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Oscars gig is no prize

Oscars gig  is no prize

Sean Bull, Video Production Manager

March 5, 2019

In the weeks leading up to the 91st Academy Awards, all signs pointed to disaster. It seemed every week the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences found a way to anger a new section of their fans. They irritated the audiences of superhero and other action movies by proposing sidelining them in...

Arts editor Mandy Scheuer likes reviewing books, movies

Arts editor Mandy Scheuer likes reviewing books, movies

Mandy Scheuer, Arts Editor

March 5, 2019

My name is Mandy Scheuer, and I have been at Madison College ever since the Fall of 2017. I graduated from Waunakee High School and decided to come to Madison College because it’s cheaper than going right to a four-year university. Also, I get to stay with my parents and get free food, laundry, and ...

A proper conclusion to a beloved trilogy

A proper conclusion  to a beloved trilogy

DAMARA GILLETT, Staff Writer

March 5, 2019

As DreamWorks’ most beloved movie franchise comes to a conclusion, one question arises: did How to Train Your Dragon: Hidden World serve as a fitting end to the movie trilogy? And the answer to that is — yes. The CGI animation is absolutely breathtaking, and the main characters evolve and grow thro...

Hollywood finally does justice to an animated adaptation with ‘Alita’

Hollywood finally does justice to  an animated adaptation with ‘Alita’

Damara Gillett, Staff Writer

March 5, 2019

Animated live action adaptations, whether based on western cartoons or eastern anime, have had a long track record of poorly done portrayals in transition to the silver screen. Because of this, “Alita: Battle Angel” was expected to continue that long-running trend. From the trailers and viewers...

‘The Lego Movie 2’ is a lackluster sequel

‘The Lego Movie 2’ is a lackluster sequel

Ross Schuette, Copy Editor

March 5, 2019

The bricks hit the fans this Feb. 8 with the “The LEGO Movie 2: The Second Part,” the long-awaited sequel to the 2014 hit “The LEGO Movie.” This was the fourth LEGO feature film in cinemas, with the spinoffs “The LEGO Batman Movie” and “The LEGO Ninjago Movie” staggering the five-ye...

Showcase seeks students willing to share talents

Antilica Xiong, Staff Writer

March 5, 2019

Creating an event to showcase all the talents that students bring to Madison College, Performing Arts introduces The Juried Student Showcase. On April 27 at 7:30 p.m. in the College Gateway a showcase will be held. “Madison College is home to many talented student artists,” says Robin Fanfara. The Showca...

Student Art Show

Student Art Show

Mandy Scheuer, Arts Editor

March 5, 2019

The Yahara Journal Art Show happens every year and showcases masterpieces that anyone can submit. You do not have to be in an art class to submit anything. What I found really intriguing is that the submissions were made from anything, and everything. My first impression when I walked into the Truax Ga...

World Languages Soundscapes

World Languages Soundscapes

Brad Burt, Staff Writer

March 5, 2019

We as humans exchange through mediums by way of reflexivity that sets the mood to receive cultural bits broadcasted in music.  Music is the preferred method of information exchange as a result of persuasion in sophistry. The Madison College World Languages Soundscapes broadcast hosted by Britton Do...

‘Alice in Slasherland’ is an action-packed horror play

Mandy Scheuer, Arts Editor

February 19, 2019

When I went to the second showing of “Alice in Slasherland” last Saturday night, I was very impressed with how well the crew and actors portrayed the play by Qui Nguyen. I loved how dark the play was. I had to show my ID to get in, since the play was rated R. I honestly can say that I have never seen ...

‘Perfectionists’ has a serious tone

Mandy Scheuer, Arts Editor

February 19, 2019

Would you kill to be perfect? The five main characters in “The Perfectionists” series considered that question. Mackenzie, Ava, Julie, Caitlin, and Parker decided it was time for revenge on Beacon Heights’ most popular boy, Nolan Hotchkiss. After his torment and terrible actions against the girl...

WolfPack Diamonds – New dance team shines

WolfPack Diamonds – New dance team shines

Katie Paape, News Editor

February 19, 2019

 At Madison College there are many clubs and organizations where you can meet a lot of people, but if you want to form a closer bond with other students while tapping into a creative outlet, the WolfPack Diamond Dance Team just may be the club for you. The dance team is led by Deyshia Kinsey, who...

Indigenous Kitchen

Indigenous Kitchen

Katie Paape, News Editor

February 19, 2019

Madison College’s Chef Series featured award winning Chef Sean Sherman on Feb. 13 at the Truax Campus. Sherman has spoken on NPR, been a presenter at the UN, and won the James Beard award, a coveted prize for chefs across the nation. His cookbook, “The Sioux Chef’s Indigenous Kitchen,” was ...

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