Marquette Wire

MU faces 2 percent budget cut

Melanie Lawder

February 26, 2013

After conducting a review of the national and worldwide financial outlook for higher education, Marquette has asked departments to reduce or return 2 percent of this year’s budget. Andy Brodzeller, a senior communication...

Collective bargaining law ruled unconstitutional

Emily Fischer

September 18, 2012

Unions across Wisconsin are celebrating the most recent ruling by Dane County Judge Juan Colas in their favor. Last Friday, Colas ruled that Gov. Scott Walker’s law restricting the collective bargaining of unionized public workers...

Transit System will eliminate routes to balance budget

Sarah Hauer

September 15, 2011

Due to continuing budget challenges, the Milwaukee County Transit System has recommended a historic 12.5 percent service reduction for 2012. The 2012-2013 state budget passed this summer reduces state aid to MCTS by $6.8 m...


Pat Simonaitis

April 26, 2011

Marquette Student Government will vote to approve the 2011-’12 fiscal year budget Thursday night. The proposed budget features a slight decrease in total revenues and expenses from the current budget and is being projected at...

A mad month in Madison

Caroline Campbell

April 5, 2011

There was not a lot of love in Madison, Wis. this Valentine’s Day. Thousands of protesters gathered in front of the capitol and the Governor’s Mansion. Republican Gov. Scott Walker proposed a budget repair bill Feb. 1...

Ryan outlines ‘Roadmap for America’s Future’

Brooke Goodman

February 8, 2011

By noon last Thursday, U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.), Chairman of the House Budget Committee, had battled post-“snowpocalypse” traffic, eaten at Real Chili and announced a $74 billion cut in federal spending. Ryan appeared as the mos...

MUSG budget surpasses $500,000, largest in school history

Pat Simonaitis

September 7, 2010

The budget for Marquette Student Government is set proportionally to the number of students attending the university, and this year the number has reached $513,050. Michael Thiel, a senior in the College of Business Administration...

Putting a price tag on education

Jeff Engel

March 2, 2010

A college education opens the portal to a new world of jobs. But that diploma comes at an increasingly steep price many simply cannot afford, especially in a struggling economy that has ruthlessly snatched away...

MUSG votes down election reform amendment

Matthew Reddin

November 24, 2009

Marquette Student Government's final meeting before Thanksgiving break was its busiest yet. In addition to approving a recommendation that the university end its contract with Sodexo, senators voted down a proposed election reform...