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Student media faces budget cuts, restructuring

Pat Simonaitis

May 2, 2013

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Student media at Marquette will undergo a restructuring for the 2013-14 academic year meant to spark increased digital-first content and collaboration between its six branches – while also facing a potential 5 percent budg... Read more »

Marquette Ski and Snowboard Team suspended for hazing

Pat Simonaitis

February 12, 2013

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The Marquette ski and snowboard club team has been temporarily suspended after accusations of hazing, providing alcohol to minors and disorderly conduct arose surrounding a trip the team took the weekend of Feb. 2 to Chestnut... Read more »

Changes to be made to Freshman Frontier Program

Pat Simonaitis

December 6, 2012

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“Save students like me” and “Save FFP” were the slogans blazoned across the shirts of about 30 demonstrators outside the Alumni Memorial Union yesterday around 12:30 p.m. The gathering was in protest of a recent administrative... Read more »

Car strikes two students on campus sidewalk

Pat Simonaitis

November 12, 2012

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A car struck two students this morning on a sidewalk near the corner of N. 17th St. and Wisconsin Ave., according to an email sent by the university to the Marquette community. Both students were immediately taken to Froedtert... Read more »

Candidates lay out visions

Pat Simonaitis

November 6, 2012

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A CNN/ORC national poll released Sunday showed President Obama and GOP challenger former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney in a dead heat among likely voters. Forty-nine percent of likely voters say they are backing the president,... Read more »

Notre Dame to leave the Big East

Pat Simonaitis

September 13, 2012

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The University of Notre Dame announced its departure from the Big East Conference Wednesday and stated its intention to join the Atlantic Coast Conference in all sports except football. Notre Dame is working with the Big East... Read more »

Milwaukee Health Department confirms mumps case in Marquette student

Pat Simonaitis

September 7, 2012

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The City of Milwaukee Health Department has confirmed a case of mumps in a Marquette student, according to a university email sent Friday afternoon to the Marquette community. According to the email, students who have potentially... Read more »

News In Brief

Pat Simonaitis

August 30, 2012

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VICTIMS AND FAMILY members of those killed or wounded in the July 20 shooting at a theater in Aurora, Colo., asked for answers about $5 million raised in the victims' names at a news conference Tuesday. The money raised by... Read more »

Zaarly Online marketplaces begin to boom

Pat Simonaitis

January 19, 2012

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At the beginning of September, the website Zaarly, co-founded by 1999 Marquette alum Eric Koester, was relatively unknown around the nation except in the world of technology blogs. Since then, the company has made massive financial... Read more »

Students slowly adopting digital textbooks

Pat Simonaitis

January 17, 2012

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This semester at Marquette, there will be an increase in students flashing shiny digital textbooks across campus, abandoning their paper predecessors on the bookstore shelves. “As with much of higher education, our store is experiencing an increase in digital popularity – d... Read more »

Students to produce Thailand basketball documentary

Pat Simonaitis

December 8, 2011

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Three aspiring Marquette filmmakers have set their sights on Bangkok, Thailand, as the setting for their planned documentary studying the rapidly increasing popularity of basketball on the other side of the globe. Taylor R... Read more »