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Excitement builds as new campus takes shape

Excitement builds as new campus takes shape

Andrew Kicmol, Editor in Chief

February 5, 2019


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Progress on the Goodman South Campus is on schedule to open for the start of the fall 2019 semester. The warmer weather in December and early January has allowed more construction to take place during the winter to help move things along. From the beltline heading west you can see the building take s...

Public Safety Report for Jan. 23, 2019

Public Safety Report for Jan. 23, 2019

Lucas Adler, Public Safety Officer

January 25, 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 Dec. 12, Public Safety received a report of an individual potentially smoking marijuana in a bathroom...

A shining ray of light

A shining ray of light

Andrew Kicmol, Editor in Chief

January 24, 2019


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On Jan. 16, more than 100 people filled a hallway on the third floor of Madison College’s Truax building to celebrate the completion of the state’s largest roof-top solar panel array. Standing shoulder to shoulder the crowd was lively and eager, laughing at the many roof and sun jokes provided. “In...

Wall to honor students

Wall to honor students

Mel Acosta, Opinion Editor

January 24, 2019


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As we brace ourselves for a new semester, we return to a fresh-faced student leadership hallway. Words of encouragement line the brightly designed walls past the athletics recognition wall, near the WolfPack Den. Reneé Alfano, director of Student Life, said “before the construction, we had a leadership...

Final exams fail as a true test of learning

Katie Paape, News Editor

January 24, 2019


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Piles of papers scatter the floor, stacks of study guides are stationed in spontaneous areas of the room, and coffee cups float throughout the space like miracle workers in the presence of an academic nightmare. It’s finals week. Anxiety is in the air.  Most students must learn a new schedule for the...

3 trips now planned for service learning

Joseph Craker, Sports Editor

January 24, 2019


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Everyone loves the idea of helping those in dire situations. Unfortunately, such an idea is usually snuffed out by the prospect of ‘little old me’ not being able to have an effect on the situation. Alternative Break Service Trips are here to make this idea a reality. Over the past decade, Madison...

Student Senate sets its agenda for the year

Andrew Kicmol, Editor in chief

January 24, 2019


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It’s a new year, and for Student Senate that means rolling out initiatives for the new year, along with continued work on issues like food security. The Senate has three main initiatives that they will work on this year. Food Security First is the continued work on food security, trying to get...

PAC looks to fill out its team, do more activities

Amara Gobermann, Managing Editor

January 24, 2019


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Looking for fun events on campus? Or do you even need a little extra money? PAC; or programs and activities council, is the place for you.  You don’t need a certain GPA to join or a lot of time on your hands you just have to talk to someone in the student life center, specifically Candice ...

Prep for life after college with Lynda.com

Cristina Springfield, Librarian

January 24, 2019


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When it comes to getting ready for life post-graduation, most students are at least somewhat familiar with the general advice. Created a resume? Check. Signed up for LinkedIn? Check. Created a professional-sounding email address? Check.  As folks think about how to show initiative to future emp...

Club holds shoes, socks drive for the homeless

Club holds shoes, socks drive for the homeless

Katie Paape, Staff Writer

December 5, 2018


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As the holiday season approaches, we tend to be more generous and remember the reason for the season. Here at Madison College, the Student Nursing Association is holding a shoes and socks drive to help the homeless this month.

Phi Theta Kappa hosts active shooter preparedness training

Andrew Kicmol, Editor in Chief

December 5, 2018


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On Nov.14, Phi Theta Kappa held the very first active shooter preparedness training open for students to attend. Public Safety has done training for faculty and staff before but not for students of Madison College. The idea of the training came from a project that Phi Theta Kappa did for the Honors ...

Tips to help with your final exams

Briant Lawler, News Editor

December 5, 2018


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The fall semester is hurdling to a close, which means, for students, final exams are afoot. Here are several helpful reminders to help you with the process of studying for and coping with finals. • Organize your study space: Limit distractions and keep your study space comfortable to help you foc...

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