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Air Force General Wins Aspin

November 4, 2003

Both awards are named after Les Aspin, an associate professor of economics at Marquette from 1969 to 1971 before beginning a career in politics. Aspin was elected to the U.S. House of Representatives...

NASA insider talks tragedy at Marquette

November 4, 2003

Boisjoly was a technical troubleshooter for Morton Thiokol, a company hired by NASA to make rocket boosters for space shuttles. After showing the famous video of the Jan. 28, 1986 Challenger explosion,...

Minority enrollment rate varies based on different calculations

November 4, 2003

While new minority enrollment numbers available from the Office of Undergraduate Admissions for the 2003-'04 freshman class show little variation from numbers previously reported, different ways of calculating...

ITS head talks tech to MUSG

November 4, 2003

Marquette was hit Monday by a number of viruses, said Kathy Lang, chief information officer for Information Technology Services. In an effort to reach students concerning the viruses and other technological...

HAVEN seeks funds

November 4, 2003

Marquette's only sexual violence awareness program is looking for new funding resources after being denied a federal grant. The application denied on Oct. 20 was the second request to continue funding....

Coal plants attract controversy

November 4, 2003

According to a PSC press release, Wednesday's informal decision will likely be finalized by Nov. 10. The two new coal plants will be added to four existing at the sight, giving Oak Creek's plant the ability...

Strong resigns, funds probed

November 4, 2003

Investigations continue into alleged improper trading practices of Richard Strong, chairman of Menomonee Falls-based Strong Financial Corp., according to Kathryn Carlson, spokeswoman for the Wisconsin...

Health fee could rise

October 30, 2003

Of the seven dollar increase, five dollars would go toward covering inflation and mandatory costs of SHS. One dollar would go toward covering the costs of initiating formal smoking cessation services. The...

Car thefts drop on campus

October 30, 2003

At the beginning of the current semester it appeared car thefts were becoming rampant on and around the Marquette campus, but since then the numbers have dropped significantly. The thefts have occurred...

MU staffer fired for theft

October 30, 2003

According to Ben Tracy, director of university communication, charges have not been filed against the clerk, but he expects them to be in the future. "We do expect this person to be charged by postal...

International Affair

October 30, 2003

Quickly-moving information on the Internet is responsible for alerting students to the phenomenon and has given them greater access to the bargains. A 1998 U.S. Supreme Court ruling, which determined...

Professor debates marriage laws

October 30, 2003

Marquette professor of political science Christopher Wolfe and Peter Guyon Earle, a Milwaukee civil rights attorney of the firm Earle & Brostrom, participated in a debate concerning the constitutionality...

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