The Clarion

Mexico City quake hits close to home for student

Jessica Deegan, News Editor

October 11, 2017


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When Madison College student Paulina Kababie first heard about the earthquake in Mexico last month, she “kept frantically trying to call” her father, but didn’t get a response. On the night of the earthquake Kababie was finally able to get in touch with her father. “It took me a while to finally...

Off The Shelf: Let librarians be your research guides

Off The Shelf: Let librarians be your research guides

Kris Glodoski Wolf, Librarian

October 11, 2017


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Wow! We’re officially six weeks into the fall semester. No doubt you’ve settled into a routine balancing home, work, and life as a student (whatever that looks like for you this term). Maybe you’ve visited the library once or twice, maybe it’s your new home-away-from-home… either way, I want...

Campus Updates

October 11, 2017


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Domestic Abuse Awareness Month In 2011, Obama proclaimed that October is Domestic Abuse Awareness Month. According to the UW-Madison web site, Madison has been a leader in providing services for survivors. A community-based response has proven effective, utilizing sources such as the legal, educatio...

Helping with hunger: Student Senate attempting to measure the problem, look for ways to assist

Helping with hunger: Student Senate attempting to measure the problem, look for ways to assist

Jessica Deegan, News Editor

October 11, 2017


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The Student Senate recently conducted a survey to increase awareness and promote solutions for student hunger. It was the first time such a survey has been done. The survey began Sept. 25 and ended Oct. 9. Evaluation of the surveys will follow and will remain anonymous. According to Student Senate...

Addressing the harms of censorship, speaker discusses impact of ongoing efforts to ban books

Addressing the harms of censorship, speaker discusses impact of ongoing efforts to ban books

Mason Flanagan, Staff Writer

October 11, 2017


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Every autumn in late September, as students are returning to school, the American Library Association dedicates one week to raise awareness of the harms of censorship – an event called Banned Book Week. To celebrate the event this year, Madison College’s Yahara Journal welcomed Emilio DeTorre,...

Volunteer Center helps students serve others

Brandon Amato, Opinion Editor

September 27, 2017


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In life, there are a few things we can give to others: our money, our time and our love. The majority of us, as college students, have very little of the former, leaving us with the still-amazing ability to give our time and our love to those in need. What better way to do that than to volunteer your...

Peer tutoring services to be available for criminial justice students

Andrew Kicmol, Staff Writer

September 27, 2017


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Students of the Criminal Justice program are getting peer tutoring help for the classes Introduction to Corrections and Introduction to Criminal Justice, a class where some students were struggling. The addition of peer tutoring in the Human Protective Services building will help students get immediate...

Immigration policy changes add to worries

Adrienne Oliva, Editor in Chief

September 27, 2017


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Jesse Nunez moved from Mexico to America with her family at age seven. As an undocumented immigrant, the Madison College graduate spent much of her young life fearing deportation from the country she grew up in. That fear was abated somewhat in 2012 when President Obama established a new immigration...

Health Simulation Center named for former governor

Health Simulation Center named for former governor

Jessica Pokrandt, Broadcast General Manager

September 27, 2017


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Madison College’s Health Simulation Center is now named after former Wisconsin Gov. Tommy Thompson. A renaming ceremony was held at the Health Education and Information Technology Building on Friday, Sept. 15. Thompson, who also served as U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services under President...

Madison College students compete at SkillsUSA: 7 students shine at national event, 1 wins gold

Madison College students compete at SkillsUSA: 7 students shine at national event, 1 wins gold

Edward Herzberg, Staff Writer

September 27, 2017


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Picture hundreds of college students from across the nation converged into a crowded arena prepared to compete against one another for a national title. For many, this would conjure images of the NCAA basketball or football championships, but this summer in Louisville, Ky. It was the national finals...

Off The Shelf: Promoting the Freedom to Read

Off The Shelf: Promoting the Freedom to Read

Atumn Hall-Tun, Librarian

September 27, 2017


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Each year, the American Library Association advocates for intellectual freedom with its Banned Books Week. This is a week highlighting books that have been challenged in libraries and schools across the country, bringing awareness to the topic. Our library promotes the freedom to read, including challenging...

Public Safety

Public Safety

Sgt. Joe Steffen and Dispatcher David Manthey

September 27, 2017


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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 the notable incidents from the past couple weeks:  On Sept. 5, Public Safety Officers responded to a report of a student that had fainted in the D-wing at the...

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