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Sanders an independent candidate

Sanders should take the leap into upcoming presidential race
October 16, 2014

Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) announced recently that he is considering running for President in 2016.  To this I say, “run Bernie, please!” This country has been without a leader that is for the...

Candidates sought for upcoming Student Senate election

April 10, 2014

Student Senate is now accepting applications for its upcoming election. Five officer positions, including president, are open as well as five senator positions. Kristin Zeier, the current vice president...

Election over, now is the time to move forward

November 13, 2012

The robo-calls have stopped, yard signs are being taken down and real commercials are back on T.V. President Barack Obama was re-elected for another four year term. The election may or may not have turned...

Students must get active to make their voice heard

October 30, 2012

Voters are almost ready to go through the motions of cast their ballots. There are just a few more days of dealing with the barrage of campaign ads and emails that we can’t wait to delete. Minus these...

Pocan emphasizes education to spur the economy

October 30, 2012

One important issue in the 2012 presidential election is the economy. Candidates have voiced their opinions for how to do this.. However it is not just the presidential candidates who are under fiscal...

More money being thrown into the election than ever

October 30, 2012

When the Supreme Court ruled in the Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission case, it completely changed the way money used in elections. The country is in the midst of the greatest amount of spending...

Barrage of ads has independent wondering why vote?

October 30, 2012

Election Day is fast approaching. Students around Madison College are gearing up to make their voices heard by casting their ballot in the presidential election, for many it’s their first. You’ve been...

Third party candidates and their impact on national elections

October 30, 2012

It seems as though in every election cycle this same debate arises. Is it worthwhile to vote for a third party candidate, or is it just throwing your vote away? The truth, as in many things, lies in the...

17th District race has student challenging incumbent

March 30, 2011

In the race for the 17th District for Madison city council, incumbent Joe Clausius is being challenged by Madison Area Technical College student Spencer White. Madison College is near the center of...

How to vote

March 30, 2011

VOTE ON TUESDAY, APRIL 5  Polls are open 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. If you have any questions about whether you need to register, the information you need to register, your polling place, or any other concerns...

Economy is primary focus of both mayor candidates

March 30, 2011

Dave Cieslewicz and Paul Soglin have found themselves dueling again for the Madison mayoral office as they did in 2003 when Cieslewicz narrowly beat Soglin to become mayor. Now, Cieslewicz is running...

Student runs for seat on city council

January 26, 2011

Spencer White, a current Madison Area Technical College student, is running for a position on Madison’s city council. White is challenging Joe Clausius in the race for District 17, an area the covers...

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