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Students explore careers in machine tooling, welding

John Lopez, Student Services specialist, shows a chess piece that students will make as part of their training for the Machine Tooling program at the information session on March 10.

by Leo Strong, Times Assistant Photography Editor

March 24, 2015

MATC’s School of Technology and Applied Sciences had an information session in the T-Building Auditorium on March 10. Christine Woda, coordinator; Elan Namath, senior specialist; and John Lopez, student services specialist, spoke to prospective students on the details of both the Machine Tooling and...

Girl power! Oak Creek hosts scouts for Career Day

Girl Scouts get hooked up for a climb as part of the landscape horticulture program.

by Monte Driscoll, Times Editor-in-Chief

March 24, 2015

MATC’s Oak Creek campus opened its doors to area Girl Scout troops for the annual Career Day on Saturday, March 7. The event allows the scouts to choose a program offered at MATC and get hands-on experience performing related tasks. The programs offered included Architecture, Automotive, Electronics,...

Silas Young is back and ready to show Milwaukee how a real man wrestles

Wisconsin native Silas Young is ready to compete again in the sport of professional wrestling.

by Monte Driscoll, Times Editor-in-Chief

March 9, 2015

Ring of Honor wrestling will return to Milwaukee’s Turner Hall Ballroom on Friday, March 13, and a familiar face to the area will be featured in a match during the event. Silas Young, a Wisconsin native, will continue his road back from a leg injury that sidelined him for several months this winter. To...

Open mic event thrills downtown audience

A performer entertains the crowd at the BSU’s Open Mic event on Feb. 25.

by Edgar Davis, Times Staff Reporter

March 9, 2015

A soulful event full of positive energy took place Wednesday, Feb. 25 from noon until 3 p.m. in the Downtown Milwaukee campus S-Building cafeteria. The area was filled with students and faculty waiting to be a part of this electrifying experience. DJ equipment was operated by Pierre Hall of the Black...

Fans jump on bus, then out of their seats

Students display T-shirts while traveling to the Play4Kay fundraiser basketball game.

by LeShone Hosea Jackson, Times Staff Reporter

March 9, 2015

“Some of the best things in life are free,” is not just a quote, but a reality here at MATC. An opportunity to enjoy a weekend of shouting, anticipation, laughter and entertainment at Alverno College took place on Saturday, Feb. 21. The event was in support of the Play4Kay Foundation. In addition...

A distinctive musical event: An afternoon with Nineteen Thirteen

In the C-Building Auditorium on Feb. 20, the band Nineteen Thirteen plays the song  “Mr. Panicker,” while Victor DeLorenzo plays the drums and percussion instruments (left), with Janet Schiff on the cello, and Greg Lopez on the other drums (right).

by Leo Strong, Times Assistant Photography Editor

March 9, 2015

Nineteen Thirteen played at the Downtown Milwaukee campus at the C-Building Auditorium on Friday, Feb. 20. The members of Nineteen Thirteen are: Janet Schiff, cello; Victor DeLorenzo, percussion; Greg Lopez, drums. The most recognizable musician in Nineteen Thirteen is DeLorenzo, whose energetic drumming...

Jammin’ with The Davis Family band

Artemas Davis, of The Davis Family Band, plays a saxophone at the MATC Oak Creek campus on Feb. 11.

by Leo Strong, Times Assistant Photography Editor

February 28, 2015

As a returning favorite for Black History Month, The Davis Family Band played soulful renditions of jazz, classic R&B, and pop, from the ‘50s on, at the MATC Oak Creek campus on Feb. 11. They also will play at the other MATC campuses this month as well. There was free food and drink for this event. In...

Apprenticeship Awareness Fair set to build futures

by Monte Driscoll, Times Editor-in-Chief

January 28, 2015

January 30, 2015 8:00am-12:00pm 3841 West Wisconsin Ave., Milwaukee WI WRTP/BIG STEP, in partnership with the Milwaukee Building and Construction Trades, is hosting an Apprenticeship Awareness Fair on Jan. 30 from 8:00am to 12:00pm to create an opportunity for individuals involved in skilled...

Hip-Hop Club talent show performance

Langston Alexandra, Temper, and Claybo are winners of the first Hip-Hop Club talent show put on by Wanda Nash, vice-president, and Daniel Klein, president.

by LeShone Hosea Jackson, Times Staff Reporter

January 27, 2015

Once again the hip-hop club brings it to the stage, featuring live performances at the downtown campus. The energy in the room was intense and highly inviting. Many of the performers were in corners practicing as if preparing for a title bout match. A circle within a circle and an X marked the selected...

Student musicians crank it to 11 to beat hunger

Student musicians crank it to 11 to beat hunger

by Edgar Davis, Times Staff Reporter

January 27, 2015

One out of every nine households in Wisconsin struggles with hunger. To help, MATC’s Music Occupations program will host the “Rock Hunger Task Force Benefit Concert,” which is the epitome of what can be achieved when a room is filled with passionate, gifted musicians all striving for excellence...

Found Footage Festival pushes play for laughs

Found Footage Festival pushes play for laughs

by Derek Sproveri, Times Staff Reporter

January 27, 2015

There are people in this world who will go to great lengths to entertain us. Joe Pickett and Nick Prueher are two of the curators of the Found Footage Festival. Their mission, as curators, is to scour garage sales and resale shops, buying all the VHS tapes they can, hoping to find snippets of life that...

Battle of the minds

Volodymyr Opryshchenko battles Brian Spaeth, co-adviser for the Chess Club, for first prize in the chess tournament.

by Alfonso Brooks, Times West Campus Editor

January 27, 2015

Isn’t it interesting how our minds work? We do this or do that for the desire of what we want. We challenge ourselves every which way we can, for what? Some people believe the reason is just to be better even if you have to experience a rough time or make a mistake in the process. “Some parts of...

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