The Clarion

Tessa Morhardt, Editor-in-chief

August 28, 2019

Tara Olivia Martens was so inspired by her visits to the African nations of Nabia, South Africa and Madagascar, that she wanted to find a way to share what she learned with others. That’s what she hopes to accomplish with the show currently on display at the Truax Gallery entitled “Enchanting Africa....

Display by Sanford Biggers intended to inspire dialogue on Amerian history

Britni Petitt, Photography Editor

August 28, 2019

If you happened to wander into the Chazen Museum of Art this summer, you might have seen an exhibit featuring artist, Sandford Biggers. Upon entering the exhibit, you’d quickly realize that he’s talented in a number of mediums, including, but not limited to, sculpting, video, and painting. According...

Performing arts shows will include Harry Potter spinoff

Andrew Kicmol, Editor Emeritus

August 28, 2019

Madison College Performing Arts is ready to roll out its fall production schedule with two shows this semester. The first is “Puffs or Seven Increasingly Eventful Years at a Certain School of Magic and Magic.” It’s Harry Potter spinoff that takes place in the lesser known house of the Hufflepuff...

Top 5 summer movies a mix of genres

Luis Velazquez, Business Director

August 28, 2019

No doubt 90’s kids are this summer’s big winners with both a live-action remake of the Lion King, and another installment of Toy Story. However, the box office still has something for everyone, whether you’re a fan of horror, super hero movies, or just a good drama. To give you a better idea, ...

Madison original outdoor music fest

Madison original outdoor music fest

Britni Petitt, Photography Editor

August 28, 2019

Madison’s original outdoor music festival, Orton Park Festival, has been entertaining the community for over 50 years. This year was no different with four days of food provided by local vendors, craft beer, cider, and wine tents, music, and performances. Thursday kicked off with Family Night and Cycropia Aerial ...

Play to be a fundraiser for Performing Arts scholarships

Play to be a fundraiser for Performing Arts scholarships

CLARION STAFF REPORT

May 7, 2019

Graduating Madison College students Maria Cina and Melissa Czerwinski will lend their talents to help raise funds for Performing Art Scholarships. The two will star in “The Gulf,” by Audrey Cefaly, an 80-minute, one act play. This capstone production will be performed in the Traux Studio Theater (Ro...

Marty McConnell strives to help poets find their voice

Marty McConnell strives  to help poets find their voice

Clarion staff report

May 7, 2019

Poet and spoken-word artist Marty McConnell was a guest reader at Madison College on April 18, sharing selections from her new book, “when they say you can’t go home again, what they mean is you were never there.” She was on campus as the guest of the Yahara Journal and creative writing instructor...

Movies you should make time for during the summer season

Damara GillettS, Staff Writer

May 7, 2019

The summer movie season started with an explosive box office return with the release of “Avengers: Endgame” on April 26.  With the cinematic behemoth continuing to break records as time passes, will there be anything that will be able to live up to Endgame’s performance this summer? Actu...

Cage The Elephant is back with ‘Social Cues’

Cage The Elephant is back with ‘Social Cues’

Christopher Bird, Contributor

May 7, 2019

I’ve been a big fan of Cage The Elephant ever since I heard “Ain’t No Rest For The Wicked” when I was younger, which is a common starting point for many who follow the band. Their album Melophobia is soundly in my top five favorite albums, making Cage The Elephant one of my favorite bands. Despi...

Theater festival offers place to showcase talents

Theater festival offers place to showcase talents

Tara Olivia Martens, Staff Writer

May 7, 2019

Everyone in theater has a different time and place where they received their training or got their  big  break, and for some, it happened at the same time. The Region III Theater Festival is one such place where education and scholarships make for the next star to be born.   This past wint...

Fall Out Boy still one of my favorite bands

Mandy Scheuer, Arts Editor

May 7, 2019

Ever since the first album “Fall Out Boy’s Evening Out with Your Girlfriend” came out, fans around the world have fallen in love with Fall Out Boy. This band is composed of Pete Wentz, Patrick Stumph, Andy Hurley, Joe Trohman, Mike Pareskuwicz, Brandon Hamm, Ben Rose, T.J. “Raccine” Kunasch. Pete...

A 14 million to 1 chance

A 14 million to 1 chance

Sean Bull, Broadcast Manager

May 7, 2019

It’s been two weeks. What can I say about “Avengers: Endgame” that hasn’t already been said by millions? It’s good, you already know that. This year, so far, has been a great year for superhero movies. Heck, just last issue, I called “Shazam!” the best superhero movie this decade. I sti...

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