Marquette Wire

STAFF EDITORIAL: Mayoral takeover will bolster MPS

November 19, 2009

Filed under Editorials, Featured, Viewpoints

Too many cooks can spoil a dinner. For the same reason, we support state legislation allowing the mayoral takeover of Milwaukee Public Schools. Last month, the state legislature proposed a bill that would give Milwaukee’s...

STAFF EDITORIAL: Barrett’s approval of Arts Board budget necessary

November 10, 2009

Filed under Editorials, Featured, Viewpoints

When Mayor Barrett decides the future of the Milwaukee Arts Board next Wednesday, let’s hope he aims to nurture, not strangle the arts community. Barrett originally slashed the 2010 Arts Board’s budget by 75 percent ($110,000),...

Leaders look at Milwaukee’s future as water tech center

Rebecca Prybell

November 3, 2009

Filed under Featured, News

The Marquette Law School hosted a conference Monday called “Milwaukee 2015: Water, Jobs and the Way Forward,” featuring Gov. Jim Doyle, Mayor Tom Barrett and executives from companies with large stakes in Milwaukee. Mi...

MU student rescued battered Mayor Barrett

Derrick Chengery

September 8, 2009

Filed under Featured, News

One of the heroes in the attack that put Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett in the hospital last month is a Marquette student. Moira Flood, a resident of Wauwatosa and a sophomore in the College of Education, was with B...

Stimulus funds jump start projects

Tim Seeman

September 3, 2009

Filed under News

Looking at the calendar, it would seem that summer is winding down, but on State Street between 17th and 27th streets, there are plenty of signs indicating it is still summer in Wisconsin. Big orange signs, to be exact. The...