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What did you do over spring break?

During Spring Break, a group of animal loving students headed up to Ely Minn. to do volunteer work and learn about field research at the International Wolf Foundation.

Elizabeth Osterberger, News Editor

March 26, 2014

Some students spent Spring Break catching up on sleep or playing video games. Some fled Madison on boundless adventures, while others  added hours at work or got ahead on studying. A few groups at the college took a rather different approach to the infamous week of freedom. Students in these groups...

Making a difference everywhere we go!

Adrian Holtzman, Clarion Staff

April 10, 2012

Imagine being able to go on a six-day vacation to one of the biggest cities in the world, accompanied by 10 of the most interesting people, spending your time doing one of the greatest things imaginable, volunteering! I have never been on a volunteering service trip before, and as a first semester...

Journey to New York: Student story on campus-sponsored ‘Alternative Break’

Ross Schuette, Copy Editor

April 10, 2012

The service trip to New York City was undoubtedly the best way I could have spent my spring break. I had been at work, a week before hearing about the trip, when I was talking with a co-worker about doing a service trip over spring break, like people do for Habitat for Humanity. I was in the Clarion...

Students go to Florida, New York for alternative break service project

Ryan Spoehr, News Editor

March 30, 2011

Students embarked on a unique experience for their spring break. Two separate student groups went on trips to New York and the Everglades. After applying, attending an interview and then attending a presentation, students were allowed to go on the trip. There were 13 students that went to New York...

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