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Hawkins helps to represent students

Alison Malek, Staff Writer

October 4, 2014

As the first ever student representative at Madison College, Patty Hawkins is the liaison between students and the district board. Hawkins attends and speaks at every district board meeting, and attends the Student Activities Board and Student Senate meetings. Hawkins voices students’  issues or conce...

Senate seats open for students at all campuses

Marisa Comeau-Kerege, Arts Editor

September 18, 2014

The Madison College student senate is looking for applicants for its upcoming elections.  Due by Sept. 19,  The applications will also be used as profiles of the candidates for public view during the election. The election will take place Oct. 2-7 and ballots will be sent to all students via Madis...

Senate officers ready for new roles

Betsy Osterberger, News Editor

August 25, 2014

  The Madison College Student Senate has announced the results of the 2014 Spring Election. Tariq Anjum will represent the College as Student Senate president for the coming year. Others elected include: Vice President of Administration and Finance LeRoy Cordova, Vice President of Legislative A...

Election will select student to serve on District Board

Betsy Osterberger, News Editor

April 24, 2014

For the first time in Madison College history, a student will have a seat on the Madison College District board as of July 1. During the fall of 2013, the Madison College Student Senate teamed up with the Madison College District Board to create an opportunity for a student at the College to serve...

Our view: Your vote will set the direction of Student Senate

Karen Cass, Opinion Editor

April 24, 2014

The week of April 24 – 28, Madison College will hold its Student Senate election. Much like The Clarion sees itself as a voice of the students, the Student Senate is also representative of the student perspective. Therefore, it is imperative that students understand the weight that each vote holds...

Candidates sought for upcoming Student Senate election

Marisa Comeau-Kerege, Staff Writer

April 10, 2014

Student Senate is now accepting applications for its upcoming election. Five officer positions, including president, are open as well as five senator positions. Kristin Zeier, the current vice president of public relations, said the Senate is looking for applicants who are “very motivated and self-starters,...

Prayer and meditation room close to reality

Adam Ruka, Staff Writer

March 10, 2014

After a semester of dialogue between the Student Senate, administrators and students, a room designated for prayer and meditation has become a reality. This will be available for students wanting to pray, meditate or whomever may need a low-sensory environment. Although guaranteed within the next couple...

Newest Student Senator is Isaac Brown

Ryan Spoehr, News Editor

February 19, 2014

With people leaving, there have been positions opening up on the Student Senate. One position was filled at a recent senate meeting. Isaac Brown, a liberal arts student, was sworn into the Student Senate at the Feb. 6 meeting. He said he is looking to make a difference and feels the senate can provide...

Students to have a seat on the college’s District Board

Madison College's Student Senate meets recently. Recently, the senate's efforts to get a student seat on the Distrcit Board were approved.

Tyler Richter, Staff Writer

February 19, 2014

Right now, there are no students to represent the student body on the District Board. However, with a recent ruling by the board, that will soon change. As of right now, students have little say in what goes on in a district board meeting without forming a petition. At January’s District Board meeting,...

Student Senate working to improve students’ lives

Colin Bowden, Senate President

February 6, 2014

Dear fellow students, I hope you enjoyed your first month of 2014. It’s a new semester, which means different classes to attend, more textbooks to purchase, new people to meet and more work to do. As you work toward graduation, Student Senate is working on your behalf to improve students’ lives...

Rep. Mark Pocan shares views during talk at Madison College

U.S. Rep Mark Pocan speaks to the Student Senate and other students during a visit to Madison College’s Truax Campus on Jan. 23. The event was called “Leader to Future Leaders,” and was intended to bring student leaders and other students together for Pocan to share his experiences and advice with them.

Onawa Powell, Copy Editor

February 6, 2014

U.S. Rep. Mark Pocan came to the latest Student Senate assembly meeting to speak to students and the senate about leadership development and issues that follow students throughout their college tenure. The meeting on Jan. 23, was billed by Student Senate as a summit of campus leaders as Pocan’s...

Zeier helps to lead two important Senate initiatives

Kristin Zeier speaks at an event at the Truax campus.

Nicole Mounts, Staff Writer

January 22, 2014

Being part of an organization can be an intimidating experience, especially for those who are already juggling a lot in their personal life in addition to the load of classwork. However, being part of an organization still can be accomplished, even with a ton on the plate. Kristin Zeier of Student...

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