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Think green with reusable bag at college bookstore

Think green with reusable bag at college bookstore

Adrienne Oliva, Staff Writer
May 2, 2017
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There is currently a gigantic trash heap consisting of primarily plastic floating in the Atlantic Ocean that scientists believe to be twice the size of the continental United States. This island is completely made up of trash, and it can be safely assumed that a good portion of this island is made u...

Madison College Students honored at annual banquet

Madison College Students honored at annual banquet

Clarion Staff Report
May 2, 2017
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Madison College recognized its student leaders at the annual Celebration of Student Success Banquet held in the Redsten Gymnasium on April 20. The event, organized and presided over by the Executive Leadership Team, honored and celebrated the accomplishments of outstanding student leaders, clubs a...

Samantha Hunter and Gloria Stendel recognized at Campus Compact Awards event

Samantha Hunter and Gloria Stendel recognized at Campus Compact Awards event

Jessica Pokrandt, Staff Writer
May 2, 2017
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Students Samantha Hunter and Gloria Stendel recently received awards at the Wisconsin Campus Compact (WiCC) Awards Dinner on April 6, at Northeast Wisconsin Technical College (NWTC) in Green Bay. Hunter was awarded Wisconsin Campus Compact’s 2017 Jack Keating Student Civic Leadership Award. The...

DTEC ground lease option goes to board

DTEC ground lease option goes to board

Alison Ahlgrim, News Editor
May 2, 2017
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On April 20, Madison College administrators officially recommended that the college enter into a ground lease with Hovde Properties and Drury Southwest for redevelopment of the Downtown Education Center (DTEC). This proposal was selected from the five remaining proposals based on the firms’ experience...

Off The Shelf: Library offers thanks to its student staff

Off The Shelf: Library offers thanks to its student staff

Erika Linzner, Librarian
May 2, 2017
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The Madison College Libraries staff would like to, once again, take an opportunity to show its profound appreciation to its student staff for their diligent efforts this past academic year. You have helped provide excellent support to your fellow classmates during yet another year of significant change...

Public Safety

Public Safety

Sgt. Joe Steffen & Dispatcher David Manthey
May 2, 2017
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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 April 14, Public Safety along with Madison Paramedics responded to the Goodman Softball Complex for a female...

Grand Opening: Students, college officials mark end of latest phase of construction at Truax

Grand Opening: Students, college officials mark end of latest phase of construction at Truax

Bailey Ayres, Sports Editor
May 2, 2017
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The Truax campus held a grand opening for its new student spaces on April 26, following the final stage of renovation to the new cafeteria area and Student Life offices. The new area includes a space where people can hang out or study. It also includes the WolfPack Den, where students can play...

Madison College National Society of Leadership and Success inducts 73 students in its inaugural class

Madison College National Society of Leadership and Success inducts 73 students in its inaugural class

Lucy Smith, Staff Writer
May 2, 2017
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At the National Society of Leadership and Success (NSLS) induction ceremony, the feeling of pride among the inductees was impossible to miss. The student members were proud of what they had gained from the experience and all that they had accomplished.  While for some, it was just an induction...

Madison College students win 23 medals in SkillsUSA event

Madison College students win  23 medals in SkillsUSA event

Alexandra Christensen, Arts Editor
May 2, 2017
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SkillsUSA is a club that allows students to compete in competitions based on their trade, vocation, or skills. There are competitions in everything from carpentry to button design. Recently, the Wisconsin state SkillsUSA competitions were held in Madison at the Alliant Energy Center. The competitions...

Local FoodShare program can benefit many students

Jessica Deegan, Staff Writer
April 18, 2017
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One in five people in southwestern Wisconsin face hunger. But with a mission to help stop hunger and improve nutrition and health, FoodShare Wisconsin is determined to assist people with limited income buy the food they need for their wellbeing. According to Wisconsin Department of Health Services,...

Downtown lease plans still being reviewed

Downtown lease plans still being reviewed

Alison Ahlgrim, News Editor
April 18, 2017
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Madison College administrators have been discussing the future of the college’s Downtown Campus since the early 1970s. At that time, the college was beginning to outgrow the downtown building, yet it took about 15 years until the college completed construction on the Truax campus. At that time, administrators...

Madison College students place in ADDYs

Jessica Deegan, Staff Writer
April 18, 2017
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The American Advertising Awards, or, ADDYs attracts more then 40,000 entries every year in local Ad Club competitions. According to its website, the ADDYs “recognize and reward the creative spirit of excellence in the art of advertising.” On Feb. 25, Madison held its ADDY Awards at Union South-Varsity...

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