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Candidates Halunen and Marecki promise transparency, tuition efforts

Simone Smith

March 22, 2012

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Marquette Student Government elections are March 28, and those running are embarking on a final week of campaigning. Drew Halunen, the current legislative vice president for MUSG, and Stephanie Marecki, an off-campus senator,... Read more »

MUSG Notes

Simone Smith

March 20, 2012

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From the March 8, 2012 meeting of Marquette University Student Government MUSG President Joey Ciccone said he met with Terence Miller, director of international education, to discuss the concerns around the South Africa study... Read more »

Hunger Clean Up hopes for record-breaking turn out

Simone Smith

March 8, 2012

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Whether it be food inventory, indoor or outdoor maintenance, painting or gardening, students will have a chance to make an impact in Milwaukee on April 21 during Hunger Clean-Up. Hunger Clean-Up, a 23-year-old Marquette tradition, is a day... Read more »

MUSG maintains current off-campus program funding

Simone Smith

March 6, 2012

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Marquette Student Government voted Thursday not to reduce funding for off-campus events, defeating an amendment that would have decreased the amount allocated in the Student Organization Funding process from 33 percent to 30 percent... Read more »

Preparations underway for GRC director search

Simone Smith

March 6, 2012

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The Office of the Provost held input sessions last week on the Gender Resource Center for faculty, staff and students to discuss the direction of the proposed center. William Welburn, associate provost for diversity and inclusion,... Read more »

Multicultural affairs previews bias reporting system

Simone Smith

March 1, 2012

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A new program in the works with Multicultural Affairs would establish a bias reporting system for students, staff and faculty to alert the university to incidents of intolerance and bias, according to interim coordinator John... Read more »

MUSG welcomes Multicultural Affairs’ diversity message

Simone Smith

February 28, 2012

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Marquette Student Government saw a presentation on diversity from Multicultural Affairs by Carla Cadet, assistant dean of Multicultural Affairs, and John Janulis, interim coordinator for Multicultural Affairs, last Thursday. Cadet... Read more »

GPS Program lets students meet peers with similar backgrounds

Simone Smith

February 21, 2012

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Diversity is an important piece of the collegiate experience, but a new initiative from the Office of Multicultural Affairs called Group Peer Support is now seeking to help students find commonality in relationships as well. The... Read more »

Six fraternities on probation through fall semester

Simone Smith

February 21, 2012

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Six Interfraternity council fraternities were notified last Thursday that they were placed on probation through the fall 2012 semester for alcohol-related violations. Delta Chi, Omega Delta, Sigma Chi, Sigma Phi Delta, Sigma... Read more »

MUSG Recap AP1 TW2 MR3

Simone Smith

February 14, 2012

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CONSIDER MAKING A RECAP WITH BULLET POINTS; SHORTEN ACCORDINGLY? Marquette Student Government President Joey Ciccone announced Thursday that the executive leadership council, made up of the university president, vice presidents ... Read more »

Funding process aids student orgs

Simone Smith

February 14, 2012

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It is a well-known fact that college students have limited funds. This is even more so the case when it comes to college student organizations, which must find a number of ways to finance events and keep money in their accounts. One... Read more »