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MATC encourages family literacy

by Valerie Evans, Times Staff Photographer

January 24, 2019


Filed under Lifestyle, News

Reading to your children can stimulate their mind and imagination in many ways. While it’s never too late to start, it’s important to try to start at a young age and stick with it. Reading is a vital part of life and used on a daily basis. Beginning this fall, the MATC library will have a collection...

What stresses you out the most?

by Peace Speaks, Times Staff Reporter

December 11, 2018


Filed under Health, Lifestyle, Perspectives

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Stress is all around us

Stress is all around us

by Kirsten Schmitt, Times Senior Editor

December 11, 2018


Filed under Health, Lifestyle, Opinions, showcase

Stress is all around us. The first thing I do when I wake up is think about all I have to do in the day. It’s a list of never-ending things to do. I go from place to place, work to work, without much time to sit down and rest. In fact, most Americans are like me. We work more than ever, stress mounts...

What’s not to stress about?

What’s not to stress about?

by Peace Speaks, Times Staff Reporter

November 28, 2018


Filed under Features, Health, Lifestyle, showcase

There is enough stress to go around for everyone. In this age of social media, stressors are dished out faster than many of us care to keep up with. From one swipe to the next lies the possibility of extremely devastating news. So, since stress is inevitable, the question is how do we manage it? How...

Diet Detectives helping with Halloween

by Times Contributor

November 14, 2018


Filed under Features, Health, Lifestyle

Dear Diet Detectives, Halloween is coming up and I am having a Halloween party at my house to celebrate the holiday and I am at a loss for healthy recipes I can use. All I am coming up with are the typical festive desserts and I can’t figure out what festive, but healthy, appetizers/meals there are to ...

Diet helps prevent cancer

Diet helps prevent cancer

by Kirsten Schmitt, Times Senior Editor

November 5, 2018


Filed under Features, Health, Lifestyle, News

According to the article “The Top 10 Leading Causes of Death in the United States” in Medical News Today from February 2017 by Hannah Nichols, the number one leading cause of death is heart disease. The second is cancer. Nichols said, “Anyone can develop cancer, but the risk of most types of canc...

Breast cancer has no boundaries

Breast cancer has no boundaries

by Liamsi Martinez, Times Staff Reporter

November 5, 2018


Filed under Features, Health, Lifestyle, showcase

According to breastcancer.org., “In 2018 there will be an expected 266,120 new cases of invasive breast cancer diagnosed for women in the United States. There will be an estimated 63,960 new cases of non-invasive breast cancer diagnosed this year.”    Men are also at risk of breast cancer, with ...

For better results, shake up that brain of yours

by Tutoring Center

October 19, 2018


Filed under Lifestyle, News, Tutoring Center

  Insanity, the saying goes, is doing the same thing over and over again but expecting different results. We all do it: repeat what we know does not work for us. Stopping at the grocery store during rush hour to “just grab bread” is a frustratingly slow task every time. Yet we do it ove...

Get to know math – it’s a good friend to have

by Tutoring Center, Times Contributor

October 10, 2018


Filed under In the Community, Lifestyle, News, Tutoring Center

    Math has an image problem: People believe it’s big, ugly and mean. Try thinking of Math as an intimidating neighbor, a grease-stained bearded mechanic who scares dogs into silence with a glance but kindly gives you a jump when your car battery dies. Math, like your neighbor, i...

Ask the JOBshop – How do I get a job on campus?

by Times Contributor

October 10, 2018


Filed under Lifestyle, News

If you are a current student looking for a student worker position, here are a few ways to get started.  If you are interested in working in a particular department, like the cafeteria or library, just ask someone who works in that department if they have any student worker positions available.  Y...

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...

New Fashion Club at Oak Creek hits the runway

by Crystal Montgomery, Times Staff Reporter

March 24, 2015


Filed under Lifestyle

There is a new fashion club at MATC this semester. It meets at the Oak Creek campus once a week and has a small event every month. If you couldn’t make it to the meetings, come to the events. They encourage you to come to both, but understand if you can only make it to one. Fashion Club is open to...

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