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Doors Open spotlights Milwaukee buildings

Doors Open spotlights Milwaukee buildings

by Kirsten Schmitt, Times Senior Editor

October 23, 2018


Filed under Area, Events, Features, In the Community, News, showcase

In its eighth year, Doors Open Milwaukee has not lost its luster. Featuring 171 buildings throughout Milwaukee’s downtown and neighborhoods, there is not much left wanting from the event.  It’s hard to choose where to start as each year offers more buildings to explore. Doors Open is a concept that...

Being prepared for an active shooter event

Being prepared for an active shooter event

by Bethany Eischen, Times Staff Reporter

October 19, 2018


Filed under Features, News, showcase

On Friday, Sept. 21, a handful of students and faculty sat in a conference room at the downtown campus waiting for Public Safety’s Active Shooter Workshop to begin. At exactly noon all of us received a slew of texts, calls and emails – the Rave Alert letting us know that West Allis Campus had be...

Wisconsin native Carlie Hanson is just getting started

Wisconsin native Carlie Hanson is just getting started

by Maribel Guarin, Times Staff Reporter

October 15, 2018


Filed under Area, Arts & Entertainment, Events, Features, In the Community, Music, Scene

It wasn’t too long ago when pop singer Carlie Hanson was living in Wisconsin and working at McDonald’s. Now, the 18-year-old is touring across the country with some of the biggest names in music today—something she has yet to get used to. “Just recently, it hit me,” she said when asked about the mo...

Positive vibes from Equan Burrows

Positive vibes from Equan Burrows

by Mara Cook, Times Editor-in-Chief

October 15, 2018


Filed under Features, News, showcase

From birth to age 3, Equan Burrows lived in the Bahamas with his aunt, due to health problems. Upon being reunited with his mother in Tampa, Florida, she had him engaged in various activities such as karate, taekwondo and Boy Scouts. Through the Boy Scouts STARS program (Students Taking an Active Rol...

The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show arrives at First Stage Theater

The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show arrives at First Stage Theater

by Times Contributor

October 3, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Events, Features, In the Community, Scene, showcase

Four timeless stories and 75 magical puppets bring Eric Carle's iconic creatures to life.  This colorful stage production faithfully adapts four of Carle's beloved stories, "The Artist Who Painted a Blue Horse," "Mister Seahorse," "The Very Lonely Firefly," and of course, the star of the show- "The...

Hungry? Diet Detectives to the rescue

Hungry? Diet Detectives to the rescue

by Times Contributor

October 3, 2018


Filed under Features, Health, Lifestyle

Dear Diet Detectives, School is starting and I am wondering if you have any tips to eating healthy on campus? I’m usually at school between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. and find my stomach grumbling in class. I’d like some ideas on how to eat healthy at school. What are my options? Thanks for your help! -Kent...

Writing for life: A compilation of student writing

by Hannah Stoffield, Times Downtown Milwaukee Campus Editor

September 28, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Features, News, showcase

Writing for many students may seem like a chore. Cindy Lang wants to change this for every student of hers. Lang, a part-time English instructor and author, wants to make writing fun and enjoyable. She is doing this by allowing her students to have lots of freedom and write about their life stories....

Discounts and free services at MATC

Discounts and free services at MATC

by Bethany Eischen, Times Staff Reporter

September 25, 2018


Filed under Features, News, showcase

There are many free and discounted services available to students and staff here at MATC. Frequently these services are provided by students in various programs. Let’s take a look. Dental Clinic Provided by Dental Hygiene students, under the supervision of Dental Hygiene faculty and a supervising ...

MATC Fire, Police and EMS Expo brings community together

MATC Fire, Police and EMS Expo brings community together

by Victoria Magee, Times Staff Reporter

September 25, 2018


Filed under Events, Features, News, showcase

Over 1,100 people attended the first MATC Fire, Police and EMS Expo held earlier this month at the Oak Creek Campus. The Expo showcased the school’s Protective Services Department while providing an array of spirited demonstrations and fun for all who attended. The festivities began with a parade...

Get friendly with your farmer’s market

by Charita Ford, Times Contributor

July 13, 2018


Filed under Features, Health, In the Community, News

The days are long and the sun is going strong – summer is officially here. And along with all of the fun that summer has to offer – pools, picnics and sunshine – don’t forget your waistline. Students often have the desire to eat healthy and get fit but are short in two areas: money and time. B...

Celebrating brotherhood with a night of nostalgia

Celebrating brotherhood with a night of nostalgia

by Mara Cook, Times Editor-in-Chief

July 11, 2018


Filed under Events, Features

In 1958 the fraternity of Alpha Nu Beta applied for and was granted charter status by the then president of Milwaukee Institute of Technology, Dr. George Parkinson.  This set in motion the 14-year journey of this and four other Greek societies on campus.  Between 1958 to 1972, the Alphas had 300 m...

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