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Food delivery robot provides service at UW

Mandy Scheuer, Office Manager

January 22, 2020

Food delivery used to be limited to specific restaurants that wanted to provide that service, most often pizza place and Chinese restaurants. Thanks to the easy accessibility provided by phone apps, we now have delivery services like Doordash, Grubhub and Eatstreet. UW-Madison’s food service office has...

Public Safety

Public Safety

Officer Lucas Adler

January 22, 2020

Welcome back!  We at Public Safety hope that you had a great break and are ready for the upcoming semester.  If you are new to Madison College here are some things to know about Madison College Public Safety. The Public Safety office is located in room B1240 at the Truax Campus.  ...

Devices for checkout in the libraries

Devices for checkout in the libraries

Jennifer Kasch, Librarian

January 22, 2020

For many, when they think libraries, they think books. However, did you know that all six of our campus libraries also check out a variety of equipment? Offerings and availability vary by campus so please speak with your campus librarian for more info but here is a quick rundown. All six of our campu...

FarmBot arrives at Madison College

FarmBot arrives at Madison College

Paige Zezulka, Staff Writer

January 22, 2020

The FarmBot, a robotic farming machine that plants, waters and weeds crops, will be arriving at Madison College at the end of January. Students and staff of the STEM Center have been getting prepared for the initial set up that will begin indoors. It will be stationed in Room A2025 on the second floor ...

Arboretum offers multiple volunteer opportunities

Arboretum offers multiple volunteer opportunities

Britton Downing, Contributor

January 22, 2020

Susan Carpenter is the UW-Madison Arboretum’s native plant gardener and is in charge of coordinating volunteer opportunities in the gardens. This is no small task. The University of Wisconsin–Madison Arboretum website states “The UW–Madison Arboretum is an outdoor ecological laboratory. The advanceme...

Journalism students will study in Kenya

Journalism students will study  in Kenya

Emily Merlin, Social Media Editor

January 22, 2020

Being able to travel is a luxury not everyone can afford. Thankfully, Madison Area Technical College has made it easy and fairly affordable to study abroad. Madison College allows you to travel the globe at an inexpensive price. You can travel to Italy, Ireland, Austria, Spain, and so many more fascinat...

Changing the Narrative conference

Changing the Narrative conference

Amara Gobermann, Managing Editor

December 13, 2019

Social change is inevitable in this generation of progressives, which is why Madison College’s United Common Ground continues to work towards changing the narrative. On Nov. 22, the United Common Ground student organization hosted the third annual Changing the Narrative event. There was a keynote pre...

Gossens to speak at graduation

Sara Adams, Staff Writer

December 13, 2019

On graduation day, Kassandra Gossens will complete the degree she began in 2008. Gossens, 30, began taking classes at Madison College’s Portage campus eleven years ago, but left after a semester. She returned in 2018, this time in Madison, and says coming back to school changed her life in unexpected ...

Student shares story of personal journey to America

Michelle Ledesma, Staff Writer

December 12, 2019

Madison College student Gilberto Osuna-Leon was 3 years old when he and his family arrived to the United States from Mazatlán, Sinaloa. The decision to move transpired when Osuna-Leons’ 16-year-old brother, Javier decided he wanted to move in what Osuna-Leon described as “the motivation to experience...

Tips offered to help you ensure your safety

Tessa Morhardt, Editor in Chief

December 12, 2019

In this past semester, there have been incidents where students have been followed from the school to their parked cars. If faced with such a situation, Public Safety encourages you call them or use the following tips to make sure that you stay safe. According to Public Safety Director John Flannery, ...

Workshop addresses active shooter situations

Sara Adams, Staff Writer

December 12, 2019

What would you do if you were in class and received a WolfPack alert telling you there was an active shooter in the building? On Dec. 4, the Public Safety Department held a training on how to remain safe during an active shooter situation. According to the Department of Homeland Security, “An ‘...

3 programs to benefit from new agreements with UW-Platteville

3 programs to benefit from new agreements with UW-Platteville

Clarion Staff Report

December 12, 2019

Madison College and UW-Platteville announced three agreements that will benefit students from both institutions during a signing ceremony on Nov. 21 at the Truax Campus. The agreements involve new partnerships in the engineering, biotechnology and veterinary technician programs. Under the engineerin...

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