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Power of the press highlighted at White House

President Obama answers questions from student journalists in the White House press briefing room. The students, including Clarion Managing Editor Josh Zytkiewicz, were there as part of the first ever National College Reporter Day.
May 3, 2016
Obama reminds students of the role journalists play

United States the tip of the spear battling ISIS

April 7, 2015

Since September of 2014 the United States, as well as a number of European and Arab nations, has been fighting the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS). In February, President Barack Obama officially...

Betsy Pelto’s petition for equity draws presidential response

Madison College student Betsy Pelto shows the letter she received from President Obama about her petition to help end racial disparity.
May 7, 2014

Madison is frequently recognized by media outlets such as Reuters and Forbes as one of the nicest places to live in the United States. However, that’s not the experience for all of its residents. Recent...

Battle over health care hurting people, not Obama

Shutdown is a new low for Congress
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...

Syria: Go big, or go home

September 30, 2013

Recently there has been a lot of information coming out about the latest incident of using chemical weapons in the civil war in Syria. This event occurred in Damascus on Aug. 21 of this year and killed...

GOP, Democrats still need to come to terms post-election

February 20, 2013

The GOP is in a big mess of trouble. President Obama delivered the 2013 State of the Union address on Feb. 12, and his incredibly ambitious tone seemed less like that of a president in his second term...

Madison College’s District Board chair on attending President Obama’s inauguration

President Obama and first lady Michelle Obama
February 5, 2013

Frances Huntley-Cooper, Madison College District Board chair, recently went to Washington D.C. to see the second inauguration of President Barack Obama along with a few family members. After the event,...

Campaign trail: Where Obama stands on selected issues

October 30, 2012

Where President Obama stands on selected issues from the campaign. CHINA President Obama has drawn criticism from the Romney campaign for not being tough enough on China. The Obama Administration...

Getting facts, policies straight with presidential candidates

October 30, 2012

There are some claims about Obama and Romney that may be true, may be false or may just be confusing. Romney said “Obama hasn’t even passed a budget” This is somewhat true, since the President...

More money being thrown into the election than ever

October 30, 2012

When the Supreme Court ruled in the Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission case, it completely changed the way money used in elections. The country is in the midst of the greatest amount of spending...

Obama, Romney duke it out one last time

October 25, 2012

With less than two weeks until the next U.S. presidential election, candidates Mitt Romney and Barack Obama duke it out in their last formal debate together. The gloves are definitely off at this point,...

Obama’s legacy not defined by policy

September 11, 2012

Last week’s Republican National Convention was certainly a spectacle. Wisconsin’s Paul Ryan gave a stirring, crisp address, looking and sounding more presidential with every word. Athletes, politicians...

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