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Ins and outs of MATC’s privacy policy

by Keith Schubert, Times Editor-in-Chief

May 9, 2017

The safety and well-being of immigrants and refugees in the United States is more uncertain now than it has been for a long time. The reason for the state of uncertainty is largely because of recent executive orders signed into action by President Donald Trump. One of the executive orders signed in Januar...

Student Government seeks to petition MATC

by Caravaughn Frizzell, Times Opinion Editor

May 9, 2017

The Student Government is seeking to petition the school to lower food costs. They are hoping to create a united front between all four campuses – Downtown Milwaukee, West Allis, Oak Creek and Mequon. Dianna Herron, recording secretary, commented that this petition isn’t something new, but rathe...

Drinking and driving – summer safety

Drinking and  driving – summer safety

by Kimberly Gilmartin, Times Contributor

May 9, 2017

Summer is just around the corner. Along with the summer come parties, cook-outs and festivals. Along with those events come drinking cocktails. Don’t take chances driving if you have been drinking. If you’re feeling buzzed, you are likely over the 0.08 limit and should not drive. Nearly half of all m...

Denim Day April 26

Denim Day April 26

by Kimberly Gilmartin, Times Contributor

April 21, 2017

April marks Sexual Assault Awareness month. According to the Rape Abuse Incest National Network (RAINN) 1 in 6 women and 1 in 33 men have been the victim of an attempted or completed rape. Denim Day is on Wednesday, April 26, a day to show your support for survivors and to eliminate victim blaming. This...

Naturalization ceremony hosted at MATC

Naturalization ceremony hosted at MATC

by Keith Schubert, Times Editor-in-Chief

April 21, 2017

Words of relief were spoken by Bonafice Osunkwo and Maria Gonzalez, who both became official United States citizens at the naturalization ceremony hosted by MATC on March 9.    Originally from Nigeria, Osunkwo came to the United States in 2005 and now works as an IT consultant. “I can now do my busin...

Open forum explores mental health in black community

Open forum explores mental health in black community

by Charita Ford, Times Business Manager

March 15, 2017

The Health and Human Services Office of Minority Health reports that black Americans are 20% more likely than other members of society to experience severe mental health issues such as depression, thoughts of suicide, and post-traumatic stress disorder. On Feb. 16 Men of Color organization, in conju...

Print shop and graphic design courses come closer together

Print shop and graphic design courses come closer together

by Armand Edwards, Times Downtown Milwaukee Campus Editor

March 15, 2017

The college’s printing facility and graphic design program  came closer together thanks to the introduction of a new device, the Zund Cutter, a device used to cut out multiple designs and shapes out of paper for use by designers. Gerald Trotter, manager of Printing Services, discussed the use and purpose of th...

Project JRAP (Juvenile Reentry Assistance Program) offered at MATC

Project JRAP (Juvenile Reentry Assistance Program) offered  at MATC

by Kimberly Gilmartin, Times Contributor

March 15, 2017

Project JRAP (Juvenile Reentry Assistance Program) is a partnership with The Housing Authority of the City of Milwaukee and Legal Action of Wisconsin Inc. whose goal is to help young adults eliminate legal barriers to employment and housing so they can become more self-sufficient. The program serves young ...

ESL students seek resources to improve skills

ESL students seek resources to improve skills

by Keith Schubert, Editor-in-chief

February 28, 2017

Aurora Gonzalez is no stranger to moving from place to place. She was born in San Luis Potosi, Mexico, and lived in many cities throughout her native country. However, she had never traveled outside of Mexico when her husband was offered a job in Milwaukee.  When Gonzalez learned she and her family were moving to the United...

Red Arrow Park houses Trump inauguration protests

Red Arrow Park houses Trump inauguration protests

by Keith Schubert, Editor-in-chief

February 10, 2017

“The people united will never be divided.” That was just one of the chants you could hear echoing through the streets of Milwaukee on Jan. 20 as hundreds of protesters gathered at Red Arrow Park to voice their displeasure with the inauguration of President Donald Trump. The two-mile march around downtown Milwaukee...

Celebrating those who served

by Keith Schubert, Editor-in-chief

December 2, 2016

On Nov. 10 MATC held its annual Veterans Day celebration hosted by the Military Education Support Office (MESO) and the Veteran Student Organization (VSO) at all four respective campuses.  At the downtown campus students, faculty and veterans all gathered in the sixth floor cafeteria to listen to gues...

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