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Finding the Middle Way

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In these polarizing times, how do we speak openly with and learn from each other in our classrooms and in our communities?

It’s a question that Charlie Birge ’15, St. Paul, has been asking with growing interest since graduating from Macalester with a degree in American studies. Now a fundraising writer for FIRE, a nonpartisan group committed to advancing free speech and First Amendment rights on college campuses,...

Birge, who spent two years at Northwestern University before transferring to Macalester, says a class on race and law taught by American studies professor Duchess Harris was the first college course to introduce him to conservative political views.


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