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Our Greatest Tradition

Jennifer Zahn

December 7, 2012

Filed under Latest Issue

Once upon a time at Marquette, Makeshift bars in the dorms were sanctioned. Students drank freely from kegs on the campus lawn. And about a dozen bars populated Marquette’s land and the surrounding area within a square mile... Read more »

Marquette, four other Wisconsin universities receive startup grant

Jennifer Zahn

December 4, 2012

Filed under Editors' Picks, News

Marquette is about to help small businesses get bigger. Five Wisconsin universities, including Marquette, have received funding from a federal grant to form a statewide coalition in support of entrepreneurs and startups, according... Read more »

Gov. Walker stands against same-day voter registration

Jennifer Zahn

November 29, 2012

Filed under Editors' Picks, News

While giving a speech in California earlier this month, Gov. Scott Walker revealed plans to end Wisconsin’s same-day voter registration law in spite of its tendency to boost voter turnout rates, a development that has raised questions among other Wisconsin politicians, in order to... Read more »

Local restaurant Pizza Man reborn from the ashes

Jennifer Zahn

November 27, 2012

Filed under Featured, News

Pizza Man will rise from the ashes in a new location on Milwaukee’s east side nearly three years after a fire ravaged the popular restaurant. Restaurant owner Mike Amidzich announced he signed a letter of intent on Nov. 15 to lease property at the southwest corner... Read more »

Milwaukee county property taxes to increase

Jennifer Zahn

November 20, 2012

Filed under News

The Milwaukee County Board reversed part of County Executive Chris Abele’s budget last Wednesday, overturning 23 of the 25 budget vetoes he issued. County property taxes will increase 1.4 percent next year to $279.3 million.... Read more »

A look back on Obama’s first term

Jennifer Zahn

November 7, 2012

Filed under Blogs, Editors' Picks, News

Barack Obama’s 2008 campaign buzzword, “change,” has turned out at times to be not just a political prescription, but also a forecast. The last four years undoubtedly produced change in the American economy, politics and... Read more »

Can MySpace make a comeback?

Jennifer Zahn

October 2, 2012

Filed under News

Justin Timberlake brought sexy back. But can he bring MySpace back? The pop icon bought an ownership stake in the former social media giant last year with a vision to restore its relevance. Last Monday, Timberlake debuted his visi... Read more »

Campus construction to slow down

Jennifer Zahn

September 27, 2012

Filed under News

After a whirlwind of construction projects over the last four years that included a new law school, engineering building, administrative offices and an expansion of the dental school, Marquette may be slowing down. “We’re... Read more »

Marquette Welcomes Rev. Nicholas Santos and Dr. Michael Dante

Jennifer Zahn

September 20, 2012

Filed under News

Marquette has been welcoming an influx of new Jesuits and religious experts to campus this year, including the Rev. Nicholas Santos and Dr. Michael Dante. These two will fulfill integral roles within the Marquette community as... Read more »