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Colleges strive to support diversity on campus

Mouna Algahaithi, News Editor April 20, 2016

As college students, we understand the importance of incorporating and celebrating diversity on campus. At most colleges, students are invited to attend cultural potlucks, foreign music concerts, or ethnic...

Madison College students get recognized for their leadership and management skills during the DECA statewide competition.

DECA students earn recognition and awards at statewide competition

Rebecca Waraczynski, Business Director March 24, 2016

DECA is a marketing organization that prepares emerging leaders and entrepreneurs for careers in marketing, finance, hospitality and management. The DECA State competition held in Madison, Wisconsin simulated...

Power of the youth vote is key

Jacob Ringelstetter, Staff Writer March 23, 2016

Young people comprise a huge portion of the eligible voting population, yet the number of young people who show up to the polls on election day has dwindled since the voting age was lowered from 21 to...

Key issues for Madison College students

Bailey Ayres and Megan Behnke March 23, 2016

We recently polled a class of 15 Madison College students representing varying areas of study and ages to find out what their top concerns are as students heading to the polls on April 5. The top six...

Victor Freiremelgizo, a student from Spain who is now studying at Madison College, was one of four international students to visit with The Clarion about their thoughts of the presidential primary election.

International perspectives

Stephanie Riedel , Staff Writer March 22, 2016

Within the U.S. borders, the election process can seem like a circus – especially with the current presidential primary, which some are arguing shows that the candidates are clueless and the government...

The Health Building Cafe features freshly made espresso drinks, brewed coffee, soda, juice, and a selection of grab and go food items.

Health building cafe offers convenience

Mary Joan Nastri , Staff Writer February 4, 2016

Thanks to the new Health Building Café, students currently taking classes in the Health Education building don’t need to trek over to the main cafeteria and walk through the construction. The main...

Madison College West Campus Sign

West Campus plans

Kimberly Michal, Staff Writer February 3, 2016

Welcome to the new. Goodbye to the old. In June 2016, Madison College’s West Campus will be shut down. The building located at 302 S. Gammon Road is not actually owned by Madison College, rather the...

Hookup Culture Illustration

Hookup culture and P.C. sex

Patrick Kempfer, Opinion Editor February 3, 2016

We have a big problem in this country. Young people are not receiving adequate information that will give them the knowledge and the aptitude required of them to make confident, sound decisions that...

Madison College students on an alternative break trip to Best Friends Animal Sanctuary in southern Utah gather for a photograph.

Students use winter break to help animals

Mary Joan Nastri, Staff Writer January 20, 2016

Madison College student Kim Michal is among those who recently returned from the alternative winter break co-hosted by the Madison College Volunteer Center. The trip was to the Best Friends Animal Sanctuary...

Yik Yak on campus: Safe space to vent or forum for hate?

Evan Bush, The Seattle Times / Tribune News Service January 20, 2016

At the center of a hate speech incident at Western Washington University during the fall semester was an anonymous-posting app many students use and many parents may not know about: Yik Yak. It was...

Program wait lists baffling to students

Melissa Stewart, Contributor January 19, 2016

There are currently 24 programs at Madison College that have a wait list, according to the school website. The time you have to wait to get into these programs can be anywhere from a semester to two years....

Madison College sent a group of students to the Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival in Milwaukee.

Drama students hone their craft in Milwaukee

Elliott Puckette, Arts Editor January 19, 2016

Thousands of drama enthusiasts flooded the campus of the University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee between Jan. 5-9. The halls, previously empty in the chill of winter break, buzzed as theater students of all...

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