Marquette Wire

Inner city focus of new initiative

September 24, 2003

The inner city, according to Shukla, consists of areas in the city with high unemployment rates and high poverty rates. The GMC has been working on such an initiative for close to 18 months. To help plan...

Few vote for MUSG Senators

September 22, 2003

Students elected 14 representatives Thursday from residence halls and off-campus in the Marquette Student Government elections. The total number of votes submitted was 599, but 55 of those were invalid...

Coal plant expansion ignites debate

September 22, 2003

A proposed expansion of the Oak Creek Power Plant, set to be decided by Wisconsin's Public Service Commission by Nov. 10, sparked debate at public hearings last week. Thad Nation, spokesman for WE Energies,...

Al construction soils Cobeen

September 22, 2003

The $31 million price tag was not the only cost to build the Al McGuire Center. Design-builder Opus North had to take extra steps to ensure the safety of residents at nearby Cobeen Hall during construction...

Harak cooks JUSTICE soup

September 22, 2003

Using images of injured and killed Iraqis — as well as his own experiences in Iraq — the Rev. Simon Harak told an audience why he believes that the war in Iraq did not help the Iraqis at all. Harak,...

Sheen mean on social work

September 17, 2003

Sheen, an award-winning actor, director and producer and currently a cast member of the Emmy Award winning NBC television drama, "The West Wing," in which he portrays President Josiah Bartlet, will speak...

Actor activist to unveil Raynor

September 17, 2003

The new library features state-of-the art technology, improved study areas and comfortable amenities, said Dean of Libraries Nicholas Burckel. "The Raynor merges conventional library resources with...

Writing center moves

September 17, 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,...

Campus pride flies high

September 15, 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...

Sexual Tension

September 15, 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...

MU Late Nite gets a boost

September 15, 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...

Campus remembers 9/11 victims on anniversary

September 10, 2003

The day will include a dedication of the American flag, the Wisconsin state flag and Marquette's flag sponsored and funded by MUSG. After the university decided that the flags needed a more prominent...

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