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Public Safety Office reaches out to support sexual assault victims

Public Safety Office reaches out to support sexual assault victims

Amara Gobermann & Mandy Scheuer, Managing Editor and Arts Editor

April 9, 2019


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Awareness of sexual assault is the priority for Madison College Public Safety this April. John Flannery “Flan” Public Safety Director and Alfred “Freddie” Arthurs Public Safety Shift Lead want the community of Madison College to feel safe, and know that they can be trusted. “We have resources...

Pets available to adopt from Vet Tech program

Pets available to adopt from Vet Tech program

Mandy Scheuer, Arts Editor

April 9, 2019


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The Madison College’s Pet Adoption Open House was on Tuesday, March 25. There you could pet several dogs, and several cats. The animals were very friendly and obedient. Some animals that are friendly, but also energetic, may or may not scare away the potential adopters, depending the one’s personali...

Twitter and the President

Twitter and the President

EZRA PETERS, Staff Writer

April 9, 2019


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Twitter is rolling out some new changes concerning how they handle violations of their terms of service. Usually when someone posts something heinous enough to get the twitter cops on their tails, its lights out for their account. For a public persona, getting banned just might mark the end of thei...

Volunteering at home

Volunteering at home

CLARION STAFF REPORT

March 27, 2019


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Almost every year, the students who have gone on alternative break trips have made a presentation about their trip to the Madison College District Board. Often, these students would get asked the same question from various members of the board, said Volunteer Center coordinator Brianna Stapleton Welch. “They’d...

Madison voters get to choose between Rhodes-Conway, Soglin

Madison voters get to choose between Rhodes-Conway, Soglin

Briant Lawler, Staff Writer

March 27, 2019


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Madison residents will soon get to choose between the two survivors of Madison’s mayoral primary, current Mayor Paul Soglin and former Alderwoman Satya Rhodes-Conway. The February primary race was the most costly mayoral primary to date, with a combined $453,365 raised, up from $180,313 in 2015. Rhodes-Conway,...

Madison College Chef Series features Rick Tramonto

Madison College Chef Series features  Rick Tramonto

Katie Paape, News Editor

March 27, 2019


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Madison College held another successful Chef Series on March 6, this time featuring award-winning, and Chicago renowned Chef Rick Tramonto. He has won the James Beard award, and has written several cookbooks, and has owned many award-winning restaurants. His most famous fine-dining restaurant, “Tru”...

It is important to vote in local elections

It is important to vote in local elections

Briant Lawler, Contributor

March 27, 2019


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Around election time, we see people marching around town with “I Voted” stickers stuck to their chests like badges, and anyone who isn’t displaying one is constantly harassed to vote. Well, Madison has a local election coming up on April 2, and I’m going to harass you to vote right now. You’re...

Captain Marvel

Captain Marvel

Sean Bull, Broadcast Manager

March 27, 2019


Filed under Arts & Culture, Top Stories

After 10 years, and 20 previous films, Marvel Studios has finally devoted a single movie to a female hero. Yay, progress! It’s important to remember that this installment in a multibillion-dollar franchise is ultimately as apolitical as the last 20. For what it is worth, Captain Marvel’s gender...

Social Change Forum

Social Change Forum

Amara Gobermann, Managing Editor

March 5, 2019


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Madison College hosted the fifth annual Social Change Forum on Feb. 28 at the Truax Campus, featuring acclaimed social change activist Tanya Geisler. Workshops were held throughout the day, and the event concluded with the keynote speech from Zoe Dean Smith. The goal and message of the event was on...

Course teaches students to master their mindset, be happy

Course teaches students to master their mindset, be happy

Tara Olivia Martens, Staff writer

March 5, 2019


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Car troubles, health problems, tests, anxiety, money issues. Do any of these issues cause you worry, discomfort or grief?  “These are circumstances we all experience and we all have the opportunity to change how these affect us,” according to Madison College’s newest mindfulness instructor, ...

Student Art Show

Student Art Show

Mandy Scheuer, Arts Editor

March 5, 2019


Filed under Arts & Culture, News, Top Stories

The Yahara Journal Art Show happens every year and showcases masterpieces that anyone can submit. You do not have to be in an art class to submit anything. What I found really intriguing is that the submissions were made from anything, and everything. My first impression when I walked into the Truax Ga...

Black history should be taught

Black history should be taught

Amara Gobermann, Managing Editor

March 5, 2019


Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

Black history month is more than just recognizing Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Malcom X, or Rosa Parks. It is about praising all black people in history who made a change that made our present society functional. You would think that public schools that have a large minority population would take some more...

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