Marquette Wire

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...

Wireless Internet service goes citywide

November 13, 2003

Filed under Higher Education, Metro & Politics, News

By January 2004, all public libraries in the city of Milwaukee will be able to provide patrons with free wireless Internet access. The wireless network project in the libraries will cost $50,000, including equipment and installation...

Students smash walls worldwide with language

Taryn Sauer

November 13, 2003

Filed under Higher Education, News

Language barriers were meant to be broken. The survey, released Nov. 6, reports the highest total enrollment since the study first began in 1958 and the highest percentage of modern foreign language enrollment, at 8.7 percent,...

Romantic buffs to meet in the Raynor

Taryn Sauer

November 13, 2003

Filed under Higher Education, News

Marquette is hosting the 10th annual International Conference on Romanticism this week, where 140 experts will discuss new approaches to the writing style. The topic is the many roles of romanticism from 1789 to 1848. Formerly...

Dogging professors

Jackie Palank

November 11, 2003

Filed under Higher Education, News, Student Government

Marquette Student Goverment sponsors the service, which is accessible through the student government Web site. The Web service, initiated last year by then-MUSG president Lawrence Baylis, allows students to exchange textbooks...

Chicago colleges plan new dorm

Celia Downes

November 11, 2003

Filed under Higher Education, News

The universities "decided that they needed additional residence space," said Thomas Karow, assistant vice president for public relations at Roosevelt. "Forecasts show we will have more students" and not enough room to accommodate...

Dean considers extending Raynor hours

November 11, 2003

Filed under Higher Education, News

With semester finals approaching, Raynor Library officials and members of Marquette Student Government met Monday to discuss problems with the new library. Dean of Libraries Nicholas Burckel met with members of MUSG's Student...

Sports writer to speak on ventures

Tim Horneman

November 11, 2003

Filed under Higher Education, News

To many students, it sounds like a dream — rising quickly through the ranks and becoming a senior writer for a prestigious sports magazine just three years after graduating from college. For Sports Illustrated's Steve Rushin,...

Graduate school approves new majors

Will Ashenmacher

November 11, 2003

Filed under Higher Education, News

Soon, students pursuing a master's degree in political science will be able to add communication or business administration to their degree. T. Daniel Griffiths, vice provost for Research and Graduate Programs, has announced...

Perfect Strangers

November 6, 2003

Filed under Higher Education, News

As a freshman assigned to a quad in Cobeen Hall last year, Ana Reyes had some reservations about meeting her randomly-selected roommates. "I was worried that they wouldn't be nice and that I would have to live with three horrible,...

Wild addresses good, bad issues

November 6, 2003

Filed under Higher Education, News, Radio Sports

When Wild talked about the Marquette sports move to the Big East conference, the audience interrupted with clapping. "As far as the present goes, it has been a wonderful time for us." Wild said at the opening of his address. The...

Out with old, in with ‘Nu’

November 6, 2003

Filed under Higher Education, News

Though the executive director of Alpha Sigma Nu, the national Jesuit honor society, will be changing, the former director says the ideals that founded the national institution will still be present. Peg Fennig, a former member...