the Weekly was home? Kacie Reilly: I got involved…

MCSG: Addressing The Mac Weekly and the budgeting process
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MCSG: Addressing The Mac Weekly and the budgeting process

Last week The Mac Weekly published the staff editorial “The Mac Weekly responds to MCSG’s budgeting.” We believe many aspects of MCSG’s budgeting process were misrepresented. The purpose of this article is to publicly inform students about the misrepresentation and to offer some clarity into MCSG’s budgeting process. There was a misunderstanding between the Financial…

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