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Museum brings historical exhibit to New Glarus with plenty to offer

The 1902 fire engine is one of the many interesting pieces at Swiss Historical Village.
September 25, 2012

History buffs, museumgoers, and antique lovers rejoice. Just a 40-minute drive outside of Madison lies a small town by the name of New Glarus. And though it is often recalled for its famous brewing company,...

‘Iron Sky’ has wit and charm for an otherwise serious set of topics

Comedy and the moon is where The Third Reich should be.
September 25, 2012

“Iron Sky” has been grabbing attention for almost two years as the film about Space Nazis, and thanks to Tugg and Dane101, a screening in the Madison area was provided. After many budgetary constraints,...

Returning to the ranks

Coach Toby Parker gets the Madison College volleyball team ready for another match.
September 25, 2012

After dropping a decision to Rochester, the Madison College women’s volleyball team won four consecutive matches and improved its record to 12-3. The WolfPack’s last loss came Sept. 8 at Rochester....

The ‘ultimate’ fun game

RACHAEL ROMANMembers of the Madison College Ultimate Frisbee Club practice at a local park. The club wants more students to join.
September 25, 2012

The world of ultimate Frisbee has finally found its way to Madison College. After a year of trying to get a club team started, now President Tyler Charles finally has the club up and running. In a city...

Behind the scenes: Madison College students experience the Democratic National Convention

First lady Michelle Obama energized the audience and delegates at the Democratic National Convention.
September 12, 2012

Everyone had the chance to watch the Democratic National Convention and Republican National Convention on television in recent weeks. Four of us from Madison College were among the fortunate few who...

Students get readjusted with help of clinic for veterans

Veteran Jose Velazquez meets regularly with a counselor at the clinic for progress.
September 12, 2012

When Madison College student Jose Velazquez came home from his second tour in Iraq, he thought everything was fine. As time passed, he found himself retreating and not talking to friends and family as...

Departments work together to create a new salon at Truax

Departments work together to create a new salon at Truax
September 12, 2012

Many students feel the need to have a fresh look and good style for the beginning of the school year; now they will not have to go far to look their best. The Truax campus is home to a new salon in...

Space program inspires technological innovation

Space shuttle program.
September 11, 2012

The passing of Neil Armstrong should remind us to continue exploring space. The space program was a magical thing in the 1960s. It was a time when nations were trying their hardest to explore and advance...

Filled with soul

The Mighty Short Bus at Taste of Madison. Band members from left to right: Ben Stitgen, Frank Busch, Nic Adamany, Rob Junceau.
September 11, 2012

The atmosphere was laid back. Taste of Madison patrons strolled about eating and drinking their way around Capitol Square. A small crowd had gathered in front of the stage awaiting the performance of Madison-based...

Connected to success: New WolfPack coach taught at Arnold Palmer Golf Academy

Madison College golf coach Pat Gorman watches two of his players warm up for a recent golf invitational in Janesville.
September 11, 2012

Madison College’s new golf coach can really teach the game – that’s been certified by one of professional golf’s most successful competitors. Pat Gorman, a Wisconsin native and University of...

Madison College Truax opens healthy cafe in cafeteria

Good grub
August 24, 2012

Pizza has been moved to the WolfPack Den to make room for a “healthy cafe” at the Truax campus. There’s sushi in the back and healthy snacks at the checkout line. Organic and gluten-free foods are...

Our view: Reaction to Sikh temple shooting reveals hidden prejudice

Religious respect
August 24, 2012

Despite religious freedom being in the first amendment to the constitution, the battle over religion has been ongoing ever since. Recent events have displayed an improper way of thinking and have made...

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