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MUSG snags Girl Talk for spring concert on campus

Matthew Reddin

February 18, 2010

This April, the beats, tunes and lyrics of hundreds of musicians will take over Marquette. But the songs all belong to one man: Girl Talk. One of the most well-known mashup artists in the business, Girl Talk, aka Gregg Gil...

MUSG passes LGBTQ amendment

Jennie Jorgensen

February 16, 2010

Tensions were high at the Marquette Student Government meeting Thursday as senators debated legislation about the social stigmatization of the LGBTQ community on campus. A resolution opposing discrimination of the LGBTQ community...

MUSG leadership change for new semester

Jennie Jorgensen

February 2, 2010

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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...