The Clarion

‘R’ rating may limit reach of anti-bullying documentary

Morgan Engels, Clarion staff

March 27, 2012

Filed under News

A late February decision made by Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA) to issue an R rating to the documentary Bully has placed the association at the center of a controversy that now has members of Congress chiming in. “Bully” is a documentary made in response to highly publicized recent...

Movie, shoe recycling celebrate Earth Day

Ryan Spoehr, News Editor

April 13, 2011

Filed under News

Earth Day may come once a year, but this year the opportunity is there to celebrate it twice. Earth Day events at the college are being pushed up to April 19 to accommodate the Good Friday holiday. Madison College Sustainability Alliance (MESA) is partnering with United Common Ground and the Madison...

Film Fest Showcase: ‘Marwencol’ shows Mark’s World

Jeffrey Herwig, Office Manager

April 13, 2011

Filed under Arts & Culture

The film Marwencol supplies an interesting view of reality. Mark, the victim of a vicious assault, has to cope with life after the attack. Therefore he creates his own world to parallel the real world. The film chronicles Mark’s struggle between the imaginary place he intricately fashioned and society...

Film Fest Showcase: ‘Monica and David’ show love can overcome

Jennifer Abplanalp, Opinions Editor

April 13, 2011

Filed under Arts & Culture

Monica and David is your classic boy meets girl story. Except that Monica and David have Down syndrome. It tells the story of two young adults who want what everyone else wants in life: Liberty, love, family, and independence. And the film shares the difficulties encountered by the developmentally...

Journalist poets provide a new form of documentary

Leah Durst, Staff Writer

March 9, 2011

Filed under Arts & Culture

When you hear “poetry,” the terms Shakespeare, sonnet and rhyme are more likely to come to mind than documentary, social justice or journalism. That was not the case at the Association of Writers & Writing Programs conference where a crew from Madison Area Technical College’s Yahara Journal...

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