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November 4, 2003

Student arrested for posession of controlled substance While doing a walk-through at Carpenter, a staff member smelled a possible controlled substance and requested the assistance of DPS. DPS officers entered the room and discovered...

Air Force General Wins Aspin

stuart.thomas@marquette.edu

November 4, 2003

Both awards are named after Les Aspin, an associate professor of economics at Marquette from 1969 to 1971 before beginning a career in politics. Aspin was elected to the U.S. House of Representatives 11 times, and was instrumental...

HAVEN seeks funds

John Heiderscheidt

November 4, 2003

Marquette's only sexual violence awareness program is looking for new funding resources after being denied a federal grant. The application denied on Oct. 20 was the second request to continue funding. Helping Abuse and Violence...

Minority enrollment rate varies based on different calculations

andrew.johnson@marquette.edu

November 4, 2003

While new minority enrollment numbers available from the Office of Undergraduate Admissions for the 2003-'04 freshman class show little variation from numbers previously reported, different ways of calculating the percent change...

Professor debates marriage laws

Jackie Palank

October 30, 2003

Marquette professor of political science Christopher Wolfe and Peter Guyon Earle, a Milwaukee civil rights attorney of the firm Earle & Brostrom, participated in a debate concerning the constitutionality and policy implications...

International Affair

Celia Downes

October 30, 2003

Quickly-moving information on the Internet is responsible for alerting students to the phenomenon and has given them greater access to the bargains. A 1998 U.S. Supreme Court ruling, which determined that books published in...

Nobel winner recounts successes, looks to future

Jackie Palank

October 28, 2003

Maguire thanked Marquette Student Government Speaker Commissioner Susan Haarman, a senior, for her persistent invitations to the campus. "I kept getting all these e-mails to my home saying 'Please come to Marquette,'" Maguire...

Few accept gifts

John Heiderscheidt

October 28, 2003

Sixty students received a letter from Residence Life on May 6, notifying them of the opportunity to obtain the 75-meal block plan for both the fall semester of 2003 and the spring semester of 2004. The offer was made in order...

Justice minor now an option

October 28, 2003

"He's our man," Duffey said of Friman, who is on sabbatical. Duffey said the minor includes 21 hours of course work in the fields of anthropology, economics, political science, psychology, advertising and public relations and...

Iraqi Fulbright scholars to resume studies

Will Ashenmacher

October 28, 2003

The department will be re-establishing a Fulbright Scholarship Program in Iraq, he said. Up to 20 Iraqi students will arrive in the United States to continue their master's degrees "as early as next year." The State Department's...

Media experts to discuss Iraq

October 28, 2003

The Nieman Symposium, sponsored by the College of Communication, brings journalists and media experts from all over the country to Marquette's campus to discuss a specific topic. This year, they will be discussing aspects of the...

Mediator to address Irish peace

Tim Horneman

October 22, 2003

Nobel Peace Prize winner Mairead Corrigan Maguire will speak on Marquette's campus Monday about the international work she has spent her life doing. Along with Betty Williams, Maguire won the Nobel in 1976 for her work for...