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Ford works to bring hybrid and electric technology to America

Ford works to bring hybrid and electric technology to America

Branden Kerr, Clarion Media Editor

October 12, 2011


Filed under News, Top Stories

On Sept. 29, Ford Motor Company representatives visited Madison Area Technical College on their “Power of Choice Tour.” Ford reps were on hand to give students and local residents a presentation and hands-on look at their fuel-efficient and electric vehicle lineup. Gil Portalatin, Ford’s Hybrid...

Support for Wiser Older Workers

Support for Wiser Older Workers

Kait Vosswinkel, Clarion Copy Editor

October 12, 2011


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With unemployment at nine percent, the job market has become ruthlessly competitive. Adults that have lost their jobs because of economic cutbacks are being thrown back into the race at a very difficult time. Madison Area Technical College is trying to reach a need in this area. With a Center for...

Blink-182 Returns

Blink-182 Returns

Sam Johnson, Clarion Staff Writer

October 12, 2011


Filed under Arts & Culture, Top Stories

The musical prowess of Blink-182 is vast with the development of their music proving a versatility and intelligence rare in many contemporary American bands. With a discography that can give many of their peers a run for the money, there are still two distinct ways to approach the assessment of their...

Bringing experience

Bringing experience

Jason Cuevas, Clarion Staff Writer

October 11, 2011


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

A new sports season doesn’t just mean new players. It also means there are new coaches at Madison Area Technical College. WolfPack soccer has just added some new blood to their mix. Assistant coach Sam Ramirez brings both years of soccer experience and an ability for enhanced communication with...

Steve Jobs dead at 56

Steve Jobs dead at 56

Branden Kerr, Clarion Media Editor

October 6, 2011


Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

On Oct. 5, 2011 Steve Jobs, Apple Chairman and former CEO who brought the company back to life by delivering innovative products like the iPod, iPhone and iPad to the masses, passed away. Jobs had long fought pancreatic cancer, once even receiving a transplant from a donor. It seems that the battle...

AN EYE TO THE FUTURE

AN EYE TO THE FUTURE

Ashley Salmon, Clarion News Editor

September 28, 2011


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The year of history for the college officially started with a groundbreaking ceremony that also acted as 100th anniversary celebration on Sept. 21. “It’s a celebration of the past 100 years and the beginning of our next 100 years,” said Keith Cornille, Vice President of Student Development. The...

Tougher to vote?

Tougher to vote?

Jacob Ennis, Clarion Copy Editor

September 28, 2011


Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

  Roughly half of Milwaukee residents of African or Hispanic descent will now be required to obtain an ID that they don’t currently possess, if they want to vote. According to Wisconsin Senate Bill 6, come February 2012, you will need a photo ID to vote unless you fall under a few different...

Music, tie-dye, games and entertainment offer students a break

Music, tie-dye, games and entertainment offer students a break

Aaron Miller, Clarion Staff Writer

September 28, 2011


Filed under Arts & Culture, Top Stories

Where can you practice your chopstick skills, gyrate with a hula-hoop, and learn about backpack safety? This was possible at Campus Fun Days. Campus Fun Days were held at DTEC on Sept. 20 and at Truax on Sept. 22. A tradition for over 10 years, the days were created to allow students to display their...

Thriving despite adversity

Thriving despite adversity

Jason Cuevas, Clarion Staff Writer

September 28, 2011


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

Every sports team knows that the possibility of losing a player or two lurks on the horizon. What they do not expect are player losses showing up in bunches. Sometimes it takes the unexpected to show just how much adversity a team can handle. The WolfPack volleyball team now sits in the middle of...

Rocking to a new beat: Trio of brothers enjoy their Texan rock ‘n’ roll

Rocking to a new beat: Trio of brothers enjoy their Texan rock ‘n’ roll

Andrew Killgallon, Arts & Cultures editor

June 28, 2011


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Surviving the plague of becoming a one hit wonder is nearly impossible. But The Los Lonely Boys has surpassed that and has been touring their homegrown sound around the world for very eager ears. The Los Lonely Boys is a trio of brothers who were raised in a very musical family and through that they...

Students approve plan for a Peace Park

Students approve plan for a Peace Park

Ryan Spoehr, News editor

June 28, 2011


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The proposed social area deemed the “Peace Park” has been officially integrated into future construction plans for the Truax campus. At the April 15 Student Activities Board (SAB) meeting, funding for the Peace Park was approved. The Peace Park, originally proposed in 2001, will be a 9/11 memorial....

High price tag of WISPIRG leads to ‘nay’ vote

High price tag of WISPIRG leads to ‘nay’ vote

Ryan Spoehr, News editor

June 28, 2011


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After more than two hours of intense debate, the Student Activities Board voted down a proposed allocation of $72,772 to the Wisconsin Public Interest and Research Group (WISPIRG). The decision likely means WISPIRG will not have a presence on campus next year. The group was established as a club last...

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