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Campus Housing Referral Services at Madison College 

A new online service offered at Madison College through a partnership with Rent College Pads, helps students find housing.

Boh Suh, Staff Writer

September 19, 2020

Madison College has always dedicated it's time to improve college student’s lives. Being primarily a commuter college, Madison College does not have traditional dorms like University of Wisconsin – Madison. This requires students to find apartments by their own. If they are new to town o...

Tutoring Options in a Remote Learning World

Gail Powers-Schaub, Director of Student Achievement Centers 

September 19, 2020

After class is over, where can you turn for help?  The Student Achievement Center (SAC) offers a range of free, live, online academic support and tutoring options to Madison College students.  Students can book an online tutoring appointment with a Madison College peer tutor, Academic Engagement...

The Service Learning Academy is still running! 

Boh Suh, Staff Writer

September 17, 2020

During this pandemic, volunteers are needed more than ever. Many places are looking for help, and I am excited to share that the Service Learning Academy is still operating for Madison College students.  What is Service Learning Academy (SLA)? It is a semester-long program that connects a Madison College student to a community non-profit organization. The student can volunteer two hours...

Need help with classes? Student Achievement Center and Writing Center are here for you. 

Boh Suh, Staff Writer

September 17, 2020

With many classes being offered in online format, students who are used to in-person format may have concerns about their academic success. The good news is that both Student Achievement Center and Writing Center are still offering virtual help to the students.   Originally ...

Midwestern Medicine  

Midwestern Medicine  

Paige Zezulka, Staff Writer/Copy Editor

September 17, 2020

            Nature has always been an organic healing solution for many civilizations throughout history. Whether it be physically, mentally, socially, or economically, its positive impact is endless. During the pandemic, ...

Let’s talk about Social Injustice 

Let’s talk about Social Injustice 

Eimy Gonzalez, Staff Writer

September 17, 2020

This fall, as protests still rage around the country, Madison College is determined to fight social inequality from within its doors.    As one of the strategies, the intercultural exchange will focus on social justice and anti-racism. The purpose is to inform, share resources, ...

Students reminded to complete health survey to enter campus

Sgt. Lucas Adler

September 17, 2020

The first two weeks of classes have been going smoothly and we have enjoyed seeing students once again. A few things to remember as the semester progresses:  Check the website or call before coming to campus.  Some services such as the bookstore, advising and enrollment have reduced h...

Student Senate Equity and Inclusion Initiative 

Chris Bird, Managing Editor

September 17, 2020

In a general assembly meeting on Sept. 3, the Student Senate voted to create a committee on racial inequity.  Student Senate President Sean Green noted that the topic of adding Racial Inequity as a Senate initiative was brought up a little over a month ago, but at the time there needed t...

Use Handshake to find your next job or internship 

Hannah Dotzler, Copy Editor

September 17, 2020

Starting at the beginning of the Fall 2020 Semester, Madison College’s Career and Employment Services launched its new job posting website, Handshake. Handshake is a site used by many colleges and universities around the country to help students find and connect with employers. In fact, the site is now being used b...

Preserving downtown murals

Artist Shiloah Symone Coley while working on the mural which now stands on N. Fairchild St at the side of the Overture Galleries building. Her art is inspired by Aiyana Mo’Nay Stanley and Cameron Tillman who as children were murdered by police forces and stories went untold.

Eimy Gonzalez, Staff Writer

September 3, 2020

Since May 31, as a part of the peaceful protest of the Black Lives Matter Movement, art has stood along the streets of Downton Madison. This initiative was developed by Madison Arts Program Administrator Karin Wolf, who extended an invitation to local artists to express their feelings and ideas on the ...

The Man With Too Many Hobbies

A photo of Steven Andriantsiratahina while kayaking

Maia Lathrop, Graphic Design

September 2, 2020

While some people spent the summer with online Zoom calls, Steven was zooming down bike trails. His black, curly hair bounced under his helmet on his warm, dark skin as he narrowly dodged rocks. All the while, he talked to himself in an excited, slightly winded voice so that his GoPro, harnessed on hi...

Still here for you

Student Program Advisor Ellie Rome helps students check into the Truax building.

Cassandra Cullen, Radio Production Manager

September 2, 2020

With COVID-19 changing the way classes are attended, the services offered to students have changed, too. Though some will be remote only, like counseling services, there will be limited in-person contact with others who aren’t attending virtually. These include advising, financial aid, and career se...

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