The Clarion

Letter from the editor

Anica Graney , Editor-in-Chief May 5, 2021

Two years ago, I graduated from high school and enrolled in Madison College. Being the planner that I am, I had a pretty good idea of what the next four years would hold for me: take classes at Madison...

I am Suing the US EPA Over Fluoride Added to Our Drinking Water

I am Suing the US EPA Over Fluoride Added to Our Drinking Water

Brenda Staudenmaier, Contributor May 5, 2021

Studies show that the unnecessary fluoride chemicals purposely added to the Madison drinking water supply is health-harming in many ways; but most critically to infants’ developing brains. Several organizations...

Coping with stress

Coping with stress

Hailey Griffin , Arts Editor April 21, 2021

For the past 29 years, April has been considered Stress Awareness Month. The purpose of Stress Awareness Month is to raise awareness about the levels of stress that we experience in our daily lives, how...

Diversity in Athletics

Kaleia Lawrence, Opinion Editor April 21, 2021

Lois Heeran has retired from her head coach position with the Madison College women’s basketball team. During Heeran’s five years at the helm, she was awarded a Wisconsin Basketball Coaches Association...

Cancel vs Accountability Culture

Grant Nelson, Staff Writer April 7, 2021

Something that has been getting to the online and social media world is the surge of cancel culture and mob mentality happening on all sides of politics. It ranges from YouTubers to actors that can cost...

What Constitutes a Sport?

Adeline Holte , Staff Writer April 7, 2021

We have all heard the argument, participated in it or watched it from afar. There is an age-old debate that keeps many athletes, sports lovers or even sports haters engaged: what is considered a sport?...

After dropping off flowers Jesus Estrella, left, and Shelby S., right, stand in support of the Asian and Hispanic community outside Young's Asian Massage where four people were killed on Wednesday, March 17, 2021, in Acworth, Georgia.

Atlanta attack shouldn’t be surprising

Elise Fjelstad, Copy Editor March 24, 2021

On Tuesday, March 16, eight people were shot and killed in an Atlanta, GA shooting spree, with the majority of victims being Asian American women. While some speculate on whether the crime was racially...

Spring break, a year after the school was closed from the COVID-19 pandemic

Boh Suh, Staff Writer March 3, 2021

Spring break is coming up soon! I know some have been waiting for this since the beginning of the semester. It is always nice to have a week off during the semester when you feel like you are behind the...

Groupon offices.

Good Discounts through Groupon

Boh Suh, Staff Writer March 3, 2021

I like good discounts. The idea of paying less than the original price makes me feel good even if I may only save a little. It was a few years ago when I first heard about “Groupon.” My sister-in-law...

Celebrating St. Patrick’s Day among the many other spring holidays

Celebrating St. Patrick’s Day among the many other spring holidays

Brian McNeil, Staff Writer March 3, 2021

Latin liturgy fills parishioner’s souls with God while green buds push through melting snow. Spring is near and with it Easter. But first, Lent, a denouncement of luxury in preparation for the...

While school desks used to be the main furniture associated with learning, these days a computers or lap-tops are essential. In order to make a more inclusive learning environment for the future.

Online vs. In-person Classes Pros and Cons

Anica Graney , Editor-in-Chief March 3, 2021

This pandemic has brought more pain and hardship than anyone could have ever foreseen. Yet with every dark cloud, and a dark cloud this time has been, comes a silver lining. We at The Clarion believe that...

Why to avoid Sia’s film ‘Music’

Elise Fjelstad, Copy Editor February 17, 2021

In Nov. 2020, Sia released the trailer for her movie, “Music,” about an autistic girl named Music (Maddie Ziegler) who comes under the care of her older half-sister Zu (Kate Hudson). The film was released...

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