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Abandoned hospital renovated to apartments for the homeless

Abandoned hospital renovated to apartments for the homeless

by Eric Lena, Times Business Manager

March 19, 2019

Sixty new residents are moving to our neighborhood, out of the cold and off the streets, into a permanent housing situation. The formerly abandoned St. Anthony’s Hospital has been renovated and converted into permanent housing for homeless living on the streets of Milwaukee. Located one block west...

MATC’s Alumni Network has risen from the dead

by Maribel Guarin, Times Staff Reporter

February 5, 2019

Great news for soon-to-be MATC graduates: the school’s Alumni Network is back and aims to be better than ever. The organization, coordinated by Bob Holland, coordinator for scholarships and alumni services through the MATC Foundation Inc., serves to provide alumni with lifelong connections to the...

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...

ALSO Club food drive

by ASLO Club, Times Contributor

December 4, 2018

The ALSO (Accommodating Life Services Organization Club will be hosting a food drive on Wednesday December 5th. They would like students, staff and the like to donate 5 or more non-perishable food items to benefit the MATC students in need. The food drive will take place in the S-buildilng on the third...

What’s not to stress about?

What’s not to stress about?

by Peace Speaks, Times Staff Reporter

November 28, 2018

There is enough stress to go around for everyone. In this age of social media, stressors are dished out faster than many of us care to keep up with. From one swipe to the next lies the possibility of extremely devastating news. So, since stress is inevitable, the question is how do we manage it? How...

Diet Detectives helping with Halloween

by Times Contributor

November 14, 2018

Dear Diet Detectives, Halloween is coming up and I am having a Halloween party at my house to celebrate the holiday and I am at a loss for healthy recipes I can use. All I am coming up with are the typical festive desserts and I can’t figure out what festive, but healthy, appetizers/meals there are to ...

Citywide initiative helps boys and men of color become heros

Citywide initiative helps boys  and men of color become heros

by Jodicee Harris, Times Staff Reporter

November 14, 2018

Photo by Valerie Evans   The Milwaukee Boys and Men of Color celebrated their fifth annual week of activities Oct. 1-6. The week focused on issues that men of color face and was a way for the men to connect and celebrate with one another. The first day of activities kicked off with a breakfast held at...

The future of hospitality is bright for Future Hospitality Managers Association

The future of hospitality is bright for Future Hospitality Managers Association

by Kirsten Schmitt, Times Senior Editor

November 14, 2018

Future Hospitality Managers Association (FHMA), founded in 1993 by Beverly Johnson and Paul Weber, enhances the professional growth of the hotel student and has since evolved to include all hospitality students, according to Johnson. Johnnetria Gardner, vice president of FHMA, added, “It’s a gre...

Diet helps prevent cancer

Diet helps prevent cancer

by Kirsten Schmitt, Times Senior Editor

November 5, 2018

According to the article “The Top 10 Leading Causes of Death in the United States” in Medical News Today from February 2017 by Hannah Nichols, the number one leading cause of death is heart disease. The second is cancer. Nichols said, “Anyone can develop cancer, but the risk of most types of canc...

Breast cancer has no boundaries

Breast cancer has no boundaries

by Liamsi Martinez, Times Staff Reporter

November 5, 2018

According to breastcancer.org., “In 2018 there will be an expected 266,120 new cases of invasive breast cancer diagnosed for women in the United States. There will be an estimated 63,960 new cases of non-invasive breast cancer diagnosed this year.”    Men are also at risk of breast cancer, with ...

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