Marquette Wire

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...

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...

County crime rates continue to increase

katie.eichholz@marquette.edu

October 28, 2003

Filed under Crime & Safety, News

While crime rates in Milwaukee County communities have increased over the past year, Marquette's numbers are down. There were 3,468 robbery cases in Milwaukee County in 2002, compared with 3,182 in 2001, according to the Wisconsin...

VOX regroups, rethinks sexual stance

John Heiderscheidt

October 28, 2003

Filed under News, Social Justice

Roughly 16 students involved with VOX: Voices for Planned Parenthood met at the Union Sports Annex Thursday night for an unofficial meeting to discuss another possible application for recognition as a student organization next...

Nobel winner recounts successes, looks to future

Jackie Palank

October 28, 2003

Filed under Higher Education, News

Maguire thanked Marquette Student Government Speaker Commissioner Susan Haarman, a senior, for her persistent invitations to the campus. "I kept getting all these e-mails to my home saying 'Please come to Marquette,'" Maguire...

Ailing pope celebrates 25th anniversary

Will Ashenmacher

October 23, 2003

Filed under News, Religion & Campus Ministry

Cardinal Karol Jósef Wojtyla was elected successor to Pope John Paul I on Oct. 16, 1978. "Twenty-five years is known as a Jubilee year, and that's a very significant year in the Church," Topczewski said, also noting that Pope...

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...

Gesu Church still reeling after theft

katie.eichholz@marquette.edu

October 23, 2003

Filed under Crime & Safety, News, News, Religion & Campus Ministry

Rebecca Piekarski, 37, of Cudahy was dismissed from her bookkeeping duties at the church in March after parish officials discovered she had embezzled $518,469 from parish accounts between mid-2001 and January 2003. She is facing...

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...

Students ‘SEE’ community

October 23, 2003

Filed under News, Social Justice

This is the fifth in a series of nine stories about community service organizations on campus. A service organization dedicated to teaching may offer something for students to learn as well. Students Enhancing Education...

Wild tackles hot topics

Jackie Palank

October 23, 2003

Filed under News, Student Government

Despite a number of empty seats in the house, the students at Wednesday's forum with University President the Rev. Robert A. Wild seemed passionate about the more than 20 concerns they presented to the administration. Senior...

Mediator to address Irish peace

Tim Horneman

October 23, 2003

Filed under Higher Education, News, Social Justice

Nobel Peace Prize winner Mairead Corrigan Maguire will speak on Marquette's campus Monday about the international work she has spent her life doing. Along with Betty Williams, Maguire won the Nobel in 1976 for her work for...