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Madison College offers a diverse environment for students.

Private university vs. community college

Taleise Lawrence, Staff Writer September 14, 2021

This is my first year at Madison College. So far, I’ve loved it. Before coming here, I was attending a private, Catholic four-year college. There are understandably many differences between the two....

Afghanistan: the war that would not end

Eimy Gonzalez, Assistant Editor September 14, 2021

As we may all be well aware, U.S. military troops were ordered to completely withdraw from Afghanistan. President Joe Biden gave this controversial order with hopes to end the longest war the United States...

Protestors are wrong on critical race theory

Spencer Wakefield, Staff Writer September 14, 2021

In many places across the United States stating the fact that the U.S. was built on the backs of slaves, that black and brown people were and are still oppressed, and that we are denizens of a deeply and...

Astrology can be fun for everyone

Taleise Lawrence, Staff Writer September 14, 2021

Astrology is fun to do with friends. It can bring people closer together by spending time figuring out what their sign is and what that even means. When I first learned about astrology, my cousin spent...

There have been calls in social media for a general strike in October.

Social media calls for general strike likely won’t bring change

Spencer Wakefield, Staff Writer September 14, 2021

It is arguably impossible to overstate the potential leverage the working class in the United States has at this moment. The pandemic has made clear to countless people the almost objective pointlessness...

Kaleia Lawrence is the new editor in chief of The Clarion.

Student, athlete, editor: who knows what’s next

Kaleia Lawrence, Editor in Chief August 28, 2021

Three years ago I came to Madison College. I had no set career path and was living in someone’s room that I met on Facebook. The only reason I came to Madison College was to fulfill my childhood goal...

Britney Spears’ conservatorship is a human rights issue

Alexia Ware, Staff Writer August 28, 2021

In June, Britney Spears told a Los Angeles court that she was forced by her conservators to keep an IUD implanted-even though she wanted more children, forced to take medication, and made to perform onstage,...

Parks anchor a city by providing open spaces

Paige Zezulka, Managing Editor August 28, 2021

 Whether you go to get some physical exercise, enjoy an afternoon with a loved one, or search for peace within bird sounds and horizons, public parks are there for our community in a variety of ways....

Olympic games has flaws to overcome

Taleise Lawrence, Staff Writer August 28, 2021

I love the Olympics. It doesn’t matter if it’s winter or summer, if I know the sport or if I’ve never heard of it. The TV stays on for the entirety of the Olympics. I stay up late watching the opening...

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...

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