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Style File: Zeam Porter, practicing powerful self-expression

March 31, 2017

After pausing to clarify gender pronouns, Zeam Porter ’20 stated, “They, them, theirs. Or Z, just call me Z.” This emphatic declaration displayed an easy confidence and an air of serious self-assuredness often uncharacteristic of...

Define your terms: on expressing dissenting political opinions

September 30, 2016

About once or twice a year, an op-ed appears in The Mac Weekly expressing dismay at Macalester’s hypocritically close-minded environment. Last week, Cody Olson authored such a piece, in which he described a time he was unfairly sh...

Janet Mock shares keynote on activism

March 7, 2014

On Tuesday evening, the Department of Multicultural Life hosted trans* rights activist, social justice advocate and author Janet Mock, who gave a keynote address as part of the SPEAK! series and kickoff of Women’s History Mo...

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