Marquette Wire

Strategic Dissent

Susan Haarman

December 2, 2003

Filed under Metro & Politics, News, Social Justice

FORT BENNING, Ga. — In a time when people are shopping to support the country and sporting patriotic t-shirts more than ever, more than 10,000 people gathered at Fort Benning, an Army base in Columbus, Ga., to protest a unique...

Senior works for Kenya

Sarah Sutschek

November 20, 2003

Filed under News, Social Justice

By 2011, approximately 30 percent of the children in Kenya will be orphaned, and many of these children will be placed in the care of orphanages, according to Kenya Orphanage Sponsorship Trust fund-raiser organizer, senior Mary...

Students skip out on Race 101

Tim Horneman

November 18, 2003

Filed under Higher Education, News, Social Justice

Senior Veronica Leshok was the moderator of the event, which began with senior Quinton Cotton asking the audience to complete a questionairre which asked, for example, what cultural group was identified with hip-hop culture and...

Res halls give leftovers

Anna Kwidzinska

November 6, 2003

Filed under News, Social Justice

Every breakfast, lunch and dinner, the residence hall cafeterias face a dilemma concerning excess food. This year they have teamed up with an outside organization, to take care of the problem — and feed the hungry. Campus...

Teach-in to focus on social justice

Bridget Thoreson

October 30, 2003

Filed under News, Social Justice

The Social Justice Teach-In 2003 will be held in the Haggerty Engineering Building on Saturday from 1 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. "We want to get a lot of people together to talk about things and start...

VOX regroups, rethinks sexual stance

John Heiderscheidt

October 28, 2003

Filed under News, Social Justice

Roughly 16 students involved with VOX: Voices for Planned Parenthood met at the Union Sports Annex Thursday night for an unofficial meeting to discuss another possible application for recognition as a student organization next...

Students ‘SEE’ community

October 23, 2003

Filed under News, Social Justice

This is the fifth in a series of nine stories about community service organizations on campus. A service organization dedicated to teaching may offer something for students to learn as well. Students Enhancing Education...

Mediator to address Irish peace

Tim Horneman

October 23, 2003

Filed under Higher Education, News, Social Justice

Nobel Peace Prize winner Mairead Corrigan Maguire will speak on Marquette's campus Monday about the international work she has spent her life doing. Along with Betty Williams, Maguire won the Nobel in 1976 for her work for...

Organization denied

John Heiderscheidt

October 21, 2003

Filed under News, Opinions, Religion, Social Justice

Junior Katy Rose, a member of the group trying to form VOXX, believes Planned Parenthood has been unfairly stigmatized. "I really feel Planned Parenthood has a negative connotation to it," she said. "Most people view it negatively...

Sorority values service

megan.daniels@marquette.edu

October 14, 2003

Filed under News, Social Justice

Gamma Sigma Sigma is a different breed of Greek life. While Gamma Sigma Sigma does hold traditional sorority functions like formals, retreats and special outings, this Marquette sorority sets itself apart with its dedication...

Students unite in service work

Celia Downes

October 14, 2003

Filed under News, Social Justice

Crime, prostitution, violence and poor living conditions. Those are just some of the concerns several students will have on their minds as they begin their service learning projects this month. Eight Marquette students from...

UMich class tells students ‘how to be gay’

Kaitlan Tauber

October 7, 2003

Filed under News, Social Justice

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 gay male fiction,"...