Marquette Wire

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...

Global sports experts to speak

Ryan Nilsson

September 25, 2003

Filed under News

"Salary caps, drafts and player transfer rules can — and frequently do — run foul of anti-trust law in this country and others with similar laws," said Opie, the Robert Boden Professor of Law at...

Engineering proposes another construction project

Celia Downes

September 25, 2003

Filed under Higher Education, Metro & Politics, News, Science & Technology

Saying it would benefit both the school and the larger community, members of the civil and environmental engineering department plan to propose a new undergraduate major in construction management. The concept of an undergraduate...

Power struggle

September 25, 2003

Filed under Metro & Politics, News

Colon, associate director of the United Community Center and resident of the 12th Supervisor District on Milwaukee's south side, feels it is time for Latino leadership to be present on the Board. "There are no Latinos on the...

Canadian drug store to open

matt.nash@marquette.edu

September 25, 2003

Filed under News

Consumers come to the store, set up an account and provide Farah with a valid prescription for each medication they'd like, and he places the order with a Canadian pharmacy, he said. "They send it to the c...

Res. Halls offer mission to students

September 25, 2003

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, News

Students will again have the opportunity to leave Marquette campus in the hopes that the city of Milwaukee can provide them with answers in this year's citywide scavenger hunt, Mission Impossible 2003. "I think it is one of...

SHAC hopes to revive budget’s health

September 25, 2003

Filed under News

The Student Health Advisory Committee and the Health Fee Review Committee held their first meeting Tuesday to discuss plans for Student Health Services' new budget proposal.The budget proposal will recommend to university of...

Students prefer long weekend to Friday class

Amy Guckeen

September 25, 2003

Filed under Higher Education, News

Those who prefer spending quality time with their pillows on Friday mornings can feel a little sympathy for students at Syracuse University. Syracuse students accustomed to forming their class schedules with a three-day weekend...

Schools take measures to stop the music

September 25, 2003

Filed under News

Despite the old comfort of security in numbers, the Recording Industry Association of America has managed to worry some music file sharers when it announced its lawsuits against 261 illegal downloaders this month. This summer,...

Police crack down on campus parties

Amy Bauer

September 25, 2003

Filed under Crime & Safety, News, News

In early September, the Milwaukee Police Department was summoned to break up disturbances from partiers near the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Many of those attending were students. "Police involvement has been related...

Port hovers on crafty transit idea

September 25, 2003

Filed under Metro & Politics, News

Citing Milwaukee's "familial, economic and cultural ties" to Chicago, Milwaukee Port Director Ken Szallai has begun to explore the idea of establishing a hovercraft line between the two cities. Szallai started considering this...

5,000 walkers expected to raise funds for AIDS

rachel.caldwell@marquette.edu

September 25, 2003

Filed under News

Over 5,000 walkers will take to the streets Sunday for the 14th annual AIDS Walk Wisconsin.The 10-kilometer walk will begin at the Summerfest grounds, lead up and down the shore of Lake Michigan and guide walkers back to ...