Marquette Wire

Incidents keep DPS busy during break

david.kinowski@marquette.edu

January 13, 2004

Filed under Crime & Safety

Two Marquette students were arrested Dec. 10 after shining a laser light pen on a Department of Public Safety officer from a McCormick Hall room, in one of the incidents reported to DPS over winter break. The 18- and 19-year-old...

MU tightens its admission policy

John Heiderscheidt

January 13, 2004

Filed under Higher Education

Just in case applying for college is not stressful enough for potential incoming freshman, those applying to Marquette will have even more to worry about this fall. Due to the abundance of students admitted in the fall semester...

MU tightens its admission policy

John Heiderscheidt

January 13, 2004

Filed under Higher Education

Just in case applying for college is not stressful enough for potential incoming freshman, those applying to Marquette will have even more to worry about this fall. Due to the abundance of students admitted in the fall semester...

Strategic Dissent

Susan Haarman

December 4, 2003

Filed under Metro & Politics, News

WHINSEC was called for by the U.S. Congress in 2001 to build productive relationships with participating countries to ensure peace, promote democracy and provide professional education to military and law enforcement officials...

Strong resigns; EdVest alters

matt.nash@marquette.edu

December 4, 2003

Filed under Metro & Politics, News

EdVest, Wisconsin's college savings plan, announced Wednesday it would allow investors to take their money out of funds controlled by Strong Financial Corp. and place it in different financial companies. The announcement came...

RHA promotes ‘Spirit of Giving’

Tim Horneman

December 4, 2003

Filed under News, Social Justice

The Residence Hall Association, along with various student organizations from across campus, is scheduled to celebrate the holiday season at the 17th Annual Miracle on Central Mall. This event will take place at 5 p.m. Thursday...

MUSG touts ‘team effort’

Jackie Palank

December 4, 2003

Filed under News, Student Government

Marquette Student Government has funded over $40,000 for student organizations, obtained additional student seating for men's basketball games and offered an array of late-night programming in a semester "fueled by team effort,"...

UW faces heavy crime

david.kinowski@marquette.edu

December 4, 2003

Filed under Crime & Safety, News

Underage drinking and theft from autos are problems plaguing campus police forces throughout Wisconsin campuses. On Dec. 2 the Tribune reported on a study that found that more than half of UW students surveyed drink moderately,...

Campaign targets TV alcohol ads

Bridget Thoreson

December 4, 2003

Filed under Higher Education, News

Alcohol might no longer be advertised during college sporting events if Rep. Tom Osborne (R-Neb.) gets his way. Osborne is sponsoring a campaign to end alcohol advertising during television broadcasts of college sports games....

Safety board asks state to ‘click it’

Matt Ryno

December 4, 2003

Filed under Crime & Safety, Higher Education, News

Over 21,000 lives could have been saved nationally in 2001 if all passengers over the age of 4 wore seat belts. However, Wisconsin is still not among the 18 states in which the police may pull over anyone seen not wearing a seat...

Work Study alleviates tuition hike

Celia Downes

December 4, 2003

Filed under Higher Education, News

Many students who work on campus turn their paychecks into rent and bill payments or spending money. For students such as sophomore Patrick Atkinson, though, their earnings go toward funding their education. Atkinson, along...

UW students drink moderately

December 2, 2003

Filed under Crime & Safety, Higher Education, News

At first glance, a recent survey of University of Wisconsin system students confirms what many already assumed: Students in Wisconsin drink more than the average college student nationwide. A closer examination of the results,...