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Positivity is key: My journey of survival

Positivity is key: My journey of survival

by Mara Cook, Times Editor-in-Chief

November 2, 2018

Remember that old adage an apple a day keeps the doctor away? That was something parents told their children to encourage them to be healthy.  Eventually as adults we learn that it takes more than an apple.  To live life to the fullest your health must be a top priority. I can attest to that fact, because after my b...

Fall Experiment brings art, music, technology, film together

Fall Experiment brings art, music, technology, film together

by Shane Potter, Times Photographer

October 31, 2018

The Fall Experiment is a place for Wisconsin’s aspiring artists, inventors, engineers and imagineers to meet, learn and create together. The free-of-charge public event offered something for anyone interested in learning more about the latest creative and tech trends. The event, tooks place...

Doors Open spotlights Milwaukee buildings

Doors Open spotlights Milwaukee buildings

by Kirsten Schmitt, Times Senior Editor

October 23, 2018

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 ...

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