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Ousmane Nikiema, center, and Ben Wiest, right, hand out awards at the annual Celebration of Student Success held on April 20 in Room D1630 at the Truax Campus.

Celebration of Student Success

Kaleia Lawrence, Editor in Chief May 3, 2022

Celebrating some of the good work at Madison College was the goal of the Student Success Awards Program. The annual event was held both in person and virtually this year. Over 90 students were nominated...

Nicki Stapleton runs the Little Free Pantry on Prairie Road in Madison.

Little free pantries feed communities nationwide

Kelly Feng, Opinion Editor May 3, 2022

When Nicki Stapleton set out a cardboard box on her front lawn two years ago, she had no idea she was starting a grassroots campaign. The box was filled with canned and boxed food, and leftover donations...

Volunteers with signs welcome Ukrainian refugees as they arrive at the Tijuana airport to help them on their journey to the United States after fleeing the war in Ukraine on April 8, 2022.

Response to refugee crisis needs to improve

Stuart Pate, News Editor May 3, 2022

Ukrainian refuges are proving themselves to be models of bravery and perseverance. So, why isn’t the United States doing more to help them? Since February, Poland has taken in nearly 3 million refugees....

Penny from Menominee and a student at Madison College, join her mother (middle) and father (right) for a photo at the Madison College Powwow.

Return of the Powwow at Madison College

T. Horne, Staff Writer May 3, 2022

Madison College’s annual powwow was finally able to return. This comes after some time away due to the COVID-19 pandemic. It was put on by a couple different student organizations, including the Office...

Gunnar Doyle (19) takes a cut at a pitch during a recent home game for the Madison College baseball team.

A milestone win for WolfPack baseball coach

Clarion Staff Report May 3, 2022

As the season heads into its final weeks, Madison College remains one of the top-ranked teams in the NJCAA Division II. In fact, prior to a series of three close losses in the last week of April, the...

A student participates in the Warner Park clean up sponsored by the Volunteer Center, TRiO and RISE programs at Madison College. The event was held on Friday, April 15.

Campus groups lead effort to help clean up Warner Park

Stuart Pate, News Editor April 19, 2022

On a windy April 15, a volunteer group of Madison College students gathered to clean up Warner Park. Guided by Mercedes Hernandez-Natera, the coordinator of the event in association with the Volunteer...

Madison Mavericks owner Roy Boone watches his team warm up before a recent game at Madison College

City’s first semi-pro basketball team has links to WolfPack

Kaleia Lawrence, Editor in Chief April 19, 2022

Semi-professional basketball is now in Madison. The Madison Mavericks are in their second season, playing in the North Central division of the Official Basketball Association. There are over 50 teams in...

Disposable cups

Reducing your environmental impact takes more than new cups

Lillian Coppelman , Staff Writer April 19, 2022

Plastic pollution has been a huge problem since the late 60’s, and since then, it has grown at exponential rates. Multimillion dollar companies are the most to blame for this problem, as Coca-Cola, PepsiCo...

Jennifer Lopez, left, and Owen Wilson in Marry Me, directed by Kat Coiro.

‘Marry Me’ a unique romance film that’s worth watching

Mary SeGall , Staff Writer April 19, 2022

Usually boy meets girl, girl is not interested, boy embarrasses himself to try and get the girl’s attention and after a fight or two, he ends up getting the girl in the end, right? Pretty typical for...

ANDRES SANCHEZ / CLARION Madison College’s Spencer Bartel rounds third base on his way to score during a doubleheader against Bryant & Stratton College at home on April 12. The WolfPack baseball team posted wins of 12-2 and 9-4.

Madison College baseball now stands at 23-3

Clarion Staff Report April 19, 2022

Back-to-back shutouts over conference rival Rock Valley College extended the Madison College baseball team’s winning streak to seven games.  The WolfPack now boast an impressive 23-3 overall...

The blender bike returned to campus on April 5.

Create a smoothie with a bike, join the bone marrow registry

Sherra Owino, Assistant Editor April 5, 2022

Spring, especially in Wisconsin, brings about new life that many enjoy from budding trees to baby ducklings.  It’s a time when people come out of their winter slumbers and get outside, focusing...

Dr. Al Felice speaks during a presentation in the Intercultural Exchange at Madison College on March 1.

Therapist talks mental health

Asime Ibraimi , Staff Writer April 5, 2022

I bet that you have felt mental or emotional struggles in your life, but what really is the difference? This same question drew many students to the “Mental Health & Emotional Health- Conversation...

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