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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...

MUSG meeting addresses O’Brien controversy

Tony DiZinno

May 7, 2010

The last Marquette Student Government meeting of the semester did not elapse without discussion of hot-button issues and passing of several pieces of legislation. Chris Miller, vice president of Student Affairs, talked with...

MUSG wants student in presidential search committee

Jennie Jorgensen

May 4, 2010

Marquette Student Government senators want a student representative on the university's presidential search committee. The Senate unanimously approved a recommendation last Thursday calling on the board of trustees to include...

MUSG legislative clerk appointed

Jennie Jorgensen

April 27, 2010

At last Thursday’s Marquette Student Government meeting, senators appointed Lauren Davey as the new legislative clerk. Davey, a sophomore in the College of Business Administration, will begin her term in the fall of 2010...

STAFF EDITORIAL: Grading past and future MUSG administrations

April 22, 2010

The Tribune editorial board sat down this week with new Marquette Student Government President Meghan Ladwig and Executive Vice President Joey Ciccone. Our meeting highlighted some items on their agenda that we loved, and others...

Sodexo, budget among topics discussed at MUSG meeting

Jennie Jorgensen

April 20, 2010

Marquette Student Government is preparing for several changes during the 2010-’11 academic year, including improved dining services for students and possibly the first MUSG budget that exceeds half a million dollars. Sodexo...

Man behind the myth

Derrick Chengery

April 13, 2010

Hyneman appeals to wide array of students with special effects discussion One of television’s most popular special effects experts visited campus yesterday to talk to Marquette students about testing age-old myths by using elements...

New MUSG executives sworn into office

Jennie Jorgensen

April 13, 2010

Senate elects communications, legislative vice presidents With Marquette Student Government’s 2010-’11 president and executive vice president already sworn into office, the new Senate members selected their communications vice...

MUSG passes book rental recommendation

Jennie Jorgensen

March 30, 2010

Marquette Student Government is investigating a way for students to acquire textbooks the same way people acquire movies from Blockbuster for the weekend: a rental program. MUSG approved its last recommendation of the 2009-’10...

MUSG briefs, 3/4 meeting

Jennie Jorgensen

March 9, 2010

Former senator Joey Kimes, a junior in the College of Communication, was elected to the vacant program board assistant position. Program Board Vice President Carly Nusser fully endorsed Kimes’ election. The Senate recogni...

MUSG proceeds with recreational facility plans

Jennie Jorgensen

March 2, 2010

Senate passes legislation to allocate funds for study Marquette Student Government continued to push for improved student wellness with Thursday's approval of Reserve Fund Bill No. 1: Centering on Recreation. The bill w...

The buzz behind the act

Jennie Jorgensen

February 18, 2010

Coordinating 65 events throughout the course of one school year, Marquette Student Government certainly knows how to draw a crowd. This semester, MUSG expects to draw its largest crowd yet. As 1,000 concert tickets bec...