Jefferson County Schools Release Closure Info and other Important Coronavirus Details

Jefferson County Schools Release Closure Info and other Important Coronavirus Details

Harper Watson, Staff Reporter

March 13, 2020

Madison Indiana school and local officials have been taking precautionary measures in hopes of curbing the spread of the virus including the cancelation of Ivy tech courses and transferring to digital work as well. At Madison High school, the concerns of COVID-19 are addressed in an informative newsletter to...

Teens to March on the Statehouse for Climate Change

Indiana Capitol Statehouse

Sophia Hall, Staff Reporter

March 11, 2019

On Friday, March 15th, a group of Madison Consolidated High School students will be skipping school to attend The U.S. Youth Climate Strike in Indianapolis. From 12-2 p.m., they will be protesting on the south side of the Indiana Statehouse against perceived Indiana representatives' inaction on the issue of climat...

Stress Among American and MCHS Teens a Growing Epidemic

An MCHS student tackles her assignments.

Anne Grady, Staff Writer

August 23, 2018

The mental health of high school students is a hidden and growing crisis for today’s generation. If you are a current high school student, you might be aware of the effects stress can have on someone’s mind and body. High school curriculum has intensified over the years which has caused a spike in t...

Indiana Senate Race: Every Challenger Had Warts; Incumbent Still not Safe

Indiana 2018 republican senate candidates Todd Rokita, Mike Braun, and Luke Messer

Bergen Cornelius, Staff Writer

May 15, 2018

On Tuesday May 8th, 2018 Indiana found out who will run against current Hoosier Senator Joe Donnelly in November. Tuesday marked the day of primaries that had been occurring in the United States since 1920 and only happens on even years. Mike Braun, Luke Messer, and Todd Rokita were all of the Republi...

Why Teachers are Striking and How Indiana Teachers Compare

Why Teachers are Striking and How Indiana Teachers Compare

Bergen Cornelius, Staff Writer

April 12, 2018

Jeff Bezos, Peyton Manning, and your next door neighbor may not have done the same thing in their lives, but they are all similar in one particular way. Bezos, Manning, and your neighbor presumably live vastly different lives from one another; one is the richest man in America, one is a famous footba...

Nepal Government Changes Law, Makes It more Difficult for Solo Climbers to Scale Mt. Everest

Hari Budha Magar to be the first above knee double amputee to climb Mt. Everest

Jordan Bryant, Staff Writer

February 13, 2018

The beginning of a new year is a time of goal setting and trying new things. For some that may be exercising more or maybe deciding to take more risks and try new things. For one man, it was to be the first double amputee to climb Mount Everest. Hari Budha Magar had been training for five years, reteac...

Government Shutdown Causes Turmoil inside and outside of Washington D.C.


Bergen Cornelius

January 30, 2018

American government was at a standstill last week in and the people are the ones who will be hurt by this. Right now the Republican party is in control of the House, Senate, and the White House with that amount of power anything can be done for their political gains. The budget has to be passed and wit...

Net Neutrality Repeal, FCC Chairman Info Campaign Causes Reddit Uproar


Sam Brumfield, Staff Writer

January 30, 2018

On December 14th the FCC debate on net neutrality ended with a vote to repeal the Obama-era bill. The bill was originally enacted with the intent to protect consumers by restricting an ISP’s ability to charge customers. The limitations were enacted under the principle that internet service providers...

Spotify Embroiled in Lawsuits, Looking to Go Public

Spotify Embroiled in Lawsuits, Looking to Go Public

Bergen Cornelius, Staff Writer

January 24, 2018

One of the most powerful and well-known music streaming companies in the world is now under some major heat after a lawsuit has surfaced that they have tried to take some major shortcuts. Well known artists like Tom Petty, Neil Young, and Janis Joplin are claiming they were not given the money that S...

Opinion: The NFL Takes a Knee to Take a Stand

The Dallas Cowboys and owner Jerry Jones take a knee before the National Anthem during their week three contest.


Bergen Cornelius, Staff Writer

October 3, 2017

President Trump can not stay out of the headlines when it comes to his impulsive behavior and saying whatever comes to mind. His latest outburst was declaring all National Football League protesters disrespectful and that they should be fired for participating in their first amendment rights. Not onl...

How Hurricanes Affect Us


Bergen Cornelius, Staff Writer

September 19, 2017

What does it mean for the people that were not physically damaged by the hurricane?  In the year of 2017 and the months of August and September, hurricanes have dominated the news.  The hurricane effects started with Hurricane Harvey and then less than a week later Hurricane Irma hit. Currently, Hurricane ...

Florida Residents Comment on Riding out Hurricane Irma

Satellite view of Hurricanes Irma and Jose via

Scott O'Neill, Staff Writer

September 14, 2017

Not even a week ago a category 3 hurricane struck the US causing devastating effects like flooding, property damage, and a confirmed 60 deaths. Still reeling from the storm, the U.S. now has suffered the effects of a category 5 storm named Hurricane Irma, although the storm slightly weakened once it...