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Active Citizen Challenge

November 24, 2020

The Volunteer Center is actively working to reinvent volunteering. At the beginning of the month of October, they launched the Active Citizen Challenge to motivate students and staff of Madison College...

Historic Theater Attempts to Stay Afloat Through Pandemic

November 24, 2020

When COVID-19 struck the United States in the spring, movie theaters began to close their doors. While many appear concerned for the well-being of large movie theater chains, those in smaller towns are...

Virtual Winter Break Trips

Students participating in the local alternative break trip help with the Madison Reading Project on March 21, 2019. This year’s winter break service trip will be done virtually.
November 24, 2020

The Volunteer Center at Madison College is holding Virtual Alternative Breaks Service opportunities over the upcoming winter break. What is that exactly? Since COVID-19, things have become different...

Christine Bellport on Life After NBC15

Christine Bellport with her husband Jon Erpenbach.
November 24, 2020

For many people, it is not difficult to name the news anchors that were on the family television growing up. While kids aren’t often interested in the news, the voices become familiar and turn into a...

Confronting racism and xenophobia

A screenshot of the Asian Student Support Initiative website.
“Let’s Talk: Confronting Racism & Xenophobia in the Asian Community during COVID-19” empowers the Asian community, raises awareness of ASSI.
November 24, 2020

Amy Kue, Caitlyn Lee, and The Hmong Allies and Affinity Group worked together to make the idea of the discussion panel, “Let’s Talk: Confronting Racism & Xenophobia in the Asian Community during COVID-19,”...

Students reminded to lock your vehicle in college lots

November 24, 2020

An incident occurred last week in our Truax Parking lot where we believe an individual was attempting to steal car parts from a vehicle that was parked.  Luckily, Public Safety made contact with the...

Ermahgerd! Term perprs!

November 24, 2020

Some of my fellow old people and a few that are younger than I am don’t know what the term “internet meme” is, even if they have seen and enjoyed them. A favorite of many ages is the “Ermahgerd”...

Poll Worker Speaks Out on Trump’s Claims of Voter Fraud

A vote sign outside Memorial Union’s voting station.
November 24, 2020

The day after the 2020 presidential election began, AP News declared Joe Biden to be the projected winner of Wisconsin’s 10 electoral votes. Trailing by a narrow margin of about 20,000 votes in the Badger...

Madison College continues to emphasize remote learning for Spring 2021 semester 

November 11, 2020

Madison College President Jack E. Daniels III announced through a “State of Madison College” email to all current students that the course format for the Spring...

Volunteer center creates cat beds for DCHS

Volunteer Center advisor Brianna Stapleton-Welch stands with the dropped off cat beds outside the Truax Campus.
November 11, 2020

Students and staff of the Madison College Volunteer Center were able to donate cat beds to the Dane County Humane society thanks to the combined effort of the volunteers and planning...

Students can apply for jobs with Public Safety

Carter Losby was recently hired as a Student Help Patrol Officer.  Welcome to the team Carter! 
November 11, 2020

Public Safety is currently accepting applications for Student Help Officer positions. Come work for a great team and gain experience for your future career in Law Enforcement. We offer:  Flexible...

The Benefits of Gratitude 

News from the Madison College Libraries 
November 11, 2020

November, fittingly with Thanksgiving, is when National Gratitude Month is celebrated. While that might seem a hokey thing to celebrate, much less a topic to be written about for a column, this might...

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