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Use Thanksgiving leftovers for more than just sandwiches

by Kirsten Schmitt, Times Contributor

December 5, 2017


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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


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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...

Club provides networking opportunities for students

by Times Staff

October 12, 2017


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The Welding Club recently met at the West Allis campus. The club has been in existence for more than 15 years.  Welding students from the one-year and the two-year programs can join. It is meant to help students with networking, and build camaraderie among students as well as the advisors. They plan and atten...

Public welcome as ‘Doors Open’

Public welcome as ‘Doors Open’

by Ashley Becker, Times Photographer

October 10, 2017


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The Historic Milwaukee organization hosted the seventh-annual Doors Open Milwaukee Sept. 23-24. The public event provides the opportunity to see historic properties around the city at. Many tours are free. This event started seven years ago by Historic Milwaukee tour guide and local librarian, Geo...

Free food and information

Free food and information

by Lance Ambrose Sr., Times Contributor

October 10, 2017


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“What is Constitution Day?’ asked students as they passed through the Mequon campus halls Sept.14, enlightened by the display of American flags, fancy pencils and colorful pocket pamphlets of the United States Constitution splattered around the table.  The aroma of succulent chicken and fresh-baked chocolate cooki...

Breakfast ideas for students on the go

Breakfast ideas for students on the go

by Ashley Monk, Times Staff Reporter

October 10, 2017


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Everyone knows that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. But, to a busy MATC student, breakfast is usually not the most important item on the agenda. Skipping breakfast can hinder your ability to focus in the classroom and lead to overeating later in the day. A study   by the Institu...

Students donate time, money to Robyn’s Nest

October 3, 2017


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Photo by Student Life During the 2016-17 school year, MATC Student Government Association (SGA) at the West Allis Campus volunteered at Robyn’s Nest, an affiliate of Children’s Hospital.  They were so impressed by the organization and its importance in the West Allis community, they voted to fund...

Organization helping with spiritual needs

by Lance Ambrose Sr., Times Contributor

October 3, 2017


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Intervarsity is a nationally recognized organization in over 600 campuses, including most major universities. Their purpose is to be a multi-ethnic community, seeking transformation with the Bible, in order to reach out to the needs of the people here at MATC. This is the second year for the Interva...

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