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Historic flooding still being felt in Wisconsin

Historic flooding still being felt in Wisconsin

Andrew Kicmol, Editor in Chief

September 12, 2018


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The record flooding in Wisconsin this summer has disrupted the lives of many students. In Madison, street flooding in the downtown area has made it difficult for students to get around town. But for students going to other campuses, the challenges have been even greater. Madison C...

Nothing new in dominant women’s soccer victories

Nothing new in dominant women’s soccer victories

Staff Report

September 12, 2018


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It is a new season, but it has been the same result so far for the Madison College women’s soccer team – dominating win after dominating win. The WolfPack has played three matches through Sept. 8, winning all three and outscoring its opponents by a whopping total of 22-1. ...

Future of textbook rental plan rests on student vote

Future of textbook rental plan rests on student vote

Briant Lawler, News Editor

September 12, 2018


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Textbooks are a necessary evil when it comes to higher education. They can be a burden by their sheer mass and volume students’ must lug around. But they can often be a burden by the steep price tags they carry as well. That’s why this semester, the Student Senate will hold a referendum vote that would establish a separate fee to finance a com...

Africa Fest celebrates its 20th anniversary in style

Africa Fest celebrates its 20th anniversary in style

Destiny Kwenchia Zaomoh, Staff Writer

September 12, 2018


Filed under Arts & Culture, Top Stories

The Africa Fest is a popular festival in Madison which celebrates African immigrant communities. It is most looked forward to by a diverse group of people both in and out of the Dane County and Wisconsin at large. This festival has been celebrated for several years and this year’s celebration...

Tips on saving money in college

Tips on saving money in college

Jacki Brickner, Opinion Editor

September 12, 2018


Filed under Opinions, Top Stories

College can be a tough road. Whether you are just out of high school or you are older and trying to change careers, college is a challenge financially. Here are my tips to help you save money while you are in college.

Groundbreaking day builds excitement in south Madison

Groundbreaking day builds excitement in south Madison

Andrew Kicmol, Editor in Chief

August 29, 2018


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On June 11, the official start of construction for the new Goodman South Campus began. With a big press conference Madison College officials along with representatives from all major donors to the campus and many community members were there to talk about the new facility that will be up and running...

Candice Cardoza wants to help first generation students find success

Candice Cardoza wants  to help first generation  students find success

Brian Lawler, News Editor

August 29, 2018


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This semester, students will be seeing a friendly, smiling face throughout the halls and around the Student Life offices. Candice Cardoza will be easing into her new role as a Student Program Advisor. In her new role, Cardoza hopes to help create programs and a stronger campus community for students...

News of a lake of water deep below surface of Mars draws only yawns

News of a lake of water deep below surface of Mars draws only yawns

Joseph Craker, Staff Writer

August 29, 2018


Filed under Opinions, Top Stories

This past month has played host to an amazing discovery of a lake deep below the surface of Mars.  While astronomers in particular would argue that this is an extremely important and unique discovery, everyone else is sick of it. At first I thought that I might have been misremembering a previous...

‘Christopher Robin’ takes us back to a time of fewer worries

‘Christopher Robin’ takes us back to a time of fewer worries

Matt Withers, Arts Editor

August 29, 2018


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It’s hard to pin down the exact joy that nostalgia brings us. For me it’s a joy that takes me back to before I ever had to worry about school, keeping up with social pressure, and the million other things that can cause stress in a college student’s life. Like a breath of fresh air, Disney’s...

Women’s soccer team sets sights on nationals

Women’s soccer team sets sights on nationals

Andrew Kicmol, Editor in Chief

August 29, 2018


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

The Madison College women’s soccer team will have 14 incoming players this season and will look to build on the success that last year’s team had. Last season, the team experienced many firsts, including the first N4C title in program history and its first-ever NJCAA Region IV title and its first...

Starbucks controversy stirs debate

Starbucks controversy stirs debate

Megan Behnke, Staff Writer

May 1, 2018


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On April 12, a Philadelphia Starbucks came under scrutiny after an employee called the police on two black men who refused to leave the café after using the restroom without having purchased any drinks. They were just waiting for a friend to meet them there. A video surfaced online of the arrest,...

New scholarship established for LGBTQA+ students

New scholarship established for LGBTQA+ students

Adrienne Oliva, Editor in Chief

May 1, 2018


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LGBTQA+ students at Madison College will soon have a specific scholarship available to them. The scholarship came as a donation from QBE, a national insurance company, to assist LGBTQA+ students in paying for their education at Madison College. Julia Haseleu, committee chair of the Rainbow Scholarship,...

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