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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...

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

Find a way to make this year work for you

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...

Illustration by Maia Lathrop

Battling COVID-19 conspiracies

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...

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...

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. ...

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...

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....

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

Caring for your mental health during quarantine

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...

Shut down is giving the Earth room to breathe

Shut down is giving the Earth room to breathe

Krista Olson-Lehman , Staff Writer April 22, 2020

Of all the ways that COVID-19 has changed our world, one of the most startling, and most hopeful, is the way pollution has gone down across the globe. We first heard about this via NASA, after they...

Seasonal affective disorder eases as summer approaches

Michelle Ledesma Ceron, Staff Writer April 22, 2020

Ever since I was little, I have loved summer and the sun. How despite the 92 million miles in between, the sun looks for you. Through the cumulus clouds and the glossy green leaves of the tall trees there...

Staying focused during this pandemic

Casey Anderson, Opinions Editor April 22, 2020

Amongst all this turmoil, it can be incredibly difficult to stay focused on academics. Some are worrying about where their next source of income will be coming from, if a family member will get sick, or...

The Earth is taking back what we stole

Emily Merlin, Social Media Manager April 22, 2020

Ever since the start of this national pandemic, I have noticed the number of cars during rush hour have amounted to nothing. I found this delightful because I didn’t have to worry about someone cutting...

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