Marquette Wire

Harak cooks JUSTICE soup

Tim Horneman

September 23, 2003

Filed under News, Social Justice

Using images of injured and killed Iraqis — as well as his own experiences in Iraq — the Rev. Simon Harak told an audience why he believes that the war in Iraq did not help the Iraqis at all. Harak, a former professor at...

Few vote for MUSG Senators

Tim Horneman

September 23, 2003

Filed under News, Student Government

Students elected 14 representatives Thursday from residence halls and off-campus in the Marquette Student Government elections. The total number of votes submitted was 599, but 55 of those were invalid because of wrong MarquetteCard,...

Coal plant expansion ignites debate

matt.nash@marquette.edu

September 23, 2003

Filed under Metro & Politics, News

A proposed expansion of the Oak Creek Power Plant, set to be decided by Wisconsin's Public Service Commission by Nov. 10, sparked debate at public hearings last week. Thad Nation, spokesman for WE Energies, said the current...

Al construction soils Cobeen

Jackie Palank

September 23, 2003

Filed under Metro & Politics, News

The $31 million price tag was not the only cost to build the Al McGuire Center. Design-builder Opus North had to take extra steps to ensure the safety of residents at nearby Cobeen Hall during construction of the 117,400 square...

Sheen mean on social work

September 18, 2003

Filed under News, Social Justice

Sheen, an award-winning actor, director and producer and currently a cast member of the Emmy Award winning NBC television drama, "The West Wing," in which he portrays President Josiah Bartlet, will speak at the dedication of the...

Actor activist to unveil Raynor

Lydia Cox

September 18, 2003

Filed under Higher Education, News

The new library features state-of-the art technology, improved study areas and comfortable amenities, said Dean of Libraries Nicholas Burckel. "The Raynor merges conventional library resources with innovative technology to...

Writing center moves

Meg Lavery

September 18, 2003

Filed under Higher Education, News

The old facility used to be a residence hall and was not specific to the needs of the staff and students, said Writing Center director Paula Gillespie. Senior Sheila Keane, a tutor at the Writing Center, said the atmosphere...

Sexual Tension

Susan Haarman

September 16, 2003

Filed under News, Social Justice

As a Jesuit Catholic campus, Marquette has the challenge of standing by its Catholic identity and supporting its homosexual students. Two resources lie in the Gay/Straight Alliance and the Gay/Lesbian/Bisexual support groups that...

Campus pride flies high

September 16, 2003

Filed under News, News, Student Government

A dedication for the flags took place last Thursday, a day that was chosen to commemorate the second anniversary of the terrorist attacks in New York. "We are standing here today to recognize all of the men and women who lost...

MU Late Nite gets a boost

September 16, 2003

Filed under News, Student Government

New to the Tribune Starting at 10 p.m. and going until 1 a.m. on Aug. 28, the Alumni Memorial Union, Union Sports Annex, and Rec. Center were filled with students checking out this year's start of Late Night Programming. The...

Poverty

andrew.johnson@marquette.edu

September 11, 2003

Filed under News, Social Justice

The American Community Survey was started in 1996 as a means of improving the decennial census process, Nelson said. It offers yearly demographic, social, housing and economic data for a variety of population groups, ranging from...

Technology can create distraction in classrooms

Allison Janda

September 11, 2003

Filed under Higher Education, News

While this is not a rampant concern, some professors are witness to the growing trend. English teaching assistant Nicholas Behm has not had first-hand experience with distracted students, but said some of his colleagues have. "I've...