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Sharona Smith, 4 months homeless

Sharona Smith, 4 months homeless

Rob Gebelhoff December 2, 2013

Sharona Smith shuffles into a small conference room on the south side of the Repairers of the Breach center in early September. As a four-foot-tall black woman who speaks little, Sharona has a shockingly...

Mark Young, 14 months homeless

Mark Young, 14 months homeless

Rob Gebelhoff December 2, 2013

The day is winding down for staff at Repairers of the Breach. The front lobby of the center is sparsely occupied by members of the organization. The sun penetrates through the windows more yellow and at...

MUSG forms ad-hoc committee to review SOF process

MUSG forms ad-hoc committee to review SOF process

November 26, 2013

In a news release sent out Monday, Marquette Student Government announced the formation of an ad-hoc committee to review the student organization funding process "in response to internal and external concerns." "One...

MU strives for a more sustainable campus

MU strives for a more sustainable campus

Kelly Meyerhofer November 12, 2013

The walkway next to Schroeder Hall usually smells of boiled pasta, marinara sauce and greasy carbs. But for a brief time every Tuesday and Friday, that scent is replaced with the scent of cantaloupe rinds,...

Infographic by Ellery Fry/ellery.fry@marquette.edu

Students contribute to issues with faculty advising

Natalie Wickman October 15, 2013

Freshmen packed the Helfaer Theatre Oct. 7 during one of three special advising sessions for College of Communication students. Joyce Wolburg, associate dean of the college, explained class selection...

MU inspected for accreditation

MU inspected for accreditation

Jason Kurtyka October 3, 2013

About 50 students gathered at the Alumni Memorial Union Monday afternoon to attend an hour-long student forum held by the Higher Learning Commission. Two members of the commission, Claire Etaugh from...

Photo by Rebecca Rebholz/rebecca.rebholz@marquette.edu

LIMO services maintained as example for other universities

Claudia Brokish September 26, 2013

It’s 9:30 p.m. Students scream “Ring Out Ahoya” after a Friday night basketball game while zipping down Wisconsin Avenue in a LIMO. The LIMO’s driver, Beth Esmay, maps out a route to make sure...

Summer court battles place internships under extra scrutiny

Summer court battles place internships under extra scrutiny

Erin Heffernan September 12, 2013

Max Hess began work at midnight for the local news station, WTMJ-TV, during the fall semester of his sophomore year. Every Wednesday from 12 a.m. to 9 a.m., Hess would tweak graphics, write stories...

Geography of the class of 2017: Preliminary data

Geography of the class of 2017: Preliminary data

Rob Gebelhoff August 26, 2013

About 2,000 students traveled from across the country to enter Marquette's class of 2017. Click on the map to read the stories of how select freshmen ended up on campus. [mapsvg id=3840332]

Photo by Rebecca Rebholz/ rebecca.rebholz@mu.edu

Push for ethnic, geographic diversity shown in freshman demographics

Rob Gebelhoff August 26, 2013

Krystal Morales from Dorado, Puerto Rico debated between attending George Washington University and Marquette University. With hopes to work in political digital media, Morales knew both schools would...

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