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Congratulations Class of 2019

February 19, 2020

SCHOOL OF BUSINESS AAS Candidates Accounting Dereje Misttir Ayele Brandon Michael Campbell Yolanda Lynet Chester Noelle Victoria Rene Christensen * Rachel Marie Connor Joy Hyun Sook * Sara Engelhardt Yesenia D. Jesus Gonzalez * Lea C. Handy Rodney J. Harris * Lourdes Hernandez Zachary Allan...

Fiserv Forum Tour Takes Visitors Behind the Scenes

Bucks Montage

by Victoria Magee, Editor and Chief

January 30, 2020

The walking tour of the Fiserv Forum may be one of the biggest secrets on Sixth Street. For a fee of $15 you get to experience spaces in the building typically exclusive to professional athletes and entertainers. Tours are given by forum staffers who are as entertaining as they are knowledgable. Did y...

First Stage’s ‘Matilda’ brings it!

The cast of 'Matilda' takes the Todd Wehr Theater by storm.

by Peace Speaks, Times Staff Reporter

February 14, 2019

First Stage’s first full-length Broadway musical was a delight for all ages to indulge in. Todd Wehr Theater has opened its doors from January 11 - Febuary 24 for the approximately two hours and 40 minutes long Tony Award-winning musical. With the awe-inspiring robust talent of a quite large cast,...

MATC’s Letters to Santa on PBS

Elves and children were waiting eagerly with Mrs. Claus to welcome Santa to the annual Milwaukee PBS’ “Letters to Santa” show.

by Victoria Alexander, Times Staff Reporter

February 5, 2019

Kicking off the holiday season, our video production students recently shot the 44th season of their Christmas program, “Letters to Santa.” This is a family show, which has a new theme every year, and features real kids and their wish lists, music, and sometimes even cooking and cartoon segments....

Indie Pop Band Bad Bad Hats, brings good, good vibrations.

by Peace Speaks, Times Staff Reporter

December 19, 2018

On the 9th of Dec. Bad Bad Hats made their third appearance at Colectivo’s Back Room. The venue was rustic, dimly lit and intimate. A beautiful silver electric guitar propped against a speaker reads: “Nancy Drew ’90.”  This Band brings the nostalgia of the 1990s and quickens us to the timeless...

Raye Zaragoza as the opening is opening eyes

Raye Zaragoza as the opening is opening eyes

by Peace Speaks, Times Staff Reporter

December 19, 2018

On Dec. 1 the National Historic landmark, Turner Hall Ballroom, made way for the award-winning singer-songwriter and performer Raye Zaragoza. On the tail end of a summer-long tour opening for the band Dispatch, the 25-year-old, multinational (Native American, Mexican, Taiwanese and Japanese) Manhattan, New Y...

Mequon, West Allis campuses host MATC Safety Fair

Steffanie Peterson, first-year nursing student, “fights” the virtual fire and successfully extinguishes it at the Mequon campus Safety Fair.

by Kerry Lynch, Times Staff Photographer

December 13, 2018

If a fire starts near you are you prepared to extinguish it? Students had the opportunity to learn about the features of fire extinguishers and to use one to put out a virtual fire at the Mequon campus on Oct. 10 and the West Allis campus on Oct. 24 during the MATC Safety Fair. Campus Public Safety officers...

West Allis celebrates National Apple Day

West Allis celebrates National Apple Day

by Times Contributor

December 13, 2018

Amber Buerger, Jeremy Marek, Jessica Delasky and Brianna Levine, members of the Interior Design Club at the West Allis campus, celebrated “National Apple Day.” They handed out several different types of apples and showcased some of their class projects to interested staff and students.

Day of Dead at Mequon Campus

Day of Dead at Mequon Campus

by Kerry Lynch, Times Staff Photographer

December 13, 2018

Noel Crowder, MATC Environmental Health and Water Quality student, poses at the model of a typical altar constructed by Latin American cultures at the Mequon campus on Oct. 31. The Day of the Dead is a celebration that originated with the Aztecs several thousand years ago. It is a time for remembering...

Hobo Johnson swings into song

Hobo Johnson (right) opens his concert with energy at the Rave on Oct. 26.

by Greg Zeller, Times Staff Reporter

December 12, 2018

Hobo Johnson, a revolutionizing artist out of Nashville, Tennessee, brings an interesting perspective to hip-hop music. While Hobo Johnson performs with live instruments and an entire band, his style of music portrays more of a poetry vibe. Fans were waiting anxiously for Hobo Johnson to come onto the ...

Open house shows off six new Swiss CNC machines

Corey B. Johnson, (second from left) president of Morris Midwest, Dr. Vicki Martin (third from the left) MATC president, and Dorothy Walker, interim dean of MATC’s School of Technical and Applied Sciences, cut the ribbon on the college’s new CNC Swiss lab on Oct. 17 at the Downtown Milwaukee Campus.

by Ginny Gnadt, Times Contributor

December 11, 2018

MATC recently added new state-of-the-art equipment to enhance training for its CNC (computer numerical control) Swiss machine tool operations classes. Six new Tsugami precision machine tools were purchased and installed at MATC’s Downtown Milwaukee Campus in recent months. On Oct. 17 MATC hosted an...

The return of Bad Bad Hats

by Maribel Guarin, Times Staff Reporter

December 5, 2018

On December 8th Bad Bad Hats will be back in Milwaukee to preform at the Back Room @Colective. The Band, originally from Minneapolis, is currently touring the country to promote their sophomore album, "Lighting Round". For vocalist Kerry Alexander, being a musician is a dream come true. "When I was...

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