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Public Safety Report

Joe Steffen, Crime Prevention Team Leader

March 30, 2011


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The Madison College Public Safety Department responds to many calls for service.  However we would like to keep the college community informed.  Here are some of the notable incidents this month. On March 10, Madison College Public Safety Officers responded and were first on scene to a traffic crash...

Campus Updates

Clarion staff

March 9, 2011


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Benefit for Marines The Third Battalion, Fifth Marine Drive goes until March 11. Donate items in the Center for Student Life Room 140. Phi Theta Kappa students will be tabling from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. on March 9 in the cafeteria. Explore Generation Y “Exploring Generation Y” with guest speake...

My Story: Student learns that even a tough cookie may need help

Aimee E. Bohms, Staff Writer

March 9, 2011


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Unfortunately, it's rare for a person to go through life free of pain, but it can be much easier to deal with if you are willing to accept help when it is offered. From 2006 to 2009, I personally experienced 6 out of the 10 top stressors life has to offer. Through my roller coaster ride through them,...

Capitol Occupation: Protestors yield building after win in court case

Sarah Blaskey, Managing Editor

March 9, 2011


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Inside the Capitol, drums kept time for 18 days as people of various ages and backgrounds joined in the protest against Gov. Scott Walker’s budget repair bill. During those days, the people who occupied it brought the rotunda to life. As the movement outside the capitol continued to grow and mature...

Public Safety Report

Joe Steffen, Crime Prevention Team Leader

March 9, 2011


Filed under News

What’s happening? Madison College Public Safety Department responds to many calls for service. Accordingly, we would like to keep the college community informed. Here are some of the notable incidents this month. On Feb. 18, Madison College Public Safety Officers removed a disorderly individual w...

Off the Shelf: March 28 deadline for library contest

Jennifer Varshal, Library staff

March 9, 2011


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The library provided a convenient place for everyone to meet to share opinions and knowledge. There were ample, easily accessible materials that supported our ideas and the overarching project. -Heather Banschbach, 2010 Madison College NLW essay contest winner From comedies to tragedies, memoi...

Clothing sale raises scholarship money

Ryan Spoehr, News Editor

March 9, 2011


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The bookstore has a sale going on that will contribute money towards students who receive scholarships. Five percent of the net sales from the clothing sale will be donated to a fund that will produce five gift cards for scholarship recipients in the fall semester. “We are here for the students,”...

Access to Capitol was difficult for the disabled

Cristalyne Bell & Patrick Waring, Staff Writers

March 9, 2011


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The recent Capitol lockdown may have violated the rights of those with disabilities. When entry to the Madison building became restricted mobility device accessible pathways were reportedly closed off. The Americans with Disabilities Act states that all government facilities are required to provide...

Governor’s budget puts caps on education

Aaron M. Childers & Sara Blaskey, Staff Writers

March 9, 2011


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Thousands gathered outside the Capitol to protest as Gov. Scott Walker gave his biennium budget address on Tuesday, March 1.  At Madison Area Technical College’s Truax campus, hundreds more gathered around televisions waiting to learn how deep the governor’s cuts would be. Among them was college...

Volunteering fun for college students, community center

Ryan Spoehr, Staff Writer

February 23, 2011


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The Volunteer Center has returned to the East Madison Community Center to continue a tradition started last year. The student volunteers participate in a series of service opportunities that help children from ages five to 12. The relationship between the Volunteer Center and the community center...

Mubarak forced out, Egypt’s fate unsure

Sarah Blaskey, Managing Editor

February 23, 2011


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Setting an example for all of the oppressed people in the world, on Feb. 11, after 18 days of intense struggle, the Egyptian people overthrew Hosni Mubarak, a dictator that had maintained control of the country for nearly 30 years. Their success has resonated throughout much of the world and inspired...

Instructor lends hand at refugee newspaper

Ryan Spoehr, News Editor

February 23, 2011


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Sarah "Bird" Cupps just returned from a unique experience on a fall sabbatical. She spent time at Kakuma, a refugee camp in Kenya. Cupps, a Madison Area Technical College instructor since 2002, spent two weeks working with journalists at “Kanere: The Kakuma Refugee News Reflector.” The newspaper...

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