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Federal budget proposal depletes student funds

Federal budget proposal depletes student funds

by Keith Schubert, Times Editor-in-Chief

April 21, 2017

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

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

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

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

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...

Value or family, should employees work on holidays?

Value or family, should employees work on holidays?

by Armand Edwards, Downtown Editor

November 1, 2016

Many of us know the importance of the holidays and what it means to be gathered around the table with your family sharing this moment in the year. Sometimes, however, not everyone can make it to the reunion due to travel delays, illness and things of that nature. But now more than ever it seems family membe...

Saturating voting polls in future elections may be just a step away

Saturating voting polls in future elections may be just a step away

by Eloise Luckett, Times Letter to the Editor

November 1, 2016

Candidates can better serve voters if ballots had a survey that exemplified voters’ choices on popular topics through: Optional Representative Samples. Many voters don’t agree with all political views of their potential candidates whether Republican, Democrat or all those in between. They are ann...

Why there needs to be an even playing field in presidential politics

Why there needs to be an even playing field in presidential politics

by Caravaughn Frizzell, Times Staff Reporter

October 18, 2016

Turn on any TV, open any newspaper or magazine, open most any webpage, and you’ll find yourself  flooded by advertisements telling you who to not vote for. These ads become increasingly uglier the closer we get to Election Day, and I’m sure that I’m not the only one frustrated by the tunnel-visio...

We need better transportation options to get to campuses

We need better transportation options to get to campuses

by Caravaughn Frizzell, Times Staff Reporter

October 7, 2016

Now, I don’t know about you, but in order to get to school I take the bus. Which means that I’m either extremely early or slightly late to class! I’m in school for 23 hours a week. Let’s face it: I’m going to a technical school on financial aid; I can’t afford to pay for parking. So I use th...

Things I wish I knew before coming to MATC

Things I wish I knew before coming to MATC

by Keith Schubert, Times Sports Editor

September 21, 2016

For all incoming freshmen, college can seem like a very daunting place, but the one thing that you have to remember is that everyone is in the same boat!  It’s going to take a while to figure out what path is best for you, and that’s okay. The first mistake you can make as a freshman is trying to rush ...

Did tragedy in Orlando bridge gap for LGBT community?

Did tragedy in Orlando bridge gap for LGBT community?

by Teresa Rae Butler, Times Scene Editor

July 8, 2016

Human rights are a necessity when it comes to basic needs such as food, water, shelter and clothing, but for gays, it’s been about that and everything beyond all of that. The lifestyle has been in and out of court as a debate being a matter of choice, or birthright.  In our country alone, homosexuality was, for...

Life is full of decisions

Life is full of decisions

by Kirsten Schmitt, Times Editor-in-Chief

May 11, 2016

Decisions; life is full of decisions. Decisions to attend MATC, decisions to graduate, decisions about our future, whatever it may hold. I feel so undecided about my life right now. There are so many great things going on at the moment, but at the same time I feel so undecided about the future. My ...

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