Marquette Wire

Acker to rejoin men’s basketball team

Tim Kraft

August 31, 2009

Filed under Featured, Sports

Senior guard Maurice Acker has rejoined the Marquette men’s basketball team after leaving two months ago to concentrate on academics. The Journal Sentinel first broke the story, and Marquette Associate Athletic Director, Scott...

ORL: Implement survey for pairing roommates

Bridget Dolan

August 31, 2009

Filed under Featured, Viewpoints

Freshmen and sophomores can study a future roommate’s Facebook profile for his or her hobbies, interests and music preferences. But these do not reveal if their roommate smokes, sleeps in or snores. It’s time Marquette’s...

GROVER: Crean leaves Marquette ­- this time for good

Eric Grover

August 31, 2009

Filed under Featured, Sports

How was your summer? Hey, eyes down here. It’s syllabus day. You don’t have to pay attention. There, now you’re getting it. I think we’re going to be friends. My summer was pretty extreme. I didn’t shave for over a...

H1N1 flu prevention plan in place

Allison Keough

August 31, 2009

Filed under Featured, News

As students arrive back on campus for fall classes, colleges like Marquette are preparing for an unwelcome visitor that may come along — the H1N1 virus, or swine flu. Cases of the contagious virus have already been reported...

Men’s soccer redshirts provide needed boost

David Peltz

August 30, 2009

Filed under Featured, Sports

The Marquette men’s soccer team finished its preseason with a 4-2 win over Kentucky Friday afternoon at Valley Fields. The win earned the Golden Eagles an undefeated preseason after a draw against Valparaiso and an overtime...

Dear Diary: remembering the 2008-’09 year

Roger Lopez

April 30, 2009

Filed under Featured, News

SeptemberOn the early morning of Sept. 13, 2008, then-Marquette student Jessica Cody was taken into custody by the Milwaukee Police Department for stabbing two others at a Water Street bar. Cody stabbed Katlynn Dallman...

Festivals

Kevin Mueller

April 30, 2009

Filed under Featured, Marquee

Phew, another spring semester is almost over. That means no more books, group projects or roommates (that's unless you're enrolled summer school, but that's your own fault). More time to kick back, re...

Have a perfect GPA? You must be gorgeous

Drew Keyes

April 30, 2009

Filed under Featured, News

University of Miami released findings from new study on role personal characteristics play in the class room.Good looks have a positive effect on GPA.Grooming and personal traits have even bigger effects on GPA.Study intended to find roots of...

Concerts

Molly Gamble

April 30, 2009

Filed under Featured, Marquee

Whether indoors or outdoors, Milwaukee is offering some impressive concerts this summer. Both the likes of legends like Bob Dylan and breaking singer/songwriter Lykke Li will be coming to town, and one venue is even ho...

Injunction filed against schools

Kaellen Hessel

April 30, 2009

Filed under Featured, News

An injunction has been filed against two high schools in the School District of Elmbrook for holding graduation at a local church.The Americans United for Separation of Church and State argues that holding a public school grad...

Other summer attractions

john.marston@marquette.edu

April 30, 2009

Filed under Featured, Marquee

It might be hard to believe now, but without tests and papers to work on over the summer, boredom can set in. Sometimes the best cure involves doing something out of the ordinary. Here are a few of ways of combating su...

VIEWPOINT: Be wary of ‘green’ claims

Patrick Mulshine

April 30, 2009

Filed under Featured, Viewpoints

Apparently green is in. Companies and agencies of all sorts are launching new 'green' initiatives in an effort to conserve energy and preserve the environment. The young generations of our country are being inundated wi...