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Students on campus hop on home brewing trend

Brian Keogh

October 8, 2013

The typical image of a college beer is something cheap meant to be chugged via keg stand or beer bong. But in recent years a growing number of fraternity houses and college apartments have become their own microbreweries, t...

Syrian conflict pushes Congress to make decisions

Jason Kurtyka

September 10, 2013

The Senate will vote Wednesday to approve or reject President Obama's resolution to employ a round of “limited and narrow” strikes at Syrian President Bashar al-Assad’s regime in response to its alleged use of chemical weapons. U.S officials reported Aug. 30 that more than 1,400 people were killed in multiple chemical weapons attacks in suburbs outside Damascus. One year ago, Obama said a chemical weapons attack would cross a “red line,” prompting American military intervention. According to the Washington Post, there is projected bipartisan support for and against the resolution and many representatives remain undecided. This reflects the stance of the Marquette College Republicans and Democrats, who declined to make a comment leaning one way or the other. “The Marquette University College Republicans have a wide range of positions within our organization on the current debate about militar...

Student financial aid faces large cuts from sequestration

Jason Kurtyka

February 28, 2013

Barring a last-second deal, $85 billion will be cut from the federal budget starting tomorrow as a result of the failure to reach a budgetary agreement by President Barack Obama and Congress during the last two years. The cuts...