Marquette Wire

Former O’Brien fellow’s charge of driving while intoxicated dropped

Former O’Brien fellow’s charge of driving while intoxicated dropped

Annie Mattea, Assistant News Editor

September 22, 2019

Former O'Brien fellow and independent journalist Jenni Monet's charge of driving while intoxicated was dismissed early September, according to KRQE, a television station local to New Mexico. Monet worked as a fellow for the O’Brien Fellowship in Public Service Journalism at Marquette University during the 2018-'19 academic year....

Students protest climate change, MU demonstration policy

Students protest climate change, MU demonstration policy

Jenny Whidden, Managing Editor of the Marquette Tribune

September 20, 2019

The students joined the movement of protesters in more than 150 countries, whose messages are in anticipation of a United Nations climate summit Monday.

College of Education faces potential merge, structural changes

College of Education faces potential merge, structural changes

Natallie St. Onge, Managing Editor of the Marquette Journal

September 17, 2019

In an email addressed to College of Education faculty, staff and students, William Henk, dean of the college, said the evaluative process is primarily intended to examine the structure and leadership of the college.

Campus Ministry holds prayer service for Hurricane Dorian

Campus Ministry holds prayer service for Hurricane Dorian

Bridget Fogarty, Audio Producer

September 17, 2019

About one dozen students gathered for a prayer circle for the people of the Bahamas affected by Hurricane Dorian last week in the Chapel of the Holy Family.

I’m First Organization offers support for first-generation students

I’m First Organization offers support for first-generation students

Sarah Lipo, Executive News Editor

September 17, 2019

On Wednesday, Sept. 11 the initial I’m First meeting took place in the Henke Lounge, and Mason said more than 50 people showed up.

Marquette University hosts annual Briggs & Al’s Run & Walk

Marquette University hosts annual Briggs & Al’s Run & Walk

Nick Magrone, News Reporter

September 17, 2019

This past weekend, Marquette University hosted an annual tradition this weekend that has existed for over 40 years: The Al & Briggs Run.

EOP 50th celebration includes alumni reunion, Marquette Forum partnership

EOP 50th celebration includes alumni reunion, Marquette Forum partnership

Matthew Harte, Projects Editor

September 17, 2019

EOP is an academic support program for low-income and first-generation students that offers services including need-based financial aid, academic advising, tutoring and career counseling.

Training in place regarding university demonstration policy

Training in place regarding university demonstration policy

Alexa Jurado, News Reporter

September 17, 2019

The university's demonstration policy calls upon local law enforcement agencies, including Marquette University Police Department and Milwaukee Police Department, to suspend or stop protests that violate the university's guidelines.

MUSG fall election results released Wednesday

MUSG fall election results released Wednesday

Jack Aler, News Reporter

September 17, 2019

Marquette University Student Government hosted its fall elections press conference in Alumni Memorial Union 133 to announce the winners of various MUSG positions at 12 p.m. Wednesday.

West Side Partners aim to break Marquette bubble

West Side Partners aim to break Marquette bubble

Beck Andrew Salgado, News Reporter

September 17, 2019

In 2014, the Near West Side Partners, a non-profit organization, was founded through the support of five anchor institutions: Aurora Health Care, Harley-Davidson, Marquette University, MillerCoors and Potawatomi Business Development Corporation. Since then, Marquette has made it a mission to contribute positively to the community by hosting a series of events on and around Marquette’s campus in September, according to the Center for Peacemaking's website.

Marquette moves up in the US News ranking

Marquette moves up in the US News ranking

Andrew Amouzou, News Reporter

September 17, 2019

U.S. News and World Report came out with its annual ranking of the Best Colleges Sept. 9 in the nation and Marquette University has been placed in a seven way tie at 84th.

Academic Senate meets to discuss proposed demonstration policy update

Academic Senate meets to discuss proposed demonstration policy update

Annie Mattea, Assistant News Editor

September 17, 2019

Marquette University’s Academic Senate met Monday to discuss the university’s proposed updated demonstration policy.  The drafted demonstration policy, made Sept. 9, was provided for university senate members as well as guests. The effective date is not yet released.