MATC Times

It’s time….to talk about it!

by Samatha Collier, Times Reporter

April 2, 2012


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Studies show that 1 in 8 women will develop Breast cancer in their lifetime. 1 in 3 girls, will be Sexually abused before the age of 17. As a sexually abused and assaulted survivor, I have a personal drive and obligations to give the knowledge of Awareness to my college campus and the metro Milwaukee...

Things aren’t always as they seem (a foreigner’s perspective)

by Robyn Wiggill, Times Reporter

March 20, 2012


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Think about the first thing that comes to mind when I say Germany. Is it beer and girls in dirndl (a type of traditional dress worn in Germany) eating a bratwurst? What about Switzerland? Do images of snowcapped mountains and little Swiss misses come to mind? What about Japan? Do you envision Hello ...

Things aren’t always as they seem (a foreigner’s perspective)

by Robyn Wiggill, Times Reporter

March 14, 2012


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Think about the first thing that comes to mind when I say Germany. Is it beer and girls in dirndl (a type of traditional dress worn in Germany) eating a bratwurst? What about Switzerland? Do images of snowcapped mountains and little Swiss misses come to mind? What about Japan? Do you envision Hello...

If it isn’t too much trouble, do you mind?

by Wayne Miller, Times Editor-in-Chief

February 25, 2012


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Being respectful and using manners appear to be going to the wayside. It isn't uncommon to walk through the hallways and have someone bump into someone else.Instead of apologizing, the individual continues to walk about their own business. Could it be because their music was too loud so they were oblivious to it? C...

Letter to the Editor

by Edward Sobczak, Student

February 25, 2012


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The half-time show at this year's Super Bowl game was just another disappointment to many viewers. This problem can be easily corrected. Everyone is familiar with the "green screen" behind the weather forecasters which show a variety of maps while the personality walks in front of the screen. I propose...

Are assessments of Instructors truly needed?

by Mike Mixdorf, Oak Creek Campus Editor

February 7, 2012


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This might surprise you about an article in the opinion section, but I really don't have a strong opinion on this topic. Sorry to disappoint you if you are looking for a scathing editorial on how assessments of instructors at MATC should be mandatory or that the assessments are a waste of time and r...

Letter to the Editor

by Matthew Moore, AVP / Branch Manager US Bank MATC

February 7, 2012


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I wanted to respond to Dolores Klitzka who wrote an article that included some information about the bank and the ATM but I do not know how to reach her. Maybe you can forward this on for me? I would welcome her anytime if she would like more information regarding this. I always welcome feedback from...

Weapons of any kind are prohibited

Weapons of any kind are prohibited

by Maurice J. Lee, Downtown Campus Editor

January 7, 2012


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Many of us are wondering why signs were put up on every entrance of the campus. "The signs have to be up according to the law," said Angie, Custodian at MATC's Downtown Campus. When asked, Archie Graham, Head of MATC's Student Life, said, "Weapons of any kind are prohibited. Comply with the signs; t...

Additional fees for MATC students

by Dolores Klitzka, Times Staff Reporter

December 18, 2011


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Rough economic times call for careful budgeting and spending. So why is it that our college prefers students to pay an ATM fee of three dollars rather than installing credit and debit machines in our cafeteria? Budget. S-building cafeteria located in the downtown campus of MATC is the Mecca for eating, drinking, socia...

Why are we still at war?

by Charles Justus

September 28, 2011


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What is the reasoning behind going to war? Is it to kill? Is it to take something of value? Or is it just because we like violence? Well, the reasoning of going to war is to better their way of life and/or protect a way of life.Now doesn't that sound familiar? In America's Revolutionary war we wan...

Moments of Inspiration, with Deb

by Deb Verhyen

September 28, 2011


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"We all are called.  Everybody has a calling, and your real job in life is to figure out what that is and get about the business of doing it," related Oprah Winfrey.  During the time of Oprah's career, we have witnessed the amazing rewards life has to offer when an individual successfully fo...

Got class? U Pass!

by Josh Wilke

September 13, 2011


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Parking? Gas? Mileage? These are headaches when it comes to transit time between campuses. Plus you have to figure in the total trip time, whether or not there will be traffic, parking tickets and/or excessive parking fees. These factors are often more of a hindrance than help when it comes to arriving at...

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