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Installation of solar panels at Truax is well underway

Installation of solar panels at Truax is well underway

Andrew Kicmol, Editor in Chief

August 29, 2018


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This fall a plan that started back in January 2017 to put the most extensive rooftop solar panel system in the state will wrap up. A solar panel rooftop installation is nothing new but the one wrapping up on the roof of Madison College will be unique. This installation will be the biggest in the state. When...

Parking rules will be strictly enforced

Parking rules will be strictly enforced

Joseph Craker, Staff Writer

August 29, 2018


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If you have not yet experienced the madness that is parking at Madison College-Truax, you are in for a rude awakening. When planning a commute to campus, new students often fail to account for the time it takes to find a place to park, hike to the building, and navigate through the 3-D maze of rooms...

New group of students set for semester abroad

Joseph Craker, Staff Writer

August 29, 2018


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As another group of eager students from Madison College get set for their semester abroad, staff at the college are confident that the students will take more than just knowledge back with them. Tammy Gibbs, the Education Abroad Coordinator at Madison College, understands from both the students’...

10 things all incoming freshmen need to know

Jacki Brickner, Opinion Editor

August 29, 2018


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In life we all go through transition periods, whether it be marriage, having kids or something as simple as transitioning from high school to college. Here are 10 tips to help new students at Madison Area Technical College. These tips were developed by summarizing from multiple conversations with advisors...

Tips for maximizing your experience at Madison College

Megan Binkley, Staff Writer

August 29, 2018


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For those of you starting your bachelor’s degree at Madison College there’s a wealth of available options. Here’s some tips that might help you get the most out of your experience. Hopefully they save you time, and help give you an idea of different directions you can go.  Thoroughly explore...

Libraries help you become information smart

Julie Gores, Library director

August 29, 2018


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As you begin the fall semester as a new student, or returning student, our Libraries and Academic Support Services staff want you to think of us differently. Your Madison College team of librarians, tutors and staff offer you services and resources that go well beyond what most people believe are the...

Public Safety Update for August 29

Public Safety Update for August 29

David Manthey, Public Safety Officer

August 29, 2018


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PUBLIC SAFETY UPDATE 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 May 21, Officers along with the Madison Fire Department responded to a man down at a bus stop on Wright...

Groundbreaking day builds excitement in south Madison

Groundbreaking day builds excitement in south Madison

Andrew Kicmol, Editor in Chief

August 29, 2018


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On June 11, the official start of construction for the new Goodman South Campus began. With a big press conference Madison College officials along with representatives from all major donors to the campus and many community members were there to talk about the new facility that will be up and running...

Candice Cardoza wants to help first generation students find success

Candice Cardoza wants  to help first generation  students find success

Brian Lawler, News Editor

August 29, 2018


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This semester, students will be seeing a friendly, smiling face throughout the halls and around the Student Life offices. Candice Cardoza will be easing into her new role as a Student Program Advisor. In her new role, Cardoza hopes to help create programs and a stronger campus community for students...

Student leaders recognized at annual success banquet

Student leaders recognized at annual success banquet

Clarion Staff Report

May 1, 2018


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Students leaders and instructors at Madison College were recognized during the Celebration of Student Success held on April 26. Five students were recognized as the Karen Roberts Student Life Leadership Award winners. They were Ousman Darboe, Christina Marshalek, Jessica Pokrandt, Kalia Vang and Katrina...

Culinary Connections

Culinary Connections

Adrienne Oliva, Editor in Chief

May 1, 2018


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Culinary instructor Joe Gaglio is hanging up his Madison College apron and retiring at the end of this semester, but not without leaving his mark on his students and the college community. For 20 years, Gaglio has worked diligently not only to introduce his students to diverse culinary experiences,...

Summer activities and events

Alison Malek, Staff Writer

May 1, 2018


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Summer is approaching, and many students simply go to work, take more classes or obtain a summer internship. For Madison College student, Keyiona Johnson, that is also the case. She spends most of her summer around campus working, student leading the Phi Theta Kappa organization, as well as being a...

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