Marquette Wire

MUSG leadership change for new semester

Jennie Jorgensen

February 2, 2010

Filed under Featured, News

Thursday may have been Marquette Student Government's first official meeting of the semester, but the MUSG Senate is already shaping its future leadership. With a 17-9 vote at the Jan. 28 meeting, the MUSG Senate decided to table the election of ...

MUSG lays out plan for new semester

Jennie Jorgensen

January 26, 2010

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Marquette Student Government held a preliminary meeting Jan. 21 to discuss plans for the new semester. MUSG President Henry Thomas, a senior in the College of Arts & Sciences, said goals for this spring include finalizing...

Marquette acquires vacant Norris Park for 25 years

Tim Seeman

January 26, 2010

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When the winter freeze permanently lifts from Milwaukee sometime this spring, Marquette students will have a new place to play. The Milwaukee City Common Council voted unanimously last week to lease Norris Park, located in the the 1800 block of Kilbourn Av...

ONLINE: MUSG considers free IDs to students who need them

Matthew Reddin

December 11, 2009

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Winter break is only a week away, but Marquette Student Government wasn’t ready to leave until trying to iron out one last piece of first semester legislation at its Dec. 10 meeting. Turns out legislation recommending the...

MUSG reflects on past, future

Matthew Reddin

December 10, 2009

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Next semester, Marquette Student Government plans to follow up on goals set so far this year. President Henry Thomas, a senior in the College of Arts & Sciences, and Vice President Stephanie Stopka, a senior in the College...

STAFF EDITORIAL: Data from Sodexo satisfaction survey requires scrutiny

December 8, 2009

Filed under Editorials, Featured, Viewpoints

Most students have beef with Marquette’s cafeteria food, but would rather settle than starve. That’s why Marquette Student Government’s recommendation to end Sodexo’s contract was a bold move that unleashed welcome...

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: MUSG addresses safety concerns on Kilbourn Avenue

Reader Submission

December 8, 2009

Filed under Letters, Viewpoints

In response to the Dec. 1 editorial, “Safety concerns at 16th, 17th and Kilbourn,” Marquette Student Government would like to update the Marquette community with the actions that have been taken toward these student concerns....

MUSG passes election reform amendment

Matthew Reddin

December 8, 2009

Filed under News

The election reform amendment defeated before Thanksgiving reappeared at Thursday’s Marquette Student Government meeting, but this time the amendment was passed by the Senate by a vote of 24 to 4. However, the amendment process...

Jury still out on Sodexo decison

Matthew Reddin

December 3, 2009

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Two university administrators said they believe Marquette Student Government senators misinterpreted and misunderstood food service data and surveys when they voted to pass a recommendation that the university terminate its contract...

Night of Chocolate celebrates 10-year anniversary Wednesday

Matthew Reddin

December 1, 2009

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Fountains of chocolate. Champagne glasses full of chocolate mousse. A quartet of jazz musicians to set the mood. Ten years of tradition. Must be Night of Chocolate. Night of Chocolate is a semi-formal event designed to give studen...

MUSG recommends university dump Sodexo

Matthew Reddin

November 24, 2009

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Marquette Student Government senators are recommending that the university terminate its contract with Sodexo as dining services provider and seek an alternative vendor. The 21-4 decision came at Thursday's Senate meeti...

MUSG votes down election reform amendment

Matthew Reddin

November 24, 2009

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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...