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La Raza Unida helped with an Earth Day cleanup of Warner Park.

Students honor Earth Day with urban cleanups

Kai Brito, Copy Editor April 30, 2024

To celebrate Earth Day, several Madison College student groups made major efforts to pickup trash in local environments all around the City of Madison. Business Professionals of America (BPA), La Raza...

Stephen Otieno has become a TikTok star with more than 32,000 followers.

From tribal dance to TikTok sensation

Kelly Feng, Editor in Chief April 30, 2024

If you want to learn about modern dance, you can take lessons, find an online tutorial or enjoy a dance show. But wouldn't it be much more fun if you logged onto Stephen Otieno's TikTok account? Otieno,...

Loise Kirore is a nursing student and educator from Kenya.

Loise Kirore always dreamed of becoming a nurse

Paige Shapiro, Opinions Editor April 30, 2024

From childhood, we dream of our future careers – a ballet dancer, an astronaut, a doctor. For Loise Kirore, that dream was clear: she wanted to be a nurse. Growing up, Loise lived in the East African...

Otara hopes to break into the film industry in Kenya

Leah Wear, Copy Editor April 30, 2024

Frankline Otara felt drawn to watching others act in shows, and after learning that his mother couldn't fulfill her passion for acting, he decided to step into the spotlight for her. “(Acting) could...

Madison College students can participate in UW’s Language Institutes

Tessara Clark, News Editor April 30, 2024

Summer can be a wonderful time to learn something new. For those interested in learning a foreign language, there are opportunities beyond Madison College classrooms for students. Madison College has...

Public Safety reminds students to report any damage to vehicles caused by parking lot incidents.

Damage to parked cars reported

Lt. Lucas Adler, Public Safety Officer April 30, 2024

Recently there has been an increase in reports of damage to parked vehicles.  If you observe somebody hit a parked vehicle and drive away, contact Public Safety and provide a description of the vehicle. If...

Thanking student workers for their help

Dana Ryals, Librarian April 30, 2024

Madison College Libraries and Student Achievement Centers are spaces on campus that are completely optional to visit, yet thousands of students, faculty and staff choose to grace us with their presence...

Madison College student Flore Nikiema dreams of bringing electricity to everyone in her home nation of Burkina Faso.

Madison College student shines a light on a world of possibilities

Kelly Feng, Editor in Chief April 30, 2024

Flore Nikiema doesn’t remember the first time she dreamed of bringing electricity to her country, but she knows it has been on her mind since childhood. Growing up in Burkina Faso, Africa, she found...

Winners of the Karen Roberts Student Life Leadership Award were, from left, Barbara Bahr, Morgan Witthun, Mackenzie Carstens, Grace Zongo and Kelly Feng.

Awards ceremony recognizes student leaders

Clarion Staff Report April 24, 2024

The Madison College Student Life Office held its annual Student Success Awards Banquet on Tuesday, April 23. The event was organized by the Executive Leadership Team and led by students Rasmata Kabre,...

President Joe Biden delivers his remarks about the new Student Debt Relief Program.

Madison College hosts President Joe Biden, announcing his new loan forgiveness plan  

By Kelly Feng , Editor in Chief   April 8, 2024

Less than seven months before the 2024 election, President Joe Biden visited Madison College on Monday, April 8, to promote his new federal student loan relief plan.  He delivered remarks at the Truax...

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Student Senate election results

Sean Green, Advisor April 3, 2024

The results of the Student Senate election that was held from March 25-29 have now been posted. Kai Brito has been elected to serve as the next Student Senate president. Other Senate officers include: ...

Students participating in the Volunteer Center’s Alternative Break Trip this past January gather for a group photograph.

The value of volunteering

Leah Wear, Staff Writer April 3, 2024

Providing free support services, free tutoring and free gardening are some of the ways volunteers enrich their communities. In return, volunteers gain friendships, experience and the ability to teach their...

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