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Stress relief can take many forms

Mandy Scheuer, Office Manager

December 12, 2019

A recent announcement on the Wolfpack Connect app about stress management because finals are creeping up fast, may have had you picturing an instructor talking about deep breathing, meditation, getting plenty of sleep and other strategies to relieve stress. Instead, those who stopped by Truax Room D1630...

Challenges of Christmas can make a parent cringe

Destiny Hines, Contributor

December 12, 2019

Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the house all the creatures were stirring – because who was I kidding? As a parent I can’t say this is my favorite time of year. There was a time when decorating for the holidays and buying Christmas presents was exciting. Now I cringe at the thou...

Campus Updates

Clarion Staff Report

December 12, 2019

Printer Wonderland Holiday Sale The Center for Printing Arts is holding its annual Printer Wonderland Holiday Pop-Up Shop in the Truax Gallery through Dec. 13. The sale will be open from 10 a.m to 3 p.m. daily. Stop in a purchase goods handprinted by Madison College student. This sale includes car...

Public Safety

Public Safety

Officer Lucas Adler

December 12, 2019

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 Dec. 4, a student reported items missing from their locker at the Truax Campu...

Off the Shelf

Off the Shelf

Dana Ryals, Librarian

December 12, 2019

People who read a lot are more likely to be successful in their careers and lives in many ways, according to an article found on Lifehack.org, which identified ten of these benefits.  Readers are shown to have increased focus, are goal setters, and spend time wisely.  Readers have perspective, are ...

Fitness center expansion will require removal of pool

Fitness center expansion will require removal of pool

Andrew Kicmol, Editor Emeritus

December 12, 2019

Madison College fitness center will be going through a remodel. Just like the rest of the college did, the fitness center will be updated and turned into a whole new modern example for the 21st century. One big aspect of the remodel is the removal of the pool. The decision to remove the pool was ma...

Holiday spending can place a strain on students’ budgets

Holiday spending can place a strain on students’ budgets

Chris Bird, News Editor

December 12, 2019

The holiday season is here, and that means that everyone is going to feel the pressure to get gifts for their friends and loved ones. The holidays don’t have to drain your bank account, though, there are lots of ways to keep costs down. Kristen Uttech, marketing professor at Madison College, has advice ...

New club to help support deaf students at college

Sara Adams, Staff Writer

November 27, 2019

Being a deaf student at Madison College isn’t easy.  Many students and staff are not familiar with sign language, deaf culture, and deafness in general, creating an isolating environment.  Now, deaf students at Madison College are forming the Deaf Community Association (DCA) in order to ...

Keeping a legacy going

Tessa Morhardt, Editor in Chief

November 27, 2019

Yia Vang, the creator of the pop-up restaurant, Union Hmong Kitchen in Minneapolis, presented at Madison College’s Chef Series event on Nov. 13. He shared his personal story, explaining he found his “culinary narrative” by embracing his cultural heritage. Vang came to the Twin Cities when he w...

Making the holidays happier for those in need

Tessa Morhardt, Editor in Chief

November 27, 2019

Santa’s Wish List is looking for volunteers and donations. The holiday season is coming up quick with less than a month away from Christmas. This is usually a great time of spreading joy and happiness, and in this spirit, Madison College is helping students who can’t afford to give their family gif...

Challenge Course available for group development work

Tessa Morhardt, Editor in Chief

November 27, 2019

On Nov. 19, Madison College hosted 50 Girl Scout leaders to test their hand at the Madison College challenge activities. The scout leaders learned skills on communication, collaboration, and critical group problem solving techniques that they were then able to take back to each of their respective gr...

College thanks veterans with appreciation week

Tessa Morhardt, Editor in Chief

November 27, 2019

This past month Madison College hosted a week dedicated to veterans. Though we should be honoring them every day, they decided to make this week extra special. Throughout the week they displayed thank you notes, packed bags for homeless veterans, had an appreciation lunch hosted by Diane’s Dinner, the...

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