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German diplomat tells how nation still struggles with its past

Rachel Husted, Staff Writer

November 21, 2018


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More than 80 years after Adolf Hitler came to power, Germany continues to struggle with its past, coming slowly to terms with the actions that lead to the repression and genocide of many Jewish people. German Diplomat Stefan Schlüter stopped at Madison College’s Intercultural Exchange Center on Oct. 26, as ...

Changing the Narrative: ‘Be a voice, not an echo’

Changing the Narrative: ‘Be a voice, not an echo’

Katie Paape, Staff Writer

November 21, 2018


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CEO of a multi-million-dollar company and motivational speaker, Ian Humphrey, gave a presentation at the second annual “Changing the Narrative – Be a Voice, Not an Echo” conference at Madison College. Humphrey spoke on Nov. 16 about finding your voice and making your own path. Throughout the talk,...

Impactful lesson about poverty

Impactful lesson about poverty

Lillian Glackin, Staff Writer

November 21, 2018


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Madison College ensures all of its students feel equal and understood. Among this effort, Lucia Nunez, Vice President for Equity, Inclusion and Community Engagement partnered with United Way to provide a poverty simulation to students and faculty. Not only could staff and students participate, but v...

PUBLIC SAFETY

PUBLIC SAFETY

Officer David Manthey, Public Safety Officer

November 21, 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 Nov. 2, officers responded to a female student who fainted and had a seizure. She was transported to a local hospital by Madison ...

OFF THE SHELF

OFF THE SHELF

Kelley Minica and Mark Luetkehoelter, Librarians

November 21, 2018


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According to the Pew Research Center’s State of the News Media fact sheet from July 2018, the percentage of podcast listeners in America has substantially increased over the past decade, with 44 percent of Americans 12 and older reporting they listen to at least one podcast, up from 9 percent in 20...

Instructor shares experiences working at Antarctic station

Instructor shares experiences working at Antarctic station

Joe Craker, Sports Editor

November 7, 2018


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As a guest for the University of Wisconsin, the Madison College electronics instructor was invited on a two-month excursion early last year to conduct maintenance on UW-operated weather stations in Antarctica — affectionately referred to as “the Ice” by Kurth and colleagues. 

Clarion earns national recognition at conference

Clarion earns national recognition at conference

Clarion Staff

November 7, 2018


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The Clarion received seven national awards at the Associated Collegiate Press National College Media Convention held in Louisville, KY, Oct. 25-28. The newspaper was honored a Pacemaker Finalist, one of approximately 30 finalists nationwide and one of three community college newspapers to receive t...

Filament Games looks for ways to turn learning into play

Filament Games looks for ways to turn learning into play

Katie Paape, Staff Writer

November 7, 2018


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When we think of what results from playing video games, education is usually not the first thing that comes to mind. But as technology continues to thrive, using games as a medium for learning is becoming increasingly important. On Oct. 31, in Madison College’s STEM center, Ethan Cayko from game-b...

‘Limbpossible’ founder shares his success story

Briant Lawler, News Editor

November 7, 2018


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On Oct. 16, Madison College hosted an event, showcasing that anything is possible with enough hard work and galvanized determination. The keynote speaker for this event, Robert Anthony, 31, is a below-the-knee amputee. Anthony was born with a defect, fibular hemimelia, where the fibula bone in one le...

College’s latest security report is now available

Jake Roxen, Staff Writer

November 7, 2018


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The Madison College Annual Security Report for the year of 2017 is quite a hefty document, with over 90 pages of notices, procedures, training methods, statistics, and more. Need to know what to do in case of sexual misconduct or stalking? Curious about definitions of reportable crimes? This report ...

Learning to be confident in salary talks

Antilica Xiong, Graphic Designer

November 7, 2018


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WomenLead hosted a workshop, “Salary Negotiation Skills” at Madison College on Oct. 31. The workshop was part of a campaign, Women and Student Loan Debt, during the month of October to create awareness of the growing student loan debt. One of WomenLEAD’s missions is to inform the Madison Colleg...

WOLFPACK CONNECT

WOLFPACK CONNECT

Damara Gillett, Staff Writer

November 7, 2018


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Access to Madison College resources and services just got much easier, and it all comes in an easy to use smartphone app. Madison College used to rely on The Link for student, faculty and staff accessibility to clubs and events on campus. When the contract for The Link was set to expire, Madison Coll...

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