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Free student fitness center

Free student fitness center

by Pame Vang, Staff Reporter/ Photographer

September 16, 2015

During the fall semester of 2013, MATC Students Services worked on developing a place where students could work out during the day. The fitness center, located downtown in room M6 of the Main Building, which offers free services to all MATC students, is what they were able to produce. After a short or...

Local bands Rock the Hunger

Local bands Rock the Hunger

by Crystal Montgomery, Times Staff Reporter

July 2, 2015

MATC’s Music Occupations program students from the Music Business 2 class presented the Rock Hunger VIII on May 7 at 5:30 p.m. at the Best Place at the Historic Pabst Brewery. It cost $7 to get in and if you brought a non-perishable food item it was only $5. Also at the door, there were raffle tic...

Five Star event is five stars

Five Star event is five stars

by Teresa Rae Butler, Times Downtown Campus Editor

May 11, 2015

The Five Star Food and Wine Evening bedazzled and catered to the spice-rack wits of its attendees on Thursday, April 23. Another great success of palette enticing, networking and good cheer, it collected people from all around Wisconsin and beyond. Once you enter, you’re immediately greeted by silver...

MATC’s CJSO Cookin’ Chili for a great cause

MATC’s CJSO Cookin’ Chili for a great cause

by Leo Strong, Times Assistant Photography Editor

April 21, 2015

The Seventh Annual CJSO Charity Community Chili Cook-off Fundraiser was held at the Oak Creek Community Center on March 25. The MATC Criminal Justice Student Organization (CJSO) sponsored the event, which was open to the public. Prices for the chili were $3 for a bowl and $15, or $10 with student ID,...

Sustainability Summit rolls through area

Sustainability Summit rolls through area

by Monte Driscoll, Times Editor-in-Chief

March 24, 2015

Milwaukee’s annual Sustainability Summit took place March 4-6 at the Wisconsin Center. The summit welcomed leaders in business and energy to discuss the ever-evolving quest to save the planet through green initiatives. This was the 12th iteration of the event and it carried the theme “Climate, Energy,...

A distinctive musical event: An afternoon with Nineteen Thirteen

A distinctive musical event: An afternoon with Nineteen Thirteen

by Leo Strong, Times Assistant Photography Editor

March 9, 2015

Nineteen Thirteen played at the Downtown Milwaukee campus at the C-Building Auditorium on Friday, Feb. 20. The members of Nineteen Thirteen are: Janet Schiff, cello; Victor DeLorenzo, percussion; Greg Lopez, drums. The most recognizable musician in Nineteen Thirteen is DeLorenzo, whose energetic drumming...

Show offs! Interior Design program students compete at annual event

Show offs! Interior Design program students compete at annual event

by Crystal Montgomery, Times Staff Reporter

February 28, 2015

The Interior Design program students demonstrated their skills at the NARI Home Improvement Show at Wisconsin State Fair Park Expo Center and won first place. Students from several different colleges showed their skills and built rooms that incorporated a theme. They were given a 12-foot by 12-foot...

Revamped area ready to be put to test

Revamped area ready to be put to test

February 11, 2015

MATC’s commitment to improving our learning experience has been a work in progress. The Testing Center serves students on a daily basis by providing tests that are essential in providing direction for the student. Students have been patient throughout the reconstruction and remodeling process, which...

Gingerbread masterpieces!

Gingerbread masterpieces!

by Crystal Montgomery, Times Staff Reporter

January 27, 2015

Students create and assemble houses for annual event   Students in the Baking and Pastry Arts associate degree program and the Baking Production diploma program of MATC got to show their wonderful skills as they built gingerbread houses to display from Dec. 9-16 at the Milwaukee Public Market. M...

LEGO League Tournament

LEGO League Tournament

by Kerry Lynch, Times Staff Reporter/Photographer

December 8, 2014

Fifteen teams in the FIRST® LEGO League Wisconsin Qualifying Tournament vied for five awards at the MATC Milwaukee campus Saturday, Nov. 15.  The competition pitted teams of science and technology-minded youngsters, grades 4 through 8 (ages 9 to 14), against each other in identifying a problem, researching...

Jim Wand – Hypnotist at large

Jim Wand – Hypnotist at large

by Derek Sproveri, Times Staff Reporter

November 11, 2014

When one walks into a room full of people expecting to see a hypnotist demonstration, it is important to choose the right seating. There are the skeptics, read non-believers. There are the believers and, right in between, there are the truth-seekers. All were present to see one man, Jim Wand. Thanks to Stude...

Maker Faire delights with creativity

Maker Faire delights with creativity

by Kerry Lynch, Times Photographer

October 15, 2014

Artists, inventors, techie nerds, and innovation lovers all found something inspirational at Maker Faire Milwaukee, held Sept. 27 and 28 at Wisconsin State Fair Park.  Exhibitors were people truly in love with and dedicated to their craft, motivated by their own creativity and ability to be the artist,...

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