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Online degree, worth it or not?!

Online degree, worth it or not?!

by Kourtney Stevens, Times Opinions Editor

October 26, 2017


Filed under Opinions

So we’re all here in a traditional college setting. Where of course there are some classes offered online, but predominantly our education is provided by an instructor whom we can have some interaction with; most importantly raise our hands to and ask questions. So could you imagine getting an entire...

Helping students with disabilities

Helping students with disabilities

by Submitted on behalf of students belonging to Accommodating Life Services Organization (ALSO)

October 26, 2017


Filed under Letters to Editor, Opinions

I am a MATC student and the president of A.L.S.O. that receives accommodation services at MATC. I have spoken to several students with different disabilities about the doors in testing, financial aid, and counseling.  WE cannot maneuver these doors independently; WE rely on the kindness of others to ...

That darn data breach

by Kourtney Stevens, Times Opinions Editor

October 17, 2017


Filed under Opinions

The astounding tragedy that occurred with the Equifax data breach proves that no matter what “secure” firewalls are implemented to protect us as consumers, no system is foolproof. The irony is that we did not choose this company for any advocacy or representation, nor did we ask for them to be in...

We want you, we need you

by Kourtney Stevens, Times Opinions Editor

September 19, 2017


Filed under Opinions

The scenarios of a how we ended up as community college students may vary, but the fact is, we all predominately have the same goal in mind; graduate with high honors and be recognized for our academic achievements as we pursue our passions. Praying that after two, three, maybe even four years of the m...

Put your phone down and save the world

Put your phone down and save the world

by Armand Edwards, Times Downtown Milwaukee Campus Editor

July 6, 2017


Filed under Opinions

Communication – it is the very bedrock of human nature, culture and society as a whole. For one to expand this bedrock would be easily considered a great benefit to society. Such was the case when the first telephone was made in 1876. Decades of communication gave us quicker ways to check on lov...

Reflections from the editor

Reflections from the editor

by Keith Schubert, Times Editor-in-Chief

May 16, 2017


Filed under Opinions

College in general can be an intimidating and isolating place for new students, but I’ve found that to be particularly true at MATC.  Especially if you’re coming right out of high school.  As an 18-year-old you think of college as a place where you are surrounded by people the same age as you all ...

Reflections from the editor

Reflections from the editor

by Keith Schubert, Editor-in-chief

May 10, 2017


Filed under Features, Opinions, showcase

College in general can be an intimidating and isolating place for new students, but I’ve found that to be particularly true at MATC.  Especially if you’re coming right out of high school.  As an 18-year-old you think of college as a place where you are surrounded by people the same age as you all ...

Federal budget proposal depletes student funds

Federal budget proposal depletes student funds

by Keith Schubert, Times Editor-in-Chief

April 21, 2017


Filed under Opinions

Much of the academic world is buzzing about the proposed spending cuts to education released in President Trump’s budget proposal. However, the MATC board of directors had nothing to say about it during their meeting on March 29.  During the legislative matters report given by board member Mary Isbister, the ...

The cafeteria: A land of few choices and higher prices

The cafeteria: A land of few choices and higher prices

by Caravaughn Frizzell, Times Opinion Editor

March 15, 2017


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According to Statistic Brain, 21.4% of people (myself included) made an oath at the beginning of this fresh, shiny New Year to better their health. I made goals to get back down to my pre-insulin weight (note to self: yeah, right, good luck with that), and to get fit. Actually, what I said to myself was: “...

Four game losing streak puts Packers on the hot seat

by Keith Schubert, Editor-in-chief

December 2, 2016


Filed under Opinions, Sports

As I write this, the Green Bay Packers are coming off of a 4 game losing streak, the longest losing streak since Aaron Rodgers debut season in 2008. They are two games under .500 with a record of 4W-6L placing them at 3rd in the division behind the Lions and Vikings, a position the team has not been...

On Holiday: Rest, or Test by Teresa Rae Butler scene editor

by Teresa Rae Butler, Times Scene Editor

December 2, 2016


Filed under Opinions

Ah, the vacations. It's supposed to be a time to visit friends and family, spreading holiday cheer, getting some much needed sleep or just catching up with a good book. It's a time when Grandma flips that bird... in the oven when Grandpa yells, "You can rest when you die!" Most certainly, it's a gathering...

Choice. It’s no longer an option

by Caravaughn Frizzell, Times Contributor

November 15, 2016


Filed under Opinions

Imagine a future not too far from now; you are standing in the cereal aisle of the grocery store, mouth open, absolutely agog at the sheer amount of primary-colored boxes of sugar there are. There are so many different types of cereal from a thousand different manufacturers. Only wait, no there isn’t, not at a...

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