The Clarion

Support for first-generation college students

Jacki Brickner, Opinion Editor

October 10, 2018

Are any of you feeling the stress and expectations that come from being the among the first in your family to go to college? If so, I am like you. I am a first-generation college student, the second in my family to go to college. This in and of itself makes me a rarity among my family members, many o...

Storming through rivals

Madison College forward Shane Paterson fights off a trio of Harper College defenders

Joseph Craker, Staff Writer

October 10, 2018

The Madison College men’s soccer team entertained a lackluster Milwaukee Area Technical College team in a nine-goal thriller on Oct. 5, a fitting way for the WolfPack to celebrate its Sophomore Night.  The WolfPack eventually secured the 7-2 win to go 9-1-3 on the season before their push to...

‘Student Body’ takes a serious look at sexual assault

Madison College Performing Arts will present “Student Body” opening on Oct. 25.

Arsenio Sorrell, Staff Writer

October 10, 2018

What comes to mind when you think of theater? William Shakespeare? Maybe some famous Broadway musical like “Hamilton” or “Wicked?” Each year, the Performing Arts Leadership (PAL) Board selects the slate of productions to be performed. The play the group selected for this year’s fall producti...

Why I dislike Facebook

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 app. Already tapping the search bar, I asked if he was on the social media platform. Much to my su...


Libraries & Academic Support Services at Madison College

Mark Luetkehoelter, Librarian

October 10, 2018

“Everyone understands that water is essential to life. But many are only just now beginning to grasp how essential it is to everything in life – food, energy, transportation, nature, leisure, identity, culture, social norms, and virtually all the products used on a daily basis,” states the World Bus...


Madison College Public Safety

Officer David Manthey, Public Safety Officer

October 10, 2018

Public Safety Officers respond to many calls for service and we communicate our activities to the college community.  Here are some of our recent notable incidents:  On Sept. 19, there was an active shooter at a business in Middleton on Deming Way.  Public Safety coordinated with Dane County 911 and responded to the...


Profiles of WolfPack athletes

October 10, 2018

MEN’S SOCCER A midfielder from Tucker, Georgia, Brandon Griffin is in his second season with the Madison College men’s soccer team. This year he has played in all 13 games and started 12. He is second on the team in goals scored with 11 and has two assists. Twice this season he has scored three goals in a single game. Last year, he played in 17 games and s...

Scholarship fundraiser tries to make a big splash

Madison College Student AmbassadorTia Pointer seeks donations

Briant Lawler, News Editor

September 26, 2018

Throughout September, Madison College Student Ambassadors conducted a fundraiser to help replenish a scholarship fund that has recently run dry.

New Facebook group can help in housing search

A new student-run Facebook group can help Madison College students find housing.

Andrew Kicmol, Editor in Chief

September 26, 2018

The housing options for Madison College Students Facebook group is a group dedicated entirely to helping Madison College students find a place to live. “It’s an opportunity for prospective and current Madison College students to find and share housing options, you can find and post sublets, room...

Youngsters visit Madison College in ICAN program

Andrew Kicmol, Editor in Chief

September 26, 2018

The ICAN program kicked off its first year over the summer. The program takes local youngsters from community centers around Madison and brings them to Madison College from anywhere between a half to multiple days in a row. While here the children got to use the Goodman Sports Complex and play differe...

‘Lunch & Learn’ event connects entrepreneurs

Tara Olivia Martens, Staff Writer

September 26, 2018

The Madison College Center for Entrepreneurship had a “Lunch & Learn” open house on Sept. 18, where a group of nearly 40 people squeezed into the Represent Center office on the Truax campus. Keynote speaker and faculty director Jill Huizenga was the first to greet the room. Speaking on behalf of...

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