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Culinary arts student follows many paths

Franciso Perez performs with EMTN during the group’s second show at the High Noon Saloon in Madison.

Michelle Ledesma Ceron, Staff Writer

April 8, 2020

“What do you want to do when you grow up?” the question that we have been asked since before we even learned to write it. The buildup pressure of growing up and figuring out what and how we will contribute to the world. Madison College student Francisco Perez has found more freedom to that question....

Bakery Program Students Win State Competition

Madison College students display all the cakes they took to the Wisconsin Bakers Association cake and cupcake competition in Milwaukee on March 9-11.

Tessa Morhardt, Editor in Chief

April 8, 2020

The Wisconsin Bakers Association hosted a cake and cupcake competition at the Midwest Foodservice Expo in Milwaukee at the Wisconsin Center from March 9-11. Fourteen students competed in the student division from Madison College’s Baking and Decorative Arts Program, where they faced six other technical...

Culinary Arts program now composting food waste

Madison College recently added a composting machine for its Culinary Arts program.

Tessa Morhardt, Editor in Chief

April 8, 2020

The Culinary Arts program received a new composting machine which has been a great help to recycling efforts at Madison College. With this machine, both the culinary arts program and the cafeteria are able to compost all the edible products from the food they don’t use. At least 1,000-1,300 pounds...

Presentation in March discussed women in STEM fields

Hunter Turpin, Staff Writer

April 8, 2020

Madison College manufacturing instructor Theresa Valencia knows exactly how female students in STEM fields can feel. “It’s quite uncomfortable for a woman to walk into a classroom filled with male students and taught by a man, that’s what we’re trying to change, we want to create a comfortable...

College donates supplies to help hospitals

Ventilators from the college’s respiratory care program have been loaned out to local hospitals for use during the expected surge in patients from the coronavirus pandemic.

Mandy Scheuer, Office Manager

April 8, 2020

As state hospitals prepare for a potential influx of COVID-19 patients, many of them have expressed concerns about running low on medical supplies and ventilators. It’s a problem that the nation is seeing in the larger urban areas including New York, Los Angeles and Chicago. Madison College and...

How COVID-19 Is Affecting Students in the Service Industry

Vintage Brewing Company in downtown Madison is one of many services that have been closed during the COVID-19 pandemic. Students who rely on the service industry for their income are feeling the financial pinch.

Hailey Griffin, Arts Editor

April 8, 2020

The COVID-19 virus has severely impacted the way that people all over the world go about their day-to-day lives. In China, Wuhan (the initial source of the COVID-19 outbreak) and several other cities have been quarantined in attempts to control the spread of the virus. In Italy, the government...

Student Senate Election Begins March 30th

Hailey Griffin, Arts Editor

March 25, 2020

Despite the closing of all Madison College campuses, the Student Senate Election will still take place. The election process is set to begin on March 30 via student email. Ballots will be sent out to students’ emails on the morning of March 30 and will close at noon on April 3.  Students can...

Student Senate President Candidate Profiles

March 25, 2020

Sean Green Academic program: IT Network Specialist. Senate position running for: President and Student Senator. Involvement: Incumbent Student Senator. Student Senate Involvement: Admininstration and Finance Committee, Rules Committee, Legislative Affairs Committee, Team Development Committee, ...

Student Senate Candidate Profiles

March 25, 2020

Jenna Boyd Academic program: Post-Baccalaureate Paralegal. Senate position running for: Madison Senator. Involvement: At University of Wisconsin Law School:  1L Class representative; Middle Eastern Law Student Association, elected as first-year class representative, helped coordinate events, spread...

F-35 protest held at Madison College campus

Protestors march past the Madison College Truax Campus on their way to the airport in opposition to plans to bring F-35 fighter jets to the Dane County Regional Airport.

Anica Graney, Managing Editor

March 25, 2020

On Feb. 29, a large group of Madison community members spent their leap day gathered outside the Madison College Truax campus to protest the incoming F-35 fighter jets the Air Force wants to station at the Dane County Regional Airport.  As any student, teacher, or worker of the Truax campus will...

Applying for unemployment can help through this challenging time

Caleb A. Brown, Staff Writer

March 25, 2020

As places of work and businesses around the world close or reduce operations, employers are forced to make the hard decision of laying off dozens of employees, attempting to minimize losses during these strange times. The Department of Health Services has ruled that restaurants may no longer serve...

Elections during the outbreak may require absentee voting

Chris Bird, News Editor

March 25, 2020

With the COVID-19 situation becoming serious, many are practicing social distancing in an attempt to slow the spread of the virus. Large events are being cancelled, and in Wisconsin we have even had Gov. Tony Evers issue a “safer at home” order closing businesses and requiring people to limit themselves...

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