The Clarion

Finishing Strong

Finishing Strong

Joseph Craker, Sports Editor

February 19, 2019


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

After taking victories from five of the last six games of the season, all by double digits, WolfPack women’s basketball head into the postseason with a 19-7 record and a 10-4 record in N4C Conference play. The highlight of this positive run of form is most certainly the scoring dominance that has ...

Vice President eager to connect with students

Vice President eager to connect with students

Amara Gobermann, Managing Editor

February 5, 2019


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Dr. Howard Spearman, the new Vice President of Student Affairs has a passion to get to know the students of Madison College and understand all perspectives. Spearman didn’t always want to be in higher education. First, he thought he wanted to be a physical education teacher, then he thought he wa...

Excitement builds as new campus takes shape

Excitement builds as new campus takes shape

Andrew Kicmol, Editor in Chief

February 5, 2019


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Progress on the Goodman South Campus is on schedule to open for the start of the fall 2019 semester. The warmer weather in December and early January has allowed more construction to take place during the winter to help move things along. From the beltline heading west you can see the building take s...

Unread books are more than just clutter

Unread books are more than just clutter

Mel Acosta, Opinion Editor

February 5, 2019


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With its release on Netflix, “Tidying Up with Marie Kondo” has taken the world (and internet) by storm. While its “spark joy” philosophy works for many different aspects of a tidy lifestyle, it misses a mark when it comes to book collecting. Kondo stands strong with her idea of books kept nee...

European Holiday

European Holiday

Tara Olivia Martens, Staff Writer

February 5, 2019


Filed under Arts & Culture, Top Stories

Nothing seems to be more iconic of coming of age in the United States as doing a backpacking tour through Europe. Then, after you have backpacked Europe, you might find yourself coming back to the “city of love” more than once in your life. How ever you make it work, Paris is one stop that might ca...

Hall of Fame inductees from Madison College

Hall of Fame inductees from Madison College

Joe Craker, Sports Editor

February 5, 2019


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The NJCAA Region IV Hall of Fame has selected Madison College’s Tanner Vavra, and the 2014 NJCAA Division III Championship for the volleyball team. Tanner Vavra baseball player who played for the baseball team began his career at Madison College in 2010 as a shortstop and led the team to immediate...

A shining ray of light

A shining ray of light

Andrew Kicmol, Editor in Chief

January 24, 2019


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On Jan. 16, more than 100 people filled a hallway on the third floor of Madison College’s Truax building to celebrate the completion of the state’s largest roof-top solar panel array. Standing shoulder to shoulder the crowd was lively and eager, laughing at the many roof and sun jokes provided. “In...

Wall to honor students

Wall to honor students

Mel Acosta, Opinion Editor

January 24, 2019


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As we brace ourselves for a new semester, we return to a fresh-faced student leadership hallway. Words of encouragement line the brightly designed walls past the athletics recognition wall, near the WolfPack Den. Reneé Alfano, director of Student Life, said “before the construction, we had a leadership...

No national emergency

No national emergency

Mel Acosta, Opinion Editor

January 24, 2019


Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

At the start of the new year, the United States had 31 real ongoing national emergencies and is now nearly one month into a partial shutdown in the federal government over a multi-billion dollar, xenophobically driven, wall on the U.S-Mexico border. Trump may attempt to pull in funds for his wall...

Mystery misfire a suprise

Mystery misfire a suprise

Sean Bull, Broadcasting Manager

January 24, 2019


Filed under Arts & Culture, Top Stories

I can gauge whether you’ll like “Holmes and Watson” by asking one simple question: How funny do you find Will Ferrell’s British accent? If his characterization of Sherlock Holmes can amuse you for 90 minutes straight, you’ll get exactly what was intended out of this film. On the other hand,...

WolfPack men’s basketball team scoring big

WolfPack men’s basketball team scoring big

Andrew Kicmol, Editor in Chief

January 24, 2019


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

The Madison College men’s basketball team ended the 2018 year with 6-6 overall. The new year has seen the team bounce back with four North Central Community College Conference wins giving them an overall record of 10-7 and a 4-1 conference record. Before the winter break the team played its 100th...

A holiday to remember

A holiday to remember

Arsenio Sorrell, Staff Writer

December 5, 2018


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The holidays are a time for spending time with family, friends and loved ones. When you think of your favorite holidays it usually involves some sort of gifts or traditional festivities. Unfortunately, there are people who are much less fortunate and don’t have the resources to celebrate during holida...

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