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Passion for technology enables women to succeed in what was once considered a traditionally male field

Passion for technology enables women to succeed in what was once considered a traditionally male field

Adrienne Oliva, Editor in Chief

January 16, 2018


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The WolfPack Techies do more than just fixing computers. According to Lana McCarthy, the Senior Lab Planner of the Techies, they “save worlds.” Though women in the fields of technology are just as able to save the worlds of others with their IT skills, they are often treated differently. McCarthy...

Social media movements are inspiring new activists: Activism or slacktivism: these hashtages transcend the web and bring more people into potentially global movements.

Social media movements are inspiring new activists: Activism or slacktivism: these hashtages transcend the web and bring more people into potentially global movements.

Bailey Ayres, Sports Editor

January 16, 2018


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If you watched the 2018 Golden Gobles on January 7, you may have noticed that the majority of the celebrities wore all black. These celebrities were showing support for the #TIMESUP movement. They stood in solidarity with individuals all over the world, across all industries, who have experienced sexual...

We can still save the internet

We can still save the internet

Dylan Martin, Graphic Designer

January 16, 2018


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The idea of net neutrality has existed since the early days of the internet. There is good reason for this, a fair and equitable web space is a very important aspect of our right to free speech. For all the flaws of the world wide web, it has done a lot to give voice to the voiceless. A person can hop...

Focus on Focus seeks to impact student success

Focus on Focus seeks to impact student success

Adrienne Oliva, Editor in Chief

January 16, 2018


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Students will be receiving more welcome letters from their instructors this semester than they have ever received in past semesters. Though this might seem like an easy email to overlook during the hectic beginning of the semester, Madison College believes it is one of several practices that will...

International student shares perspective at gradation

International student shares perspective at gradation

Jessica Deegan, News Editor

January 16, 2018


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As Vianey Hernandez stood at the podium during Madison College's graduation ceremony, she was living an experience she never would have pictured years ago. The mid-year graduation ceremony speaker's journey to obtain her associate's degree in liberal arts was a winding path. Due to her legal status...

Broadway World nominee: Madison College’s Sarah Johnson recognized for role in Macbeth-based comedy

Mario Gasparri, Staff Writer

December 5, 2017


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Broadway World – Madison has nominated Madison College’s very own Sarah Z. Johnson for best actress in a play (non-equity) for her performance in Shakespeare’s “Macbeth.” This isn’t just any Shakespeare play, however, as the Madison Shakespeare Company adapted the script and had a reduced...

Raising funds to help people coping with mental illness

Raising funds to help people coping with mental illness

Jessica Deegan, News editor

December 5, 2017


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Nursing student Tonia Weber recently participated in the walk for NAMI, a mental health center, in support of an individual suffering from substance abuse and another who recently committed suicide. Both individuals are held close to her heart. NAMI, The National Alliance On Mental Illness, began...

Bullying doesn’t end after high school

Bullying doesn’t end after high school

Julia Simenz, Staff Writer

December 5, 2017


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The term ‘bullying’ can be used to describe a form of aggressive behavior in which someone purposefully inflicts physical or emotional harm on another person. From home and privacy, to school and the workplace, bullying occurs everywhere. This act has been going on since the beginning of time, now...

Holiday Traditions: Students tell what they like the most about the season

Holiday Traditions: Students tell what they like the most about the season

Jessica Deegan, News editor

December 5, 2017


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Common holiday traditions typically include going to the grandparents’ house for Thanksgiving, decorating holiday cookies, and putting up the Christmas tree with family. While some Madison College students stay true to these common trends, others stray away from tradition. For student Angie Thao,...

Madison College student Ashley Hermanson has passion for pets

Madison College student Ashley Hermanson has passion for pets

Jessica Deegan, News editor

December 5, 2017


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Vet Tech student Ashley Hermanson, holds an infinite amount of passion for animals, as she previously housed 17 cats at one time, while she worked as a foster parent. Some would stay for only a month, while others would stay for eight or nine. The hardest part was “feeding them all separately and...

Giving hunger a face

Giving hunger a face

Adrienne Oliva, Editor in Chief

November 21, 2017


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Steven Ansorge wears his Student Senate badge proudly every Friday evening when he visits the River Food Pantry, not only as a volunteer, but as a patron. As a student leader who directly represents the over 30 percent of Madison College students who experience food insecurity, Ansorge wants to give...

Taking a few steps today can lead to a healthier tomorrow

Taking a few steps today can lead to a healthier tomorrow

Isaiah Dwyer, Staff Writer

November 21, 2017


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Ask any college student and they’ll most likely tell you that they are extremely busy individuals. A lot of students work and go to school at the same time, a lot of students are parents, and every student has obligations that go beyond the classroom. Students feeling stretched thin can find themselves...

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