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Citywide initiative helps boys and men of color become heros

Citywide initiative helps boys  and men of color become heros

by Jodicee Harris, Times Staff Reporter

November 14, 2018


Filed under Area, Events, Features, In the Community, News, showcase

Photo by Valerie Evans   The Milwaukee Boys and Men of Color celebrated their fifth annual week of activities Oct. 1-6. The week focused on issues that men of color face and was a way for the men to connect and celebrate with one another. The first day of activities kicked off with a breakfast held at...

The future of hospitality is bright for Future Hospitality Managers Association

The future of hospitality is bright for Future Hospitality Managers Association

by Kirsten Schmitt, Times Senior Editor

November 14, 2018


Filed under Features, News, showcase

Future Hospitality Managers Association (FHMA), founded in 1993 by Beverly Johnson and Paul Weber, enhances the professional growth of the hotel student and has since evolved to include all hospitality students, according to Johnson. Johnnetria Gardner, vice president of FHMA, added, “It’s a gre...

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...

Fall Experiment brings art, music, technology, film together

Fall Experiment brings art, music, technology, film together

by Shane Potter, Times Photographer

October 31, 2018


Filed under Area, Arts & Entertainment, Events, Features, Final Focus, In the Community, News, Scene, showcase, Top Stories

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


Filed under Area, Events, Features, In the Community, News, showcase

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...

How do I hire a student worker?

by Kristine Kadlec, Times Contributor

October 23, 2018


Filed under News

The following step-by-step guide should answer all of your questions regarding hiring a student worker.  To post your student worker position, visit the MATC website. Click on the JOBshop icon near the top of the page, then on the lefthand side, click on Work Study. Scroll down to the bottom of the...

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...

BloodCenter of Wisconsin holds Halloween “Out for Blood” Drive

BloodCenter of Wisconsin holds Halloween “Out for Blood” Drive

by Times Contributor

October 19, 2018


Filed under Area, Events, In the Community, News, showcase

BloodCenter of Wisconsin is asking community members to save the day (and show off their "spooktacular" spirit this Halloween) and donate blood to help patients in need. Donations of all blood types are needed, but there is an especially great need for O negative donors. O negative blood is of critical...

Being prepared for an active shooter event

Being prepared for an active shooter event

by Bethany Eischen, Times Staff Reporter

October 19, 2018


Filed under Features, News, showcase

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...

December graduates should be applying

by Jodicee Harris, Times Staff Reporter

October 15, 2018


Filed under News

Are you an MATC student ready to graduate? Have you fulfilled all of your credits? If you answered all of these questions, then you still have one step to meet before graduating. If you are planning to graduate then you should be reading this article. The MATC winter commencement ceremony will be h...

Welding Club visits Poblocki Sign Company

Welding Club visits Poblocki Sign Company

by Times Contributor

October 15, 2018


Filed under Area, Events, In the Community, News

The MATC Welding Club was able to visit Poblocki Sign Company for National Manufacturing Day.

Positive vibes from Equan Burrows

Positive vibes from Equan Burrows

by Mara Cook, Times Editor-in-Chief

October 15, 2018


Filed under Features, News, showcase

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...

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