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Times does it again

Times does it again

by Times Staff

April 24, 2018


Filed under Features, News

The MATC Times took third place in the Best of Show category at the Associated Collegiate Press Midwinter National Convention on March 3. The MATC staff competed with over 40 two-year colleges from around the country. Front left, Mara Cook, Charita Ford (editor in chief), Kourtney Stevens; back left, Bob H...

Safety is everyone’s responsibility

Safety is everyone’s responsibility

by Mara Cook, Times Online Editor

April 20, 2018


Filed under News, showcase

Don’t leave that phone unattended, make sure the valuables in your car are well stowed out of plain sight, use a lock that can withstand a considerable amount of force, and be aware of your surroundings when on campus. These are a few of the tips Director of Public Safety  Aisha Barkow  shared ...

Let’s make studying a team sport

April 17, 2018


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Basketball, baseball and football are popular sports for a reason: teamwork. Yes, it is exciting to watch an individual win a gold medal speed skating – Apolo Ohno! Humans are social creatures, though, so team sports dominate fandom. We offer tutoring in groups at MATC for a reason: teamwork. It is n...

Different movie ticket deals to get you to the theater for less

by Kirsten Schmitt, Times Contributor

March 29, 2018


Filed under Movies, News

Netflix and Hulu are replacing cable subscriptions and movie tickets, but MoviePass is hoping to change that. MoviePass is a movie subscription service for a standard $9.95 a month, but now on special for $7.95 a month. When you sign up for MoviePass, you receive your pass in two weeks, according t...

The resurrection of the Phoenix

The resurrection of the Phoenix

by Charita Ford, Editor-in-Chief

March 27, 2018


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For MATC students past and present, the opportunity to express their creativity will soon be available. The college’s art and literature publication, the Phoenix, will return to print and online in fall 2019.  As for eligibility, “Any member of MATC – past or present – [is] allowed to submit their...

Do not read that textbook (maybe)!

Do not read that textbook (maybe)!

by Tutoring Center

March 13, 2018


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You have probably figured out that no one cuddles up on the sofa to read a math textbook. The reason: Math is not about “text” – it is about problems, functions, rules and formulas. Math textbooks thus have few words, usually instructions, and lots of example problems. Natural sciences are basACed on math an...

Students showcase design talent

Students showcase design talent

by West Allis Student Design Club

March 8, 2018


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Members of the MATC Interior Design Club at the West Allis campus showcased items they will be using for the National Association of the Remodeling Industry (NARI) competition. Students will compete against interior design students from various colleges in the area. The theme this year is “Outdoor Spaces” a...

Camille Nicolai saying goodbye after 37 years

Camille Nicolai saying goodbye after 37 years

by Asiya Mohamed, Times Staff Photographer

March 5, 2018


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Camille Nicolai, director of admissions and financial aid, says goodbye after 37 years at MATC. Nicolai’s journey at MATC started on Jan. 7, 1981 when she got a starting job as a library clerk. She graduated from Alverno College with a major in sociology and a minor in library science, and this jo...

Students can receive fast care with MATC/Froedtert partnership

by Charita Ford, Times Editor-in-Chief

February 27, 2018


Filed under Health, News

The District Student Senate has approved funding for a new initiative between MATC and Froedtert and the Medical College of Wisconsin that covers walk-in care treatment for currently enrolled students, both part time and full time. Students can receive treatment for non-emergent illnesses and injurie...

Weld Club sponsors PBJ day

Weld Club sponsors PBJ day

by West Weld Club

February 22, 2018


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Building operations, a bigger job than you probably imagined

by Mara Cook, Times Online Editor

February 20, 2018


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MATC has about 3 million square feet within its district. This includes all campuses and an aviation center that is run out of General Mitchell International Airport.  MATC also operates a solar farm. Keeping all this clean and in good running order is the building services department. James Weisha...

Your voice is an awesome study tool

by Tutoring Center

February 16, 2018


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For example, if you read a textbook and nothing seems to stick … well, that is understandable. Very few people remember what they only read, if it is not in story format. This is one of the reasons textbooks are available as audiobooks from online stores like iTunes and Amazon. But, if you have alr...

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