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Students participate in a cosplay workshop led by Bailey Hanson.

Giving back to the cosplay community that inspired me

Bailey Hanson, Staff Writer March 21, 2023

Back when I was in high school, you would find me in the back of the class or in the drama club. I’ve always been the shy one (still am), but when I stepped into an acting role, I was a new person. I...

The Oscars avoid risk and play it safe

Kelly Feng, Managing Editor March 21, 2023

After last year’s unexpected slap left viewers shocked and bewildered, this year’s Academy Awards show played it safe. Produced with a paint-by-numbers vibe, the show predictably went precisely by...

‘Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War’ a solid spinoff game

Grant Nelson, Staff Writer March 21, 2023

A game worth checking out is “Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War.” A sequel to the original “Black Ops,” it follows special forces operatives during the height of the Cold War with Russia. The...

‘Bounty of One’ provides a new experience for rougelike fans

Lillian Coppelman, Editor in Chief March 21, 2023

Multiplayer and co-op games have always been popular among players. Whether it be fun casual games to player-versus-player shooters, there seems to be a game for everyone. However, there still seems to...

Cast members rehearse Karen Saari’s play, “Bad in Bed (A Fairy Tale),” which was performed at the Bartell Theater from March 3 through March 11.

‘Bad in Bed’ was brilliant

Jordan Hake, Staff Writer March 21, 2023

The play “Bad In Bed (A Fairy Tale)” aired from March 3 through 11, written by Madison College’s very own Karen Saari.  The one hour and forty minute run time brings audience members through many...

Alex Ahn performs at the Madison College Global Showcase on March 8.

Global Showcase entertains and enlightens

Kelly Feng, Managing Editor March 21, 2023

Madison College’s annual Global Showcase occurred on Wednesday, March 8, at the Truax Center. United Common Ground, the Intercultural Exchange Center and the Center for International Education sponsored...

Taleise Lawrence reads during the Yahara Journal open mic in the Truax Campus Studio Theater on Feb. 21.

Yahara Journal open mic gives students chance to share their work

Paul Becker, Staff Writer February 28, 2023

The Yahara Journal hosted an open mic on Feb. 21, incorporating a pleasant mix of poetry, slam poetry and prose written and performed by Madison College students. Going into the studio where it was held,...

Bailey Hanson enjoys her visit to Wizard Quest located in Wisconsin Dells.

Scavenger hunts, secret passageways and adventure found at Wizard Quest

Bailey Hanson, Staff Writer February 28, 2023

If you’re like most people, you probably have gone to Wisconsin Dells at least once in your life. Like most tourist areas there are plenty of T-shirt shops, arcades, waterparks, large hotels and other...

Rihanna’s halftime show was fantastic

Cisco Garcia, Staff Writer February 28, 2023

Even though it had been five years since her last live performance and seven years since her last album, Rihanna showed the world she could still pull off a stunning performance during her Super Bowl Halftime...

Dragonlance: Shadow of the Dragon Queen

Grant Nelson, Staff Writer February 28, 2023

A new “Dungeons & Dragons” game book just dropped titled “Dragonlance: Shadow of the Dragon Queen.” The “Dragonlance Campaign Setting” is one of my most beloved “Dungeons & Dragons”...

The observation deck on the Ponce de Leon lighthouse offers stunning views of the inlet and the ocean.

The Ponce de Leon lighthouse is the largest in Florida

Krista Olson-Lehman, Social Media Editor February 28, 2023

With spring break coming up, people think of warmer locales. For many students who venture to Florida, thoughts of places like theme parks and Daytona Beach probably come to mind. Recently I visited Florida...

From left, Glamrock Freddy Cosplayer, Montgomery Gator Cosplayer, Bailey Hanson and Roxanne Wolf Cosplayer from “Five Nights at Freddys (FNAF) Security Breach.”

Anime Milwaukee: Anime-zing Experience

Bailey Hanson, Staff Writer February 15, 2023

On Feb. 3-5 I had the pleasure of attending Anime Milwaukee (AMKE), a three-day anime and gaming convention hosted in the Wisconsin Center. AMKE is known for being the largest anime convention in the Wisconsin...

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