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Final exams fail as a true test of learning

Katie Paape, News Editor

January 24, 2019


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Piles of papers scatter the floor, stacks of study guides are stationed in spontaneous areas of the room, and coffee cups float throughout the space like miracle workers in the presence of an academic nightmare. It’s finals week. Anxiety is in the air.  Most students must learn a new schedule for the...

3 trips now planned for service learning

Joseph Craker, Sports Editor

January 24, 2019


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Everyone loves the idea of helping those in dire situations. Unfortunately, such an idea is usually snuffed out by the prospect of ‘little old me’ not being able to have an effect on the situation. Alternative Break Service Trips are here to make this idea a reality. Over the past decade, Madison...

Student Senate sets its agenda for the year

Andrew Kicmol, Editor in chief

January 24, 2019


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It’s a new year, and for Student Senate that means rolling out initiatives for the new year, along with continued work on issues like food security. The Senate has three main initiatives that they will work on this year. Food Security First is the continued work on food security, trying to get...

PAC looks to fill out its team, do more activities

Amara Gobermann, Managing Editor

January 24, 2019


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Looking for fun events on campus? Or do you even need a little extra money? PAC; or programs and activities council, is the place for you.  You don’t need a certain GPA to join or a lot of time on your hands you just have to talk to someone in the student life center, specifically Candice ...

Prep for life after college with Lynda.com

Cristina Springfield, Librarian

January 24, 2019


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When it comes to getting ready for life post-graduation, most students are at least somewhat familiar with the general advice. Created a resume? Check. Signed up for LinkedIn? Check. Created a professional-sounding email address? Check.  As folks think about how to show initiative to future emp...

Club holds shoes, socks drive for the homeless

Club holds shoes, socks drive for the homeless

Katie Paape, Staff Writer

December 5, 2018


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As the holiday season approaches, we tend to be more generous and remember the reason for the season. Here at Madison College, the Student Nursing Association is holding a shoes and socks drive to help the homeless this month.

Phi Theta Kappa hosts active shooter preparedness training

Andrew Kicmol, Editor in Chief

December 5, 2018


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On Nov.14, Phi Theta Kappa held the very first active shooter preparedness training open for students to attend. Public Safety has done training for faculty and staff before but not for students of Madison College. The idea of the training came from a project that Phi Theta Kappa did for the Honors ...

Tips to help with your final exams

Briant Lawler, News Editor

December 5, 2018


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The fall semester is hurdling to a close, which means, for students, final exams are afoot. Here are several helpful reminders to help you with the process of studying for and coping with finals. • Organize your study space: Limit distractions and keep your study space comfortable to help you foc...

Phi Theta Kappa Honors Society inducts over 100 students

Destiny Kwenchia Zaomoh, Staff Writer

December 5, 2018


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Phi Theta Kappa is the world’s oldest, largest and most prestigious honor society for two-year College students; with Madison College’s Beta Beta Psi Society holding a continuous 5 Star rating for Chapter development and programing. Any student is eligible to join after completing 12 credits and...

Scholarship deadline approaching

Briant Lawler, News Editor

December 5, 2018


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As a reminder to students, the opportunity to apply to Madison College Foundation scholarships ends Dec. 7. Ruth Shoup, who heads the scholarship foundation, reminds everyone that scholarships are given to students who are beginning or coming back to Madison Area Technical College, and that, unfortunately,...

A holiday to remember

A holiday to remember

Arsenio Sorrell, Staff Writer

December 5, 2018


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The holidays are a time for spending time with family, friends and loved ones. When you think of your favorite holidays it usually involves some sort of gifts or traditional festivities. Unfortunately, there are people who are much less fortunate and don’t have the resources to celebrate during holida...

Shop the Closet event helps students with warm clothes, items they need

Shop the Closet event helps students with warm clothes, items they need

Andrew Kicmol, Editor in Chief

December 5, 2018


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Students have the opportunity to shop at school. The Shop the Closet event started on Dec. 3 in Intercultural Exchange C1430. There students can pick up a range of items like clothes, toiletries, to household items like sheets and bedding and even crockpots or coffee makers, all free of charge. The ...

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