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An Economist’s View of the Campaign

April 6, 2016

Clarion News editor Mouna Algahaithi sat down for a Q&A with Madison College Professor of Economics and Environmental Studies, John Peck. Q: What economic “hot topics” should young voters be...

Key issues for Madison College students

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...

Students4Bernie unique among clubs on campus

March 23, 2016

How involved are Madison College students in political affairs? How interested? About 40,000 students are enrolled in the college at nine locations. There are 91 student clubs and organizations. Yet...

Campaign coloring book produces little more than buyer’s remorse

The “2016 Presidential Campaign Coloring Book” looked like a fun purchase on Amazon, but it didn’t have much to offer. The inside pages were little more than photoshopped images of the candidates.
March 22, 2016

They say that a picture is worth a thousand words. So you would think that coming up with a few hundred words to say about a coloring book full of pictures of this year’s presidential candidates should...

International perspectives

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.
Visiting students have unique view of American politics
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...

Trump stirs emotions

Donald Trump
Speeches filled with contradictions and outlandish comments fail to derail his presidential bid
March 22, 2016

Now that this hair with a man attached to it (Donald Trump) is running for president, everything that comes out of his mouth is looked at under a microscope, or is it? I have to wonder since people still...

Turnout of young voters likely down from 2008

Voter Enthusiasm
October 30, 2012

Days away from the 2012 election, presidential hopefuls Mitt Romney and Barack Obama still struggle to engage young voters. The outcome is expected to be tight. The excitement that surrounded the 2008...

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,...

Kal Penn visits UW-Madison campus in effort to energize students for Barack Obama

Actor Kal Penn addresses students to rally at UW-Madison campus.
September 25, 2012

Kal Penn, actor and co-chair of President Barack Obama’s re-election campaign, spoke Sept. 14 at UW-Madison. Penn traveled to universities throughout Wisconsin Sept. 14-15 as part of an effort by the...

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