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A fun affair if you dare

A fun affair if you dare

by Charita Ford, Times Editior-in-Chief

January 9, 2018


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The 74th annual Holiday Folk Fair International took place Nov. 17 - 19 in the State Fair Park Exposition Center in West Allis. The festival features food, fun and culture from around the world. Visitors could taste German, Japanese, Egyptian, and Ugandan food dishes, just to name a sampling of the ...

Native American dancers wow crowd

Native American dancers wow crowd

by Doris Newby Armstrong, Times Photographer

December 11, 2017


Filed under Final Focus, showcase

Students, staff and faculty, from the Downtown Milwaukee campus came to watch the annual Native American dance celebration at the third floor S- Building atrium on Nov. 14. The showcase was presented by Ronald and Daniel Preston from the San Carlos Apache tribe.   The two brothers explained the meaning behind their clothing, music and dance movements befo...

Students get crash course in distracted driving

Students get crash course in distracted driving

by Ashley Becker, Times Staff Photographer

November 30, 2017


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Did you know every 22 seconds a distracted driving accident occurs somewhere in Wisconsin? That’s one of the many facts about distracted driving found on zeroinwisconsin.gov. In an effort to raise awareness, MATC’s Student Government Association hosted the third annual distracted driving demonstratio...

Dr. Jim Wand has entertained us again!

Dr. Jim Wand has entertained us again!

by Carissa DiPietro, Times Staff Reporter

November 3, 2017


Filed under Final Focus, Uncategorized

Dr. Jim Wand, a professional hypnotist, has been entertaining the MATC West Allis campus for 22 years. Wand is a wonderful entertainer, but he also wants to help people and educate them on the true power of hypnotism. Hypnosis is an altered state of consciousness that can assist you in changing a...

U.S. Bank partners with Men of Color for career enrichment fair

U.S. Bank partners with Men of Color for career enrichment fair

by Michael Dozier, Times Staff Reporter

October 19, 2017


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U.S. Bank, in collaboration with the Men of Color organization, held a Job Fair on Sept. 23  at the Downtown Milwaukee campus. This was  an opportunity for members of the community to submit their résumés and receive on-the-spot interviews for employment with U.S. Bank. A steady stream of peopl...

I scream, you scream, let’s all get ice cream!

I scream, you scream, let’s all get ice cream!

by Jacquelyne Daniels, Times Stafff Reporter

October 3, 2017


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On Sept. 6, the Milwaukee Student Government Association (SGA) hosted the ice cream social at the Downtown Milwaukee campus cafeteria. “We just wanted to do something for the student body,” said SGA advisor, Erika Crosby. “We try to do a welcome back social and one at the end of the year. We are ...

Students bring senses alive at Food and Wine Event

Students bring senses alive at Food and Wine Event

by Charita Ford, Times Staff Reporter

July 6, 2017


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MATC students in the Culinary Arts, and the Baking and Pastry Arts programs showcased the fruits of their educational labor on April 27, during the annual Five Star Food & Wine Event.   The event enables students to transfer the skills learned in the classroom to the real world, b...

First-ever Family Fun Day at the zoo enjoyed by all

First-ever Family Fun Day at the zoo enjoyed by all

by Morgan Rindahl, Times Photographer/Writer

May 16, 2017


Filed under Final Focus, showcase

MATC hosted Family Fun Day at the Milwaukee County Zoo on Sunday, April 9. The event turned out to be a big hit for students and their families. Caricature artists, games, face painting and a magician made for an exciting day filled with fun and laughter. This was the first time MATC held this event at...

Students catch a sketch at West Allis campus

Students catch a sketch at West Allis campus

by Patrick Johnson, Times Photo Editor

April 21, 2017


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Caricature drawings were done at the West Allis campus in the cafeteria on March 22 from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. The Student Life coordinator Patrice Jefferies put this event together for the students.  The event was to help brighten the day of all who participated on a first-come first-served basis.  The ...

Music department celebrates Black History Month in style

Music department celebrates Black History Month in style

by Patrick Johnson, Times Photo Editor

March 15, 2017


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The downtown Milwaukee campus was treated to a concert sponsored by the Black Student Union. The concert was put on by the music department in honor of Black History Month, on Feb. 27 from noon to 1 p.m. in the C Auditorium.  The line up consisted of Percussion Ensemble, The Performance Techniques, an...

Former Times photographer lands dream job

Former Times photographer lands dream job

February 15, 2017


Filed under Features, Final Focus, showcase

“I recognized his passion and tenacity pretty quickly, he was always the first one to class and the last one to leave,” says John Glembin, photography instructor at MATC, in regards to former student Jarob Ortiz. Ortiz has been getting a lot of press lately because of the position he landed with...

Native American dancers wow Mequon crowd

Native American dancers wow Mequon crowd

by Doris Newby Armstrong, Times Photographer

December 2, 2016


Filed under Final Focus

Students, faculty, and even children from the Mequon daycare center, flocked to the Mequon campus cafeteria on Nov. 15 to watch the annual Native American dance celebration.  The showcase was presented by Ronald and Daniel Preston from the San Carlos Apache tribe.  The two brothers explained the meani...

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