Marquette Wire

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...

Speaker supports evolution debate

Celia Downes

October 21, 2003

Filed under Metro & Politics, News

His opposition to Darwinism and support of supernatural involvement in the world's development has attracted praise and hostility from both sides of the issue. Popular opinion, though, seems to side with Johnson. In his 40-minute...

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...