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Joe Ballard, News Editor

October 4, 2014

Wisconsin law now requires every voter to show a valid photo ID before they are given a ballot in November. In a recent ruling by the Chicago 7th Circuit Appeals Court, the law was put back in to effect after being ruled unconstitutional in April of this year. Madison College announced in a press...

Letter From the Editors

A quick word from Joe Ballard

October 4, 2014

Clarion Illustration by Christopher Pinkert Nearly 40 years ago burglars were arrested in the Watergate hotel in Washington D.C. Five men were arrested for attempting to steal documents and install phone taps in the offices of the Democratic National Committee. This began a two year investigation by Washington Post reporters ...

WolfPack women’s soccer team scores the program’s first victory

women's soccer match

Joe Ballard, News Editor

October 4, 2014

The Madison College womens soccer team won its first game in program history on Sept. 24. The WolfPack defeated the Triton Trojans, 3-0, in the home contest at Warner Park. Elizabeth Conejo showcased her considerable speed as she scored two unassisted goals at the 41- and 66-minute marks to lead the...

Goodell misses mark

Roger Goodell cartoon

Joe Ballard and Frederic Hewitt, Clarion Staff

September 19, 2014

Clarion Illustration by Christopher Pinkert   Thus far of the 2014 NFL season, the league has handed out 31 suspensions. The way the league determines the severity of misconduct is under much scrutiny. Most notable was Ray Rice’s suspension, which occurred after a video surfaced of Rice ...

The Un-committed Governor

Scott Walker

Joe Ballard, News Editor

September 19, 2014

Gov. Scott Walker is asking for your vote again this November to finish what he started when he was elected in 2010. Before you vote, take a look at Walker’s failed job creation promise, the structural deficit caused by his policy decisions, and the fact that he hasn’t committed to staying the ful...

Tiny home, big impact

tiny house

Joe Ballard, News Editor

September 18, 2014

Before the brutal Wisconsin winter sets in, the Occupy Madison(OM) Tiny Houses project needs help covering costs to finish needed renovations before the low-income housing is inhabitable. Co-President Allen Barkoff gave a presentation at a retired Madison College faculty meeting outlining the c...

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