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Student Senate sets its agenda for the year

Andrew Kicmol, Editor in chief

January 24, 2019

It’s a new year, and for Student Senate that means rolling out initiatives for the new year, along with continued work on issues like food security. The Senate has three main initiatives that they will work on this year. Food Security First is the continued work on food security, trying to get...

OUR VIEW: A big thank you is much deserved

Mel Acosta, Opinion Editor

December 5, 2018

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...

Ellie Rome has a passion for student government

Ellie Rome visits with a student in her office

Rachel Husted, Staff Writer

October 10, 2018

Taking her passion for student government, Rome began working in student advisement positions, gaining experience before completing her graduate’s degree. Rome is one of Madison College’s newest student program advisors.

Weekly student senate meetings open to all

Ana Bon, Staff Writer

November 10, 2015

Every semester a new election takes place for Madison College Senate. There were 16,362 eligible voters as of Fall 2015 and 298 voted, only 1.82 percent of all eligible voters. Nineteen seats take up the new school senate. From acquiring free metro bus passes and fitness center access, to lobbying...

Letter from the Student Senate – Parking at Truax

Amanda Love, Student Senate President

November 10, 2015

A common concern that students have expressed to the Student Senate is that there is insufficient parking at the Truax Campus, and many have asked why we don’t have a multilevel parking ramp. For most students who live outside of Madison, driving to campus is the only way to get there, and even for...

Student Senate looking for candidates

Stuart Benjamin, Arts Editor

September 16, 2015

Student senate elections are coming up soon, and if you want to run for a position you need to act fast! The deadline to apply for candidacy is this Friday, Sept. 18. But even if you don’t make the application deadline, you can still run a write-in campaign. As of right now there are four candidates,...

Senate offers students a forum to share their concerns

Amanda Love, Student Senate President

August 25, 2015

On behalf of the Student Senate, I would like to welcome you to another year at Madison College. As your elected student representatives, we are working on a number of goals towards improving your experience here. These include: Finding new ways to reduce the amount students pay every semeste...

Amanda Love elected Madison College senate president

Tannen Todd, Staff Writer

May 12, 2015

A total of 12 newly elected Student Senators will soon be inducted for the 2015-16 school year. With terms beginning in the summer, new senators and executive members are already being introduced to the organization, and, with the assistance of returning senators, the team will have plenty of experience...

Student Senate’s bike clinic offers variety of services

Tyler Desjardins works on one of the many bikes brought in for the Student Senate’s semi-annual Bike Clinic at the Truax Campus on April 30.

Tannen Todd, Staff Writer

May 11, 2015

The eighth semi-annual Madison College Bike Clinic came to an end Wednesday, serving just under 50 students and their bikes in time for summer.   Providing a variety of services, from replacing rusty chains to mending bent handles, riders dropped off their bikes and got them back the same day.  And...

Student Senate recruits for spring election

David Fernandez, Staff Writer

April 7, 2015

The Madison College Student Senate – the student government of the College – is looking for applicants for the Spring Elections coming up this May. We are the student representatives of all enrolled Madison College students. By state law, we are required to participate in the immediate governance...

Student Senate president steps down

Natalie Connors, Editor in Chief

February 19, 2015

Participating in Student Senate is one of the most direct ways people can get involved and make an impact in their school. Student Senate President Tariq Anjum stepped down this week from his seat, and has opened himself up for a Clarion interview. Anjum started attending Madison College in 2010,...

Student Senate starts work on its initiatives

Tannen Todd, Student Senator

November 12, 2014

The Student Senate is currently working on a number of issues that are affecting Madison College students on a day-to-day basis.  A couple things that are currently being pushed for are, cheaper textbook costs, the implementation of gender-neutral restrooms, and reducing crowded parking by increasing...

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