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Artist Monica Mims discusses her mixed media artwork, “Happening,” that is part of the “Restoring the Black Woman” art exhibit on display in the Truax Campus Gallery.

‘Restoring the Black Woman’

Kai Brito, Copy Editor February 13, 2024

The Madison College Black Women’s Affinity Group (BWAG) is hosting the third Annual Dzigbodi Akyea Art Exhibit, titled “Restoring the Black Women” in honor of Black History Month. The exhibit opened...

Black Student Union President Annette Crowder, left, and Secretary Zawadi Ozulamoi host a hybrid meeting from the Intercultural Exchange.

BSU president drawn to helping others

Kelly Feng, Editor in Chief February 13, 2024

Millions of U.S. adults have some college credit but never complete their degree. The path back to school a second time is much harder to hike. There are roadblocks where one often finds themselves retreading...

Showing the value of literacy

Showing the value of literacy

Michelle Meyer, Graphic Designer February 13, 2024

If you could not read in fourth grade, you are not alone. According to the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP), in 2022, only 32% of fourth graders were reading at a NAEP Proficient level. The...

A resting tiger is one of many predatory animals depicted in artist Federico Uribes show on display in the Madison Museum of Contemporary Art.

Miami-based artist Federico Uribe shares his ‘Metamorphosis’

Paul Becker, Arts Editor February 13, 2024

Because there was a wedding in the foyer of the Madison Museum of Contemporary Art – there were roses in water on set-up tables – I could not access the exhibit I went there for, something about visualizing...

Madison College baseball coach Mike Davenport directs a batter during a game against Carl Sandburg College during the 2023 season. (Jim Garvey / Madison College Athletics)

Coach Davenport will assist with all-star team this summer

Taylor Kaufmann, Sports Editor February 13, 2024

Madison College baseball coach Mike Davenport has been asked to serve as an assistant coach for the NJCAA Baseball All-Star Team when it competes in the Netherlands this summer. Coach Davenport received...

Talen Marshall, left, as Malcolm X and William Toney as Martin Luther King, Jr., in the play, The Meeting, to be presented at Madison College on Feb. 10.

Inside ‘The Meeting’

Kylie Phillips, Assistant Editor February 9, 2024

"The Meeting" is a moving and thoughtful play written by Jeff Stetson, about a fictionalized encounter between two iconic Civil Rights Movement figures, Malcolm X and Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. The play...

On-going vandalism in the fall resulted in the temporary closing of a student work space.

Incidents of vandalism at Truax cause concern

Kylie Phillips, Assistant Editor January 17, 2024

Incidents of vandalism have impacted areas of the Madison College Truax building, raising concerns among custodial staff, facilities teams and faculty members. Areas in the Truax Building face ongoing...

Hundreds of people attended the Shutdown for Palestine protest on Madisons Capitol Square on Nov. 9.

Humanitarian crisis in Gaza shows no sign of fading

Hannah Powell, Staff Writer January 17, 2024

On Nov. 9, American college students and concerned citizens demonstrated to support the “Shut down for Palestine” protest. These rallies were a way of responding to Israel's sieges and strikes on Palestinian...

An image of Beyoncés Renaissance World Tour at Allegiant Stadium on Aug. 26, 2023, in Las Vegas.

Beyoncé: One of One

Lexy Ware, Staff Writer January 17, 2024

Beyoncé Knowles-Carter is a superstar, and we know this. She has stunned us time and again with album releases, digital downloads and video albums. She has released songs such as “Single Ladies (Put...

Members of the Esports Grand Champion VALORANT team include, from left, Nicholas Torstenson, Sean Lahey, Bhim Gurung, Ethan Hanson and Nicholas Patterson.

Esports champions again

Kai Brito, Copy Editor January 17, 2024

When thinking of a typical college sports team, basketball, football or soccer might come to mind, but the standard definition has changed with the introduction of “esports” competitive play at the...

Commencement Speaker Emily Dolan speaks to the Class of Fall 2023 graduates.

Commencement speaker Emily Dolan reflects on her path to graduation  

Kelly Feng, Editor in Chief January 17, 2024

On Dec. 18, Madison College graduates turned their tassels during the Fall 2023 Commencement Ceremony at the Alliant Energy Center Coliseum.   Graduate Emily Dolan was the student speaker...

Madison College student Jade Baker takes a ride this past fall.

Riding the open roads

Kai Brito, Copy Editor December 5, 2023

 From as early as April and as late as October, students and community members alike can sign up for a motorcycle safety Basic Motorcycle Rider Course at Madison College. The course is co-taught by...

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