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Political pressure should not influence FDA emergency use authorization decisions 

The Infectious Diseases Society of America revised its COVID-19 treatment guidelines Friday, Aug. 21, 2020, urging hospitals to halt all usage of the drug in treating COVID-19 patients.

Anica Graney , Editor-in-Chief 

September 19, 2020

Recently, President Trump was accused of pressuring FDA officials to issue an Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) for the use of hydroxychloroquine sulfate and chloroquine phosphate to treat COVID-19. Major criticism followed as the two drugs fell under conflicting sides in the scientific community about wheth...

Protesting does not equate to violence 

Hailey Griffin , Arts Editor

September 17, 2020

The entire country has been experiencing an array of protests meant to spark a peaceful debate about how to dismantle systemic racism and combat police brutality within American society.    However, several instances have caused these peaceful protests...

Kenosha Shooting During Protest. 

Chris Bird, Managing Editor

September 17, 2020

The shootings that occurred during the Kenosha protest on Aug. 25th have sparked a great deal of confusion, anger, and sadness. We still don’t have any closure on the details of the situation, as the case of the alleged gunman Kyle Rittenhouse is still in progress.  The things that ...

Unidentified agents are unaccountable

Photo illustration by Maia Lathrop / images provided by TNS

Chris Bird, Managing Editor

August 31, 2020

Protests have been happening across the country against police misconduct and bias since May 26, the day after the death of George Floyd during an arrest. There have been incidents of violence and escalation from both protestors and police during protests across the nation, but the response from the Fede...

Become a shield for one another

Paige Zezulka, Copy Editor

August 31, 2020

We live in a time where deadly viruses like COVID-19 exist, where Black lives don’t matter enough, and where the LGBTQ+ community battles for equality. With this, trying times have risen. The need for protection is at an all-time high. For our world to rejoice, we need to protect each other.  ...

Find a way to make this year work for you

Anica Graney is the new editor in chief of The Clarion, Madison College's student newspaper.

Anica Graney, Editor

August 31, 2020

Hello. My name is Anica Graney. I am the editor-in-chief of The Clarion for the 2020-21 school year. This is the introduction I have settled on.  Whew! Starting articles is always the hardest part for me. I’m glad I could just get that over with. And now that you know two things about me (my na...

Battling COVID-19 conspiracies

Illustration by Maia Lathrop

Kaleia Lawrence, Opinion Editor

August 31, 2020

The U.S. economy was doing well, and that’s why the Chinese government released the coronavirus. They were spraying it via aerosol cans to unknowing persons in airports. The government killed the people spraying it to clean up all the loose ends. This sounds like a great sci-fi horror film, but n...

Growing a Garden Can Benefit Your Health

Growing a Garden Can Benefit Your Health

Hailey Griffin, Opinions Editor

May 7, 2020

It looks as though spring is finally here to stay. If you have a space in your backyard, now would be the perfect time to start your very own garden. There are a few steps that you must take to make your garden come to life. First, you’ve got to decide where you want to put your garden. Depending...

My advice is to cherish every moment

Tessa Morhardt, Editor in Chief

May 7, 2020

As I will be graduating in May, I look back to think of all the fun and amazing times Madison College has given me. If you are returning next year or will be beginning next semester, I have some advice. Cherish every single moment that is given to you because graduation comes faster than you wil...

Looking forward to a brighter tomorrow

Casey Anderson, Opinions Editor

May 7, 2020

Things may seem a little bleak right now. We are in unknown territory, and it is scary. Life feels routine while we are all stuck inside, trying to keep up with school and the news. But, fortunately, some things will go on despite this pandemic. Here are some things all of us can look forward to. Soon...

A heartfelt goodbye from the editor

Tessa Morhardt, Editor in Chief

May 7, 2020

As my time here has come to an end as the Editor in Chief of The Clarion, I would like to thank my advisor Doug Kirchberg for being a great role model and for being such a caring and humble human being. He has given me some amazing advice and has taught me so much. I would also like to thank my staff...

Caring for your mental health during quarantine

Social isolation creates added stress for many people, despite our ability to connect virtually.

Hailey Griffin, Opinions Editor

May 7, 2020

For some, quarantining prompted by the COVID-19 pandemic has provided an opportunity for people to spend more time with their families at home. For others, quarantining prompted by the COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted their work life, their home life, their social life, and their school life. Those...

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