MATC Times

A chance to walk in others’ shoes

by Carina Esparza, Times Staff Reporter

January 9, 2018


Filed under Features

On Oct. 21, 48 MATC students participated in the Walk in our Shoes event hosted at the downtown Milwaukee campus by the MATC world language department.  It was a powerful Latino simulation experience that was designed to help participants understand what it’s like to live as an immigrant in our c...

Galantis brings the Rave to life

Galantis brings the Rave to life

by Lauren Adlam, Times Staff Photographer

January 4, 2018


Filed under Features, Music

Grammy-nominated EDM group Galantis took the Rave by storm Nov. 18 with a mind-blowing performance.   This DJ duo consisting of Christian Karlsson and Linus Eklow are best known for their biggest hit singles, “Runaway (U & I),” “Peanut Butter Jelly” and “No Money.” Right from the mome...

Health information technology a career with room for expansion and advancement

by Mara Cook, Times Online Editor

January 4, 2018


Filed under Features, News

Carly Walker started out as a MATC student in radiography, but soon realized that was not what she wanted to do.  So, she went online to find other programs that MATC offers and came across the medical coding program.  Walker reviewed the program further and with the encouragement of her father, sh...

Meditation room to open your mind

by Kirsten Schmitt, Times Contributor

January 2, 2018


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Take a deep breath. Exhale. Breathe easy. Now there is a quiet space at MATC to sit and meditate. Introducing the new meditation room at the downtown Milwaukee campus on the third floor across from the library entrance. Students, faculty and staff can enjoy a meditation room stocked with cushions, c...

Oak Creek Campus hot cocoa bar

by Student Life Office

January 2, 2018


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Here are some photos from Oak Creek's Hot Cocoa Bar on Dec. 5. ...

Students from the West Allis Campus march in parade

by Student Life Office

January 2, 2018


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Members of the West Allis Campus marched in the West Allis Christmas Parade on Saturday, December 2.   Left to right:   Tondalia Watnem Tiana Hale Otis Young (Rudolph) Ramon Perez Brian Tisdale Ellen Winters Amber Todor Jamie Lassa (Frosty) Jarvis Harm...

Use Thanksgiving leftovers for more than just sandwiches

by Kirsten Schmitt, Times Contributor

December 5, 2017


Filed under Features

Thanksgiving is one of my favorite times of the year. You get all the joy of good food without the hassle of buying presents. And the best part is the leftovers! This Thanksgiving make sure to bring home leftovers to make these wonderful creations. Leftover Turkey Soup Make sure to save the turkey bone to ma...

Think twice about dropping classes

by Hannah Stoffield, Times Staff Reporter

November 28, 2017


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We all have that one class that we don’t like. Whether the subject may not be appealing or the material is difficult, there will be a point where we want to give up. There are other reasons for dropping classes as well, such as health-related issues or work schedules. If you wish to drop a class b...

Billy Handy sets the standard

by Jacquelyne Daniels, Times Features Editor

November 28, 2017


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Billy Handy, an MATC liberal arts student, aspires to go into foreign services to travel the world and be an interpreter learning many other cultures. Off to a great start, Handy explained the journey that helped him learn five different languages by the young age of 18. “At an early age I becam...

Students cross seas for lifetime opportunity

by Armand Edwards, Tribune Downtown Milwaukee Campus Editor

November 28, 2017


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From Milwaukee to Germany – MATC’s Global Studies course takes learning from the classroom to Germany The world today is a very interconnected place. Evidence of this can be seen from the deep, complex and often heated realm of politics to the simple interaction in online forums and games. Thanks to...

Cutting the cord, alternate options to cable TV

by Jacquelyne Daniels, Times Features Editor

November 28, 2017


Filed under Features

Paying for cable as a student can be strenuous but in between exams and classes the need for entertainment is high. So if you’re looking  to continue catching up on “Game of Thrones” and “Power” without taking out a second mortgage or moving back in with your parents, consider these optio...

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