Marquette Wire

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

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...

DPS adds new stops to LIMO route

Emily Palm

August 25, 2003

The myriad of new renovations that have affected students' lives have also prompted changes from the Department of Public Safety. Because Raynor Library will be open for 24 hours, DPS has hired two additional officers to supplement the library staff and patrol the library during the night shift. No...

City streets to switch direction

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...

Scholars dig in and celebrate ground-breaking of new house

Steve Rushin

November 19, 1985

A decade of waiting ended as a year of construction began Monday when ground was broken for the Evan Scholars' house on the corner of 14th and Wells streets. Nearly 50 people huddled beneath a red and white tent as a light rain fell on the parking lot that will become the site of the Evans Scholars'...

ASMU asks police to speak at forum

Steve Rushin

October 30, 1985

The ASMU Senate has asked Milwaukee's police chief to send three officers to Marquette to participate in an open forum with students on the subjects of sexual assault and crime prevention. That proposal was in the mixed bag of topics opened at Tuesday night's Senate meeting. ASMU has reserved the...

Warriors not at Center yet

Steve Rushin

October 23, 1985

Lloyd and Jane Petit's decision last week to build the Bradley Center at County Stadium does not mean the men's basketball team will be heading west, according to Hank Raymonds, athletic director. Raymonds said "nothing has been decided yet" about where the team will play its home games once the new...

Alternatives sought for the non-drinkers

Steve Rushin

October 8, 1985

Agreeing that social outlets are limited for underage and non-drinking students at Marquette, administrators and student representatives met Friday seeking remedies for the problem. "Students perceive that in order to be accepted they have to drink," said Mike Kujawski, president of the Boost Alcohol...

Police plan crackdown on neighborhood parties

Steve Rushin

September 17, 1985

In light of what police described as the worst behavior in years at off-campus student parties, local beer distributors and representatives agreed Thursday to promote responsible drinking more actively. The informal agreement came at a hastily called meeting at the Brooks Memorial Union among beer...