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Moving in time at Madison College South Campus

Moving in time at Madison College South Campus

Vernon Ziegler, Staff Writer

August 28, 2019

As you read this article, the Goodman South Campus of Madison College will have come to life for the Fall 2019 Semester with faculty, students, staff, and community members utilizing a state-of-the-art facility that consists of 76,000 square feet on three levels. Located on 2429 Perry Street, at the co...

Racism and violence must be addressed

Racism and violence must be addressed

Veronica Werzinske, Staff Writer

August 28, 2019

Politicians are rarely silent. They champion personal causes, argue in support of funding for special projects, and verbally battle with each other all the time. But when it comes to the topics of gun violence, racism and hate, Republican members of the U.S. Congress have gone silent. With the rec...

Making food more affordable to students

Making food more affordable to students

Casey Anderson, Opinion Editor

August 28, 2019

Food can be taken for granted – especially at school cafeterias. Walking through the gates of the Truax campus cafeteria, a plethora of options awaits students. Chefs await behind glass displaying options of assorted hot meals, hurriedly and precisely piecing together meals for hungry students. Fri...

Career Closet is coming to your campus

Career Closet is coming to your campus

Tessa Morhardt, Editor-in-chief

August 28, 2019

A career closet pop-up style event is coming to Madison College for degree students on the Fort Atkinson, Watertown, Reedsburg, Portage, South and Truax campus at the beginning of October. Once a semester, degree students will be able to get up to four items of clothing for networking, interviewing an...

Book rental program set for the new semester

Book rental program set for the new semester

Maia Lathrop, Graphic Designer

August 28, 2019

You’re a student who is ready to pick up your textbooks. You head to the Truax Bookstore, and the staff helps you find out the material you need for each class. All your materials are brought out to you, and at the check-out you only have to pay for additional online codes or single use materials l...

Ready for book rental

Ready for book rental

Catherine Larsen, Staff Writer

May 7, 2019

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

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

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

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

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

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

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...

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