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Instructor shares experiences working at Antarctic station

Instructor shares experiences working at Antarctic station

Joe Craker, Sports Editor

November 7, 2018


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As a guest for the University of Wisconsin, the Madison College electronics instructor was invited on a two-month excursion early last year to conduct maintenance on UW-operated weather stations in Antarctica — affectionately referred to as “the Ice” by Kurth and colleagues. 

Clarion earns national recognition at conference

Clarion earns national recognition at conference

Clarion Staff

November 7, 2018


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The Clarion received seven national awards at the Associated Collegiate Press National College Media Convention held in Louisville, KY, Oct. 25-28. The newspaper was honored a Pacemaker Finalist, one of approximately 30 finalists nationwide and one of three community college newspapers to receive t...

Filament Games looks for ways to turn learning into play

Filament Games looks for ways to turn learning into play

Katie Paape, Staff Writer

November 7, 2018


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When we think of what results from playing video games, education is usually not the first thing that comes to mind. But as technology continues to thrive, using games as a medium for learning is becoming increasingly important. On Oct. 31, in Madison College’s STEM center, Ethan Cayko from game-b...

‘Limbpossible’ founder shares his success story

Briant Lawler, News Editor

November 7, 2018


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On Oct. 16, Madison College hosted an event, showcasing that anything is possible with enough hard work and galvanized determination. The keynote speaker for this event, Robert Anthony, 31, is a below-the-knee amputee. Anthony was born with a defect, fibular hemimelia, where the fibula bone in one le...

College’s latest security report is now available

Jake Roxen, Staff Writer

November 7, 2018


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The Madison College Annual Security Report for the year of 2017 is quite a hefty document, with over 90 pages of notices, procedures, training methods, statistics, and more. Need to know what to do in case of sexual misconduct or stalking? Curious about definitions of reportable crimes? This report ...

Learning to be confident in salary talks

Antilica Xiong, Graphic Designer

November 7, 2018


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WomenLead hosted a workshop, “Salary Negotiation Skills” at Madison College on Oct. 31. The workshop was part of a campaign, Women and Student Loan Debt, during the month of October to create awareness of the growing student loan debt. One of WomenLEAD’s missions is to inform the Madison Colleg...

WOLFPACK CONNECT

WOLFPACK CONNECT

Damara Gillett, Staff Writer

November 7, 2018


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Access to Madison College resources and services just got much easier, and it all comes in an easy to use smartphone app. Madison College used to rely on The Link for student, faculty and staff accessibility to clubs and events on campus. When the contract for The Link was set to expire, Madison Coll...

Vote for Our Lives Tour

Vote for Our Lives Tour

Andrew Kicmol, Editor in Chief

November 7, 2018


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Daniel Williams was a high school senior at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, when the Feb. 14 shooting happened. Now, eight months later as freshman in college, he was a keynote speaker on the last day of the ACP/CMA conference in Louisville, Kentucky. Interviewed by Lisa ...

OFF THE SHELF

OFF THE SHELF

Autumn Hall-Tun, Librarian

November 7, 2018


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What does community mean to you? How has your community helped you, supported you, and driven you to succeed despite difficulty? This fall, the Madison College Libraries and Academic Support Services will launch a film series with the theme “With Community, We Thrive.” We hope you will join us to view the t...

PUBLIC SAFETY

PUBLIC SAFETY

Officer David Manthey, Public Safety Officer

November 7, 2018


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Public Safety Officers respond to many calls for service and we communicate our activities to the college community.  Here are some of our recent notable incidents:  On Oct. 9, Public Safety along with the Madison Fire Department responded to a student having a seizure at the Truax campus.&...

A quick look at Wisconsin’s U.S. Senate race

A quick look at Wisconsin’s U.S. Senate race

Dietrich Schwoerer, Contributor

October 24, 2018


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Republican challenger Leah Vukmir and Democratic incumbent Tammy Baldwin are battling for the U.S. Senate seat for Wisconsin. It’s the first time in Wisconsin that both party nominees are women. The similarity ends there as both candidates have taken opposite stances on various issues.

On a mission to empower others

On a mission to empower others

Paula Jean Tauri, Contributor

October 24, 2018


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Recently, The League of Women Voters visited Madison College to help students become more informed voters and to conduct a voter registration drive. They have also reached out to potential student voters with a presence at places like the Saturday morning Farmers Market on the Capitol Square in downto...

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