Marquette Wire

Grand Ave. mall continues expansion

November 6, 2003

Filed under Metro & Politics, News

The Shops of Grand Avenue, a 527,000 square-foot shopping complex at 275 W. Wisconsin Ave., announced last month that Old Navy would be opening a location there in the summer of 2004. The shopping complex is also anticipating...

Spending rises in 2003

November 6, 2003

Filed under Metro & Politics, News

The U.S. Gross Domestic Product has shown positive change from June through September, according to a study issued Thursday by the U.S. Department of Commerce. Business spending and consumer confidence in the economy contributed...

Air Force General Wins Aspin

stuart.thomas@marquette.edu

November 4, 2003

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

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...

Strong resigns, funds probed

matt.nash@marquette.edu

November 4, 2003

Filed under Metro & Politics, News

Investigations continue into alleged improper trading practices of Richard Strong, chairman of Menomonee Falls-based Strong Financial Corp., according to Kathryn Carlson, spokeswoman for the Wisconsin Department of Financial Institutions....

Professor debates marriage laws

Jackie Palank

October 30, 2003

Filed under Higher Education, Metro & Politics, News

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...

Health fee could rise

John Heiderscheidt

October 30, 2003

Filed under Metro & Politics, News

Of the seven dollar increase, five dollars would go toward covering inflation and mandatory costs of SHS. One dollar would go toward covering the costs of initiating formal smoking cessation services. The last dollar would...

Better health care Clark’s goal

matt.nash@marquette.edu

October 28, 2003

Filed under Metro & Politics, News

When talking about why he chose to run, Clark said after Sept. 11, "I saw what this administration was doing and I couldn't stand it." He accused President George W. Bush of what he called a "bait and switch" for attacking...

Media experts to discuss Iraq

October 28, 2003

Filed under Higher Education, Metro & Politics, News

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...

Coggs defeats George by 2-to-1 in primary

matt.nash@marquette.edu

October 23, 2003

Filed under Metro & Politics, News

"I think this is an overwhelming indication that the people of the 6th Senate District wanted new direction and leadership for the future," Coggs said. "I plan to stay in touch with (this) district. It's a very caring community....

Senate OKs partial birth ban

matt.nash@marquette.edu

October 23, 2003

Filed under Metro & Politics, News, News

The U. S. Senate passed an act banning what it refers to as "partial-birth" abortion by a vote of 64-34 Tuesday night. The U.S. House of Representatives passed a similar act in June, and the bill will now be moved to President...

Metra may soon head up north

angela.patti@marquette.edu

October 23, 2003

Filed under Metro & Politics, News

Potential plans to extend Chicago's Metra commuter trains to southeastern Wisconsin may ease some of the frustration over traffic congestion often found on Interstate 94, the route between Chicago and Milwaukee. Metra currently...

Parking tight for many

andrew.johnson@marquette.edu

October 23, 2003

Filed under Metro & Politics, News, News

This story is the second in a series examining parking on Marquette's campus. The series runs on alternate Thursdays. Mark Behar, a physician assistant at the Wisconsin Avenue Family Care Center, 1834 W. Wisconsin Ave., said...