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College hosts summit

College hosts summit

by Armand Edwards, Times Downtown Milwaukee Campus Editor
July 6, 2017
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The world we live in is a very fragile place, one in which removing even one organism from it can change the face of the planet for generations. It is easy then to understand the importance of caring for the environment. As a means to spread the word regarding the importance of this occurrence MATC hosted...

Makers Space: A dedication to Cathy Lechmaier

Makers Space: A dedication to Cathy Lechmaier

by Naz Silva, Times Staff Reporter
July 6, 2017
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On May 4, MATC’s Oak Creek campus officially opened the Makers Space. A makerspace is sometimes referred to as a “hacker space” and is often associated with the fields of engineering, computer science and graphic design, but is open to all fields and careers for exploration. The concept emerges from the...

Extending a helping hand

Extending a helping hand

by Soreh Milchtein, Times Features Editor
May 9, 2017
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“I don’t have the time.” “I’m afraid someone will laugh at me.” Those are the two most commonly cited reasons why students don’t use the tutoring center at MATC. Former President Ronald Reagan once said, “We can’t help everyone, but everyone can help someone.” MATC utilizes their stu...

Ins and outs of MATC’s privacy policy

by Keith Schubert, Times Editor-in-Chief
May 9, 2017
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The safety and well-being of immigrants and refugees in the United States is more uncertain now than it has been for a long time. The reason for the state of uncertainty is largely because of recent executive orders signed into action by President Donald Trump. One of the executive orders signed in Januar...

Times salutes Veteran Grads

Times salutes Veteran Grads

May 9, 2017
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Student Government seeks to petition MATC

by Caravaughn Frizzell, Times Opinion Editor
May 9, 2017
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The Student Government is seeking to petition the school to lower food costs. They are hoping to create a united front between all four campuses – Downtown Milwaukee, West Allis, Oak Creek and Mequon. Dianna Herron, recording secretary, commented that this petition isn’t something new, but rathe...

Drinking and driving – summer safety

Drinking and  driving – summer safety

by Kimberly Gilmartin, Times Contributor
May 9, 2017
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Summer is just around the corner. Along with the summer come parties, cook-outs and festivals. Along with those events come drinking cocktails. Don’t take chances driving if you have been drinking. If you’re feeling buzzed, you are likely over the 0.08 limit and should not drive. Nearly half of all m...

Denim Day April 26

Denim Day April 26

by Kimberly Gilmartin, Times Contributor
April 21, 2017
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April marks Sexual Assault Awareness month. According to the Rape Abuse Incest National Network (RAINN) 1 in 6 women and 1 in 33 men have been the victim of an attempted or completed rape. Denim Day is on Wednesday, April 26, a day to show your support for survivors and to eliminate victim blaming. This...

Naturalization ceremony hosted at MATC

Naturalization ceremony hosted at MATC

by Keith Schubert, Times Editor-in-Chief
April 21, 2017
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Words of relief were spoken by Bonafice Osunkwo and Maria Gonzalez, who both became official United States citizens at the naturalization ceremony hosted by MATC on March 9.    Originally from Nigeria, Osunkwo came to the United States in 2005 and now works as an IT consultant. “I can now do my busin...

Open forum explores mental health in black community

Open forum explores mental health in black community

by Charita Ford, Times Business Manager
March 15, 2017
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The Health and Human Services Office of Minority Health reports that black Americans are 20% more likely than other members of society to experience severe mental health issues such as depression, thoughts of suicide, and post-traumatic stress disorder. On Feb. 16 Men of Color organization, in conju...

Print shop and graphic design courses come closer together

Print shop and graphic design courses come closer together

by Armand Edwards, Times Downtown Milwaukee Campus Editor
March 15, 2017
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The college’s printing facility and graphic design program  came closer together thanks to the introduction of a new device, the Zund Cutter, a device used to cut out multiple designs and shapes out of paper for use by designers. Gerald Trotter, manager of Printing Services, discussed the use and purpose of th...

Project JRAP (Juvenile Reentry Assistance Program) offered at MATC

Project JRAP (Juvenile Reentry Assistance Program) offered  at MATC

by Kimberly Gilmartin, Times Contributor
March 15, 2017
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Project JRAP (Juvenile Reentry Assistance Program) is a partnership with The Housing Authority of the City of Milwaukee and Legal Action of Wisconsin Inc. whose goal is to help young adults eliminate legal barriers to employment and housing so they can become more self-sufficient. The program serves young ...

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