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Mayoral race opens with 15 candidates

matt.nash@marquette.edu

August 28, 2003

Filed under Metro & Politics, News

Fifteen candidates are running for Milwaukee mayor in the 2004 election, according to papers filed with the Milwaukee elections commission. Of all the topics in debate, taxes and the decline of industry in Milwaukee appear...

MUSG shows its feminine side

Rikida Starace

August 28, 2003

Filed under News, Student Government

Senior Kate Agnew, Marquette University Student Government's president, is one of only five female presidents in the history of Marquette. Although she is part of this minority, Agnew said she doesn't seperate herself because...

Driving

August 28, 2003

Filed under featured, News

CHICAGO — Sho Yano's mother hands him his lunch for school in a brown paper bag. "You don't need any bones today? No bones?" Kyung Yano asks her quiet, spectacle-wearing 12-year-old, who shakes his head "no" as they head...

Downtown revs up for Harley fest

August 28, 2003

Filed under featured, News

Tribune Staff Milwaukee is poised to go hog wild this holiday weekend with Harley-Davidson's 100th Anniversary Celebration, expected to bring nearly 350,000 people to the area in four days. The four-day birthday bash for...

Landline usage drops among students

Jen Haberkorn

August 28, 2003

Filed under News

After having the cell phone for a few weeks, Guilbeault has appreciated the mobility of a cell phone."It's more practical," she said. "I can take it to the library or the (Alumni Memorial) Union and I don&...

Local lawmakers tussle over bill defining marriage in Wisconsin

andrew.johnson@marquette.edu

August 28, 2003

Filed under Metro & Politics, News

Similar legislation banning gay marriages has been passed in 37 states. Because other states have passed laws prohibiting gay marriage, Gundrum feels the defense of marriage legislation is necessary in preserving the sanctity...

Vice Provost

andrew.johnson@marquette.edu

August 28, 2003

Filed under Higher Education, News

A new position has been created in Marquette's graduate school to oversee research. This new position attends to the former responsibilities of the graduate school dean, Griffiths said. "This position continues the academic...

Sophomore remembered

andrew.johnson@marquette.edu

August 28, 2003

Filed under News

Roommates mourned the death of Arts & Sciences sophomore Sakina Shakir and said they plan to stage a remembrance service in her honor.Shakir, 20, lost a battle with cancer that roommates said had seemed to be in remissi...

Graduate brings real-world experience to Engineering helm

Lisa Petersen

August 28, 2003

Filed under Higher Education, News

New school years typically bring new things. This one brought a new dean for the College of Engineering. Stan Jaskolski began his tenure as dean on Aug. 1, replacing former dean Douglas Green who resigned last spring for personal...

Women’s cager Alsdurf heading back to Minn.

tom.blair@marquette.edu

August 25, 2003

Filed under News, Sports

"It's unfortunate that Katie can't play out her career at Marquette," head coach Terri Mitchell said. "Katie has to do what's in her best interest, and Marquette isn't in her future plans." Alsdurf, a native of Forest Lake,...

City streets to switch direction

matt.nash@marquette.edu

August 25, 2003

Filed under Metro & Politics, News

Crossing from the Union Sports Annex to the Alumni Memorial Union will take a few extra minutes this spring. Work is underway to convert Wells and State streets from the accustomed one-way direction to two-way streets. The...