Marquette Wire

Dreams may come true for immigrants

Will Ashenmacher

December 2, 2003

Filed under Higher Education, News

The life of an undocumented immigrant is one of secrecy. Without a social security number or other forms of official identification, they cannot take out loans, open bank accounts or have driver's licenses. The undocumented...

UW students drink moderately

December 2, 2003

Filed under Crime & Safety, Higher Education, News

At first glance, a recent survey of University of Wisconsin system students confirms what many already assumed: Students in Wisconsin drink more than the average college student nationwide. A closer examination of the results,...

Support staff anticipates long, hard break

Tim Horneman

December 2, 2003

Filed under Higher Education, News

For Darlene Liegl, the director of college administration in the College of Arts & Sciences, there is no break. "We're really busy," she said. In all colleges, Liegl said, final grades are due by Dec. 16 at noon. Part...

Web site to snare fraudulent papers

Tim Horneman

November 25, 2003

Filed under Higher Education, News

About 30 professors met Friday to see a demonstration of the Web site Turnitin.com and discuss the issues of using the site. The university hopes the anti-plagiarism Web site will soon be used more often at Marquette, but some...

Plagiarism plagues journalism field

andrew.johnson@marquette.edu

November 25, 2003

Filed under Higher Education, News

National examples reflect local difficulties with fabricating stories Sometimes, though, they make the news. Stephen Glass, a former reporter and editor at The New Republic magazine, is one such case. Glass wrote for the...

Wheaton students sow wild oats

Taryn Sauer

November 20, 2003

Filed under Higher Education, News

Students grooved to the swing band the Rhythm Rockets at the "It's a Swing Thing" dance. It was well-attended and generally supported by students and alumni. "We had 1,200 tickets available for the (dance) and all but 10 were...

Burckel receives librarian of year

Anna Kwidzinska

November 20, 2003

Filed under Higher Education, News

"It's especially gratifying to receive the award because it is given by my professional colleagues," Burckel said. "Recognition by one's peers carries a special meaning." Burckel received a plaque and a $500 check at the Wisconsin...

Students skip out on Race 101

Tim Horneman

November 18, 2003

Filed under Higher Education, News, Social Justice

Senior Veronica Leshok was the moderator of the event, which began with senior Quinton Cotton asking the audience to complete a questionairre which asked, for example, what cultural group was identified with hip-hop culture and...

News Briefs

November 18, 2003

Filed under Crime & Safety, Higher Education, Metro & Politics, News

Coggs to run unopposed George was recalled from the district, which includes Marquette, last month in a special primary election. Coggs defeated George 2-to-1 in the election. If Coggs is elected, his 17th Assembly District...

Graduate students master Senate proposal

Jackie Palank

November 18, 2003

Filed under Higher Education, News, News, Student Government

Knauss said he was a member of a committee along with students from several other academic departments — Timothy Brunk and Kenneth Yossa of the theology department, Michael Jordan of the philosophy department and Christopher...

Grants multiply in fiscal year 2003

John Heiderscheidt

November 18, 2003

Filed under Higher Education, News

The university saw a dramatic increase in federal grant money in the 2003 fiscal year. The Office of Research and Sponsored Programs has received a $2 million increase in federal aid, from the fiscal year 2002 to fiscal year...

College cheaper despite tuition hike

Will Ashenmacher

November 18, 2003

Filed under Higher Education, News

The College Board has some good news and some bad news. First, the bad news: College costs more than ever. The good news? Most students are actually paying less for their education. The total charges — room, board and...