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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...

Students have varied viewpoints on voting

Students have varied viewpoints on voting

Elise Lien & Rachel J. Seizer, Contributor

October 24, 2018


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The stakes are very high on this Nov. 6 mid-term election.  Not only with the future of the state, but the country at hand. Control of state houses, the U.S. House of Representatives, and the Senate are all at risk. Madison College has an array of students standing at different points on voting.&n...

5 in lieutenant governor race offer support for running mates

5 in lieutenant governor race offer support for running mates

Kristin Rice, Contributor

October 24, 2018


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With five lieutenant governor candidates in the running alongside their gubernatorial hopefuls, Wisconsin voters have a real decision to make. Incumbent Republican Lt. Gov. Rebecca Kleefisch is facing Democrat Mandela Barnes, Tiffany Anderson (Green), Patrick Baird (Libertarian) and Wil Losch (Indep...

2 issues on Dane County ballot

2 issues on Dane County ballot

Haddi Tanner, Contributor

October 24, 2018


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While the candidates clearly are the biggest draws to the polls, two referenda also are appearing on ballots in Dane County on Nov. 6. The first of the two asks, “Should the state legislature protect residential property taxpayers by preventing commercial and manufacturing property owners from us...

Governor’s race tops ticket

Governor’s race tops ticket

Joshua McLennan, Contributor

October 24, 2018


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The upcoming governor’s election will take place on Nov. 6 and promises to be one of the most expensive and anticipated races in the nation. The race pits the incumbent Republican Gov. Scott Walker against state Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Evers running on the Democratic side.  L...

Voting made easy

Voting made easy

Jorge Fernandez-Zaragoza, Contributor

October 24, 2018


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Mark your calendars, midterm general elections for Wisconsin takes place on Nov. 6 with polls open between 7 a.m. and 8 p.m. Who can vote: you must be a United States citizen, be 18 years or older by Election Day, and reside at your current address for at least 10 days before the election. You must ...

OFF THE SHELF

OFF THE SHELF

Matthew Coan, Librarian

October 24, 2018


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This November will mark 34 years since I first voted in an election. I’ve voted for candidates who have won and probably a few more who came up short. What I have never done is miss an election. There is a good chance many of you who have not yet voted could feel hesitant because you feel you don’t kn...

PUBLIC SAFETY

PUBLIC SAFETY

Officer David Manthey, Public Safety Officer

October 24, 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. 3, students at the Commercial Avenue campus reported cell phones and multiple credit cards stolen from a classroom. Please...

Ellie Rome has a passion for student government

Ellie Rome has a passion  for student government

Rachel Husted, Staff Writer

October 10, 2018


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Taking her passion for student government, Rome began working in student advisement positions, gaining experience before completing her graduate’s degree. Rome is one of Madison College’s newest student program advisors.

PBS food expert will host college’s chef series

PBS food expert will host college’s chef series

Joseph Craker, Staff Writer

October 10, 2018


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Hosting the third annual Madison College Chef Series beginning this month will be food expert Kyle Cherek, host of the award-winning show “Wisconsin Foodie.” For years, Cherek has taken his “Wisconsin Foodie” audience on PBS to every corner of the state on a quest for the best cuisine. This autu...

Apple’s latest lineup offers helpful updates

Apple’s latest lineup offers helpful updates

Jacob Roxen, Staff Writer

October 10, 2018


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On Sept. 12, Apple hosted its “Gather Round” keynote, revealing the latest devices in their iPhone and Apple Watch lineups. This was the second keynote hosted at the company’s Steve Jobs theater, located on site of  the new Apple Park campus. The first reveal of the event was the Apple Wat...

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