MATC Times

Check out the outdoor newstands

September 17, 2014


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Working with Adcamp, the Times has new newsstands placed for students to grab a copy of the MATC Times. The stands were built and installed at no cost to the college.  Photo by Ashley Zunker...

Stormers volleyball team loses close set

by Kirsten Schmitt, Times Photo Editor

September 17, 2014


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The women’s volleyball team faced another winless team in Triton College on Sept. 2. The Stormers made a valiant effort but in the end could not beat the Trojans. Alyssa Nihart, setter and outside hitter, led the team with spikes. When a spike is hit over the net and not returned, it’s called a...

Legal Clinic

by by Kim Gilmartin

September 17, 2014


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DO use social networking sites to discuss educational topics and school projects. Group work can be done on Facebook, by creating a private group for a course and using it to communicate and post relevant information to the course or project. DO read “I accept” policies thoroughly before clicking....

Sen. Baldwin backs student loan debt relief at MATC

September 17, 2014


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Photo by MCT Campus Student loan debt now totals $1.2 trillion dollars nationally, and has become the fastest growing household debt category in America, surpassing credit card debt. According to new data from the Federal Reserve, student loan debt grew by $31 billion dollars just from January to Ma...

As new president, Martin sets goals for success

by Monte Driscoll, Times Editor-in-Chief

September 17, 2014


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Freshly appointed MATC president, Dr. Vicki J. Martin is not shortsighted regarding her vision for the institution’s ongoing success. Her multi-pronged set of immediate goals serves to positively affect the school she loves, for many, many years. “We’ve done a great job for our first 100 years,...

West Campus Student Government donates to Grand Avenue Club

West Campus Student Government donates to Grand Avenue Club

by Mike Hiller, Photographer

May 23, 2014


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Jenny Teuscher and Leah McConkey, of the Grand Avenue Club, received a check from West Campus Student Government. The Grand Avenue Club, located at 210 East Michigan Street, provides support and assistance for those with a mental illness thru programs that assist in transitioning back into society. It...

Stormer women ball for a cause, Play 4Kay

by Monte Driscoll, Times Staff Reporter

February 5, 2014


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The MATC Stormer women’s basketball team will be holding a “Pink Out” for two home games, Wed. Feb. 12 and Sat. Feb. 15, to raise awareness and donations for the Kay Yow Cancer Fund. The foundation is named after legendary North Carolina State University women’s team head coach Kay Yow, who pas...

Senate deliberates new business

Senate deliberates new business

by Jim Nance Times, Editor-in-Chief

February 10, 2013


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  The District Student Senate (DSS) had their first meeting on Friday, Feb. 1 at the West Allis Campus to discuss previous plans and new business.   Administration is asking the Student Government Association (SGA) to answer the question of why providing alcohol at college events is necessary...

The right to choose, not to booze

The right to choose, not to booze

by Aaron Cleavland, Times Managing Editor

February 10, 2013


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A day before he presented his case to the District Student Senate, Dr. Trevor Kubatzke, vice president of Student Services, spoke his piece with the MATC Times on the subject of his proposed alcohol policy.      Ultimately, it was Kubatzke's decision to sign off on the "No Alcohol" p...

Wind turbine boosts energy program

Wind turbine boosts energy program

by Robyn Wiggill, Times Staff Reporter

December 3, 2012


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Nov. 9 marked the completion of The Center for ECAM's energy portfolio. ECAM stands for Energy Conservation and Advanced Manufacturing. The building opened in 2007, and houses many sustainable energy-related technologies and their associated courses. The ribbon cutting of ECAM's first wind turbine was ...

Can you hear me or see me now?

Can you hear me or see me now?

by Aaron Cleavland, Times Staff Reporter

December 3, 2012


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By the end of this year, each MATC campus will have its old phone system replaced. There will be a new state-of-the-art Cisco phone system, an impressive piece of technology with video capabilities that allows people to have a face-to-face conversation. It can be with someone from on campus or at any...

MATC receives $1.4 million grant

by Aaron Cleavland, Times Staff Reporter

November 12, 2012


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A remark made by President Obama during his address to a Joint Session of Congress in 2009 referred to his goal of having every American receive at least one year of postsecondary education, thus attaining the highest proportion of college graduates in the world by 2020. That goal begins to show it...

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