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Changing the Narrative conference

Changing the Narrative conference

Amara Gobermann, Managing Editor

December 13, 2019

Social change is inevitable in this generation of progressives, which is why Madison College’s United Common Ground continues to work towards changing the narrative. On Nov. 22, the United Common Ground student organization hosted the third annual Changing the Narrative event. There was a keynote pre...

Gossens to speak at graduation

Sara Adams, Staff Writer

December 13, 2019

On graduation day, Kassandra Gossens will complete the degree she began in 2008. Gossens, 30, began taking classes at Madison College’s Portage campus eleven years ago, but left after a semester. She returned in 2018, this time in Madison, and says coming back to school changed her life in unexpected ...

Student shares story of personal journey to America

Michelle Ledesma, Staff Writer

December 12, 2019

Madison College student Gilberto Osuna-Leon was 3 years old when he and his family arrived to the United States from Mazatlán, Sinaloa. The decision to move transpired when Osuna-Leons’ 16-year-old brother, Javier decided he wanted to move in what Osuna-Leon described as “the motivation to experience...

Tips offered to help you ensure your safety

Tessa Morhardt, Editor in Chief

December 12, 2019

In this past semester, there have been incidents where students have been followed from the school to their parked cars. If faced with such a situation, Public Safety encourages you call them or use the following tips to make sure that you stay safe. According to Public Safety Director John Flannery, ...

Workshop addresses active shooter situations

Sara Adams, Staff Writer

December 12, 2019

What would you do if you were in class and received a WolfPack alert telling you there was an active shooter in the building? On Dec. 4, the Public Safety Department held a training on how to remain safe during an active shooter situation. According to the Department of Homeland Security, “An ‘...

3 programs to benefit from new agreements with UW-Platteville

3 programs to benefit from new agreements with UW-Platteville

Clarion Staff Report

December 12, 2019

Madison College and UW-Platteville announced three agreements that will benefit students from both institutions during a signing ceremony on Nov. 21 at the Truax Campus. The agreements involve new partnerships in the engineering, biotechnology and veterinary technician programs. Under the engineerin...

Stress relief can take many forms

Mandy Scheuer, Office Manager

December 12, 2019

A recent announcement on the Wolfpack Connect app about stress management because finals are creeping up fast, may have had you picturing an instructor talking about deep breathing, meditation, getting plenty of sleep and other strategies to relieve stress. Instead, those who stopped by Truax Room D1630...

Challenges of Christmas can make a parent cringe

Destiny Hines, Contributor

December 12, 2019

Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the house all the creatures were stirring – because who was I kidding? As a parent I can’t say this is my favorite time of year. There was a time when decorating for the holidays and buying Christmas presents was exciting. Now I cringe at the thou...

Campus Updates

Clarion Staff Report

December 12, 2019

Printer Wonderland Holiday Sale The Center for Printing Arts is holding its annual Printer Wonderland Holiday Pop-Up Shop in the Truax Gallery through Dec. 13. The sale will be open from 10 a.m to 3 p.m. daily. Stop in a purchase goods handprinted by Madison College student. This sale includes car...

Public Safety

Public Safety

Officer Lucas Adler

December 12, 2019

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 Dec. 4, a student reported items missing from their locker at the Truax Campu...

Off the Shelf

Off the Shelf

Dana Ryals, Librarian

December 12, 2019

People who read a lot are more likely to be successful in their careers and lives in many ways, according to an article found on Lifehack.org, which identified ten of these benefits.  Readers are shown to have increased focus, are goal setters, and spend time wisely.  Readers have perspective, are ...

Fitness center expansion will require removal of pool

Fitness center expansion will require removal of pool

Andrew Kicmol, Editor Emeritus

December 12, 2019

Madison College fitness center will be going through a remodel. Just like the rest of the college did, the fitness center will be updated and turned into a whole new modern example for the 21st century. One big aspect of the remodel is the removal of the pool. The decision to remove the pool was ma...

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