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Key issues for Madison College students

Bailey Ayres and Megan Behnke

March 23, 2016

We recently polled a class of 15 Madison College students representing varying areas of study and ages to find out what their top concerns are as students heading to the polls on April 5. The top six issues they cited were: security/campus carry, student loan debt and tuition, access to health care,...

Planned Parenthood’s primary focus is providing comprehensive sex education

Planned Parenthood’s primary focus is providing comprehensive sex education

Brighid Monahan, Staff Writer

October 29, 2015

Care. No matter what. That is the mission statement for Planed Parenthood of Wisconsin.  With such a profound slogan as this, you would be surprised by how much people oppose this idea.  The Madison College Truax campus is incredibly close to one of Planned Parenthood’s major Wisconsin clinics,...

Battle over health care hurting people, not Obama

Battle over health care hurting people, not Obama

Nicholas Garton, Sports Editor

October 9, 2013

About a month and a half ago my family gathered at our home in Elkhart Lake to commemorate the 10th anniversary of my father’s death. My Dad died suddenly from cancer in 2003. It was a renegade form of Melanoma that doctors had not seen before. Dad was a businessman who owned a restaurant here in town...

Studies on electro magnetic fields should be a higher priority for USA

Ellie Dahlquist, Opinion Editor

October 25, 2012

I am allergic to modern living – and currently, there’s not much I can do about it. Electromagnetic Fields (EMFs) are omni-present in everyday life. Everyone has a cell phone, and there are constantly wireless networks, televisions and computers all around. In May 2006 a conference themed “The...

Healthcare service now available at Truax

Ryan Spoehr, Clarion Editor in Chief

August 29, 2011

After months of delay, the Truax campus is offering free healthcare on campus. There is now a health clinic that has been built adjacent to the vet tech area near the corner of Anderson and Stoughton road. “We’re really excited,” said Scot Vesterdahl, Health, Fitness and Recreation advisor....

Health Care for All

Jennifer Abplanalp, Opinions Editor

February 9, 2011

Our health is in many ways in the hands of for-profit corporations. The Affordable Health Care Act seeks to make health care available to everyone. It does so, for example, by requiring insurance companies to accept everyone who applies and disallowing rejection based on pre-existing conditions. To...

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