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A holiday to remember

A holiday to remember

Arsenio Sorrell, Staff Writer

December 5, 2018


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The holidays are a time for spending time with family, friends and loved ones. When you think of your favorite holidays it usually involves some sort of gifts or traditional festivities. Unfortunately, there are people who are much less fortunate and don’t have the resources to celebrate during holida...

A year of extreme contrasts

A year of extreme contrasts

Mel Acosta, Opinion Editor

December 5, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

As we make it to the last month of 2018, all the defining moments begin to stand out. If we can all come to one conclusion, it’s this: 2018 dragged us through such unbelievable situations that jokes about “living in a simulation” feel a little too real. The year began fresh with the absurd and...

Win streak hits 6 games

Win streak hits 6 games

Joseph Craker, Sports Editor

December 5, 2018


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

The WolfPack women’s basketball team continues to roll through their opponents into December, extending their red-hot winning streak to six. Over the course of the run, the now 6-3 ‘Pack have always found a way to edge out their opponents when it mattered. Be it getting the entire team involved in the...

Holiday specials peaked with 1974’s ‘The Year Without a Santa Claus’

Holiday specials peaked with 1974’s ‘The Year Without a Santa Claus’

Sean Bull, Broadcast Manager & Staff Writer

December 5, 2018


Filed under Arts & Culture, Top Stories

Late 2018 has been a weird time for pop culture. Smash Mouth’s “All Star” is now classic rock. The years don’t stop coming, indeed. If that excites you, I’m guessing you’ll also be thrilled to hear that this year’s big Christmas movie stars Kurt Russell as the sassiest Santa ever put ...

Shop the Closet event helps students with warm clothes, items they need

Shop the Closet event helps students with warm clothes, items they need

Andrew Kicmol, Editor in Chief

December 5, 2018


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Students have the opportunity to shop at school. The Shop the Closet event started on Dec. 3 in Intercultural Exchange C1430. There students can pick up a range of items like clothes, toiletries, to household items like sheets and bedding and even crockpots or coffee makers, all free of charge. The ...

Changing the Narrative: ‘Be a voice, not an echo’

Changing the Narrative: ‘Be a voice, not an echo’

Katie Paape, Staff Writer

November 21, 2018


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CEO of a multi-million-dollar company and motivational speaker, Ian Humphrey, gave a presentation at the second annual “Changing the Narrative – Be a Voice, Not an Echo” conference at Madison College. Humphrey spoke on Nov. 16 about finding your voice and making your own path. Throughout the talk,...

Commercialism, controversy shouldn’t ruin this holiday

Commercialism,  controversy shouldn’t ruin  this holiday

Katie Paape, Staff Writer

November 21, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

As the fall leaves begin to be replaced with snow and the pumpkins become overshadowed by evergreens, Thanksgiving gives us all one more opportunity to enjoy the harvest season before entering the crazy, most wonderful time of the year. But, considering Thanksgiving’s complicated history, we might a...

EMBRACE: a global styling fashion show

EMBRACE: a global styling fashion show

Tara Olivia Martens, Staff Writer

November 21, 2018


Filed under Arts & Culture, Top Stories

The second annual Madison College “Embrace Fashion Show” was a display of ethnic pride, memories of oppression and voices from the past with memories meant to shed light on our future. With each piece displayed during the Nov. 16 show at the Truax Campus, individual student designers shared their ...

WolfPack wins 3 in a row

WolfPack wins 3 in a row

Joseph Craker, Sports Editor

November 21, 2018


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

The 2018/19 season-opening road trip was rough going for the WolfPack women’s basketball team as they lost the first three contests by significant margins.  The loss to Anoka-Ramsey Community College by a whopping 37 point spread marked the first time the ‘Pack has lost the first three game...

Impactful lesson about poverty

Impactful lesson about poverty

Lillian Glackin, Staff Writer

November 21, 2018


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Madison College ensures all of its students feel equal and understood. Among this effort, Lucia Nunez, Vice President for Equity, Inclusion and Community Engagement partnered with United Way to provide a poverty simulation to students and faculty. Not only could staff and students participate, but v...

A SEAT AT THE EMPTY TABLE

A SEAT AT THE EMPTY TABLE

Arsenio Sorrell, Staff Writer

November 7, 2018


Filed under Arts & Culture, Top Stories

Imagine being responsible for putting together a script for a stage production completely from scratch.  What would you write about? What topic would you cover? Genre? Who would you want to work with you? These are vital questions you would have to ask yourself if you were put in the position to...

WOLFPACK CONNECT

WOLFPACK CONNECT

Damara Gillett, Staff Writer

November 7, 2018


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Access to Madison College resources and services just got much easier, and it all comes in an easy to use smartphone app. Madison College used to rely on The Link for student, faculty and staff accessibility to clubs and events on campus. When the contract for The Link was set to expire, Madison Coll...

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