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The independent student newspaper of Macalester College.
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"Due to a steep increase in the number of applications, Admissions saw the acceptance rate plummet to 31 percent from the 41 percent where it had stayed for the previous two admission cycles."
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The Mac Weekly Apr 20
Six months after the launch of the $100 million "Mac moment" campaign, the effort has reached the $100 million mark. What is next for the Mac Moment?
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The Mac Weekly Apr 19
Women's Water Polo wins CWPA Division III Championship for the third year in a row.
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The Mac Weekly Apr 18
Progressive voters should rally around Presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg, says Opinions contributer Jared Jageler.
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Macalester College Apr 17
Congrats goes out to '99 on being named to the list
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Macalester College Apr 17
Congrats to , writer-in-residence and Associate Professor of English, who was named to the list.
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The Mac Weekly Apr 16
"As part of a local effort to combat the opioid epidemic, Mac Emergency Medical Services (Mac EMS) will offer six trainings on the use of the overdose-reversing drug naloxone throughout the month of April."
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The Mac Weekly Apr 15
A repeated MCSG election for the positions of Vice President and FAC Chair took place last week. Read below for the results, one of which overturned the first election's outcome.
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The Mac Weekly Apr 14
"Macalester students gathered outside of Weyerhaeuser Chapel on April 4 to remember the lives lost during the shootings at Al Noor Mosque and the Linwood Islamic Centre near Christchurch, New Zealand on March 15 in which 50 people were killed.."
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The Mac Weekly Apr 13
Student band "The Big Ones" won Mac's battle of the band and will have the opportunity to play at Springfest - taking place today 4/13 at 2pm.
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The Mac Weekly Apr 12
The Mac Weekly received exclusive courtside press passes to the Final Four at the US Bank in Minneapolis. Read below for our sports sections' coverage of the madness!
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The Mac Weekly Apr 11
"Zait & Za’atar’s cultural mission is sound, but what is a restaurant without its food? (Spoiler alert: it’s pretty good.)"
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The Mac Weekly Apr 11
This past Monday, Macalester President Brian Rosenberg announced that he will leave the college in May 2020. Read below for The Mac Weekly's coverage of his departure, where he reveals his plans going forward.
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The Mac Weekly Apr 10
The credit limitations that Macalester puts on different disciplines and departments are limiting and inappropriate, according to Amy Vandervelde '21. Read the full opinion piece from our very own copy editor.
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The Mac Weekly Apr 9
"Roe" at the Mixed Blood Theater, which follows the events leading up to the Supreme Court act Roe V. Wade in 1973, is a must-see, according to Arts writer Kay Richter '22.
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Macalester College Apr 8
President Brian Rosenberg announces his departure from Macalester in May 2020. “...the opportunity to serve as President of Macalester has been by far the greatest privilege of my professional life.”
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The Mac Weekly Apr 8
Signs in the Leonard Center "reserving" the weight rooms for varsity athletes at certain times sparks controversy among students.
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The Mac Weekly Apr 7
In light of the Board of Trustees' discussion of fossil fuel investment coming up in May, Fossil Free Mac held a "town hall" seeking student feedback and support.
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The Mac Weekly Apr 6
From our news section, "Macalester has long boasted a commitment to multiculturalism and internationalism as pillars of its mission. However, some administrators believe that over time, those concepts have been conflated and decontextualized."
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The Mac Weekly Apr 5
On Tuesday, April 2, Macalester's disabilities services sponsored radical MacACCESS, a series of events and workshops focused on the disabled experience at Macalester.
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