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Public Safety

Public Safety

Officer Lucas Adler

September 18, 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 Friday, Sept. 6 an officer came across a vehicle that had crashed in the ditch the ni...

What is the deal with banned books?

What is the deal with banned books?

Dana Ryals, Librarian

September 18, 2019

A bumper sticker proudly proclaims that the driver reads banned books. People wear buttons and hang refrigerator magnets saying the same thing. It seems to show up all over the place. This Sept. 22-28, people will celebrate banned books week so we’re likely to see it again soon. But what’s the deal with...

National Day of Service and Remembrance

National Day of Service and Remembrance

Christopher Bird, News Editor

September 18, 2019

The National Day of Service and Remembrance is a national campaign that encourages people to volunteer on the week of Sept. 11. According to the official site, “On this day Americans across the country are called to volunteer in their local communities in tribute to the individuals lost and injured i...

Collaboration with food bank creates pantry on campus

Collaboration with food bank creates pantry on campus

Maia Lathrop, Graphic Designer

September 18, 2019

Did you know that a third of Madison College students have skipped meals because they didn’t have enough money for food? Student hunger was brought to light with the Student Senate’s hunger survey in 2017 and now the school is doing something big about it. Madison College established an on-campus ...

DRS can help students with disabilities reach their goals

DRS can help students with  disabilities reach their goals

Vernon Ziegler, Staff Writer

September 18, 2019

The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) is a piece of legislation signed nearly 30 years ago that expanded civil rights for Americans living with a disability. This crucial legislation allows the nearly 60 million Americans who live with a disability to be included in both public life and the workp...

Program to improve rate of completion for students

Program to improve rate of completion for students

Hailey Griffin, Staff Writer

September 18, 2019

The Men of Excellence program has recently been introduced to Madison College. The idea for the program was initiated in the spring of 2019, and has been up and running since July of this year. “The Men of Excellence program is specifically for African American and Latin males with the intention ...

Efforts made to make parking easier at Truax

Efforts made to make parking easier at Truax

Sean Bull, Broadcast Manager

August 28, 2019

Every fall, somewhere around 10,000 students return to Truax Campus. If you were to ask random students what they find inconvenient about school, many would say the same thing: parking. Starting next month, several factors come into play that try to make the life of a commuter easier. The most obvious cha...

Changes and upgrades to the shuttle system

Changes and upgrades to the shuttle system

Chris Bird, News Editor

August 28, 2019

The Madison College Shuttle system is making some changes for the upcoming semester. If you’re a new or returning student, or staff member, here is an update from Transportation Program Analyst Jackie Dahlke. The shuttle system is getting seven new stops in neighborhoods all over Madison and all the wa...

Wolfie’s Wellness helps students eat more healthy

Andrew Kicmol, Editor Emeritus

August 28, 2019

  Madison College’s continued efforts to help students with food security has led to the program Wolfie’s Wellness Bags. The program is designed to help students not only get meals everyday but to also learn how to eat healthy. The program goes through the Madison College financial aid of...

United Common Ground president excited about 2nd year with group

United Common Ground president excited about 2nd year with group

Chris Bird, News Editor

August 28, 2019

Deyshia Kinsey has been hard at work juggling her personal life and responsibilities as the president of United Common Ground (UCG) at Madison College. Kinsey has been working hard through the summer for FedEx Ground. Kinsey spends most of her work day unloading trailers. She said “1,000 some boxes a ...

Student Senate has vacancies for the upcoming year

Bradley J. Burt, Broadcast General Manager 

August 28, 2019

The Student Senate is seeking interested candidates who would like to step into a leadership role. There are membership vacancies that need to be filled starting at the beginning of the Fall 2019 semester.    According to advisor Ellie Rome, the Student Senate ...

Off The Shelf: Start strong, stay strong, finish strong

Off The Shelf: Start strong, stay strong, finish strong

Julie Gores, Dean of Libraries and Academic Support Services and Gail Powers-Schaub, Student Achievement Centers Director

August 28, 2019

Our Libraries and Student Achievement Centers will be offering many different kinds of support through your semesters with us and each year we try to launch new initiatives that will help you start strong, stay strong and finish strong. In a 2017 survey, 97 percent of student respondents shared that...

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