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Butterflies need our help

Kelsey Germann , Staff Writer September 29, 2022

We patiently look for the first signs of spring in the air: the warm sun, leaves budding, birds singing and butterflies migrating.   I love butterflies, and I cannot imagine the world without...


Censorship divides us

Taleise Lawrence , Assistant Editor September 29, 2022

Banned Book Week was celebrated Sept. 18-24 this year. This is the 40th year, as the celebration started in 1982.  It was created in response to a “sudden surge in the number of challenges to books...

Is there still a right to privacy with regard to electronic data?

T Clearwater , Staff Writer September 29, 2022

In the United States, we recognize the people have a right to privacy. But we’re seeing a growing number of court cases where the right to privacy is no longer recognized when it comes to electronic...

A reminder of the pain inflicted by colonialism

Iman Alrashid, Copy Editor September 28, 2022

At age 96, Queen Elizabeth II passed away on Sept. 8, 2022. The whole world was sad, shocked by her passing. The BBC reports, "some of the first mourners to see Queen Elizabeth II lying in state in Westminster...

Madison College journalism student Lillian Coppelman is the new editor in chief of The Clarion

From student to editor in chief

Lillian Coppelman, Editor In Chief August 29, 2022

After graduating high school I didn’t really know where I wanted to go with my life. I had always been passionate about writing and telling stories, I had been doing it since I could pick up a pen.  So...

Disney on puberty: good or bad?

Lillian Coppelman, Editor In Chief August 29, 2022

Disney, as a big corporation, often finds themselves under fire for anything people could find controversial. With the release of "Turning Red" in March and "Baymax!" in June 2022 there has been some mixed...

Demonstrators chant and hold signs in the rain during an abortion rights rally in downtown Orlando, Florida, on June 27, 2022. The rally is in response to the U.S. Supreme Court overturning Roe v. Wade.

Reproductive rights, reproductive fights

T Clearwater, Staff Writer August 29, 2022

This summer seemed like it was going to be such an exciting time for many people, who have felt they could finally start really returning to a more active life again – with many activities and businesses...

Student Nursing Association here for future nurses

Heather Schultz, SNA - Vice President August 29, 2022

Welcome new Madison College Students and welcome back fellow students and faculty. We made the decision to pursue new careers and improve ourselves with education in a tremulous time for our world. With...

inflation monster devour students wallets

Pump prices and inflation give students the shake down

Mary Segall, Opinion Editor August 29, 2022

Inflation is defined by Oxford Languages as “a general increase in prices and fall in the purchasing value of money.” It is a vital term used everyday within the world of economics.   Covid-19...

I dislike Facebook

Why I dislike Facebook

Jennifer Reinfried, Business Director October 10, 2018

Earlier this year, I was chatting with a coworker slightly younger than I was. Seeing as we enjoyed many of the same hobbies and had known each other for a while, I pulled out my phone and opened my Facebook...

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