MATC Times

Changes in smoking policy

by Jim Nance, Times Managing Editor

July 1, 2012

On any given day at one of the campuses of MATC you're sure to find a student/faculty member smoking to enjoy their break or relieve some stress.  Smokers casually lighting up as they do daily; even use it as a time to converse with others to catch up on current events.  An individual passe...

Liar, Liar – Your bats on fire!

by Nicholas Patrinos, Downtown Campus Editor

July 1, 2012

Montaous Walton has found himself in serious trouble with law enforcement as well as professional baseball scouts and teams.  The 28-year-old Walton maintained a series of stories and interviews over a five-year period claiming to have signed contracts with two professional baseball teams as wel...

Changes in smoking policy

by Jim Nance, Times Managing Editor

June 30, 2012

On any given day at one of the campuses of MATC you're sure to find a student/faculty member smoking to enjoy their break or relieve some stress.  Smokers casually lighting up as they do daily; even use it as a time to converse with others to catch up on current events.  An individual pass...

Liar, Liar – Your bats on fire!

by Nicholas Patrinos, Downtown Campus Editor

June 30, 2012

  A former 2005 MATC student, Montaous Walton has found himself in serious trouble with law enforcement as well as professional baseball scouts and teams.  The 28-year-old Walton maintained a series of stories and interviews over a five-year period claiming to have signed contracts with two professional bas...

The burdens of fatherhood eased through leadership

by Jasmine Jackson, Times Staff Reporter

May 21, 2012

On Tuesday, April 25, Terrance Ray, the Director, and Dennis Walters the Outreach Coordinator of Milwaukee Fatherhood Initiative, came to MATC to educate men and also a few women on the program and what they do.  "The Milwaukee Fatherhood Initiative Program is a membership organization, built fo...

Student Legal Clinic

by Chynna Schoen, Administrative Professional Program

May 21, 2012

Dear Student Legal Clinic, My name is Samantha. I am a student at MATC and I just became eligible for SSI. I'm looking for services for people that are disabled. Sincerely, Samantha Dear Samantha, The Disability Resource Center of Milwaukee County can help you with any information and assistance including: ...

The Phoenix – forever evolving

by Jim Nance, Times Staff Reporter

May 1, 2012

  Deep within us are dormant unique abilities unseen by human eyes, waiting to be harnessed through the manifestation of our talents. Once you grasp that omnipotent resource of strength and empowerment, the desirability to channel that creativity should be brought to light for the world to admire ...

Student Legal Clinic

by Chynna Shoen

April 1, 2012

Dear Legal Clinic, I'm a young woman who is having my first child. I was wondering if you know about any free baby stuff because, I'm out of work at the moment.  Is there any programs or information you can share with me?   Signed, Candace       Dear Candace, Milwaukee has community help for parents, and soon to be parents. There is the Pregnancy Help Center, located at 6234 W. Capital, 414-463-970...

MATC Board bill passes

by Nicholas Patrinos, Times Staff Reporter

April 1, 2012

Despite a through the night thirty-one hour session producing a filibuster-like environment, Senate Bill 275 passed via a Republican majority voice vote on Friday, March 16.   The bill has been sent to Govenor Scott Walker for signing. Democrats in the Assembly withdrew around 70 amendments before ...

Free, you heard it right, free software for students

by Jim Nance, Times Staff Reporter

April 1, 2012

You're at the MATC Downtown Campus around 12 p.m., time to finish that project that you've casually put on your to do list later.  You've paid your tuition, books, and fees already but you don't have the software needed for the course.   You run out to purchase Microsoft Office Professional...

U-PASS approved for Summer Semester

by Natasha Hollerup, Times Staff Reporter

March 21, 2012

This last summer session brought about the consolidation of classes to the Downtown Milwaukee Campus.This year, MATC students will be allowed to obtain a U-Pass to attend classes for the summer. "The idea (to approve the U-Pass) really came up last year when the college decided to consolidate all the ...

Proposed board changes rallies opposition

by Nicholas Patrinos, Downtown Campus Editor

March 21, 2012

A rally on February 29 comprised of over 200 students, faculty, administration and government officials voiced their opinion against a bill called SB 275, which passed the Senate out of committee by a 4-3 Republican party line. The bill proposes changes to the MATC Board specifically reorganizing how the board is to be ...

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