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Freeway widening receives criticism

matt.nash@marquette.edu

August 25, 2003

Filed under News

Randy Romanski, WisDOT's executive director, said it has not approved or disapproved the widening of lanes. At this stage in the process, WisDOT will start on preliminary engineering and release federally required En...

Freshmen fret over fateful 15

andrew.johnson@marquette.edu

August 25, 2003

Filed under Higher Education, News

"I don't think I'm going to eat any differently than I would otherwise," he said. Blankenheim's attitude toward eating is what health educators stress time and again — consistent eating habits. Freshman year poses a number...

Freshmen learn southern hospitality

Lisa Petersen

August 25, 2003

Filed under News

Marquette's newest freshman residence hall has a colorful history. Marquette has leased South Hall, 525 N. 17th St., for the next three years to accommodate the increasing need for residence hall space, said ...

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...

Hegarty

matt.nash@marquette.edu

August 25, 2003

Filed under News

For Marquette's Sigma Delta Phi fraternity chapter, the April 29 suspension was the end of a chapter. The building, completed in 2000 using funds contributed by Sigma Delta Phi alumni and donated to Marquette for...

MUSG encourages student involvement

Rikida Starace

August 25, 2003

Filed under News, Student Government

The organization is broken into five main departments: communications, elections, financial, program board and Senate. The program board, run by Program Vice President Sophia Rodriguez, a senior, handles the concerts, entertainers,...

New dean will aid Nursing

Rikida Starace

August 25, 2003

Filed under News

A national figure who helped write the book on nursing education will open a new chapter as dean of the College of Nursing this fall.Lea Acord, who holds a doctorate in higher education administration from the University o...

Campus gyms get rid of broken equipment

Katie Hinderer

August 25, 2003

Filed under News

Incoming students may not have to experience the early morning rush to the gym to sign up for equipment that last year's students endured. The Rec Plex and the Rec Center have added several new and refurbished pieces of wo...

DPS Reports

Katie Hinderer

August 25, 2003

Filed under Crime & Safety, News, News

2. At 11:31 a.m., an employee reported that an unknown driver caused an estimated $100 in damage to the lawn by Schroeder Complex. Aug. 16 3. At 11:22 a.m., the Milwaukee Fire Department was contacted to extinguish a smoldering...

DPS adds new stops to LIMO route

Emily Palm

August 25, 2003

Filed under Crime & Safety, News

The myriad of new renovations that have affected students' lives have also prompted changes from the Department of Public Safety. Because Raynor Library will be open for 24 hours, DPS has hired two additional officers to supplement...