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March For Our Lives: 50 Miles More

March For Our Lives: 50 Miles More

Krista Olson-Lehman, Staff Writer

April 17, 2018


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On March 24, students around the USA joined together in the “March For Our Lives,” happening in Washington DC, and in cities all over the country, including Madison. A group of Wisconsin High School students, however, decided that wasn’t enough. On March 25, they started the trek from Madison to...

Workshop explores how to recognize, end stereotyping

Andrew Kicmol, Staff Writer

April 17, 2018


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On April 11, a workshop called “The Safety in Understanding: A Workshop on Stereotypes” was held. In a room of about 15 students and faculty, the workshop was led by the duo of Lucia Nunez, Vice President of Equity Inclusion, and Community Engagement, and Catherine Larsen, Vice President of WomenLEAD. Nunez...

Off the Shelf: Thinking about Big Data, try some research

Off the Shelf: Thinking about Big Data, try some research

April 17, 2018


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Recently, the news has focused on the revelation of Cambridge Analytica harvesting data from millions of Facebook users for psychographic political purposes. People were and still are outraged by this incident, and are expressing their anger by deleting their Facebook accounts. Even after all of this,...

Using science to help poor in Guatemala

Andrew Kicmol, Staff Writer

April 17, 2018


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On March 21, the STEM Center had Melissa Markquart speak about fuel efficient stoves that are built for people in Guatemala. She was the second speaker of the series this semester, and is an alum of both Madison College and UW Madison. She will also become a licensed civil engineer for the Department...

Therapy dogs visit Madison College students at library

Melyna Acosta, Staff Writer

April 17, 2018


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Stress levels among students are on the rise as the semester draws closer to its end. On April 10, Dogs On Call came to Madison College’s Truax Campus Library to spread a little relaxation. University of Wisconsin Event Coordinator, and member of D.O.C, Todd Trampe, expresses that with his lab, Izzie,...

Learning a skill needed to help save a life

Tara Olivia Martens, Staff Writer

April 17, 2018


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No one expects to be put into a life or death situation, but if it were to happen, CPR is a tool that has the potential to save your loved ones. Madison College students have the opportunity learn CPR at the “Pay It Forward” event taking place Tuesday April 24 from 10 a.m.-12 p.m. in the...

Project will make a plan to attack student hunger

Jessica Deegan, News Editor

April 17, 2018


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After reading Madison College’s Student Hunger article from 2017, two UW-Madison students became inspired to start making a change within their community. They created a plan, and applied for the Wisconsin Idea Fellowship where they were proudly awarded $,7000. The Fellowship is awarded annually,...

Public Safety

Public Safety

April 17, 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 the notable incidents from the past couple weeks. On April 2, a student reported a threatening text message to the Public Safety Office that they received a week prior...

Students help rescued pets: Volunteers transport pets, help find homes

Students help rescued pets: Volunteers transport pets, help find homes

Jessica Deegan, News Editor

April 17, 2018


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Imagine an animal shelter with people wrapped around the building… just waiting to surrender their animals. Larissa Gavin, originally from Wisconsin, founded Lola’s Lucky Day: dog rescue in 2015, and took this problem into consideration after understanding the trouble that states like Texas go...

Searching for new sources of antibiotics

Searching for new sources of antibiotics

Jessica Deegan, News Editor

April 17, 2018


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This is the first semester of many that Madison College will be involved in the search for new sources of antibiotics hidden in soil samples. The biology students who are working hard and applying their knowledge to his search are involved in the Small World Initiative (SWI). Jo Handelsman, who is...

Sargent speaks on the luxury item tax of menstrual products

Sargent speaks on the luxury item tax of menstrual products

Adrienne Oliva, Editor in Chief

April 17, 2018


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State Rep. Melissa Sargent believes that menstrual products should be free and accessible in all public bathrooms, including the ones at Madison College, because they are a basic public health need. “No one is asking ‘how much does it cost?’ to be providing toilet paper or hand soap in the budgets...

Enrollment deadline confusing?

Adrienne Oliva, Editor in Chief

April 4, 2018


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When Andrea Long received an email last semester saying that she had to register up for her spring semester classes by Nov. 23, she was anxious. She didn’t know how she could sign up for her classes while her name was still on the waitlist for Madison College’s child care center. “I didn’t...

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