Marquette Wire

Pratt steps into Norquist’s shoes

January 13, 2004

Filed under Metro & Politics

beer and a case of Usinger sausages. Tribune Staff With the Packers' loss to Philadelphia on Sunday, acting Mayor Marvin Pratt is out a case of Miller Lite beer and a case of Usinger sausages. Among one of his first acts...

Strategic Dissent

Susan Haarman

December 4, 2003

Filed under Metro & Politics, News

WHINSEC was called for by the U.S. Congress in 2001 to build productive relationships with participating countries to ensure peace, promote democracy and provide professional education to military and law enforcement officials...

Strong resigns; EdVest alters

matt.nash@marquette.edu

December 4, 2003

Filed under Metro & Politics, News

EdVest, Wisconsin's college savings plan, announced Wednesday it would allow investors to take their money out of funds controlled by Strong Financial Corp. and place it in different financial companies. The announcement came...

Strategic Dissent

Susan Haarman

December 2, 2003

Filed under Metro & Politics, News, Social Justice

FORT BENNING, Ga. — In a time when people are shopping to support the country and sporting patriotic t-shirts more than ever, more than 10,000 people gathered at Fort Benning, an Army base in Columbus, Ga., to protest a unique...

Voters surf to non-partisan politics

December 2, 2003

Filed under Metro & Politics, News

Wisconsin's primary for the 2004 presidential election, which is scheduled for February, has a crowded field of candidates. President Bush is the only nationally-known Republican seeking the party's nomination, but on the Democratic...

George faces federal indictment

matt.nash@marquette.edu

November 25, 2003

Filed under Metro & Politics, News

The federal government indicted state Sen. Gary George (D-Milwaukee), who represented the 6th State Senate District — which includes Marquette — until he was recalled for unrelated reasons last month. "Given the amount...

Parking structure enters new phase

Tim Horneman

November 25, 2003

Filed under Metro & Politics, News

The completion of pile-driving on the new parking structure at North 13th and West Wells streets was delayed by a week and a half due to equipment problems. The OPUS North foreman said that as of Monday, the pile-driving was...

$20 bill gets a makeover

Will Ashenmacher

November 20, 2003

Filed under Metro & Politics, News

The redesigned $20 bill released last month by the Federal Reserve has assimilated itself into everyday transactions almost perfectly — emphasis on almost. Some stores around the Marquette campus have had difficulty accepting...

Remembering JFK’s death

John Heiderscheidt

November 20, 2003

Filed under Metro & Politics, News

"I'll never forget where I was," said the Rev. John Naus, assistant to University President the Rev. Robert A. Wild. "I was about to give a talk at a retreat for Marquette students in Oshkosh. Oddly enough the talk was going to...

Assassination altered TV news coverage

andrew.johnson@marquette.edu

November 20, 2003

Filed under Metro & Politics, News

Around the time of the assassination, CBS and NBC, the two major television networks of the time, had just switched from 15- to 30-minute nightly news broadcasts, according to journalism professor William Thorn. Still, television...

Parking to expand by ’04

david.kinowski@marquette.edu

November 20, 2003

Filed under Metro & Politics, News

This story is the fourth and last in a series examining parking on Marquette's campus. The series ran on alternating Thursdays. Marquette could solve some of its parking woes with the opening of a new parking structure in the...