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Neuroscience research focuses on cocaine addiction

Eric Oliver

May 2, 2013

Drug addicts escape from stress or aversive life effects through drug use, said Robert Wheeler, an assistant professor in the biomedical sciences department, while presenting his research Tuesday in Schroeder Complex. Whe...

Heroin use on the rise in Milwaukee

Nick Biggi

March 19, 2013

Heroin use in the area has increased exponentially over the past year, according to Capt. Anthony Smith, head of the Milwaukee Police Department's narcotics division.  Smith explained these findings at the Milwaukee Common Council's...

Students flee DPS through second story window, one hurt

Nick Biggi

February 7, 2013

While students have a reputation for trying to stay out of trouble with the law, few have gone so far as jumping out of a building. That’s what happened last Monday when four students leapt from the second floor of the Gilman...

Number of alcohol referrals drops

Nick Biggi

January 15, 2013

Preliminary reports indicate that the number of alcohol referrals through most of last semester – from the start of the semester through Nov. 28 – have decreased by exactly half compared to the fall 2011 semester. One of...

Numbers on new alcohol policy unavailable

Nick Biggi

October 2, 2012

A little more than a month ago, the Tribune reported that after the first weekend of the semester there were 27 alcohol related write-ups. Thus far, administrators and university officials are unable to give a tally of write-ups...

Questioning the logic of “Skins”

Annie Bolger

February 11, 2011

I remember when I first saw a preview for “Skins”: halfway through a recent episode of Jersey Shore. (Yes, I’m a fan, proceed to judge). I took one look at it and said, “That may be the stupidest show I’ve ever seen!”...

High during a sobriety speech — how rude!

Matthew Reddin

October 27, 2009

Former 'Full House' star Jodie Sweetin had relapsed when she spoke at MU In April 2007, former “Full House” star Jodie Sweetin came to Marquette to tell students about her struggle to overcome an addiction to drugs and a...

Violent crimes, felonies stay low

Derrick Chengery

October 6, 2009

The number of violent and felony crimes around campus stayed low in 2008, while alcohol- and drug-related incidents rose. According to the Student Safety Resource Guide released by the Department of Public Safety last week, ...