Marquette Wire

Rail service to link cities

andrew.johnson@marquette.edu

September 2, 2003

Filed under Metro & Politics, News

An SWRPC study advisory committee recently recommended extending the Chicago Metra rail after studying the costs and benefits of both a commuter rail and bus system, Yunker said. The study committee concluded that "implementing...

LeBlanc wins 2nd Fulbright award

andrew.johnson@marquette.edu

September 2, 2003

Filed under Higher Education, News

"It's really a mark of excellence internationally," Wake said. As part of his award, LeBlanc traveled to Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia to teach two graduate-level courses – Human Rights in International Relations and International...

Minor added to curriculum

Clair Shields

September 2, 2003

Filed under Higher Education, News

In addition to the many new things on campus this semester, the Department of Social and Cultural Sciences has added a new social welfare and justice minor to its curriculum. This new minor follows the recent establishment...

Shops brew up new location, vendor

Elizabeth Challice

September 2, 2003

Filed under News

The Brew Bayou is now serving coffee from Milwaukee-based Alterra Roasting, replacing Superior Coffee Co. of Bensenville, Ill. The changeover took place June 18, according to Cathy Heidke, Alumni Memorial Union su...

CommUNITY fosters diversity

Lisa Petersen

August 28, 2003

Filed under News, Social Justice

A group of about 60 freshmen students will be part of a new Marquette program intended to help students think critically about their cross-cultural interactions. The program, known as Marquette CommUNITY, has been implemented...

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...

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...

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...

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...