Marquette Wire

Pop price possibly plunging

October 8, 2003

The Brew on the Bridge in Raynor Library is not planning to change the prices of Pepsi products soon, although administrators will consider doing so, according to Marilyn Bugenhagen, director of the Alumni...

Students make for toothy grins

October 8, 2003

Head Start is a program federally funded through Milwaukee Public Schools and Milwaukee County's Social Development Commission, which provides services for 4,000 3- to 5-year-olds at the 100 percent poverty...

Union vote fails by one vote

October 8, 2003

The second attempt by university employees in the Department of Facilities Services to form a union failed in a vote passed Wednesday evening. The action failed by a one-vote margin, 33-32, the closest...

News Briefs

October 8, 2003

Nottingham had ruled the FTC had to stop accepting citizen applications for the national do-not-call registry. The FTC, pleased with the new decision, said they will need a minimum of a day to restart...

Commuter students feel isolated

October 8, 2003

"It's not about adjusting to the college atmosphere that is so hard," Osmen said. "It's the loss of time and flexibility because I commute. It's more than the average student has to deal with every day." Other...

Cafeteria can’t replace Church

October 8, 2003

Everyone who knows me would likely agree that I'm not a very outspoken individual. Heck, the only detention I ever had was for not talking during a study hall. However, after reading the column by Marianne...

UMich class tells students ‘how to be gay’

October 6, 2003

The class, which is part of the English department, started in the fall term of the 2000-01 school year. "I was asked to teach a course on contemporary fiction, and I proposed to teach it on contemporary...

Labor mulls union vote

October 6, 2003

In a press release sent out by Local 317, the union trying to organize the employees, anonymous workers from Marquette claim to have had difficulty dealing with university management. "We bring up a...

Week aims to teach, enlighten students

October 6, 2003

They have emotional shock, denial, nightmares and intrusive memories about the assault. They have feelings of guilt, depression, fear, anxiety and anger. They have difficulty feeling safe and trusting...

Ex-scout opens closet door

October 6, 2003

While serving as an assistant scoutmaster in 1990, Dale was dismissed from the Boy Scouts for being a homosexual. "I couldn't live with the organization I had put much effort and time into discriminating...

Writing Center relocates

October 6, 2003

The old facility used to be a residence hall and was not specific to the needs of the staff and students, said Writing Center director Paula Gillespie. Senior Sheila Keane, a tutor at the Writing Center,...

Professor wins fiction award

October 6, 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,"...

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