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Newly inducted members of the Beta Beta Psi Chapter of the Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society gather for a photograph following the induction ceremony held in the Mitby Theater at the Truax Campus on Nov. 10

Honor society inducts new members

Clarion Staff Report November 23, 2022

Madison College’s Beta Beta Psi Chapter of the Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society welcomed 85 new members during an induction ceremony held on Nov. 10 in Mitby Theater. Leonardo Reyes Ponce, the chapter...

Foundation scholarship applications are due Dec. 1

Clarion Staff Report November 23, 2022

Students have until Dec. 1 to apply for spring 2023 scholarships awarded by the Madison College Foundation. Overall, the Foundation has disbursed more than $20 million in financial assistance to more than...

Library holds World Cup trivia quiz

Mark Luetkehoelter, Librarian November 23, 2022

Soccer’s World Cup is upon us, and the Madison College Libraries invite you to play along. Go to to answer a trivia quiz about the World Cup and/or fill out...

Officer assists lost toddler by campus

Sgt. Lucas Adler, Public Safety Officer November 23, 2022

Public Safety officers respond to many calls for service and we communicate our activities to the college community.  Here are some recent notable incidents. On Nov. 9, a Public Safety officer...

Eliot Nardi shared his experiences as a first-generation student at UW-Madison and now as a professional pursuing an MBA during an “I’m First Gen Week” event on Nov. 8.

Focus on post-graduation

Kelly Feng, Managing Editor November 23, 2022

The Madison College Office of Retention Initiatives and Student Engagement (RISE) held a special presentation on Tuesday, Nov. 8, called "Navigating the Workplace as a first-generation professional." It...

Student Life student employees Alyse Miller, left, and Levi Jones look at ornaments on the Volunteer Center’s giving tree.

Santa’s Wish List needs your help to give gifts to 200 children

Lillian Coppelman, Editor in Chief November 23, 2022

Every year many Madison College students struggle to afford presents for their children during the holiday season. Santa’s Wish List, coordinated by The Volunteer Center, is a program designed to assist...

A student paints a sugar skull in the Truax Campus Intercultural Exchange as part of the Día de los Muertos event.

Día de los Muertos event

Lillian Coppelman, Editor in Chief November 9, 2022

Día de los Muertos is a holiday that celebrates those who have passed and is a way to show people that death is not scary, but instead is something that can be celebrated. With bright colors, happy music,...

Madison College staff Zong Her and Gage Matthews encourage students to complete the Student Satisfaction Inventory survey in the Truax Cafeteria on Nov. 7.

Student satisfaction survey responses sought by Nov. 18

Clarion Staff Report November 9, 2022

Madison College degree-credit students are being asked to participate in a survey known as the Student Satisfaction Inventory, which is conducted at the college every two years. The survey started on Oct....

Members of the Madison College Athletic Department compete against the UW-Whitewater Wheelchair basketball team.

Disability Resource Services champions equitable access

Michelle Meyer , Staff Writer November 9, 2022

Madison College Disability Resource Services encouraged students of all abilities to participate in grassroots style events during National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM).  Madison...

Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein, right, meet, with students at the MediaFest22 convention.

Woodward and Bernstein offer lessons of past

Kelly Feng , Managing Editor November 9, 2022

You always know pop stars are about to speak when people are clamoring for seats in overflow rooms. A half-hour before the scheduled keynote address, it was hard to ignore the growing excitement of the...

Members of The Clarion staff attended MediaFest22 in Washington DC on Oct. 26-30. Pictured, from left are Kelly Feng, managing editor, Iman Alrashid, copy editor, Taleise Lawrence, assistant editor, and Lillian Coppelman, editor in chief.

Newspaper, radio students win awards

Clarion Staff Report November 9, 2022

The Clarion received four Pacemaker honors and seven Best of Show Awards from the Associated Collegiate Press at the MediaFest22  National College Media Convention held in Washington D.C. on Oct....

Recycling is an easy way to build a better future

Iman Alrashid, Copy Editor November 9, 2022

Necessity is the mother of invention. And this is how the concept of recycling started, like any other unique concept that led to great inventions.  Human needs always push them forward to implement...

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