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The United Common Ground, a student organization at Madison College, coordiated a fashion show to celebrate Black History Month. The show featured 14 students who were encouraged to model their respective cultures in a way that was meaningful to them. The celebration was held on Feb. 28 at the Truax Campus in Room D1630. A DJ provided background music as the students danced down the runway.

Celebrating Black Culture

Ruthie Hatter, Graphic Designer March 21, 2023

On the last day of Black History Month 2023, Madison College students strutted their cultural pride in a fashion show dedicated to the celebration of Black culture worldwide. Open to the public, the show...

Show tickets often cost much more than the listed price on the ticket, especially when purchased from a ticket broker.

Why do tickets cost so much more than the list price?

Paige Shapiro, Staff Writer March 21, 2023

Ticketmaster has a long controversy regarding the cost of their tickets. When the usual price of a ticket is advertised to be $60, by the end of the transaction it ends up being $100. So why is that? Well,...

Cast members rehearse Karen Saari’s play, “Bad in Bed (A Fairy Tale),” which was performed at the Bartell Theater from March 3 through March 11.

‘Bad in Bed’ was brilliant

Jordan Hake, Staff Writer March 21, 2023

The play “Bad In Bed (A Fairy Tale)” aired from March 3 through 11, written by Madison College’s very own Karen Saari.  The one hour and forty minute run time brings audience members through many...

Alex Ahn performs at the Madison College Global Showcase on March 8.

Global Showcase entertains and enlightens

Kelly Feng, Managing Editor March 21, 2023

Madison College’s annual Global Showcase occurred on Wednesday, March 8, at the Truax Center. United Common Ground, the Intercultural Exchange Center and the Center for International Education sponsored...

Members of the Madison College baseball team gather on the diamond before a game during their Arizona spring trip.

Baseball season has begun

Anthony McCulley, Staff Writer March 21, 2023

The Madison College men’s baseball season is inching closer to their regular-season opening game on March 24. The WolfPack finished 8-2 during their Arizona spring training trip that started on March...

A student referendum will be held this spring to increase student fees to help with costs associated with the fitness center.

Maintenence, staff costs prompt fitness referendum

Kelly Feng, Managing Editor February 28, 2023

When the renovated and upgraded fitness center reopened last April it had doubled in size, boasting over 8,100 square feet. These improvements include adding new strength and cardio equipment, along with...

Bad In Bed (A Fairy Tale) will open on March 3 in the Bartell Theater.

New theater collaboration

Jordan Hake, Staff Writer February 28, 2023

Madison College Performing Arts and Madison Theatre Guild are partnering to produce a one-of-a-kind romantic comedy “Bad in Bed (A Fairy Tale),” written by Karen Saari. This play takes place March...

Madison College students visit with the Dogs on Call pets earlier this school year. National Love Your Pet Day was Feb. 20, and reminds us of the positive aspects of pet ownership.

National Love Your Pet Day

Paige Shapiro, Staff Writer February 28, 2023

Do you have a pet? Nowadays it feels like everyone has a pet of some kind. Most people usually get cats and dogs, and some people have unique pets like raccoons or chameleons. No matter the case, the one...

The observation deck on the Ponce de Leon lighthouse offers stunning views of the inlet and the ocean.

The Ponce de Leon lighthouse is the largest in Florida

Krista Olson-Lehman, Social Media Editor February 28, 2023

With spring break coming up, people think of warmer locales. For many students who venture to Florida, thoughts of places like theme parks and Daytona Beach probably come to mind. Recently I visited Florida...

Madison College’s Keith Hoffman looks to pass the ball as a pair of South Suburban College defenders close in during a home game earlier this season.

WolfPack fall short in regional title bout

Clarion Staff Report February 28, 2023

A slow first half put Madison College down by more than double digits against rival College of DuPage in the NJCAA Division II Region 4 men’s basketball championship on Feb. 26. The early 13-point deficit...

Director Melissa Richardson leads a recent rehearsal of the Choral Collective at the Truax Campus.

Choral Collective helps lift voices at Madison College

Kelly Feng, Managing Editor February 15, 2023

On any Thursday evening, if you find yourself lingering near the Music Department, you will hear some enthusiastic singing from the practice room. Once called the Adult Show Choir, the Madison College...

Members of the Cultural Connect program visited an area ice arena to skate.

Helping international students make connections

Kelly Feng, Managing Editor February 15, 2023

Did you know Madison College's Center for International Education has a program that pairs U.S. students with International Students in a semester-long peer mentoring partnership? It's a chance to enrich...

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