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Political Divide in Nation Separates Family

Political Divide in Nation Separates Family

Paige Zezulka, Copy Editor November 24, 2020

Who would have known President Trump would divide the whole country, as well as my family, within his time as president? I would say my family has always been close, but also always slightly broken....

Sports have always been political 

Sports have always been political 

Kaleia Lawrence, Opinion Editor September 30, 2020

People who say there shouldn't be politics mixed with sports are lying to themselves. Politics and sports have been intertwined for a long time.     Throughout history, sports have...

Political pressure should not influence FDA emergency use authorization decisions 

Anica Graney , Editor-in-Chief  September 19, 2020

Recently, President Trump was accused of pressuring FDA officials to issue an Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) for the use of hydroxychloroquine sulfate and chloroquine phosphate to treat COVID-19. Major...

Madison College Students are and arent going to vote


October 24, 2018

An open letter to Trump supporters

Patrick Kempfer, Opinion Editor March 22, 2016

Immigrants (that’s how you spell that word, btw) are coming here for the same reasons your great grandparents came (or however long you can trace your family back), and that’s to make more opportunities...

Victor Freiremelgizo, a student from Spain who is now studying at Madison College, was one of four international students to visit with The Clarion about their thoughts of the presidential primary election.

International perspectives

Stephanie Riedel, Staff Writer March 22, 2016

Within the U.S. borders, the election process can seem like a circus – especially with the current presidential primary, which some are arguing shows that the candidates are clueless and the government...

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Do your job, vote!

Kimberly Michal, Staff Writer January 19, 2016

President Barack Obama’s final State of the Union address is a song of hope, compassion, and a message to motivate our nation that has become so besides itself, so increasingly drowned in fear that two-thirds...

Ryan faces tough road as the new speaker

Morgan Engels, Staff Writer December 10, 2015

Wisconsin’s Paul Ryan was elected earlier this year as the 54th Speaker of the House. The vote took place nearly a month to the day of Former House Speaker John Boehner’s announcement of his resignation. Boehner,...

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Change only happens when you vote

Elliott Puckette, Copy Editor December 10, 2015

To start, I just want to say that I love comedians, especially political ones. It is because of political comedians that I became interested in the political process and can today count myself as a reasonably...

Physics and the Bible

Daniel Herron, Multimedia Editor November 6, 2013

“You’ll find more wisdom in here than you will in there,” the older gentleman said. He attempted to hand me a pocket-sized New Testament re-done for the latest generation with a flashy green cover...

Unlimited political contributions put price on free speech

Andrea DeBauche, Opinion Editor October 23, 2013

On Oct. 8, the Supreme Court heard the arguments for McCutcheon v. Federal Election Committee, concerning the limit an individual can donate to political campaigns. Shaun McCutcheon, a wealthy Alabaman...

Secession attempts are a waste of time and money

Michael Patton, Staff Writer December 3, 2012

Lately the whole idea of secession has been filtered through various media sources after the presidential election. Go for it if you really think that your current state would be much better off on its...

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