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Women allowed in military combat roles

Jason Kurtyka

February 4, 2013

In the mind of General Martin Dempsey, the move to allow women in combat roles began in 2003 on the streets of Baghdad. That year, Dempsey was appointed to the command of the Army’s 1st Armored Division. During an episode...

VIEWPOINT: Women and war

Reader Submission

April 14, 2010

War is a devastation that has always plighted humanity, but it affects a population in various ways. Particularly, the individuals who often are not a direct part of violence are objectified, victimized and targeted. Women...

Undateable: from mistake to deal-break, new book lists where guys go wrong

Sarah Elms

April 7, 2010

Speedos. Bad toupees. Showing your butt crack. Burping loudly. Those are just four of the 311 things authors Ellen Rakieten and Anne Coyle say make men undateable. In their co-authored book, “Undateable: 311 Things Guys Do That Gua...

Looking at salary differences by gender

Tori Dykes

December 9, 2009

Eight years after the university's Gender Equity Task Force disbanded, many believe Marquette has made significant progress toward eliminating the gap between male and female faculty members' salaries. Still, some involved...

Engineering workshops tackle stereotypes

Tori Dykes

October 13, 2009

To combat notions that women are less capable as engineers, the College of Engineering is hosting workshops Wednesday for female high school students to learn more about engineering programs. The daylong event, part of the univer...

Alumnae discuss Marquette’s past and present

Tori Dykes

October 8, 2009

  As they told stories of priests’ concerns over sinfully tight sweaters and a student union building where women were unwelcome, four alumnae made it clear just how far women have come at Marquette.   Tuesday...

Curtain call for female WWII pilots long overdue

Kaleigh Ward

October 1, 2009

If you haven't noticed by now, the university is in the midst of the Centennial Celebration of Women at Marquette. Of many entertaining ways to participate in the festivities, few are better than watching the MU production of ...

Celebration of women at MU kicks off

Kaellen Hessel

October 1, 2009

The Centennial Celebration of Women at Marquette isn’t simply about celebrating women and commemorating their acceptance into the university 100 years ago. It’s also about celebrating and working towards greater access to ed...

Sexual Violence Awareness Week kicks off

Tori Dykes

September 22, 2009

Sexual Violence Awareness Week began Sunday with the goal of “Creating a Campus that Cares." The week started with a kick-off rally and continues through Thursday. The purpose of the week is to raise awareness, honor vi...