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Phi Theta Kappa Honors Society inducts over 100 students

Destiny Kwenchia Zaomoh, Staff Writer

December 5, 2018


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Phi Theta Kappa is the world’s oldest, largest and most prestigious honor society for two-year College students; with Madison College’s Beta Beta Psi Society holding a continuous 5 Star rating for Chapter development and programing. Any student is eligible to join after completing 12 credits and...

Scholarship deadline approaching

Briant Lawler, News Editor

December 5, 2018


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As a reminder to students, the opportunity to apply to Madison College Foundation scholarships ends Dec. 7. Ruth Shoup, who heads the scholarship foundation, reminds everyone that scholarships are given to students who are beginning or coming back to Madison Area Technical College, and that, unfortunately,...

A holiday to remember

A holiday to remember

Arsenio Sorrell, Staff Writer

December 5, 2018


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The holidays are a time for spending time with family, friends and loved ones. When you think of your favorite holidays it usually involves some sort of gifts or traditional festivities. Unfortunately, there are people who are much less fortunate and don’t have the resources to celebrate during holida...

Shop the Closet event helps students with warm clothes, items they need

Shop the Closet event helps students with warm clothes, items they need

Andrew Kicmol, Editor in Chief

December 5, 2018


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Students have the opportunity to shop at school. The Shop the Closet event started on Dec. 3 in Intercultural Exchange C1430. There students can pick up a range of items like clothes, toiletries, to household items like sheets and bedding and even crockpots or coffee makers, all free of charge. The ...

OFF THE SHELF

OFF THE SHELF

Jennifer Kasch, Librarian

December 5, 2018


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Did you know that nearly one-in-five Americans now listen to audiobooks? That’s according to a Pew Research Center survey conducted in January 2018. Audiobooks are highly portable and they’re great for multitasking. You can listen to them while exercising, commuting, or doing tasks around the ho...

PUBLIC SAFETY

PUBLIC SAFETY

Officer Lucas Adler, Public Safety Officer

December 5, 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 Nov. 16, Public Safety along with the Madison Fire Department responded to a female student that fainted at the Truax campus. Th...

Thoa tells students of the importance of connections

Thoa tells students of the importance of connections

Briant Lawler, News Editor

November 21, 2018


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Neng Thoa took the stage at the front of the room to start the second half of the “Changing the Narrative” conference. His message was clear and simple: we can build something fruitful, in real life, by connecting with individuals.

Babes for Books is more than a fashion brand

Babes for Books is more than a fashion brand

Andrew Kicmol, Editor in Chief

November 21, 2018


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Most Madison College students are busy cramming for tests, doing homework and maybe working a job on the side. Almost none of them are starting, and running their own business, but for Ardita “Dita” Hashani that’s exactly what she’s doing. Along with being a full-time student and working at her fami...

Textbook rental plan gets voter approval

Andrew Kicmol, Editor in Chief

November 21, 2018


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History has been made. On Nov. 9, an email was sent out to let all students know that the textbook referendum had passed. That means students will no longer need to pay an extra fee for textbooks as it will become part of their tuition. Madison College is the first two-year technical college in Wisconsin ...

German diplomat tells how nation still struggles with its past

Rachel Husted, Staff Writer

November 21, 2018


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More than 80 years after Adolf Hitler came to power, Germany continues to struggle with its past, coming slowly to terms with the actions that lead to the repression and genocide of many Jewish people. German Diplomat Stefan Schlüter stopped at Madison College’s Intercultural Exchange Center on Oct. 26, as ...

Changing the Narrative: ‘Be a voice, not an echo’

Changing the Narrative: ‘Be a voice, not an echo’

Katie Paape, Staff Writer

November 21, 2018


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CEO of a multi-million-dollar company and motivational speaker, Ian Humphrey, gave a presentation at the second annual “Changing the Narrative – Be a Voice, Not an Echo” conference at Madison College. Humphrey spoke on Nov. 16 about finding your voice and making your own path. Throughout the talk,...

Impactful lesson about poverty

Impactful lesson about poverty

Lillian Glackin, Staff Writer

November 21, 2018


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Madison College ensures all of its students feel equal and understood. Among this effort, Lucia Nunez, Vice President for Equity, Inclusion and Community Engagement partnered with United Way to provide a poverty simulation to students and faculty. Not only could staff and students participate, but v...

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