The Mac Weekly

Responses to hate on campus discussed

Hannah Catlin

November 10, 2017

This week’s MCSG meeting commenced with a discussion about the mission of MCSG and how representatives should respond to incidents of vandalism and hate speech on Macalester’s campus. Initially, the Legislative Body (LB)...

Multiple swastikas found drawn in Neill Hall

Jennifer Katz

October 5, 2017

Over the month of September, multiple swastikas were reportedly drawn in Neill Hall. According to campus crime logs, the offensive symbols were reported four separate times – marking bulletin boards on the first, second and fo...

Swastika found on campus

Jennifer Katz

October 20, 2016

by Jen Katz and Hamzah Yaacob A swastika was found carved into the surface of a desk in the DeWitt Wallace Library on October 4. “We should not at all want this on campus,” Christopher MacDonald-Dennis, Dean of Multicultu...

Campus responds to hateful vandalism in private and public spaces

April 8, 2016

Right before spring break, on March 8, 2016, the Daily Piper announced that a swastika had been discovered in a residence hall. The symbol was etched into a wall next to an elevator in Turck Hall. It was not discovered until a ...

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