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Student Senate will welcome U.S. Rep. Pocan

Mark Pocan

Ryan Spoehr, News Editor

January 22, 2014

Mark Pocan, now a U.S. representative, is coming to the Truax campus to attend the next Student Senate assembly meeting. The meeting this Thursday, Jan. 23, will take place in the Student Lounge due to the boardroom in the administration building being closed for renovations. Student Senate meetings,...

Student Senate has variety of plans for this semester

Ryan Spoehr, News Editor

January 22, 2014

As the new semester commences, Student Senate is pushing some new initiatives and continuing on some old ones. One of the biggest initiatives the senate has been working on is how it shares information with students. Student Senate President Colin Bowden said the use of different forms of media will...

The State of the Student Body

State of the Students presentation

Daniel Herron, Multimedia Editor

November 5, 2013

Until just recently there have been no records of a State of the Students Address at the college. Now there has been one of record. Student Senate president Colin Bowden gave his first State of the Student Body Address on Oct. 22 in the Truax Student Lounge. In his speech, Bowden touched on topics...

Student Senate letter: State of the Student Body address

Colin Bowden, Senate President

October 10, 2013

Fellow Students, As we make our way toward Halloween, there are several things we might be afraid of. That exam around the corner, some of the food sitting out too long, that instructor handing an extra assignment just for the fun of it, and so on. Even with all that we can fear, there are reasons...

For the students from a student

Student Senate President Colin Bowden speaks at a recent college event.

Ryan Spoehr, News Editor

October 9, 2013

In recent memory, there has not been a campus address by a Student Senate president here at Madison College. Student Senate President Colin Bowden is set to speak before the Madison College student body on Oct. 22 in his first State of the Student Body Address. “As far as I know, it’s the fi...

Fitness and health referendum approved; Senate officers voted in

Brandon Allen-Trick, Copy Editor

May 8, 2013

Between April 26 and 30th, Madison College students lined up (or logged in) to cast their ballot for their student body representation. The Clarion sat down with the new Senate officers to ask them what the student body can expect from them in the academic year to come. Colin Bowden won a hard fought...

Students’ votes will determine new senators

Kim Johnson-Bair, Staff Writer

April 24, 2013

As the school year is winding down, it is already time to look ahead to next year. With that comes the duty of bringing in the teams that will help guide the college through 2013-14. On April 26, the voting begins to elect the new student senators that will take the Madison College student body through...

Student Senate visits D.C.

Joelle De La Pena, Staff Writer

October 9, 2012

Madison College’s Student Senate recently attended The American Student Government Association Conference held in Washington D.C. The conference brings many student governments from different colleges around the nation to come together and meet with other representatives at the nation’s capital....

Senate Update

Clarion Staff

September 25, 2012

Senate elections for the year are taking place on  Sept. 27. There will be 19 candidates running for 11 positions. Elections will be done by e-mail. The Student Senate already has a few items on the agenda for this term. One of the first issues they would like to address is cell phone reception on...

International student runs for senate

Jason Cuevas, News Editor

September 25, 2012

Coming to the United States from the Ivory Coast just seven months ago, Yacouba Sibi is ready to use his life experience to help students at Madison College. Sibi studied business for four years in Africa, along with some criminology and human rights. He is currently studying business at Madison College....

Senate turns focus to books, buses and parking

Ellen La Luzerne, Clarion staff

August 24, 2012

Books, buses and ballots are on the minds of Madison College’s elected leaders. The MATC student senate is tackling issues related to these items in the upcoming school year. According to Senate President Ousmane Kabre, the initiative to help with the costs of books is centered on the 3As - Access,...

Kabre wins Senate presidential election in close race

Ryan Spoehr, Clarion Editor in Chief

May 8, 2012

Ousmane Kabre was named Student Senate President after this year’s elections beating out two other candidates. Kabre, a Liberal Arts Transfer student, was named President on May 2. He had 38.8 percent of the vote just narrowly defeating Brittny Campbell, who had 37.9 percent of the vote. Kabre...

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