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October 9, 2012

It is a silent crisis in the United States as nearly one in three families in America struggles to afford diapers for their children. MATC students are making an effort to aid families that are facing this very problem. It's called Diaper Bank. The Diaper Bank program is going to rely on donations of d...

If you didn’t know, here you go! Go vote 2012

by Samatha Collier, Times Contributor

September 26, 2012

Being a SRD (Special Registration Deputy) through the City of Milwaukee Election Committee, we have an obligation to reach our community to respond to the numerous registration questions and concerns. Some of the common sense inquiries aren't so common. A good example is when a person only votes every ...

College still reeling from stabbing

by Jim Nance, Times Editor-in-Chief

September 26, 2012

On September 12, an isolated event took place in the Main Building on the third floor at the Downtown Campus. Twenty four year-old Ruben Casarez Jr. was arrested and charged for his brutal attack on a young female. During this terrible event, numerous questions loomed over the campus pertaining to the RA...

Promoting Sociology both on and off campus

by Salena Krueger, Times Staff Reporter and Salena Krueger, Times Staff Reporter

September 24, 2012

  In the halls you will find a string of students that lead to an intelligent, supportive and fashionable woman named Dr. Pamela Malone.  The students gravitate towards her because of her ear-catching personality and her passion for educating students. Malone is located in the Social Science depa...

A new student portal to understanding

by Aaron Cleavland, Times Staff Reporter

September 24, 2012

  MATC has a new website portal, aptly named My MATC, set for an October 1st release. You may be thinking it'll add more passwords and security questions to your already impressive load of memorized personal info; but not to worry.  Before you start expelling old phone numbers from your brain to ...

Acquaint yourself with the college’s District Board

by Jasmine Jackson, Times Staff Reporter

September 10, 2012

  On June 26, a committee appointed nine individuals to the MATC Board. The committee consisted of Chris Abele, Milwaukee County Executive; Robert Brooks of Ozaukee County; Marina Dmitrijevic, Milwaukee County Board Chairperson; and Herbert Tennis of  Washington County. The Board consists of the follo...

New look for school’s website

September 10, 2012

MATC released newly its revised website this semester.

Latinos of MATC giving back to the community

by by Jim Nance

September 10, 2012

  America is known as a melting pot of cultures, and at MATC the same could be said for this non-traditional college.  Though it's not your typical two-year school, the campuses do offer students a variety of Student Life activities.  Starting the semester with strong strides a...

The DREAM Act must wait; how to obtain ‘Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals’

by Nick Michalski, Times Contributor

September 10, 2012

  The DREAM Act is still in debate limbo in the U.S. Congress after repeatedly failing to win approval since its introduction in 2001.   The DREAM Act (standing for Development, Relief and Education for Alien Minors) sought to provide conditional permanent residency to eligible young illegal im...

Crime Report

by Jim Nance Times Editor-in-Chief

September 10, 2012

  These incidents were reported from August 1 - August 28 at all MATC campuses, and are documented in the Public Safety office located in Room M274: On Aug 3- Downtown Campus had a call of a disruptive student who was then referred to Student Life. On Aug 7- Downtown Campus got a report of missing property which is stil...

Student Legal Clinic

by Mary O'Leary

September 10, 2012

Dear Student Legal Clinic, I need to find housing for myself and my two daughters.  I work part-time and need to be close to my job. Signed Aaisha   Dear Aaisha, MATC does not have any student housing.   The Student Legal Clinic has information on the laws regarding renting and you can pick up that informatio...

Scholarship help is out there

by Ashley Miner

September 10, 2012

Scholarships are a great way to pay for school without having to pay the money back once you graduate. It is not necessarily free money because you'll most likely have to earn the scholarship.  Whether you have to write an essay, complete a certain amount of community service hours or mainta...

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