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Downtown revs up for Harley fest

August 28, 2003

Tribune Staff Milwaukee is poised to go hog wild this holiday weekend with Harley-Davidson's 100th Anniversary Celebration, expected to bring nearly 350,000 people to the area in four days. The four-day birthday bash for the motorcycle giant will occur along the lakefront with a number of special...

Vice Provost

andrew.johnson@marquette.edu

August 28, 2003

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 restructuring at Marquette that began with the change to the Provost model...

Graduate brings real-world experience to Engineering helm

Lisa Petersen

August 28, 2003

New school years typically bring new things. This one brought a new dean for the College of Engineering. Stan Jaskolski began his tenure as dean on Aug. 1, replacing former dean Douglas Green who resigned last spring for personal reasons. Returning to Marquette brought Jaskolski's professional career...

Local lawmakers tussle over bill defining marriage in Wisconsin

andrew.johnson@marquette.edu

August 28, 2003

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 of marriage in Wisconsin. "I think it's important that we as a culture...

Mayoral race opens with 15 candidates

matt.nash@marquette.edu

August 28, 2003

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 to be the biggest issues in the race. Ramon M. Paull Jr. wants to freeze...

DPS Reports

Lisa Petersen

August 28, 2003

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 a.m., a student reported that someone broke into her locked, unattended car...

CommUNITY fosters diversity

Lisa Petersen

August 28, 2003

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 in McCormick Hall for one wing of female residents and one wing of male...

MUSG shows its feminine side

Rikida Starace

August 28, 2003

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 she is female. "I don't see myself as different," Agnew said. "I'm a...

MUSG encourages student involvement

Rikida Starace

August 25, 2003

The organization is broken into five main departments: communications, elections, financial, program board and Senate. The program board, run by Program Vice President Sophia Rodriguez, a senior, handles the concerts, entertainers, speakers, "late night" activities and other entertainment events....

DPS Reports

Katie Hinderer

August 25, 2003

2. At 11:31 a.m., an employee reported that an unknown driver caused an estimated $100 in damage to the lawn by Schroeder Complex. Aug. 16 3. At 11:22 a.m., the Milwaukee Fire Department was contacted to extinguish a smoldering exterior fire in the Union Sports Annex, causing an estimated damage...

Freshmen fret over fateful 15

andrew.johnson@marquette.edu

August 25, 2003

"I don't think I'm going to eat any differently than I would otherwise," he said. Blankenheim's attitude toward eating is what health educators stress time and again — consistent eating habits. Freshman year poses a number of challenges to new college students, ranging from adjusting to life...

City streets to switch direction

matt.nash@marquette.edu

August 25, 2003

Crossing from the Union Sports Annex to the Alumni Memorial Union will take a few extra minutes this spring. Work is underway to convert Wells and State streets from the accustomed one-way direction to two-way streets. The Milwaukee Department of Public Works is rewiring and installing new traffic...