The Clarion

Ready for book rental

Ready for book rental

Catherine Larsen, Staff Writer

May 7, 2019


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About a decade ago, students began discussing the extremely high cost of textbooks and the idea of a textbook rental program. During the fall semester of 2017 President Dr. Daniels charged the Student Affairs Council to begin working on this initiative. Once the ball started rolling, it couldn’t be...

Student leaders honored at college’s annual awards banquet

Student leaders honored at college’s annual awards banquet

Katie Paape, News Editor

May 7, 2019


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The Executive Leadership Team recognized student leaders and instructors at Madison College during an “Leadership in Wonderland” themed Celebration of Student Success held on April 25. There were over 90 nominees and 11 different categories. Nominees included high achieving students, teachers, a...

Shut off the social media spigot this summer

Shut off the social media spigot this summer

Casey Anderson, Opinion Editor

May 7, 2019


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Social media is everywhere you go. Literally. Usually, it resides in the palm of your hand or the back pocket of those new blue jeans. You can usually find teens and adults (myself included) with their head down and their fingers scrolling. Social media is encapsulating and devouring. It’s addictive...

Editor thankful for year at helm of The Clarion

Editor thankful for year at helm of The Clarion

Andrew Kicmol, Editor in Chief

May 7, 2019


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I can’t believe it’s already over. When I first applied for editor in chief of The Clarion I was anxious and a little scared about how not only I would fare, but the newspaper as a whole. I couldn’t imagine myself in a leadership role, let alone being in charge of an entire newspaper. Now that we’ve rea...

A 14 million to 1 chance

A 14 million to 1 chance

Sean Bull, Broadcast Manager

May 7, 2019


Filed under Arts & Culture, Top Stories

It’s been two weeks. What can I say about “Avengers: Endgame” that hasn’t already been said by millions? It’s good, you already know that. This year, so far, has been a great year for superhero movies. Heck, just last issue, I called “Shazam!” the best superhero movie this decade. I sti...

Mental Health Awareness Day

Mental Health Awareness Day

Andrew Kicmol E, ditor in Chief

April 23, 2019


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Earlier this month Intercultural Exchange and Madison College had a mental health day to help raise awareness to students about the importance of mental health in communities of color. While specifically targeted at communities of color the event was open for all students. It was the most attended event ...

Filmmaker discusses ‘Southern Rites’ at UW presentation

Filmmaker discusses ‘Southern Rites’ at UW presentation

Emily Dimond, Photographer

April 23, 2019


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Gillian Laub visited Madison to premier her film as a part of a traveling exhibit. The issue of racism in the south is the basis of the film “Southern Rites,” shown at UW-Union South the HBO film was directed by Laub who was available for a Q&A after the film. Laub graduated from the University o...

College holds Dark Skies Severe Weather Seminar

College holds Dark Skies Severe Weather Seminar

Katie Paape, News Editor

April 23, 2019


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Madison College recently held a Dark Skies Severe Weather Seminar. The annual event which gave advice for safety in severe weather, a review of the surprising flooding Madison experienced last August, and other severe weather planning strategies. The April 13 event featured Tim Halbach from the National W...

A veteran’s wish list for Madison’s new mayor

A veteran’s wish list for Madison’s new mayor

Brad Burt, Staff Writer

April 23, 2019


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Every time a new official is elected to public office, they implement their own policies and agenda. As one of the many Madison-area veterans, there are a few things I’d like to see newly-elected Mayor Satya Rhodes-Conway add to the city’s to-do list. I would like to see the Mayor assist veterans with ...

Takumi a cozy environment for a sushi night out

Takumi a cozy environment for a sushi night out

TARA OLIVIA MARTENS, Staff Writer

April 23, 2019


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If you’re looking for a small restaurant with an authentic sushi experience, look no further than Takumi sushi. Takumi is just 10 minutes from Truax campus and within two blocks of East Towne Mall in the Essex Square Shopping Center. As you walk in Takumi you will see a cozy bar that seats 10, and t...

Vietnam vets share their stories with students

Vietnam vets share their stories with students

Brad Burt, Staff Writer

April 9, 2019


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Honoring Vietnam veterans was the subject of the Vietnam War Veterans Day event held on March 29 at the Truax Campus. There were several displays set up with various gear and equipment used during the war, with veterans there to answer any questions people had while looking at the exhibits. Many veterans...

Having a lasting impact

Having a lasting impact

Joseph Craker, Sports Editor

April 9, 2019


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While spring break memories fade quickly for most, some students as well as staff at Madison College have memories that will leave a lasting impact. Over the past decade, volunteers from Madison College have been offering up their annual time away from class to help those in need.  This year was no...

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