Marquette Wire

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,"...

Labor mulls union vote

October 7, 2003

Filed under Metro & Politics, News, Social Justice

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 problem and management says,...

Week aims to teach, enlighten students

jason.ivanitz@marquette.edu

October 7, 2003

Filed under News, Social Justice

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 friends, and inflict...

Ex-scout opens closet door

October 7, 2003

Filed under News, Social Justice

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 (against me)," he said. He...

Film to cross red line at Marquette

Will Ashenmacher

October 2, 2003

Filed under News, Social Justice

Redlining is a term used to describe the "practice of economic discrimination based on a group rather than individual value," Banda said in a statement. Banda said that if members of one ethnicity, in the case of his documentary...

Al-Anon comes to campus

emily.schumacher@marquette.edu

October 2, 2003

Filed under Higher Education, News, Social Justice

Jean Grow, assistant professor of advertising and public relations, said there was an expressed interest in the immediate area which created the need for a new meeting group. The number of group members is difficult to pinpoint...

Inner city focus of new initiative

matt.nash@marquette.edu

September 25, 2003

Filed under Metro & Politics, News, Social Justice

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 for Milwaukee, the Initiative...

Harak cooks JUSTICE soup

Tim Horneman

September 23, 2003

Filed under News, Social Justice

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, a former professor at...

Sheen mean on social work

September 18, 2003

Filed under News, Social Justice

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 at the dedication of the...

Sexual Tension

Susan Haarman

September 16, 2003

Filed under News, Social Justice

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...

Poverty

andrew.johnson@marquette.edu

September 11, 2003

Filed under News, Social Justice

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...