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“If you could change one thing with our political system, what would it be?”

“If you could change one thing with  our political system, what would it be?”

by Maria Christianson, Kerry Lynch, and Angelica Sipl

October 18, 2016

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“How would you improve transportation issues at MATC?”

“How would you improve transportation issues at MATC?”

by Kerry Lynchand, Asiya Mohamed and Nicholas Peterson, Times Photographers

October 7, 2016

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“What information or advice would you give to a new student attending MATC?”

“What information or advice would you give to a new student attending MATC?”

by Patrick Johnson, Times Photo Editor

September 21, 2016

As a student, this is the time of year that we all are anticipating, the start of a new school year. There are so many things that we worry about. Who is going to be my instructor? Do I really need all these books? Do I have enough money to get school supplies? Just thinking about this causes some anxiety....

Did what happened in Orlando bridge the gap for the LGBT community?

Did what happened in Orlando bridge the gap for the LGBT community?

by Leo Strong, Times Contributor

July 8, 2016

Since the Opinion topic for this issue is “Did what happened in Orlando bridge the gap for the LGBT community?” we asked that same question to six random students. This terrible tragedy that happened in an Orlando, Fla., nightclub marks the worst mass shooting in American history, which left 49 ...

What are your plans after MATC?

by Leo Strong, Times Photo Editor

May 11, 2016

Since the Opinion for this issue is “What are your plans for the future?” it would only be fitting for the question for Perspectives this issue to be “What are your plans after MATC?” Most would say to go to a four-year college, or take a nice long vacation break, or get a position in their ...

Something to spring-forward to…

Something to spring-forward to…

by Ashley Franklin and Pame Vang

April 29, 2016

After a drawn-out fall term is finally complete, the spring semester lends us a taste of something new, and a hopeful light at the end of a long winter tunnel. It’s safe to say that the rise in temperature is most welcome, as we indulge in the fresh air of warmer months to stretch out and shake of...

How would you feel about losing your freedom of speech?

How would you feel about losing your freedom of speech?

by Teresa Rae Butler and Leo Strong

March 22, 2016

Freedom of speech is one of the main attributes to being an American; however, if Donald J. Trump were elected into office, some people think he would like to alter the privilege. He has nationally said so according to sources such as “PBS NewsHour,” proposing to do so if he wins, to sue the m...

Do you think the county should pay to replace the Domes and why?

Do you think the county should pay to replace the Domes and why?

by Kirsten Schmitt and Leo Strong

March 4, 2016

Mitchell Park Conservatory, the Domes, Milwaukee’s living landmark is closed until further notice after a chunk of concrete fell in the Arid (desert) Dome. According to the Milwaukee County website, before the Domes there was the Mitchell Park Conservatory, which was built in 1898. It housed flowe...

Have you kept your resolution?

by Ashley Zunker, Times Staff Reporter/Photographer

February 11, 2016

At the start of the New Year, there is a tradition to make a New Year’s resolution.  Some will keep it and others will fail. It’s not always an easy thing for some to keep. There may be personal things that may get in the way or there may not be any self-motivation.  A list of common resolut...

by Kirsten Schmitt and Teresa Rae Butler

December 8, 2015

A little nudge here, a burp there, a disgusting smell or a loud noise, all of these could be your biggest pet peeve regarding manners. Manners are social conduct, the way we act around others. These days it seems we lack more and more manners. There are things that bother all of us and some that bother o...

How thankful are you for the service of our Veterans?

How thankful are you for the service of our Veterans?

by Taelore Pollard, Times Staff Reporter/Photographer

November 18, 2015

Veterans; our heroes, brothers in arms, world leaders and protectors. However, the question arises, do we honor them enough? Our own mothers, fathers, grandparents, children and close relatives put their lives on the line to protect us, but do we praise them enough for their contributions? We as...

How do you feel about Christmas decorations being in stores before Halloween?

How do you feel about Christmas decorations being in stores before Halloween?

by Sara Ozburn, Times Staff Photographer/Writer

November 4, 2015

It’s that time of year again. But wait, isn’t it still closer to Halloween than Christmas? The retail stores don’t think so as decorations have been on the shelves since September. How do we as consumers feel about this? Is this too early or maybe not early enough? We here at the Times asked six s...

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