Marquette Wire

Week aims to teach, enlighten students

jason.ivanitz@marquette.edu

October 7, 2003

Filed under News, Social Justice

They have emotional shock, denial, nightmares and intrusive memories about the assault. They have feelings of guilt, depression, fear, anxiety and anger. They have difficulty feeling safe and trusting friends, and inflict...

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...

Ex-scout opens closet door

October 7, 2003

Filed under News, Social Justice

While serving as an assistant scoutmaster in 1990, Dale was dismissed from the Boy Scouts for being a homosexual. "I couldn't live with the organization I had put much effort and time into discriminating (against me)," he said. He...

Al-Anon comes to campus

emily.schumacher@marquette.edu

October 2, 2003

Filed under Higher Education, News, Social Justice

Jean Grow, assistant professor of advertising and public relations, said there was an expressed interest in the immediate area which created the need for a new meeting group. The number of group members is difficult to pinpoint...

Violaters apathetic to citations

Jen Haberkorn

October 2, 2003

Filed under Crime & Safety, News

Nine thousand scofflaws are walking around Marquette's campus. The Department of Public Safety issues 9,000 parking tickets each year to faculty, students and visitors — some of whom are repeat offenders, according to Todd...

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,...

Film to cross red line at Marquette

Will Ashenmacher

October 2, 2003

Filed under News, Social Justice

Redlining is a term used to describe the "practice of economic discrimination based on a group rather than individual value," Banda said in a statement. Banda said that if members of one ethnicity, in the case of his documentary...

Police crack down on campus parties

Amy Bauer

September 25, 2003

Filed under Crime & Safety, News, News

In early September, the Milwaukee Police Department was summoned to break up disturbances from partiers near the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Many of those attending were students. "Police involvement has been related...

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...

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...

Power struggle

September 25, 2003

Filed under Metro & Politics, News

Colon, associate director of the United Community Center and resident of the 12th Supervisor District on Milwaukee's south side, feels it is time for Latino leadership to be present on the Board. "There are no Latinos on the...

Port hovers on crafty transit idea

September 25, 2003

Filed under Metro & Politics, News

Citing Milwaukee's "familial, economic and cultural ties" to Chicago, Milwaukee Port Director Ken Szallai has begun to explore the idea of establishing a hovercraft line between the two cities. Szallai started considering this...