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Manicone makes New York City stage debut

Manicone makes New York City stage debut

Leslie Oh, Art Director January 11, 2023

Madison’s very own Sophia Manicone (’23) recently starred in an Off-Broadway production of “Parade” this November at the New York City Center. The musical features Ben Platt, best known for...

Kathleen Morrow (25) and her siblings wear matching Christmas pajamas

Warhawks celebrate December holidays with unique traditions

Varenya Rao-Mallela, Staff Writer January 10, 2023

Many await the cheer that comes with the annual return of the holiday season. People enjoy this festive time of year because it is a time of giving, community and celebration. Around the globe, there are...

Coping with seasonal depression this winter

Lara Hans, In-Depth Editor January 10, 2023

Imagine this: it’s 4:30 on a bitter cold Monday afternoon and the sun has already begun to set. The daylight starts to fade out of the sky, and in less than an hour there won’t be any left. Soon, the...

The Benefits of being bilingual

Megan Mills, Staff Writer January 10, 2023

Worldwide around 60 percent of people can speak and converse in more than one language, however according to U.S government statistics in America that number stoops down to only 20 percent. Therefore,...

The class of 23s experience with college applications

The class of ’23’s experience with college applications

Leslie Oh, Art Director November 1, 2022

For the Senior Class of 2023, college applications are a long and unfamiliar process that has left nearly every senior stressed about the upcoming deadlines that will decide their futures with an acceptance...

Midterm Elections: The Flippable 5

Midterm Elections: The Flippable 5

Connor Foote, Editor-in-Chief November 1, 2022

Tuesday, Nov. 8 is shaping up to be one of the most influential election days in modern America. After Joe Biden’s election to the presidential office in 2020 was fraught with claims of fraud by the...

NASAs plans to return to the moon

NASA’s plans to return to the moon

Varenya Rao-Mallela, Staff Writer November 1, 2022

NASA is planning to soon launch the first mission of their Artemis Program, Artemis I. The purpose of the Artemis Program is to create a human facility in space for lunar, and, eventually, Martian exploration.  NASA’s...

Queen of England Dies

Queen of England Dies

Aidan Jones, Editor-in-Chief November 1, 2022

On Sept. 8, 2022, Queen Elizabeth II passed away at Balmoral Castle in the United Kingdom. She was 96 years old. She was laid to rest at King George VI Memorial Chapel in Windsor Castle, United Kingdom...

Students share job experiences

Students share job experiences

Simon Wong, Opinion Editor November 1, 2022

Have you ever bitten into a nice, juicy Chick-Fil-A chicken sandwich and wondered who made it? Or a tasty cookie from Crumbl? The answer might be closer than you think. Many Madison students work at Chick-Fil-A,...

Teacher doppelgangers at Madison

Teacher doppelgangers at Madison

Trish Truong, Opinion Editor March 29, 2022

From Nina Dobrev and Victoria Justice to Katy Perry and Zooey Deschanel, many celebrities have uncanny resemblances to each other, but many teachers at Madison have their own celebrity doppelgangers that...

The Word(le) on the Street

The Word(le) on the Street

Rachel Schlueter, Editor-in-Chief March 29, 2022

ADIEU? CRANE? STARE?  To some, these may seem like ordinary five-letter words, but to a dedicated Wordle player, these are the lifeline to achieving the fewest number of guesses possible.  Wordle...

Madisons SGA pictured in August 2021, prior to the 2021-2022 school year.

SGA makes changes to promote equity at Madison

Luke Kurcina, Staff Writer March 21, 2022

Over the past several years Madison’s Student Government Association (SGA) has initiated and encouraged a number of efforts to promote equity, inclusion and diversification within the Madison community. For...

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