Marquette Wire

Web site to snare fraudulent papers

Tim Horneman

November 25, 2003

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

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

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

"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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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...