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Off The Shelf

Off The Shelf

Rachel Becker, Librarian

March 5, 2019


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This winter has been rough and sunny days far and few between. It can be challenging to keep your mood up when the bitter cold and ice make outdoor activities difficult. Your Madison College Libraries have some fantastic ways to lift your spirits and brighten your day. Streaming Films Did you know that you...

Social Change Forum

Social Change Forum

Amara Gobermann, Managing Editor

March 5, 2019


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Madison College hosted the fifth annual Social Change Forum on Feb. 28 at the Truax Campus, featuring acclaimed social change activist Tanya Geisler. Workshops were held throughout the day, and the event concluded with the keynote speech from Zoe Dean Smith. The goal and message of the event was on...

Course teaches students to master their mindset, be happy

Course teaches students to master their mindset, be happy

Tara Olivia Martens, Staff writer

March 5, 2019


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Car troubles, health problems, tests, anxiety, money issues. Do any of these issues cause you worry, discomfort or grief?  “These are circumstances we all experience and we all have the opportunity to change how these affect us,” according to Madison College’s newest mindfulness instructor, ...

Student Art Show

Student Art Show

Mandy Scheuer, Arts Editor

March 5, 2019


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The Yahara Journal Art Show happens every year and showcases masterpieces that anyone can submit. You do not have to be in an art class to submit anything. What I found really intriguing is that the submissions were made from anything, and everything. My first impression when I walked into the Truax Ga...

How are campus closings decided?

Andrew Kicmol, Editor in Chief

February 19, 2019


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Madison College has experienced an unusual start to the semester with five snow and ice days causing the college to be closed. For anyone wondering what goes into the decision to close, well it’s not that simple. “It’s more art than science,” said Mark Thomas Vice President of Administrativ...

Clarion Staff wins multiple awards at regional newspaper convention

Clarion Staff wins multiple awards at regional newspaper convention

CLARION STAFF REPORT

February 19, 2019


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Seven awards were presented to The Clarion at the Associated Collegiate Press Best of the Midwest Newspaper Convention in Minneapolis on Feb. 17. Madison College’s student newspaper won first place best of show for two-year college newspapers. The Jan. 23 issue of the newspaper featuring articles an...

Flannery named new Public Safety Director

Katie Paape, News Editor

February 19, 2019


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John Flannery is the new director of Public Safety at Madison College. He started only two weeks ago, but he is no amateur when it comes to experience in Public Safety. Before starting at Madison College, Flannery worked as a Police Officer for 20 years before working as an instructor at NWTC in the C...

Food available faster

Food available faster

Lillian Glacklin, Staff Writer

February 19, 2019


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The Health Education and Information Technology Building has been under construction since the Fall 2018 semester. Recently, the main focus of the construction was on the new café. Over winter break, construction workers and Madison College worked hard to have the café up and running for second semes...

Madison Black Chamber of Commerce event recognizes city’s black businesses

Amara Gobermann, Managing Editor

February 19, 2019


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Now is the time to praise our black businesses and give them the recognition they deserve. The Madison Black Chamber of Commerce (MBCC), wants to highlight all the hard work that people in the black community do every day. Coming up this week is a night of recognition. It is important that we give cr...

Black and Brilliant event to look at health

Amara Gobermann, Managing Editor

February 19, 2019


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Black and Brilliant has historically been the Black Student Union’s (BSU) largest event, and every year there is a new theme. This year’s theme is health in the black community, and Jodi Williams, a transitions specialist with the School of Academic Advancement and one of the co-advisors for BSU,...

Campus Updates

Clarion Staff

February 19, 2019


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Transfer week Feb. 19-21 Student Development and Retention is hosting a variety of tranfer week activities from Feb. 19 through Feb. 21. Those activities include: • What Should I Major In?  Wednesday, Feb. 20, 12–1 p.m., Truax, Transfer Center. Students will assess their interests and learn how to use o...

Public Safety

Public Safety

Officer Lucas Adler

February 19, 2019


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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 Feb. 2, Public Safety received a report of 2 missing children on campus.  Public Safety searched the buil...

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