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Valentina Ahedo Profile 

Valentina Ahedo (In red) poses with the administration staff of the Goodman South Campus.

Chris Bird, Managing Editor

October 14, 2020

Madison College’s Valentina “Tina” Ahedo, the Dean of Students for the Goodman South Campus, has been honored by Madison 365’s as one of “The 39 Most Influential Latinos In Wisconsin.”   Ahedo was recognized because of her involvement and leadership...

Free flu clinic offered at Madison College

Free flu clinic offered at Madison College

Chris Bird, Managing Editor

October 14, 2020

The free Student Flu Clinic has opened at Madison College. The first clinic opened at Truax health building on Sept. 29, and to this date there have been four total opportunities for students to get a flu shot at Truax, Portage, Reedsburg, and Fort Atkinson campuses. There will still be four ...

Music Department Update 

In person performance by Madison College music ensambles like the one pictured above can't currently happen because of COVID-19 pandemic, so the college's music department is developing other ways for students to stay engaged in the activities they enjoy.

Anica Graney , Editor-in-Chief 

October 14, 2020

Co-Music Director Jamie Kember usually teaches a three-credit course every year at Madison College along with directing jazz ensembles and teaching at LaFollette High School.   “This is the first semester in 12 years that I haven’t been teaching that course and that’s just a COVID casualty, I suppose,” said Kember.  The music depart...

Is Baseball Actually Harder than Softball?

Size comparison of a softball next to a baseball.

Anica Graney , Editor-in-Chief 

October 14, 2020

The age-old question that has turned athlete against athlete, brother against sister: which sport is more difficult, baseball or softball? Baseball players and softball players have been battling against each other since the formation of each sport, each trying to prove that their sport is more diffic...

Don’t let the cold weather stop you from staying active 

Clarion Illustration By Maia Latrhop

Hannah Dotzler, Copy Editor

October 14, 2020

Every year, as the weather is beginning to turn, people often wonder how they will stay active in the colder, fall months. There aren’t as many places to go, and the harsh weather can make working out feel like more of a punishment. However, people do not realize that there are still plenty of ways to exercis...

UW-Madison Taking Extra Precautions Due to Increase in COVID-19 Cases 

Witte Hall is one of two UW-Madison student dorms that were put under quarantine for two weeks.

Mackenzie Moore, News Editor

September 30, 2020

The University of Wisconsin – Madison faced some backlash when students returned to campus in late August. A week prior, some students, professors, and staff asked for Chancellor Rebecca Blank to move classes fully online before freshmen moved into residence halls.   As of Sept. 9, all class...

PAC Brings Drive-In Movie Night to Campus  

PAC Brings Drive-In Movie Night to Campus  

Paige Zezulka, Copy Editor

September 30, 2020

The popular Halloween film “Hocus Pocus” will be featured on the big screen for Madison College’s drive-in movie night on Oct. 9 at 7:30 p.m. The event will take place in the Truax employee parking lot.   “Since everything is virtual...

The death of Ruth Bader Ginsberg sparks hypocricy in the Senate

Ruth Bader Ginseng in her last Supreme Court Justice group photo.

Mackenzie Moore, News Editor

September 30, 2020

On Sept. 18, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who was the second woman in the history of the United States to serve on the Supreme Court after her appointment during the Clinton administration in 1993, passed away at the age of 87 due to complications from metastatic pancreatic cancer.&nbs...

Art as a medium of change

Madison artist Tony Catteruccia works on an equity mural for the Yahara Journal on Sept. 25.

Anica Graney , Editor-in-Chief 

September 30, 2020

The Yahara Journal is teaming up with local artist Tony Catteruccia to create a mural that celebrates racial equity. The mural was painted on Sept. 25 by Catteruccia and the Yahara Journal set up a livestream to record the mural’s progress. Yahara Journal editor, Hailey Griffin, is also the Arts Edito...

Big Ten football is back

Jonathan Taylor #23 of the Wisconsin Badgers runs for a touchdown in the Big Ten Championship game against the Ohio State Buckeyes at Lucas Oil Stadium on Dec. 7, 2019, in Indianapolis, Ind.

Mackenzie Moore, News Editor

September 30, 2020

This summer, before college began around the United States, Big Ten officials voted 11-3 (the three votes in opposition being from Ohio State, Nebraska, and Iowa) to cancel the fall football season due to the coronavirus pandemic. However, after facing pressure from players, their parents, and football ...

Curbside due to COVID

The red bags hold up to 10 lbs of food for students available at the college's drive-up food pantry sites.

Chris Bird, Managing Editor

September 16, 2020

The Cupboard Student Food Pantries opened up for the semester on Sept. 1 at Truax Campus and Sept. 3 at Goodman South Campus. The food pantry services, which first started at Truax almost a year ago, have been providing students with a source of food available once a week as well as infor...

9/11  

A U.S. flag recovered from the 9/11 attacks is displayed by New York City Police officers and firefighters during the ceremony marking the 10th anniversary of the terrorists attack in 2011.

Kyle Kunz, Sports Editor 

September 16, 2020

At 8:46 am E.T. on September 11, 2001 American Airlines Flight 11 struck the north tower of the World Trade Center. 17 minutes later at 9:03 a second plane hits the south tower. Smoke and flames are seen streaming out of the cracked and broken windows. People are seen streaming out of and away from the W...

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