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Our confession is that we don’t like this page

Nicholas Lamorte, Opinion Editor

March 5, 2015

Pride is a good thing to have. Dogma tells us pride is sin, but I’m all for it, as it uplifts the spirit and extends beyond the proud to inspire and uplift others within their social and private lives. I’m proud of Madison College: proud of what this college offers and of the people who attend and...

Staff editorial: Don’t misrepresent yourself through social media

Clarion Editorial Board

March 5, 2013

In the digital age, nearly everything is public. Politicians and celebrities are constantly being caught with scandalous photographs, emails, text messages or voicemails. There are very few people or public figures that do not have some sort of digital or online presence, and these are the rare exceptions....

Mainstream media forgets basic journalistic principles in Manti Te’o girlfriend story

Ryan Spoehr, Copy Editor

January 22, 2013

One might think the return of the NHL after their lockout and the NFL Playoffs would dominate sports headlines right now. However, that’s not exactly the case. Those stories have taken a back seat in sports news to the scandal involving Manti Te’o, a football standout at Notre Dame. After having...

Slacktivism: an activist’s lament

Slacktivism: an activist’s lament

Sarah Weatherbee, Staff Writer

September 25, 2012

Breast Cancer Awareness Month begins Oct. 1. I remember last year when the tell-tale, cryptic Facebook statuses peppered my newsfeed. Everyone appeared to be announcing where they liked to get it on. I have to admit, I had to look twice when some of my devout friends, fresh from church or Friday prayers,...

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