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Response to COVID-19 draws protest

Protestors march outside the State Capitol at the end of April opposing the extension of the “safer-at-home” order.

Michelle Ledesma Ceron, Staff Writer

May 7, 2020

Early in Wisconsin’s battle against the new coronavirus, Gov. Tony Evers advocated for people to social distance to try to slow the rate of infection, give hospitals time to prepare and protect vulnerable populations. On March 25, Evers directed the Department of Health Services to institute a “safer-at-home...

Emergency Funds Available for Students

Hunter Turpin, Staff Writer

April 22, 2020

Spreading with COVID-19 is its financial ramification which can impede college students and their families greatly. The Madison College Foundation is urging students to consider the emergency support fund if they are in need of assistance. “These are difficult times and it is urgent to just be kind...

Disability Resource Services responds to closure

Chris Bird, News Editor

April 22, 2020

While students and staff have been transitioning to learning and working in online environments, Disability Resource Services has been working behind the scenes to make sure everyone has the best chance of succeeding during these changes. DRS has made changes and adapted to provide the accommodations...

Senate election results

Chris Bird, News Editor

April 22, 2020

The results are in for the Student Senate elections held on April 3, with 14 students elected to the Senate and Sean Green selected as Senate president. Green succeeds Jonathan Jones as president. Jones will remain on the Senate after being elected to serve as a Senator. Student Senate President...

50 students inducted, four employees recognized

A screenshot shows the online NSLS induction ceremony.

SPECIAL TO THE CLARION

April 22, 2020

The facility's closure didn't stop the Madison College chapter of the National Society of Leadership and Success (NSLS) from celebrating the accomplishments of 50 students and four Madison College employees on April 14. The chapter, which inducts students each semester upon completion of a leadership...

Music offers solace during pandemic

The Orpheum on State Street reminds people to “Stay strong, stay well, stay home.”

Paige Zezulka, Staff Writer

April 22, 2020

In today’s world, music is as powerful as ever before. Madison College’s music department is making that clear by providing ways for students to continue practicing their passion in their homes. Jamie Kember, a co-music director as well as music instructor at Madison College shares the need for...

Libraries fostering connection: we are here for you

Libraries fostering connection: we are here for you

Autumn Hall-Tun, Librarian

April 22, 2020

This year, National Library Week is being celebrated from April 19th-25th. This is a yearly event which celebrates libraries of all kinds, our connections with those we serve and the work of librarians and other library staff. This year, our connection with you, our students, looks very different. Our l...

How is Coronavirus affecting our cooking and eating habits?

Chris Bird, News Editor

April 22, 2020

With stay at home orders, social distancing, bans on in person dining, and a combination of some foods going out of stock and people losing their sources of income, the food situation in America has changed very quickly. For all sorts of reasons, people are cooking for themselves more often and are relying...

Hunting for hearts

Hearts decorate the windows of St. Mary’s operating room in Madison.

Krista Olson-Lehman, Staff Writer

April 22, 2020

You may have noticed them popping up in people’s windows in your neighborhood, on closed businesses, in the windows of a health care facility: Hearts. Across Madison and across the country, people are putting up hearts in their windows for people walking by to see. Some have even added a hashtag...

Mindfulness and stress reductions workshops offered

An Experiencing Mindfulness and Stress Reduction session held in 2015 is led by Amy Nicolson, center.

Mandy Scheuer, Office Manager

April 22, 2020

When you see the phrase Somatic Experiencing Mindfulness, you might wonder, "What exactly is that?" No need to ask Google. Just check in with Madison College’s expert, Amy C. Nicholson, a therapeutic massage instructor at the college. For starters, this form of meditation happens in the Autonomic...

April is stress awareness month

April is stress awareness month

Mark Luetkehoelter, Librarian

April 8, 2020

Stress Awareness Month is celebrated internationally each April. It has probably never been as fitting to be celebrated internationally during this month than this year. Because of Covid-19 and the huge worries and disruption it has caused in our lives on multiple levels, we are all probably experiencing...

Writing Center Resources Available Online

Caleb Brown, Staff Writer

April 8, 2020

Though differing from its past way of functioning, the Writing Center continues to serve and assist the student body of Madison College. For those who didn’t know, the Writing Center has had an online service for more than two years. Students can submit drafts of their work by filling out an online...

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