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Not another NHL lockout, please

Not another NHL lockout, please

Andrew Kicmol, Editor in Chief

September 26, 2018


Filed under Opinion

I love the sport of hockey. Once again, the NHL is facing a potential labor dispute that could result in another lockout. The current Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA) will run out in September 2019.

Share your opinions with The Clarion

Jacki Brickner, Opinion Editor

September 26, 2018


Filed under Opinion

My name is Jacki Brickner, and I am the opinion editor for The Clarion. I want to start by saying that opinions are important to me personally because I believe everyone needs to have a voice. Your opinion is uniquely part of who you are as an individual. We need to have an outlet to speak our minds an...

It’s time to lower the lake

It’s time to lower the lake

Sean Bull, Staff Writer

September 26, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

Unless you just woke up from a coma, you’ve heard it far too often over the past few weeks: Madison has had some flood problems. Homes, parks, and businesses alike have suffered the ravages of late August to early September rainstorms. For weeks, water over-flowed with seemingly nowhere to go. Only n...

SENATE LETTER

SENATE LETTER

Steven Ansorge, Student Senate President

September 26, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Students of Madison College, My name is Steven Ansorge. I am your Student Senate President and I am your lead representation to our college’s faculty, administration, and staff. My studies are focused on renewable energy and transferring to UW-Madison for public administration. I want to contribute i...

Starting out at a 2-year college

Starting out at a 2-year college

Megan Binkley, Staff Writer

September 12, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Two years ago, I transferred to Madison College from a four-year college. As far as I know, this isn’t a common choice. The reactions of my peers at my old institution ranged from polite, slightly confused ‘congratulations’ to outright skepticism and aversion. “Wait – you’re going to a community college?” My best friend said. “So... are you dropping out of real college?”

Meet The Clarion’s new editor in chief

Meet The Clarion’s new editor in chief

Andrew Kicmol, Editor In Chief

September 12, 2018


Filed under Opinion

I am the new editor in chief of The Clarion. Yikes. Not sure how I was chosen for the job but since I’m supposed to introduce myself I’ll give you my story. I started at Madison College back when it was still called called MATC, before all the fancy renovations. Right out of high ...

Tips on saving money in college

Tips on saving money in college

Jacki Brickner, Opinion Editor

September 12, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

College can be a tough road. Whether you are just out of high school or you are older and trying to change careers, college is a challenge financially. Here are my tips to help you save money while you are in college.

Reviewing the myths and facts about nation’s obesity crisis

Reviewing the myths and facts about nation’s obesity crisis

Jacki Brickner, Opinion Editor

August 29, 2018


Filed under Opinion

There is a nationwide crisis with obesity in the United States. From negatively stereotyping overweight individuals, to body shaming what some people consider to be weight outside the norm, it can be difficult to sort through the facts and myths about obesity that permeate our society. First let’s...

Top apps for students

Jacki Brickner, Opinion Editor

August 29, 2018


Filed under Opinion

In today’s world, technology is the reigning king. From smartphones to tablets, you are never far away from resources, people and games. Technology permeates through every aspect of our lives from school to work to play. It even changes how we function on a societal level. So how does it change then...

Weighing in on years-old social media posts

Matt Withers, Arts Editor

August 29, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Imagine you got the job of your dreams, something that you have always wanted to do. Once you get that job, it turns out that you happen to be one of the top employees and your workplace. More than that you get to create and design your own section of the companies’ future. Now imagine getting fired...

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