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Why is Earth Day important?

Tessara Clark, Staff Writer May 2, 2023

Earth Day has been celebrated on April 22 annually to promote environmental protection and advocacy since 1970. Each year, over a billion people help improve the natural environment by planting trees,...

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Book banning is becoming more common

Paige Shapiro, Staff Writer May 2, 2023

Every day there seems to be some headline about a school district that wants to ban books from library shelves. Who are the people that want to take well-known and critically acclaimed books out of the...

Exciting changes coming next year for The Clarion

Bryce Dailey, Staff Writer May 2, 2023

Starting with the 2023-2024 school year, The Clarion will provide students with a weekly electronic newsletter in addition to a monthly print edition. As a current staff member, I believe there was an...

Autism awareness is of vital importance

Paul Becker, Staff Writer May 2, 2023

By the time this article is published, Autism Awareness Month will be over, though its effects will not. Instead, they will be seen, heard and appreciated. Since its introduction as a national month of...

An in-depth look at socialism in the modern era

Ebenezer Idowu, Jr., Staff Writer May 2, 2023

In part 1, we tracked socialism’s history, from the socialist ideals practiced by ancient kingdoms and empires to enlightenment-era utopian dreamers to Karl Marx. We discovered that Karl Marx was the...

Refund Policy

It’s time to change the refund policy

Kai Brito, Contributor April 19, 2023

Imagine this scenario: You’re a new student at Madison College and it’s the first day of class for Fall semester. You’re not sure about which major to pick, so you start with basic classes like Basic...

An examination of the history of socialism

Ebenezer Idowu, Jr., Staff Writer April 19, 2023

Socialism has been around for a couple of centuries, but in recent years, it has seen an uptick in popularity. A recent presidential nominee ran on a socialist platform. Several senators and representatives...

Podcast popularity

Podcast popularity continues to grow

Paige Shapiro, Staff Writer April 19, 2023

Podcasts are your favorite shows, topics, blogs and random conversations that are all jumbled together on recordings for free or on apps like Spotify, with a large audience specified for whatever the listener...

Refund Policy

Students should have more time for a 100% refund

Kai Brito, Contributor April 4, 2023

Have you ever needed to drop a class during your semester? Many students have before, due to schedule changes with work, a change in academic major, realizing they have a heavy course load or just unforeseen...

The downfall of streaming services

Dexter Cruse, Staff Writer April 4, 2023

Over the last couple of years, streaming services have become more and more popular with more and more options available. Streaming services have a huge benefit: convenience. With a few clicks of a button,...

Active listening

Become absorbed in civil listening

MIchelle Meyer, Staff Writer March 21, 2023

My listening is not on autopilot. I put more effort into listening than speaking. The truth is, I consider listening to be a privilege. The ability to fully hear other’s perspectives, through their chosen...

Sobering reality has more people living alcohol-free

Ruthie Hatter, Graphic Designer March 21, 2023

Switching to an alcohol-free lifestyle will improve your life, fact or fad? While this belief has been present in various forms throughout human history, now more than ever before the younger generations...

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