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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...

To Care or Not to Care? That is the Question

Aidan Jones, Editor-in-Chief January 10, 2023

Ah, senior year. The last one should be the best one right? We already survived junior year, so we should be fine! Well, the optimistic view of senior year that we all begin with is seemingly crushed into...

Self Care Is Not Selfish

Rachel Brown, Community Editor January 10, 2023

As a community, we often put the needs of others before our own. When we are actively supporting others, taking a step back at times and caring for ourselves is vital. This idea of self-care has been brought...

Tips for Avoiding Gift-Giving Stress

Leo Moskowitz, Staff Writer January 10, 2023

The holiday season is great for connecting family and friends through many ways, a prominent one being gifting. It is a great experience that comes around every year but there are obstacles people may...

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,...

Sophia Brown (23) swims butterfly in a swim meet last season.

Winter sports season begins

Zara Javeri, Staff Writer January 10, 2023

With the fall season coming to a close, Madison athletes are turning their focus to winter sports. Girls basketball set a high standard as last year's state champs. Having won three straight state titles,...

Snyder, who bought the Washington team in 1997, has been embroiled in controversy in recent months.

Snyder explores selling Commanders

Orion Luera, Sports Editor January 10, 2023

The Washington Commanders have had an up and down season so far as their record currently stands at 7-5 after Week 12. After seeing little success in the beginning of the season, the Commanders managed...

Kevin Chadwick Jr. (23) and Marcus Young (23) storm onto the field along with the rest of Madisons varsity football team to take on their rivals the Stonebridge Bulldogs

Varsity football heads to state championship

Molly Carrigan, Lifestyle Editor January 10, 2023

The Madison Football community is undeniably a crucial part of school comradery and a focal point of Madison athletics. Headed by coach Justin Counts, the Warhawks have proved themselves this year by turning...

Magnus Carlsen faces off against Hans Niemann.

Chess grandmaster accused of cheating

Teddy Lewis, Staff Writer January 10, 2023

It’s not common for the game of chess to make it into national news because of the respect and simplistic nature of the game, but two Grandmasters have found themselves in a position worthy of worldwide...

Liz Calvert accepts new role as principal

Cate Langhorn, Editor-in-Chief January 9, 2023

  Langhorn: So how many years have you been working at Madison and under what positions? Calvert: I’ve been working at Madison since the fall of 2015. I actually got hired in December of 2015...

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