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October 15, 2019

Two areas of the world are in the news these days -- Syria and Ukraine. The MATC Times would like to talk to students from these areas to get their perspective. Among Syrians, we are, in particular, looking for someone who identifies as a Kurd. For Ukraine, we're looking for your perspectives on the...

Leading With Shanice Featuring Shanice Hemphill

Leading With Shanice Featuring Shanice Hemphill

September 30, 2019

  Not everyone considers themselves a leader. However, we are all leading someone somewhere, be it good or bad. The title leader doesn’t only apply to the president, teacher, manager, etc. It also applies to every mother, brother, sister, father, son, student, etc. That’s you and I. There ...

Animation Partnership with UWM Showing Signs of Success

Animation Partnership with UWM  Showing Signs of Success

by Gabrielle Taylor/ Times Staff Reporter and Victoria Alexander/ Times Staff Reporter

September 29, 2019

    What does animation mean to you? Do you think of cartoons like “The Simpsons,” or the CGI creatures seen in a Hollywood blockbuster? Maybe you think of comic books or a student’s stop-motion clay film; whatever you picture when you hear animation, the definition encompasses t...

FAST Fund New Partnership with Local Grocery Store

FAST Fund New Partnership with Local Grocery Store

by Victoria Magee, Editor-in-Chief

September 27, 2019

To combat student hunger and food insecurities, FAST Fund representatives and 12th District Alderman Jose Perez announced a new partnership with Pete’s Food Market. This agreement will start by offering a 25% discount on food cards. This will give the nonprofit a greater ability to help more students...

Students Address MATC Board of Directors

by Leah Fischer-Toerpe, Feature Editor

September 22, 2019

                               On June 25, the MATC District Board was addressed at their monthly meeting by three students who described their leadership roles in student clubs and their experience with the Office of Student Life. Marissa Nicholson, president of Student Governme...

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 Welding Club tours Oak Creek Power Plant

by Times Contributor

February 5, 2019

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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...

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