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‘Romeo and Juliet’ performers learn stage combat

‘Romeo and Juliet’ performers learn stage combat

Josh Zytkiewicz, Photographer

March 5, 2015


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Madison College students rehearse the finer points of sword fighting for Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet. Pictured actors Reggie Kellum and Carver Campos spar off, preparing for their roles as Prince Tybalt and Benvolio. Jeff Skubal choreographs the fights for the play in a safe but innovative method,...

Madison College Performing Arts pulls double duty

Madison College Performing Arts pulls double duty

Clarion staff report

March 26, 2014


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Putting on one production at a time is tough enough, but Madison College Performing Arts really out did itself this spring by putting on a family musical and a play at the same time this past March. For consecutive weekends, the group put on a day-time showing of the family musical, "You're a Good...

Campus Fun Day let students be kids again

Campus Fun Day let students be kids again

Ellie Dahlquist, Outreach Coordinator

September 24, 2013


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With so many activities, from so many different clubs and organizations to choose from, there’s no way a student could leave empty-handed and without new contacts. Campus Fun Day was held at DTEC on September 17 and Truax on September 19. Emilie Benisch, VP of Fellowship for Phi Theta Kappa said,...

Be my Valentine?

Be my Valentine?

February 6, 2013


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Students passed Valentine's Day messages to fellow students, friends and family for WinterFest at Truax's Student Lounge.

Christmas on the rocks

Christmas on the rocks

Evan Kingstad, Staff Writer

December 4, 2012


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“What do we want, Santas?” “Beer!” “When do we want it?” “Now!” This was the battle cry of a legion of hammered Clauses on Dec. 1 at Santacon 2012. No, it is not the Santa Speedo Run – also on the same day – I would have liked to go to that too, but I’ll wait to freeze...

‘Pretty Lights’ captivates Madison audience

‘Pretty Lights’ captivates Madison audience

Ellie Dahlquist, Opinion Editor

December 4, 2012


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Pretty Lights is the vision of Derek Vincent Smith. He’s created a massive stage production that sets the scene for a full-on dance party. It’s a spectacular light show, complete with a 3D LED cityscape comprised of towers and a bridge; with videography, LED lasers and spotlights, all synchronized...

Celebrating 100 Years!

George Treviranus, Editor in chief

November 13, 2012


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The college celebrated its 100-year anniversary on Oct. 26, with a few shows from Fusion-Science Theatre and a demonstration of a variety of learning activities from the college. Funds raised from the event will go toward scholarships and programs at the various campuses. At the event, guests participated...

Election over, now is the time to move forward

Editorial Board

November 13, 2012


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The robo-calls have stopped, yard signs are being taken down and real commercials are back on T.V. President Barack Obama was re-elected for another four year term. The election may or may not have turned out to your liking. What’s important is the fact that we still live in a democracy. If you think...

Barack Obama visits UW campus on Bascom Hill

Barack Obama visits UW campus on Bascom Hill

Lauren Sutter, Staff Writer

October 9, 2012


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President Barack Obama’s campaign stop to Madison brought in roughly 30,000 people to hear him speak on UW-Madison’s Bascom Hill. The crowd was a mixture of students and local residents. Obama did not waste any time addressing his much criticized debate performance from the day before. “I met...

Madison College Pow Wow held on Saturday, April 28

Madison College Pow Wow held on Saturday, April 28

Clarion staff

May 8, 2012


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  The Madison College Pow Wow was held on Saturday, April 28, 2012, in the Redsten Gymnasium at the Truax campus. View our gallery of photos from the event. "Celebrating Achievements: Education, Community and Culture," was the theme for this year's pow wow. Hundreds of dancers, drummers, guests...

Switchfoot: Stars of the Dark Horses

Switchfoot: Stars of the Dark Horses

George Treviranus, Design Director

April 25, 2012


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Verberateing energy off the walls of the Majestic, Switchfoot energized and engaged the crowd throughout their Madison debut on April 18. Based out of the West Coast, the award winning faith-rock band loves surfing and involving themselves with humanitarian causes. They founded the Switchfoot Bro-am...

Madison College graduate finds a new way to connect with nature in retirement

Madison College graduate finds a new way to connect with nature in retirement

Kait Vosswinkel, News Editor

April 10, 2012


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The heavy pickup truck grunted and struggled up the steep, knotted hill. As I wound around the grassy slope, I caught my first glimpse of Harvey. Over his garden wall, I could see him pumping water into an old five-gallon bucket. The afternoon sun gave a golden tinge to the series of small, low, buildings...

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