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Alcohol Amnesty program vetoed by MUSG president

Pat Simonaitis

April 12, 2011

Outgoing Marquette Student Government President Meghan Ladwig vetoed the proposed alcohol amnesty recommendation last week in her final act as president, it was announced at Thursday night’s MUSG meeting. The bill was not...

MUSG recommends rec facilities overhaul

Pat Simonaitis

March 22, 2011

Could there finally be a new recreation center coming to Marquette? If the Marquette Student Government has its way, there will be. In its meeting before spring break, MUSG voted to recommend that the university undertake an...

CBS correspondent Ben Tracy joins university board of trustees

Pat Simonaitis

March 8, 2011

Last week, 34-year-old alumnus Ben Tracy was selected as the newest member of the Marquette board of trustees, making him the youngest member of the university’s impressive, major decision making group. Tracy graduated from the College of Communication in 1998 and the Marquette...

Potential new recreational facility projected to cost $60 million

Pat Simonaitis

March 8, 2011

One would be hard-pressed to find a Marquette student who hasn’t had to deal with the clunk and clatter of construction projects during their years on campus. Based on a Thursday night report to the Marquette Student Government,...

University unveils cheaper unlimited meal plan for next year, ends block options

Pat Simonaitis

December 10, 2010

Beginning next fall, all Marquette freshmen and sophomores will be required to purchase the “Anytime Dining Plan” for $3,610, with the traditionally less expensive block options of 125 or 175 meals per semester being taken...

Dr. Drew event offers entertaining, serious answers to provocative questions

Matt Campbell

November 23, 2010

In his famous song, "Let's Get It On," Marvin Gaye sang "stop beating around the bush." Marquette students took his advice Thursday night by attending the MUSG-sponsored event, "An Evening with Dr. Drew Pinsky" in the Alumni Memorial...

MUSG allocations allotted to various student organizations

Pat Simonaitis

November 23, 2010

In the final Marquette Student Government meeting before Thanksgiving break, MUSG approved two allocations larger than $2,500 to student groups looking to hold events off-campus. The MARDI GRAS winter service trip was allocated...

Walker’s campaign record murky

Brooke Goodman

October 26, 2010

Nice play is far away and forgotten, as the Wisconsin gubernatorial race between candidates Milwaukee County Executive Scott Walker (R) and Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett (D) has turned from agreeable to negative. Both candidates have gotten their shots in. A ...

First ‘Fresh Fall Farmers Market’ being held today

October 12, 2010

Pumpkins, cheese, cider, onions, squash and more await the Marquette community as the university holds its first Fresh Fall Farmers Market today. Sponsors — including Marquette University Student Government, Students for...

MUSG service amendment shot down

Pat Simonaitis

October 12, 2010

In an eventful Marquette Student Government meeting this past Thursday, three new members were named to committees and a proposed amendment to the MUSG constitution mandating service hours for academic and residential senators...

New MUSG president pro tempore elected

Pat Simonaitis

October 5, 2010

In the second Marquette Student Government meeting of the school year with newly elected senators seated, Curtis Taylor was elected president pro tempore Thursday night. Taylor, a sophomore in the College of Business Administration,...

University explores possibility of new rec center

Pat Simonaitis

September 28, 2010

University Architect Tom Ganey and architecture firm Moody Nolan Inc. associate Janet Jordan gave a presentation before the Marquette Student Government Thursday night about improving the Rec Center and announced an official report...