Marquette Wire

Increase in bus fare proposed

matt.nash@marquette.edu

October 21, 2003

Filed under Metro & Politics, News

"If anything, we feel this (increase) is not the most desirable thing to do, but it's the lesser of two evils," Caurso said. "It was evident that if we were to avoid service cuts, we'd have to raise fares. We've had customers...

Federal education funding awaits review

Will Ashenmacher

October 21, 2003

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

The importance of the act is highlighted by a 25-page report of recommendations authored by the National Association for College Admission Counseling. The report was signed by more than 40 higher education-related organizations,...

UWM joins terror fight

matt.nash@marquette.edu

October 14, 2003

Filed under Higher Education, Metro & Politics, News

The school will be receiving grants from the federal Defense Appropriations Bill, which passed both the House of Representatives and the Senate, according to Zach Goldberg, press secretary for Sen. Herb Kohl (D-Wis.). The bill...

Pop price possibly plunging

Tim Horneman

October 9, 2003

Filed under Metro & Politics, News

The Brew on the Bridge in Raynor Library is not planning to change the prices of Pepsi products soon, although administrators will consider doing so, according to Marilyn Bugenhagen, director of the Alumni Memorial Union. The...

Union vote fails by one vote

John Heiderscheidt

October 9, 2003

Filed under Metro & Politics, News

The second attempt by university employees in the Department of Facilities Services to form a union failed in a vote passed Wednesday evening. The action failed by a one-vote margin, 33-32, the closest election in a series...

News Briefs

October 9, 2003

Filed under Metro & Politics, News

Nottingham had ruled the FTC had to stop accepting citizen applications for the national do-not-call registry. The FTC, pleased with the new decision, said they will need a minimum of a day to restart their operation. The appellate...

Judge allows George recall to proceed

matt.nash@marquette.edu

October 7, 2003

Filed under Metro & Politics, News

The election will be Nov. 18, after an Oct. 21 primary. George opposes the legitimacy of the recall. "This is clearly an illegal criminal enterprise that Jarrel Jones and (state Rep.) Spencer Coggs and their supporters put...

Labor mulls union vote

October 7, 2003

Filed under Metro & Politics, News, Social Justice

In a press release sent out by Local 317, the union trying to organize the employees, anonymous workers from Marquette claim to have had difficulty dealing with university management. "We bring up a problem and management says,...

City parks get ‘Web’bed

matt.nash@marquette.edu

October 7, 2003

Filed under Metro & Politics, News

The city, through a partnership with SBC Wisconsin and Cisco Systems, launched the network July 28. SBC and Cisco, among others, donated equipment and SBC Yahoo! Internet service, Gschwind said. These donations meant the network...

Wisconsin quarter gets cheesy

Will Ashenmacher

October 2, 2003

Filed under Metro & Politics, News

The design soundly defeated the two other finalists. A scene depicting a trapper and a Native American in conversation on a riverbank meant to evoke the state's early exploration came in second. A panorama of a deer in a meadow,...

Inner city focus of new initiative

matt.nash@marquette.edu

September 25, 2003

Filed under Metro & Politics, News, Social Justice

The inner city, according to Shukla, consists of areas in the city with high unemployment rates and high poverty rates. The GMC has been working on such an initiative for close to 18 months. To help plan for Milwaukee, the Initiative...

Engineering proposes another construction project

Celia Downes

September 25, 2003

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

Saying it would benefit both the school and the larger community, members of the civil and environmental engineering department plan to propose a new undergraduate major in construction management. The concept of an undergraduate...