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Campus pride flies high

September 16, 2003

A dedication for the flags took place last Thursday, a day that was chosen to commemorate the second anniversary of the terrorist attacks in New York. "We are standing here today to recognize all of the men and women who lost their lives two years ago," said Kate Agnew, Marquette Student Government...

Sexual Tension

Susan Haarman

September 16, 2003

As a Jesuit Catholic campus, Marquette has the challenge of standing by its Catholic identity and supporting its homosexual students. Two resources lie in the Gay/Straight Alliance and the Gay/Lesbian/Bisexual support groups that are run through University Ministry. The main difference between the...

MU Late Nite gets a boost

September 16, 2003

New to the Tribune Starting at 10 p.m. and going until 1 a.m. on Aug. 28, the Alumni Memorial Union, Union Sports Annex, and Rec. Center were filled with students checking out this year's start of Late Night Programming. The program featured a variety of events from hip hop dancing to Trivial Pursuit,...

Hall primaries heat up

Rikida Starace

September 11, 2003

"The elections are going well," elections coordinator Sarah Klatt said. "It's very refreshing to see so many people dedicated to this campaign, and there are many new faces getting involved and that is great to see." Cobeen, O'Donnell, South and McCormick halls will hold primary elections. Primary...

Technology can create distraction in classrooms

Allison Janda

September 11, 2003

While this is not a rampant concern, some professors are witness to the growing trend. English teaching assistant Nicholas Behm has not had first-hand experience with distracted students, but said some of his colleagues have. "I've heard teachers who teach courses where laptops are used often complain...

Azerbaijan

Anna Kwidzinska

September 11, 2003

"Old, tired, hunched over, sad-looking — drooling," Dasney said of the Pope. "However, at the same time, still powerful, commanding, dedicated and determined to carry on. Professional. Holy." Dasney traveled to Azerbaijan on a Fulbright Grant for Educational and Cultural Exchange. He is the first...

City blankets residents in security

matt.nash@marquette.edu

September 11, 2003

Since the attacks, Milwaukee has taken steps to improve safety in the city, according to Ald. Michael Murphy from the 16th aldermanic district. He said the police and fire departments, as well as the Water Works, have taken "pro-active steps" toward protection. "We have increased our ability to respond...

Poverty

andrew.johnson@marquette.edu

September 11, 2003

The American Community Survey was started in 1996 as a means of improving the decennial census process, Nelson said. It offers yearly demographic, social, housing and economic data for a variety of population groups, ranging from states to counties and cities. Poverty experts, however, say the statistics...

MU professor recieves award

Liz Challice

September 11, 2003

University Provost Madeleine Wake said she was "very excited" upon hearing the news of Hribal's achievement. "This is a very prestigious award and it marks Professor Hribal as a leader in terms of literature," Wake said "Guggenheim winners go on to become Noble Laureates and Pulitzer Prize winners...

County layoffs protested

Liz Challice

September 11, 2003

Employees scheduled for the layoff were notified three weeks ago that they would no longer be employed as of Friday. The unions hit hardest were Local 882, the largest union in Milwaukee County, which includes Milwaukee County Parks, Highway, Fleet Maintenance, Airport and Zoo departments' employees,...

MUSG Weekend Movies

Tim Horneman

September 11, 2003

Last year, movies were shown on Friday nights only. This year, movies are shown at 8 p.m. on Fridays and 8 p.m. and 11 p.m. on Saturdays. All showings are at the Varsity Theatre and cost $2 with a valid Marquette Card and $3 without. Movies scheduled to appear this fall include "Chicago," "Finding...

Professor to head UN council

Will Ashenmacher

September 11, 2003

He applied for the position in January 2003 and was flown to Geneva six months later to be interviewed by a board of UNECE members. He was offered the position on Aug. 14. Chowdhury said he will report to Geneva later this month and will return to Marquette after a two-year stint with UNECE. Such...