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Student Senate Election Begins March 30th

Hailey Griffin, Arts Editor

March 25, 2020

Despite the closing of all Madison College campuses, the Student Senate Election will still take place. The election process is set to begin on March 30 via student email. Ballots will be sent out to students’ emails on the morning of March 30 and will close at noon on April 3.  Students can...

Student Senate President Candidate Profiles

March 25, 2020

Sean Green Academic program: IT Network Specialist. Senate position running for: President and Student Senator. Involvement: Incumbent Student Senator. Student Senate Involvement: Admininstration and Finance Committee, Rules Committee, Legislative Affairs Committee, Team Development Committee, ...

Student Senate Candidate Profiles

March 25, 2020

Jenna Boyd Academic program: Post-Baccalaureate Paralegal. Senate position running for: Madison Senator. Involvement: At University of Wisconsin Law School:  1L Class representative; Middle Eastern Law Student Association, elected as first-year class representative, helped coordinate events, spread...

Anica Graney, Managing Editor

March 25, 2020

On Feb. 29, a large group of Madison community members spent their leap day gathered outside the Madison College Truax campus to protest the incoming F-35 fighter jets the Air Force wants to station at the Dane County Regional Airport.  As any student, teacher, or worker of the Truax campus will...

Applying for unemployment can help through this challenging time

Caleb A. Brown, Staff Writer

March 25, 2020

As places of work and businesses around the world close or reduce operations, employers are forced to make the hard decision of laying off dozens of employees, attempting to minimize losses during these strange times. The Department of Health Services has ruled that restaurants may no longer serve...

Elections during the outbreak may require absentee voting

Chris Bird, News Editor

March 25, 2020

With the COVID-19 situation becoming serious, many are practicing social distancing in an attempt to slow the spread of the virus. Large events are being cancelled, and in Wisconsin we have even had Gov. Tony Evers issue a “safer at home” order closing businesses and requiring people to limit themselves...

‘Coming Out for Liberation’ presentation hosted by GSA

‘Coming Out for Liberation’ presentation hosted by GSA

Anica Graney, Managing Editor

March 25, 2020

In celebration of International Women’s Day, Madison College’s Gender and Sexuality Alliance (GSA) invited Alex Iantaffi, a champion for gender and sexuality discussions, to talk to Madison College students about gender and sexuality. This presentation took place on March...

Forum discusses bringing more women into STEM fields

Hunter Turpin, Staff Writer

March 25, 2020

Madison College manufacturing instructor Theresa Valencia knows exactly how female students in STEM fields can feel. “It’s quite uncomfortable for a woman to walk into a classroom filled with male students and taught by a man, that’s what we’re trying to change, we want to create a comfortable...

Enjoy the Children’s Diversity Collection

Enjoy the Children’s Diversity Collection

Mark Luetkehoelter, Librarian

March 25, 2020

A little-known special collection housed by the Madison College Libraries is the Betty Franklin-Hammonds Children’s Diversity Collection. The collection is currently housed at the South Campus Library, offering some 350 children’s books touching on a wide variety of diversity issues. The collection...

College responds to COVID-19 crisis

College responds to COVID-19 crisis

Tessa Morhardt & Andrew Kicmol, Editor in Chief & Editor emeritus

March 25, 2020

It’s been a turbulent few weeks for students, staff and faculty alike, as the situation worsened with COVID-19. It started with the cancellation of spring break study abroad trips to Italy and London, England, and having spring break extended until March 29. In the past week, it has culminated...

Completing the Census is important for many reasons

Completing the Census is important for many reasons

Paige Zezulka, Staff Writer

March 25, 2020

As another 10 years have gone by, the time has come for the Madison Community along with the rest of the country, to complete the 2020 United States Census. America has been submitting the census since 1790 making this the 24th census to date. Mandated by the Constitution, American citizens (and non-c...

Spring into the season with e-bikes

Spring into the season with e-bikes

Paige Zezulka, Staff Writer

March 4, 2020

With spring just around the corner, Madison College is getting in gear for the arrival of Madison BCycle to hit the streets. With the re-opening date of March 15, BCycle’s new hit, the e-bike otherwise known as “electric bike,” will be available to all students and faculty members. E-bikes give users a...

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