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Social Change Forum

Social Change Forum

Amara Gobermann, Managing Editor

March 5, 2019


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Madison College hosted the fifth annual Social Change Forum on Feb. 28 at the Truax Campus, featuring acclaimed social change activist Tanya Geisler. Workshops were held throughout the day, and the event concluded with the keynote speech from Zoe Dean Smith. The goal and message of the event was on...

Course teaches students to master their mindset, be happy

Course teaches students to master their mindset, be happy

Tara Olivia Martens, Staff writer

March 5, 2019


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Car troubles, health problems, tests, anxiety, money issues. Do any of these issues cause you worry, discomfort or grief?  “These are circumstances we all experience and we all have the opportunity to change how these affect us,” according to Madison College’s newest mindfulness instructor, ...

Student Art Show

Student Art Show

Mandy Scheuer, Arts Editor

March 5, 2019


Filed under Arts & Culture, News, Top Stories

The Yahara Journal Art Show happens every year and showcases masterpieces that anyone can submit. You do not have to be in an art class to submit anything. What I found really intriguing is that the submissions were made from anything, and everything. My first impression when I walked into the Truax Ga...

Black history should be taught

Black history should be taught

Amara Gobermann, Managing Editor

March 5, 2019


Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

Black history month is more than just recognizing Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Malcom X, or Rosa Parks. It is about praising all black people in history who made a change that made our present society functional. You would think that public schools that have a large minority population would take some more...

World Languages Soundscapes

World Languages Soundscapes

Brad Burt, Staff Writer

March 5, 2019


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We as humans exchange through mediums by way of reflexivity that sets the mood to receive cultural bits broadcasted in music.  Music is the preferred method of information exchange as a result of persuasion in sophistry. The Madison College World Languages Soundscapes broadcast hosted by Britton Do...

WolfPack Diamonds – New dance team shines

WolfPack Diamonds – New dance team shines

Katie Paape, News Editor

February 19, 2019


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 At Madison College there are many clubs and organizations where you can meet a lot of people, but if you want to form a closer bond with other students while tapping into a creative outlet, the WolfPack Diamond Dance Team just may be the club for you. The dance team is led by Deyshia Kinsey, who...

Early voting offered on campus for the first time

Early voting offered on campus for the first time

Joseph Craker, Sports Editor

February 19, 2019


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Off-year elections are most commonly known for their low participation and turnout.  However, after a record 2.67 million Wisconsinites showed up to the polls last year and with the current political climate in mind, this year’s in-person absentee voting for the 2019 Spring Primary has seen a d...

Stop the Bleed

Stop the Bleed

Emily Dimond, Photographer

February 19, 2019


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Stop the Bleed is an event that happens every other week in Madison College’s Truax Campus cafeteria. Kalvin Barrett, a former police officer for the Sun Prairie Police Department and a current instructor for the Criminal Justice Program and Law Enforcement Academy, is Stop the Bleed certified whi...

Indigenous Kitchen

Indigenous Kitchen

Katie Paape, News Editor

February 19, 2019


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Madison College’s Chef Series featured award winning Chef Sean Sherman on Feb. 13 at the Truax Campus. Sherman has spoken on NPR, been a presenter at the UN, and won the James Beard award, a coveted prize for chefs across the nation. His cookbook, “The Sioux Chef’s Indigenous Kitchen,” was ...

Finishing Strong

Finishing Strong

Joseph Craker, Sports Editor

February 19, 2019


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After taking victories from five of the last six games of the season, all by double digits, WolfPack women’s basketball head into the postseason with a 19-7 record and a 10-4 record in N4C Conference play. The highlight of this positive run of form is most certainly the scoring dominance that has ...

Vice President eager to connect with students

Vice President eager to connect with students

Amara Gobermann, Managing Editor

February 5, 2019


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Dr. Howard Spearman, the new Vice President of Student Affairs has a passion to get to know the students of Madison College and understand all perspectives. Spearman didn’t always want to be in higher education. First, he thought he wanted to be a physical education teacher, then he thought he wa...

Excitement builds as new campus takes shape

Excitement builds as new campus takes shape

Andrew Kicmol, Editor in Chief

February 5, 2019


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Progress on the Goodman South Campus is on schedule to open for the start of the fall 2019 semester. The warmer weather in December and early January has allowed more construction to take place during the winter to help move things along. From the beltline heading west you can see the building take s...

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