The student news site of Milwaukee Area Technical College

MATC Times

“What information or advice would you give to a new student attending MATC?”

“What information or advice would you give to a new student attending MATC?”

by Patrick Johnson, Times Photo Editor
September 21
Filed under Perspectives

As a student, this is the time of year that we all are anticipating, the start of a new school year. There are so many things that we worry about. Who is going to be my instructor? Do I really need all these books? Do I have enough money to get school supplies? Just thinking about this causes some anxiety....

Did what happened in Orlando bridge the gap for the LGBT community?

Did what happened in Orlando bridge the gap for the LGBT community?

by Leo Strong, Times Contributor
July 8
Filed under Perspectives

Since the Opinion topic for this issue is “Did what happened in Orlando bridge the gap for the LGBT community?” we asked that same question to six random students. This terrible tragedy that happened in an Orlando, Fla., nightclub marks the worst mass shooting in American history, which left 49 ...

What are your plans after MATC?

by Leo Strong, Times Photo Editor
May 11
Filed under Perspectives

Since the Opinion for this issue is “What are your plans for the future?” it would only be fitting for the question for Perspectives this issue to be “What are your plans after MATC?” Most would say to go to a four-year college, or take a nice long vacation break, or get a position in their ...

Something to spring-forward to…

Something to spring-forward to…

by Ashley Franklin and Pame Vang
April 29
Filed under Perspectives

After a drawn-out fall term is finally complete, the spring semester lends us a taste of something new, and a hopeful light at the end of a long winter tunnel. It’s safe to say that the rise in temperature is most welcome, as we indulge in the fresh air of warmer months to stretch out and shake of...

How would you feel about losing your freedom of speech?

How would you feel about losing your freedom of speech?

by Teresa Rae Butler and Leo Strong
March 22
Filed under Perspectives

Freedom of speech is one of the main attributes to being an American; however, if Donald J. Trump were elected into office, some people think he would like to alter the privilege. He has nationally said so according to sources such as “PBS NewsHour,” proposing to do so if he wins, to sue the m...

Do you think the county should pay to replace the Domes and why?

Do you think the county should pay to replace the Domes and why?

by Kirsten Schmitt and Leo Strong
March 4
Filed under Perspectives

Mitchell Park Conservatory, the Domes, Milwaukee’s living landmark is closed until further notice after a chunk of concrete fell in the Arid (desert) Dome. According to the Milwaukee County website, before the Domes there was the Mitchell Park Conservatory, which was built in 1898. It housed flowe...

Have you kept your resolution?

by Ashley Zunker, Times Staff Reporter/Photographer
February 11
Filed under Perspectives

At the start of the New Year, there is a tradition to make a New Year’s resolution.  Some will keep it and others will fail. It’s not always an easy thing for some to keep. There may be personal things that may get in the way or there may not be any self-motivation.  A list of common resolut...

by Kirsten Schmitt and Teresa Rae Butler
December 8
Filed under Perspectives

A little nudge here, a burp there, a disgusting smell or a loud noise, all of these could be your biggest pet peeve regarding manners. Manners are social conduct, the way we act around others. These days it seems we lack more and more manners. There are things that bother all of us and some that bother o...

How thankful are you for the service of our Veterans?

How thankful are you for the service of our Veterans?

by Taelore Pollard, Times Staff Reporter/Photographer
November 18
Filed under Perspectives

Veterans; our heroes, brothers in arms, world leaders and protectors. However, the question arises, do we honor them enough? Our own mothers, fathers, grandparents, children and close relatives put their lives on the line to protect us, but do we praise them enough for their contributions? We as...

The student news site of Milwaukee Area Technical College
Perspectives