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Volunteer opportunities abound at annual fair

Volunteer opportunities abound at annual fair

Adrienne Oliva, Staff Writer
March 22
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Madison College recently held a Volunteer Fair to introduce Madison College students to the variety of volunteer opportunities outside of the college walls. There was a diverse selection of different organizations that have open positions that could fit a multitude of passions and schedules. Didn’t...

Studies show students are often sleep deprived

Studies show students are often sleep deprived

Jessica Deegan, Staff Writer
March 22
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Did your spring break consist of lying in your bed catching up on sleep after weeks of drinking two pots of coffee a night just to finish your homework? Or maybe you finally got to have free time and are still sleep-deprived after your week off. Madison College’s Johanna Valdez expresses her thoughts...

Club Spotlight: Class speaker inspires new ‘Feminism For All Club’

Alison Ahlgrim, News Editor
March 22
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Students looking for a safe space to discuss issues of feminism, intersectionality, and identity now have an outlet to do so with the newly-formed Feminism For All Club. The club meets Tuesdays at 3 p.m. in Truax Room D3620. Co-president and co-founder Amy McGregor explains that she and classmate...

Public Safety

Public Safety

Sgt. Joe Steffen & Dispatcher David Manthey
March 22
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Public Safety Officers respond to many calls for service and we communicate our activities to the college community.  Here are some of the notable incidents from the past couple weeks. On March 2, Public Safety Officers responded to a single vehicle crash in the Truax Student Parking Lot-A area....

Clarion wins state, regional awards

Clarion wins state, regional awards

March 22
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Members of The Clarion staff received a total of 20 awards at recent regional and state college media conventions. The Clarion received nine awards, including a first place in Best of Show for two-year college newspapers, at the Associated Collegiate Press Best of the Midwest Convention on Feb. 17-19. The...

Off The Shelf: Learn more about World Water Day

Off The Shelf: Learn more about World Water Day

Dana Ryals, Librarian
March 22
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Water. It is all around us. We find it flowing freely from the tap, flowing in our rivers and lakes, and making up two-thirds of our bodies. It is a prerequisite for human life. It is something that we as students, faculty, and staff of Madison College do not spend much time talking or thinking about....

BSU event motivational for attendees

Zach Mueth, Staff Writer
March 22
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The Black Student Union (BSU) recently hosted Black & Brilliant, an annual event celebrating education. On Feb. 23, the club brought in five guest speakers, each of whom are active community members. One of the BSU’s primary goals is to create more of an equitable community. It recognizes the...

Student Election turnout prompts questions

Lucy Smith, Staff Writer
March 22
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The results are in for the Madison College Student Senate elections, and it appears that 97 percent of eligible Madison College students did not vote. Senators are disappointed in this low turnout, and are in the progress of evaluating why turnout was so low and deciding how to increase it in future...

Rebuilding homes: Madison College students spend break helping with construction in New Orleans

Rebuilding homes: Madison College students spend break helping with construction in New Orleans

Regis Mizero, Staff Writer
March 22
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A group of Madison College students spent their spring break on a volunteer mission with the St. Bernard Project, a non-profit organization dedicated to rebuilding homes destroyed by Hurricane Katrina. The storm that hit the country in 2005 was one of the deadliest in history. The damage caused by the...

Students create in Metal Fabrication Lab

Students create in Metal Fabrication Lab

Lucy Smith, Staff Writer
March 22
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The metal fabrication program at Madison College teaches students how to turn raw materials into a completed product through forming, machining, welding and computer controlled navigation of a cutting head. But it isn’t all about the machines. According to Matt Bohen, a fabrication student, it’s...

City fire station logos blaze their own way

City fire station logos blaze their own way

Bailey Ayres, Sports Editor
March 22
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All but two Madison Fire Department stations have individualized logos that reflect their neighborhood and community history. Cynthia Schuster, the Public Information Officer for the Madison Fire Department, recently shared these logos and the stories behind them with The Clarion. Station 3 on Willy St...

Student Senate Candidate Profiles

March 1
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There are 24 Madison College students on the ballot for Student Senate and one candidate for Senate President. Elections will be held online beginning March 2 and running through March 7. These profiles  are edited versions of information provided by the candidates on their Senate applications....

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