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Filament Games staff members Ethan Cayko, left, and Brandon Pittser spoke at the fifth Stem Center Speaker Series presentation of the semester held on Halloween (hence Ethan’s Cat in the Hat costume) at the Truax Campus.

Filament Games looks for ways to turn learning into play

Katie Paape, Staff Writer November 7, 2018

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...

‘Limbpossible’ founder shares his success story

Briant Lawler, News Editor November 7, 2018

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...

Learning to be confident in salary talks

Antilica Xiong, Graphic Designer November 7, 2018

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...

A seat at the empty table

Arsenio Sorrell, Staff Writer November 7, 2018

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...

Daniel WIlliams, a survivor of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting in Parkland, Florida, speaks at the ACP National College Media Convention on Oct. 28 in Louisville, Kentucky. Students from the school planned last year’s March for Our Lives rally in Washington D.C. and are now on a Vote for Our Lives Tour. Learn more at

Vote for Our Lives Tour

Andrew Kicmol, Editor in Chief November 7, 2018

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...

Libraries & Academic Support Services at Madison College


Autumn Hall-Tun, Librarian November 7, 2018

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...

Madison College’s Paige Hostetler goes up for a kill against Rock Valley College on Oct. 16 at Redsten Gymnasium.

Volleyball falls to rivals

Andrew Kicmol, Editor in Chief October 24, 2018

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,...

Schuster’s Farm in Deerfield offers pumpkins, a corn maze, a haunted forest and lots of other fun options for visitors of all ages.

Fall fun on the farm

Jennifer Reinfried, Business Director October 24, 2018

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,...

PBS food expert will host college’s chef series

Joseph Craker, Staff Writer October 10, 2018

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...

Gamehole Con returns to Madison this November

Jennifer Reinfried, Business Director October 10, 2018

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...

Madison College Performing Arts will present “Student Body” opening on Oct. 25.

‘Student Body’ takes a serious look at sexual assault

Arsenio Sorrell, Staff Writer October 10, 2018

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...

Libraries & Academic Support Services at Madison College


Mark Luetkehoelter, Librarian October 10, 2018

“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,...

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