Marquette Wire

New police chief to focus on homicide rate, budget

matt.nash@marquette.edu

November 18, 2003

Filed under Crime & Safety, News

"I think it's going to be a challenge for her," Jones said. "I believe she's capable of standing up to that challenge, but the challenge is there." According to Robert "Woody" Welch, chairman of the Fire and Police Commission,...

News Briefs

November 18, 2003

Filed under Crime & Safety, Higher Education, Metro & Politics, News

Coggs to run unopposed George was recalled from the district, which includes Marquette, last month in a special primary election. Coggs defeated George 2-to-1 in the election. If Coggs is elected, his 17th Assembly District...

Housing sign-up delayed

November 18, 2003

Filed under News, Student Government

Registration for university off-campus housing was postponed until Wednesday because of a computer glitch involving the Campus Town expansion, Marquette officials said Monday. According to Off-Campus Student Coordinator Stacy...

Courts suspend ‘partial-birth’ ban

matt.nash@marquette.edu

November 13, 2003

Filed under Metro & Politics, News

Since President Bush signed a bill banning "partial-birth" late-term abortions, three federal judges have temporarily suspended enforcement of the ban. "In three different courts throughout the country, the courts ruled that...

Hungry hearts

November 13, 2003

Filed under featured, News

As the last few bags of clearance Halloween candy finally leave their shelves, and retail stores are setting up Christmas decorations without even waiting for Thanksgiving to end, the holiday season seems to be in full swing....

Wireless Internet service goes citywide

November 13, 2003

Filed under Higher Education, Metro & Politics, News

By January 2004, all public libraries in the city of Milwaukee will be able to provide patrons with free wireless Internet access. The wireless network project in the libraries will cost $50,000, including equipment and installation...

Students smash walls worldwide with language

Taryn Sauer

November 13, 2003

Filed under Higher Education, News

Language barriers were meant to be broken. The survey, released Nov. 6, reports the highest total enrollment since the study first began in 1958 and the highest percentage of modern foreign language enrollment, at 8.7 percent,...

Romantic buffs to meet in the Raynor

Taryn Sauer

November 13, 2003

Filed under Higher Education, News

Marquette is hosting the 10th annual International Conference on Romanticism this week, where 140 experts will discuss new approaches to the writing style. The topic is the many roles of romanticism from 1789 to 1848. Formerly...

Survey addresses health fee

November 13, 2003

Filed under Metro & Politics, News

The Business and Government Committee, including Hermanny, off-campus senators Brett Blomme and Ross Guerin, College of Business senator Jaclyn Jensen and Mashuda senator Annie Nolan, drafted the survey. The survey results...

Trustees give funds to Bush

John Heiderscheidt

November 13, 2003

Filed under Metro & Politics, News

As the 2004 presidential election nears, faculty, staff and the University Board of Trustees are beginning to take sides in a race close in the polls, but distant in financial support. "The numbers speak for themselves," Black...

Sports writer to speak on ventures

Tim Horneman

November 11, 2003

Filed under Higher Education, News

To many students, it sounds like a dream — rising quickly through the ranks and becoming a senior writer for a prestigious sports magazine just three years after graduating from college. For Sports Illustrated's Steve Rushin,...

Dogging professors

Jackie Palank

November 11, 2003

Filed under Higher Education, News, Student Government

Marquette Student Goverment sponsors the service, which is accessible through the student government Web site. The Web service, initiated last year by then-MUSG president Lawrence Baylis, allows students to exchange textbooks...