Marquette Wire

Plenty of participation and excitement surround Earth Week at MU

Elise Angelopulos

April 26, 2012

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As Earth Week events continue on campus this week, Marquette is also celebrating being named one of seven green colleges in Wisconsin last week by the Princeton Review. According to the Princeton Review website, Marquette was chosen because the university received high...

MU’s vegan initiative garners national recognition

Dominic Tortorice

November 4, 2010

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Students voiced their concerns about the quality of food at Marquette last year during a number of forums held to gauge student satisfaction. Now, they may be seeing results. Marquette recently took part in a “Most Vegan-Friendly...

First ‘Fresh Fall Farmers Market’ being held today

October 12, 2010

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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...

EDITORIAL: Destination dining does not meet needs

Vanessa Harris

September 9, 2010

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In college, a home-cooked meal becomes a sacred rarity. Just the thought of anything fresh and out of the oven can leave the most well-adjusted students feeling a little homesick. And as the weather becomes colder, students’...

MUSG wants student in presidential search committee

Jennie Jorgensen

May 4, 2010

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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...

Sodexo a la carte

Dominic Tortorice

May 4, 2010

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Who is Sodexo? To students here at Marquette University, Sodexo resides in the faces of the friendly cafeteria workers we see nearly every day. But to others, Sodexo, Inc. is a company that often finds itself at the center...

VIEWPOINT: Sodexo forum full of ‘corporate mumbo jumbo’

Reader Submission

April 29, 2010

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Sodexo did not fool us. Last Monday, Marquette Student Government responded to student concerns about Marquette’s food service provider by facilitating a “conversation with Sodexo.” Unfortunately, the jargon used by...

Sodexo forum draws hundreds

Dominic Tortorice

April 20, 2010

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After grilling food service representatives on the costs of meals plans and the lack of vegetarian meals, some students were left hungry for more answers. Held in the Alumni Memorial Ballroom, “An Evening with Sodexo” ...

Sodexo, budget among topics discussed at MUSG meeting

Jennie Jorgensen

April 20, 2010

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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...

Food for thought

Dominic Tortorice

March 11, 2010

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Marquette Student Government took notice when reports of dissatisfaction with the food on campus began to rise as a chief concern among students. After MUSG passed a recommendation to terminate the contract with Sodexo...

Serving up a story, one slice at a time

Dominic Tortorice

February 25, 2010

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Walk through Cobeen Hall’s dining room doors and into a bustling swarm of hungry college students. They dart in and out of lines for food, lines for utensils, lines for drinks. Dinner servers slop on the macaroni and ch...