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Constructing her own path

Constructing her own path

Jessica Deegan, News Editor

January 30, 2018


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Due to her fathers military assignments, Sandy Thistle, Co-Program Director of the Madison College Construction and Remolding program, was born in Japan, and lived in Scotland, England, New Jersey and Maryland all before the age of 15. “All of those experiences of being in other cultures, being...

Off The Shelf: AFI’s best films available in the library

Off The Shelf: AFI’s best films available in the library

Dana Ryals, Librarian

January 30, 2018


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Make this year’s new-year resolution to watch all of the best American films. The American Film Institute (AFI), an organization that honors and celebrates the motion picture arts in the United States, has compiled a list of all the greatest American moments in cinema, and the Madison College Truax...

Public Safety

Public Safety

By Officer David Manthey

January 30, 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 the notable incidents from the past couple weeks:  On Jan. 12, Public Safety assisted a student who reported her vehicle was stolen from one of the Student...

Creating tiny homes gives students a taste of eco-friendly construction

Creating tiny homes gives students a taste of eco-friendly construction

Jessica Deegan, News Editor

January 30, 2018


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While driving past Madison College’s Commercial Avenue campus, one might see the exceptionally small homes that sit near the roadway. These tiny homes are a part of Madison College’s Construction and Remodeling program and are referred to as a “first-of-its-kind building project.” This new...

Alternative break goes to Houston

Alternative break goes to Houston

Adrienne Oliva, Editor in Chief

January 30, 2018


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The Volunteer Center is sponsoring two alternative break trips this spring, including their first trip to Houston, Texas to aid with disaster relief, and a trip to Perryville, Arkansas that will focus on aiding hunger and poverty with sustainable farming. “The new trip is to Houston, because of...

Senate seeks candidates for the 2018-19 academic year

Adrienne Oliva, Editor in Chief

January 30, 2018


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Student senate is seeking candidates for senators and their next president for the 2018-2019 school year. According to the current Student Senate President, Tina Marshalek, joining student senate is a way for students on the Madison College campus to represent the things they believe in. “The...

Passion for technology enables women to succeed in what was once considered a traditionally male field

Passion for technology enables women to succeed in what was once considered a traditionally male field

Adrienne Oliva, Editor in Chief

January 16, 2018


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The WolfPack Techies do more than just fixing computers. According to Lana McCarthy, the Senior Lab Planner of the Techies, they “save worlds.” Though women in the fields of technology are just as able to save the worlds of others with their IT skills, they are often treated differently. McCarthy...

Madison College gets lease on new farm

Jessica Deegan, News Editor

January 16, 2018


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After receiving an Innovation Grant, Madison College has been given the great opportunity to re-envision its agriculture model by leasing a teaching farm in Fall River. This farm is in partnership with Fountain Prairie Farms and will prepare students for farm management and ownership, and also provide...

International student appreciates midwest life

Julia Simenz, Staff Writer

January 16, 2018


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Diversity is the inclusion of individuals representing more than one national origin, color, or religion. Fortunately, Madison College strives to provide all students with an environment that acknowledges and appreciates human differences and cultural awareness by encouraging students from all over to further their educ...

Physical education renovation to improve dance classes

Mario Gasparri, Staff Writer

January 16, 2018


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Madison College is expanding its physical education program by creating dedicated rooms on the second floor above the fitness center. The space will mainly focus on aerobic classes like dancing and ballet, but classes such as yoga and stress management will also be held there. The goal of the physical...

Off the Shelf: Supplemental instruction is available

Off the Shelf: Supplemental instruction is available

Gail Powers-Schaub, Librarian

January 16, 2018


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Supplemental Instruction is a learning program that targets traditionally difficult subjects by offering students regularly-scheduled group sessions outside of class, allowing time to work on course content with their classmates and a peer leader.  Supplemental Instruction provides students...

Public Safety

Public Safety

Officer David Manthey

January 16, 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 the notable incidents from the past couple weeks: On Dec. 11, Public Safety, along with the Madison Police, were called to the Downtown Campus for a female having difficulty...

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