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Phi Theta Kappa hosts active shooter preparedness training

Andrew Kicmol, Editor in Chief

December 5, 2018


Filed under News

On Nov.14, Phi Theta Kappa held the very first active shooter preparedness training open for students to attend. Public Safety has done training for faculty and staff before but not for students of Madison College. The idea of the training came from a project that Phi Theta Kappa did for the Honors ...

Tips to help with your final exams

Briant Lawler, News Editor

December 5, 2018


Filed under News

The fall semester is hurdling to a close, which means, for students, final exams are afoot. Here are several helpful reminders to help you with the process of studying for and coping with finals. • Organize your study space: Limit distractions and keep your study space comfortable to help you foc...

Meet The Clarion’s sports editor Joe Craker

Meet The Clarion’s sports editor Joe Craker

Joe Craker, Sports Editor

December 5, 2018


Filed under Opinion

I opened my email last summer for the first time about a month before classes started. At the top of my inbox sat a call for writers at the student newspaper. I can’t say no to things and, finding it hard to pass up an opportunity, I quickly replied. Unbeknownst to me, I got an even quicker response. I ...

Phi Theta Kappa Honors Society inducts over 100 students

Destiny Kwenchia Zaomoh, Staff Writer

December 5, 2018


Filed under News

Phi Theta Kappa is the world’s oldest, largest and most prestigious honor society for two-year College students; with Madison College’s Beta Beta Psi Society holding a continuous 5 Star rating for Chapter development and programing. Any student is eligible to join after completing 12 credits and...

Scholarship deadline approaching

Briant Lawler, News Editor

December 5, 2018


Filed under News

As a reminder to students, the opportunity to apply to Madison College Foundation scholarships ends Dec. 7. Ruth Shoup, who heads the scholarship foundation, reminds everyone that scholarships are given to students who are beginning or coming back to Madison Area Technical College, and that, unfortunately,...

A holiday to remember

A holiday to remember

Arsenio Sorrell, Staff Writer

December 5, 2018


Filed under News, Top Stories

The holidays are a time for spending time with family, friends and loved ones. When you think of your favorite holidays it usually involves some sort of gifts or traditional festivities. Unfortunately, there are people who are much less fortunate and don’t have the resources to celebrate during holida...

OUR VIEW: A big thank you is much deserved

Mel Acosta, Opinion Editor

December 5, 2018


Filed under Opinion

The burden of textbook costs will finally be alleviated, but not all on its own. A number of people have been, and will be, hard at work to ensure that the textbook rental plan is fully implemented for the fall 2019 semester. The process behind this achievement has been years in the making. Student Se...

OFF THE SHELF

OFF THE SHELF

Jennifer Kasch, Librarian

December 5, 2018


Filed under News

Did you know that nearly one-in-five Americans now listen to audiobooks? That’s according to a Pew Research Center survey conducted in January 2018. Audiobooks are highly portable and they’re great for multitasking. You can listen to them while exercising, commuting, or doing tasks around the ho...

Thoa tells students of the importance of connections

Thoa tells students of the importance of connections

Briant Lawler, News Editor

November 21, 2018


Filed under News

Neng Thoa took the stage at the front of the room to start the second half of the “Changing the Narrative” conference. His message was clear and simple: we can build something fruitful, in real life, by connecting with individuals.

Determination and hustle keep WolfPack in games

Determination and hustle keep WolfPack in games

Tomaz Farina Escoteguy, Staff Writer

November 21, 2018


Filed under Sports

College basketball is back. The season has just begun, and Madison College’s men basketball team has already played five games. Coach Jamal Palmer’s team has faced five different teams on four away games and one at home. The WolfPack is now 2-3.

Babes for Books is more than a fashion brand

Babes for Books is more than a fashion brand

Andrew Kicmol, Editor in Chief

November 21, 2018


Filed under News

Most Madison College students are busy cramming for tests, doing homework and maybe working a job on the side. Almost none of them are starting, and running their own business, but for Ardita “Dita” Hashani that’s exactly what she’s doing. Along with being a full-time student and working at her fami...

Textbook rental plan gets voter approval

Andrew Kicmol, Editor in Chief

November 21, 2018


Filed under News

History has been made. On Nov. 9, an email was sent out to let all students know that the textbook referendum had passed. That means students will no longer need to pay an extra fee for textbooks as it will become part of their tuition. Madison College is the first two-year technical college in Wisconsin ...

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