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Yusef Salaam visits Madison College

Yusef Salaam visits Madison College

Amara Gobermann, Managing Editor

November 13, 2019

Madison College had the honor of having Dr. Yusef Salaam come and talk about his story and how he managed to live this struggle of being accused of a crime that he did not commit. For six years and eight months Dr. Salaam was incarcerated and let out on parole. About six years later the real rapist...

First generation students make family history

First generation students make family history

Michelle Ledesma Ceron, Staff Writer

November 13, 2019

What classes should I sign up for next semester? Do I qualify for financial aid? What is a S.A.C? All of these questions arise for many new college students. While some of us can rely on our parents to guide us through the maze that college can sometimes be, many students are the first in their fami...

Veteran’s Resource Center supports veterans with thank you notes

Britni Petitt, Photo Editor

November 13, 2019

Every year, Nov. 11, is observed as Veteran’s Day, a day to pay respect to veterans of all wars. As of 2018, 18.2 million living veterans had served during at least one war. The week of Nov. 4-8, the Veteran’s Resource Center on campus was out giving students the chance to write thank you notes...

Razor scooters have lost the edge on competition

Razor scooters have lost the edge on competition

Sean Bull, Broadcast Manager

November 13, 2019

This year, I was one of four people selected to represent the Clarion at a journalism conference in Washington D.C. This was a highly prestigious event, where the best and brightest of this nation’s future journalists convene to learn from each other, and from professionals in the industry. On the weekend I was...

The Clarion receives 9 awards at national college media convention

The Clarion receives 9 awards at national college media convention

Clarion Staff Report

November 13, 2019

The Clarion was honored as a Pacemaker Finalist for the second straight year during the National College Media Convention held by the Associated Collegiate Press in Washington, D.C., Oct. 31 through Nov. 3. The award was one of nine received by members of The Clarion staff at the convention. Consid...

Learning how to better serve autistic students at college

Michelle Ledesma Ceron, Staff Writer

November 13, 2019

October was Disability Awareness Month, designated to help open up many conversations addressing distinct things that make us, us. Madison College hosted a free film showing of the movie, “Autism Goes to College,” at the Truax Campus on Oct. 30. In this film, viewers are introduced to five differen...

Take time to pick out the perfect pet

Mandy Scheuer, Office Manager

November 13, 2019

Are you more a dog or a cat person? Or do you like smaller animals, like rabbits or hamsters? On Nov. 7, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., there was an open house at the Veterinarian Program at the Truax Campus. There were dogs and cats being shown to hopefully attract an owner, but those aren’t all the anim...

Public Safety

Public Safety

Officer Lucas Adler

November 13, 2019

Public Safety Officers respond to many calls for service and we communicate our activities to the college community. Here are some notable incidents from the past two weeks.  On Oct. 24, Public Safety made contact with a known trespasser at the Goodman South Campus.  The individual was es...

Off The Shelf

Off The Shelf

Mark Luetkehoelter, Librarian

November 13, 2019

You’re getting a quality education at a good price through the classes you register for at Madison College, but did you know that you can enhance your education and credentials even more for free or low-cost? LinkedIn Learning, formerly known as Lynda.com, provides free access to more than 7,000 ...

A job that’s truly for the birds

A job that’s truly for the birds

Mandy Scheuer, Office Manager

November 13, 2019

A news story on CNN recently explained that 3 billion birds have died since the 1970s. What could have caused the death of that many birds? Could it be deforestation? Climate change? Feral animals, like cats? Are birds slamming into windows? Are they being shocked due to sitting on telephone wires?&...

Modern vocabulary of gender

Modern vocabulary of gender

Chris Bird, News Editor

November 13, 2019

Madison College recently held  an open meeting on the use of pronouns when it comes to addressing others while considering the evolving vocabulary associated with sex, gender, and sexuality. Members of the college community gathered in Truax Room C2408 to listen to and ask questions of Shea H., No...

STEM Center teaches about 3D-printing

STEM Center teaches about 3D-printing

Chris Bird, News Editor

October 31, 2019

The STEM center at the Madison College Truax Campus is offering students, staff, faculty and community members the opportunity to learn about 3D printing and get hands-on experience with the process known as Fused Deposition Modeling (FDM). Madison College community members can attend two and a half hour ...

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