Marquette Wire

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...

Poll: Youth don’t vote via party

katie.eichholz@marquette.edu

November 20, 2003

Filed under Metro & Politics, News

In terms of political affiliation, the numbers associated with a specific party are quite similar for younger and older Americans. Of Americans between the ages of 18 and 29, 30 percent said they were strictly Republicans, 24...

News Briefs

November 18, 2003

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

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...

Governor Doyle expected to veto conceal and carry bill

david.kinowski@marquette.edu

November 18, 2003

Filed under Metro & Politics, News

Gov. Jim Doyle has vowed to veto a bill that would allow Wisconsin residents who meet state requirements to carry concealed weapons in public places. If the bill passes Doyle, people would be able to carry weapons including...

Candidate scoffs at Bush’s policies

matt.nash@marquette.edu

November 18, 2003

Filed under Metro & Politics, News

Answering Gov. Jim Doyle's invitation to all nine Democrats vying for the presidential nomination to visit the state on separate occasions, Sen. John Edwards (D-N.C.) came to Milwaukee Monday to participate in a forum focused...

Survey addresses health fee

November 13, 2003

Filed under Metro & Politics, News

The Business and Government Committee, including Hermanny, off-campus senators Brett Blomme and Ross Guerin, College of Business senator Jaclyn Jensen and Mashuda senator Annie Nolan, drafted the survey. The survey results...