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Save a Life Tour comes to Madison College

Madison College student Spencer White drives the virtual drunk driving simulator simulator as the operator increases the virtual level of alcohol.
April 25, 2012

A virtual drunk driving simulator was brought to the Truax campus gym on April 17th.  Save a Life tour is a national organization that is raising awareness of the consequences of drunk driving. David...

Switchfoot: Stars of the Dark Horses

Switchfoot performed at Madison's Majestic Theater on April 18.
April 25, 2012

Verberateing energy off the walls of the Majestic, Switchfoot energized and engaged the crowd throughout their Madison debut on April 18. Based out of the West Coast, the award winning faith-rock band...

Give a little: Packers play a different kind of ball for charity

James Jones, a wide receiver for the Green Bay Packers, participated in a charity basketball game with the DeForest Lions Club on April 20.
April 25, 2012

Jason Cuevas Sports Editor   With the NFL season still months away many local fans are missing out on their much loved Green Bay Packers. While there may not have been any football being...

WolfPack baseball team keeps up its torrid pace

Madison College pitcher Casey Doucette pitches against the UW-Madison Club Team on April 17. The WolfPack posted a 7-1 victory.
April 25, 2012

The Madison College baseball team has won six of its last eight games, continuing the strong play it has displayed all season. As of April 23, the team’s overall record stands at 26-0 and 9-1 in conference...

Construction effort moves according to schedule

Construction tour
April 10, 2012

The ongoing construction projects are in full-force at each Madison College campus, and significant progress is being made in the push to completion. Students and faculty can look forward to many changes,...

Mysterious ‘booms’ recorded by Madison College student

Brian Sullivan
April 10, 2012

Clintonville has been the center of attention for the last few weeks. Mysterious vibrations and audible “booms” have been disrupting life in the small town. The shaking is similar to an earthquake,...

Madison College graduate finds a new way to connect with nature in retirement

Sod house
April 10, 2012

The heavy pickup truck grunted and struggled up the steep, knotted hill. As I wound around the grassy slope, I caught my first glimpse of Harvey. Over his garden wall, I could see him pumping water into...

Ragbirds offer sounds from around the world

The Ragbirds are decending to the High Noon Saloon on April 16.
April 10, 2012

A unique tapestry of folk rock music sewn together with a patchwork of sounds from around the world, the Ragbirds' vessel of music has taken influence from traditional African, Cuban/Caribbean, Irish/Celtic,...

Lucero rocks with ‘Women and Work’

April 10, 2012

The ever-evolving Lucero of Memphis, Tenn. made a celebrated return to Madison on April 5. In front of an enthusiastic audience at the Majestic Theatre the band introduced nearly every song from their...

Like Father, Like Son: WolfPack player has Major League teacher at home

Treysen Vavra celebrates on his way into third base after hitting a home run during the Madison College baseball team's home opener on Friday, April 6
April 10, 2012

If he ever finds himself in a hitting slump, Madison College infielder Treysen Vavra knows right where to go for help – he’ll talk to his father, Minnesota Twins hitting coach Joe Vavra. Treysen, who...

The GOP presidential primary fight comes to Wisconsin

GOP primary race
March 27, 2012

As you sit down to watch some local television, you may notice a new barrage of advertisements that have hit the airwaves. These various smear-tactic advertisements were paid for largely by the super PACs...

Event in cafeteria a practice run for culinary competition

Madison College students are preparing for a culinary competition.
March 27, 2012

You’ve all seen it, the classy dining room full of well-dressed members of the gentry located near the entrance to the school.  But there is more that comes out of that kitchen than just great food,...

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