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Madison College President Bettsey Barhorst announces retirement.

Sarah Weatherbee, Multimedia Editor January 22, 2013

Madison College President Bettsey Barhorst announced her retirement at Staff Convocation on Jan. 11. THe President of eight years has chosen to retire now to move closer to family and transition back into...

President’s Message

Dr. Keith Cornille, Vice President for Student Development April 13, 2011

We’ve been hearing a lot about state budget cuts recently, but what does it all mean for the College and you? In a nutshell, we’re facing a $10.3 million budget shortfall for the 2011-2012 fiscal year....

Crisis Mode: State legislation causes budget gap for college

Sarah Blaskey, Managing Editor March 30, 2011

Gov. Scott Walker’s proposed biennium budget for 2011-2013 slashes funding for state technical colleges by $35.8 million each year and freezes tax levies at the current dollar amount. This puts significant...

Recycling burden shouldn’t be on municipalities

Steven Cornils, Staff Writer March 30, 2011

It’s about time someone had the guts to cut the recycling out of our state’s local municipalities budget. The fact that local municipalities were mandated to hold a recycling program is absurd. Recycling...

Sarah Blaskey, Managing Editor March 30, 2011

Ladies watch out. We are under attack again. If you are a female in your twenties you are a prime target. If you are an ethnic minority as well as a young woman, consider yourself public enemy number one. This...

Letter to the Editor: Students will be hit hard by governor’s plan

Benjamin Oertel, Student March 9, 2011

Dear Editor, I am a student and a parent. I do not agree with Gov. Scott Walker and the ideas he is putting forth. He is going too far in this so-called budget repair bill and the fiscal budget itself. ...

Governor’s budget puts caps on education

Aaron M. Childers & Sara Blaskey, Staff Writers March 9, 2011

Thousands gathered outside the Capitol to protest as Gov. Scott Walker gave his biennium budget address on Tuesday, March 1.  At Madison Area Technical College’s Truax campus, hundreds more gathered...

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