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Hip-Hop Club talent show performance

Hip-Hop Club talent show performance

by LeShone Hosea Jackson, Times Staff Reporter

January 27, 2015


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Events, Top Stories

Once again the hip-hop club brings it to the stage, featuring live performances at the downtown campus. The energy in the room was intense and highly inviting. Many of the performers were in corners practicing as if preparing for a title bout match. A circle within a circle and an X marked the selected...

From books to badges: Criminal justice program trains for success

From books to badges: Criminal justice program trains for success

by Michelle Ferrell, Times Features Editor

November 19, 2014


Filed under Features, Top Stories

Ask police officers and they’ll probably tell you that law enforcement isn’t an easy career track. The job can be rough and the hours can be long; and as Lt. Patrick Martin says, “There aren’t often a lot of thank-yous that come with it.” Not just anyone is cut out to be a police officer, and...

Maker Faire delights with creativity

Maker Faire delights with creativity

by Kerry Lynch, Times Photographer

October 15, 2014


Filed under Final Focus, Top Stories

Artists, inventors, techie nerds, and innovation lovers all found something inspirational at Maker Faire Milwaukee, held Sept. 27 and 28 at Wisconsin State Fair Park.  Exhibitors were people truly in love with and dedicated to their craft, motivated by their own creativity and ability to be the artist,...

Student debt forum nominates a fix for crisis

Student debt forum nominates a fix for crisis

October 15, 2014


Filed under News, Top Stories

U.S. Rep. Gwen Moore, State Rep. Cory Mason, President of the American Federation of Teachers Randi Weingarten, MATC Economics professor Luz Sosa, and Nursing program student Katrona Burks formed the panel during a public forum discussing student debt issues at the Downtown Milwaukee campus on Thursday,...

Ebola: An iceberg of media attention

Ebola: An iceberg of media attention

October 15, 2014


Filed under Opinions, Top Stories

Ebola, also known as Ebola Virus Disease or Hemorrhagic Fever, is about as pleasant of a disease as it sounds. The onset of symptoms may be experienced anywhere between two and 21 days of infection and the illness itself may last roughly 10 days. The cause of death varies – the usual culprits being...

Travel bags packed for State Ambassador

by Edgar Davis

October 15, 2014


Filed under Features, Top Stories

Deana Johnson received the honorary position as MATC State Ambassador through a trade assistance grant offered by the Office of Student Life. Johnson, a Criminal Justice program student, was chosen because of her leadership qualities she had developed from past life experiences and her stewardship and...

Phishing: Don’t get caught

by by Kim Gilmartin, Times Contributor

October 15, 2014


Filed under Student Legal Clinc, Top Stories

Students are a prime target for phishing scams. Phishing is a term used to describe a method of social engineering wherein the sender attempts to trick people into disclosing private information. This is done by sending a phony email or text, typically offering easy ways to make money, which appears...

Welcome Back Boat Cruise says aloha to new school year

by Teresa Rae Butler, Times Staff Reporter

October 3, 2014


Filed under Final Focus, Top Stories

On Friday, Sept. 19, the Welcome Back Hawaiian Boat Cruise kicked off with leis for the guys and hair flowers for the ladies upon boarding. MATC Student Government organized the night on the water through the Milwaukee Boat Line’s Voyageur. The annual celebration provided an elegant view of Lake Michigan...

The Healthy Slice- Kicking through the autumn leaves and dodging the bugs

by Salena Krueger, Times Staff Reporter

October 3, 2014


Filed under Features, Top Stories

Fall equinox brings the changing of colors, the scent of burning wood in the air and cooler breezes through your bedroom window. It also invites an evil virus in the mix of the beauty and can knock you off your feet for one to two weeks. Missing class due to sickness can definitely set you back so what...

Golf event swings into fundraising season

by JoAhne Penney, Times Mequon Campus Editor

October 2, 2014


Filed under News, Top Stories

Since 1979 the leadership at MATC has supported the student body by establishing the school’s Foundation, a 501(c)(3) charitable organization that provides major support through scholarships and grants. Through strategic relationships with industry, corporations and community-based organizations, the...

Welcome to MATC’s new program to assist you with managing your money!

October 2, 2014


Filed under News, Top Stories

Want more money in the bank, pay off your debt, and get the things you need or want?   Just sign up for SALT   We all wish to have more money, Now here is a chance to start that journey AT NO COST!   To make it easier for you to reach your financial goals, on October 7, 9 a....

6th Street Café provides pastries with peace, quiet

6th Street Café provides pastries with peace, quiet

by Dawn Scott, Times Staff Reporter

October 2, 2014


Filed under News, Top Stories

If you’re looking for a place to study or read and the cafeteria is too loud for you to even hear yourself think, try the 6th Street Café. Located on the first floor of the Downtown Milwaukee campus M-building, the café has ample seating and is a more relaxed and quiet place to get away from al...

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