Marquette Wire

Athletic Department hires former football coach

September 2, 2003

Filed under News, Sports

"Pressure is good," Harbaugh said. "I would find it hard to do things, to be involved in things, if there weren't some pressure. If it weren't important enough to put some pressure on you, it wouldn't be important enough to be...

Task force issues summary of findings on gender

Katie Hinderer

September 2, 2003

Filed under News, Social Justice

Findings and recommendations were made into an Executive Summary by the task force. Three of the eight key findings are as follows: "Women may be less likely to receive administration appointments, particularly to department chair....

LeBlanc wins 2nd Fulbright award

andrew.johnson@marquette.edu

September 2, 2003

Filed under Higher Education, News

"It's really a mark of excellence internationally," Wake said. As part of his award, LeBlanc traveled to Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia to teach two graduate-level courses – Human Rights in International Relations and International...

Bill to protect babies’ rights after abortion

matt.nash@marquette.edu

September 2, 2003

Filed under Metro & Politics, News

The Wisconsin State Senate Judiciary, Corrections and Privacy Committee voted 4-1 Thursday to recommend a floor vote for the Born Alive Infant Protection Act. The bill's purpose is to "clarify that all babies born alive have...

Minor added to curriculum

Clair Shields

September 2, 2003

Filed under Higher Education, News

In addition to the many new things on campus this semester, the Department of Social and Cultural Sciences has added a new social welfare and justice minor to its curriculum. This new minor follows the recent establishment...

Rail service to link cities

andrew.johnson@marquette.edu

September 2, 2003

Filed under Metro & Politics, News

An SWRPC study advisory committee recently recommended extending the Chicago Metra rail after studying the costs and benefits of both a commuter rail and bus system, Yunker said. The study committee concluded that "implementing...

Local lawmakers tussle over bill defining marriage in Wisconsin

andrew.johnson@marquette.edu

August 28, 2003

Filed under Metro & Politics, News

Similar legislation banning gay marriages has been passed in 37 states. Because other states have passed laws prohibiting gay marriage, Gundrum feels the defense of marriage legislation is necessary in preserving the sanctity...

Mayoral race opens with 15 candidates

matt.nash@marquette.edu

August 28, 2003

Filed under Metro & Politics, News

Fifteen candidates are running for Milwaukee mayor in the 2004 election, according to papers filed with the Milwaukee elections commission. Of all the topics in debate, taxes and the decline of industry in Milwaukee appear...

CommUNITY fosters diversity

Lisa Petersen

August 28, 2003

Filed under News, Social Justice

A group of about 60 freshmen students will be part of a new Marquette program intended to help students think critically about their cross-cultural interactions. The program, known as Marquette CommUNITY, has been implemented...

DPS Reports

Lisa Petersen

August 28, 2003

Filed under Crime & Safety, News

Aug. 23 2. At 3:24 a.m., two students observed a person not affiliated with Marquette vandalizing a locked, unatteded car in Lot C causing an estimated $750 in damage. MPD was contacted and arrested the person. 3. At 4:02...

MUSG shows its feminine side

Rikida Starace

August 28, 2003

Filed under News, Student Government

Senior Kate Agnew, Marquette University Student Government's president, is one of only five female presidents in the history of Marquette. Although she is part of this minority, Agnew said she doesn't seperate herself because...

Vice Provost

andrew.johnson@marquette.edu

August 28, 2003

Filed under Higher Education, News

A new position has been created in Marquette's graduate school to oversee research. This new position attends to the former responsibilities of the graduate school dean, Griffiths said. "This position continues the academic...