The Clarion

‘Lunch & Learn’ event connects entrepreneurs

Tara Olivia Martens, Staff Writer

September 26, 2018


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The Madison College Center for Entrepreneurship had a “Lunch & Learn” open house on Sept. 18, where a group of nearly 40 people squeezed into the Represent Center office on the Truax campus. Keynote speaker and faculty director Jill Huizenga was the first to greet the room. Speaking on behalf of...

Time to get your flu shot!

Time to get your flu shot!

Joseph Craker, Staff Writer

September 26, 2018


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As flu season draws ever nearer, Madison College is planning to increase vaccination rates on campus through a free flu shot clinic this October. According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), annual vaccination is the best way to reduce the chances that an individual will contract influenza.  ...

OFF THE SHELF

OFF THE SHELF

Dana Ryals, Librarian

September 26, 2018


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Sept. 26 marks National Women’s Health and Fitness Day. To those of you who are not women – no one says you can’t think about your health too! Relax, get comfortable, and perhaps grab a nice cup of tea. The libraries have a few things we would like to share with you to encourage healthy living for al...

PUBLIC SAFETY

PUBLIC SAFETY

Officer David Manthey, Public Safety Officer

September 26, 2018


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Public Safety Officers respond to many calls for service and they communicate our activities to the college community.  Here are some of our recent notable incidents: On Sept. 6, Public Safety along with the Madison Police Department responded to a four-vehicle crash on Wright Street and Anderson S...

WEATHER REPORT

Taylor DeWinter, Contributor

September 26, 2018


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It was a typical beginning of August: summer vacation was ending, students were getting ready for school, college students were getting ready to move onto campus, and parents were struggling between the stress of buying the correct binder color and the excitement of having no kids wandering the house dur...

Avoid online identity-theft scams

Avoid online identity-theft scams

Andrew Kicmol, Editor In Chief

September 12, 2018


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Beware of fishing scams! Excuse us, we mean phishing scams, the kind that try and steal your password and user name, the kind that try and get a monetary donation from you. You may have seen a phishing scam before, the poor Nigerian prince that needs your help, ring any bells? Well it should ring alarm bells.

New advisor connects students with volunteer opportunities

New advisor connects students with volunteer opportunities

Joseph Craker, Staff Writer

September 12, 2018


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As the fall semester begins to take shape for students, many begin to find a bit of spare time as they settle into a routine. Thankfully, Madison College has countless of extracurricular opportunities for students. One of these opportunities is a perfect mixture of all others; mee...

10-year facilities plan to be presented this fall

10-year facilities plan to be presented this fall

Briant Lawler, News Editor

September 12, 2018


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With over a year of strategic collaboration, the Facilities Planning Investment Council will be presenting to the college community, including the Board of Trustees, the final Facilities Master Plan this fall. This comprehensive and adaptable plan, with a breadth that spans 10 years int...

Historic flooding still being felt in Wisconsin

Historic flooding still being felt in Wisconsin

Andrew Kicmol, Editor in Chief

September 12, 2018


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The record flooding in Wisconsin this summer has disrupted the lives of many students. In Madison, street flooding in the downtown area has made it difficult for students to get around town. But for students going to other campuses, the challenges have been even greater. Madison C...

Future of textbook rental plan rests on student vote

Future of textbook rental plan rests on student vote

Briant Lawler, News Editor

September 12, 2018


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Textbooks are a necessary evil when it comes to higher education. They can be a burden by their sheer mass and volume students’ must lug around. But they can often be a burden by the steep price tags they carry as well. That’s why this semester, the Student Senate will hold a referendum vote that would establish a separate fee to finance a com...

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OFF THE SHELF

Gail Powers-Schaub, Student Achievement Center Director

September 12, 2018


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Did you know students who study in groups, if they stay focused and on task, learn 2.5 times more than students who study alone? That’s the conclusion of a 1984 study by D.W. Johnson and R.T. Johnson entitled “Cooperative  Small-Group Learning.”  District-wide, the Student Achievem...

PUBLIC SAFETY

PUBLIC SAFETY

Officer David Manthey, Public Safety Officer

September 12, 2018


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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 our recent notable incidents: On Aug. 13, officers responded to a verbal disturbance in the Truax Gateway. Officers separated and identified all parties involved. This inci...

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