Marquette Wire

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 ...

Pepsi priced unfairly

mary.aliceberg@marquette.edu

September 23, 2003

Filed under News, Opinions

I am somewhat embarrassed that a $0.64 issue is finally driving me to take out the pen and rant in The Marquette Tribune. It's a little annoyance but, luckily, it has a very simple solution, so we can use this as a test to see...

Coal plant expansion ignites debate

matt.nash@marquette.edu

September 23, 2003

Filed under Metro & Politics, News

A proposed expansion of the Oak Creek Power Plant, set to be decided by Wisconsin's Public Service Commission by Nov. 10, sparked debate at public hearings last week. Thad Nation, spokesman for WE Energies, said the current...

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...

Few vote for MUSG Senators

Tim Horneman

September 23, 2003

Filed under News, Student Government

Students elected 14 representatives Thursday from residence halls and off-campus in the Marquette Student Government elections. The total number of votes submitted was 599, but 55 of those were invalid because of wrong MarquetteCard,...

Runners raise $600,000

Tim Horneman

September 23, 2003

Filed under News

This year's edition of the walk had 16,267 registered runners and walkers and raised over $600,000 dollars, said Jenna Holman, events coordinator for Children's Hospital."This is an event rich in...

Al construction soils Cobeen

Jackie Palank

September 23, 2003

Filed under Metro & Politics, News

The $31 million price tag was not the only cost to build the Al McGuire Center. Design-builder Opus North had to take extra steps to ensure the safety of residents at nearby Cobeen Hall during construction of the 117,400 square...

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...

Hoops open house

Sarah Sherman

September 18, 2003

Filed under Men's Basketball, News, Sports

"It's a great time for freshmen to get their first sense of what the university and coach (Tom) Crean are all about," director of basketball operations Brian Wardle said. "Monday will be a big-time event that I know coach Crean...

Actor activist to unveil Raynor

Lydia Cox

September 18, 2003

Filed under Higher Education, News

The new library features state-of-the art technology, improved study areas and comfortable amenities, said Dean of Libraries Nicholas Burckel. "The Raynor merges conventional library resources with innovative technology to...

Writing center moves

Meg Lavery

September 18, 2003

Filed under Higher Education, News

The old facility used to be a residence hall and was not specific to the needs of the staff and students, said Writing Center director Paula Gillespie. Senior Sheila Keane, a tutor at the Writing Center, said the atmosphere...

Fighting for free speech

Megan Inserra

September 18, 2003

Filed under News, Opinions

In one of Tuesday's viewpoints, Sarah Rhomberg complained about the posters put up by the Marquette College Republicans. She said that they "highlighted six crimes against U.S. citizens by people considered to be radical Islamic...