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Filament Games looks for ways to turn learning into play

Filament Games looks for ways to turn learning into play

Katie Paape, Staff Writer

November 7, 2018


Filed under News

When we think of what results from playing video games, education is usually not the first thing that comes to mind. But as technology continues to thrive, using games as a medium for learning is becoming increasingly important. On Oct. 31, in Madison College’s STEM center, Ethan Cayko from game-b...

‘Limbpossible’ founder shares his success story

Briant Lawler, News Editor

November 7, 2018


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On Oct. 16, Madison College hosted an event, showcasing that anything is possible with enough hard work and galvanized determination. The keynote speaker for this event, Robert Anthony, 31, is a below-the-knee amputee. Anthony was born with a defect, fibular hemimelia, where the fibula bone in one le...

Learning to be confident in salary talks

Antilica Xiong, Graphic Designer

November 7, 2018


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WomenLead hosted a workshop, “Salary Negotiation Skills” at Madison College on Oct. 31. The workshop was part of a campaign, Women and Student Loan Debt, during the month of October to create awareness of the growing student loan debt. One of WomenLEAD’s missions is to inform the Madison Colleg...

A SEAT AT THE EMPTY TABLE

A SEAT AT THE EMPTY TABLE

Arsenio Sorrell, Staff Writer

November 7, 2018


Filed under Arts & Culture, Top Stories

Imagine being responsible for putting together a script for a stage production completely from scratch.  What would you write about? What topic would you cover? Genre? Who would you want to work with you? These are vital questions you would have to ask yourself if you were put in the position to...

Vote for Our Lives Tour

Vote for Our Lives Tour

Andrew Kicmol, Editor in Chief

November 7, 2018


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Daniel Williams was a high school senior at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, when the Feb. 14 shooting happened. Now, eight months later as freshman in college, he was a keynote speaker on the last day of the ACP/CMA conference in Louisville, Kentucky. Interviewed by Lisa ...

OFF THE SHELF

OFF THE SHELF

Autumn Hall-Tun, Librarian

November 7, 2018


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What does community mean to you? How has your community helped you, supported you, and driven you to succeed despite difficulty? This fall, the Madison College Libraries and Academic Support Services will launch a film series with the theme “With Community, We Thrive.” We hope you will join us to view the t...

Volleyball falls to rivals

Volleyball falls to rivals

Andrew Kicmol, Editor in Chief

October 24, 2018


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

After a five-game winning streak to start the month of October and becoming the tenth ranked team, the Madison College volleyball team found a bump in the road, starting with a loss to College of DuPage, 3-1 on Oct. 11. The WolfPack started out slow falling behind, 10-5. They were able to fight back an...

Fall fun on the farm

Fall fun on the farm

Jennifer Reinfried, Business Director

October 24, 2018


Filed under Arts & Culture, Top Stories

I was in a strange forest, surrounded by dark trees and grotesque displays of horror when it happened. There was no warning, but of course, when is there? The chainsaw ripped through the quiet, heavy night, its sound tearing into my ears and sending my heart into a leap that didn’t quell ...

PBS food expert will host college’s chef series

PBS food expert will host college’s chef series

Joseph Craker, Staff Writer

October 10, 2018


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Hosting the third annual Madison College Chef Series beginning this month will be food expert Kyle Cherek, host of the award-winning show “Wisconsin Foodie.” For years, Cherek has taken his “Wisconsin Foodie” audience on PBS to every corner of the state on a quest for the best cuisine. This autu...

Gamehole Con returns to Madison this November

Gamehole Con returns to Madison this November

Jennifer Reinfried, Business Director

October 10, 2018


Filed under Arts & Culture

Have you ever driven past groups of people that suddenly seem to appear out of nowhere, dressed like handfuls of different characters from different fandoms and wondered what exciting event could bring out such passionate creativity? Or are you someone who has a love of tabletop gaming but can’t ...

‘Student Body’ takes a serious look at sexual assault

‘Student Body’ takes a serious look at sexual assault

Arsenio Sorrell, Staff Writer

October 10, 2018


Filed under Arts & Culture, Top Stories

What comes to mind when you think of theater? William Shakespeare? Maybe some famous Broadway musical like “Hamilton” or “Wicked?” Each year, the Performing Arts Leadership (PAL) Board selects the slate of productions to be performed. The play the group selected for this year’s fall producti...

OFF THE SHELF

OFF THE SHELF

Mark Luetkehoelter, Librarian

October 10, 2018


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“Everyone understands that water is essential to life. But many are only just now beginning to grasp how essential it is to everything in life – food, energy, transportation, nature, leisure, identity, culture, social norms, and virtually all the products used on a daily basis,” states the World Bus...

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