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Finding Hope and Mentorship in Times of Need

Lelah Byron, Investigative Reporter April 22, 2020

Students, higher education professionals and community members gathered at Alverno College for a summit to discuss underrepresentation on college campuses Feb. 21. The summit, Advancing Equity in Our Colleges...

Diagnosing the System

Matthew Martinez, Assistant Projects Editor April 22, 2020

In 2020, health care weighs heavy on the minds of Americans. During a global outbreak that's seen governors 'competing' for medical supplies and marginalized communities particularly affected, the conversation...

A Shot in the Dark: The Conversation around Gun Violence

Joseph Beaird, Investigative Reporter April 22, 2020

From the Milwaukee Courthouse to Red Arrow Park, Linnea Stanton marches with over 8,000 people. The crowd is young, mostly students who have taken to the streets in opposition to gun violence. It's March...


Grace Dawson, Investigative Reporter April 22, 2020

"We really wanted to stay," Morgan Schnabl says. "We loved that location ... but after about two months, we realized 'Dang. Well, it's not really an option.'" Schnabl is the owner of Milwaukee restaurant...

Students Weigh In

Matthew Harte, Projects Editor April 22, 2020

Brooke Huerter says the day Hillary Clinton conceded the 2016 election, she changed her major to political science.  Huerter, a junior in the College of Arts & Sciences, volunteered for the Clinton...

LGBTQ+ Concerns Persist Throughout Decade at Marquette

LGBTQ+ Concerns Persist Throughout Decade at Marquette

Joseph Beaird, Investigative Reporter February 11, 2020
"I was blindsided by it," Jodi O'Brien, a lesbian professor currently at Seattle University, said. "I think I had been open to entertaining the possibility of being a dean at Marquette primarily because everyone had been so welcoming and helping."
By Matthew Harte and Matthew Martinez

Food waste paths diverge

Amanda Parrish, Investigative Reporter December 3, 2019
Overall, Marquette’s compost pick-ups since May have been less successful than UW-Milwaukee’s, Compost Crusaders' data showed. Both schools had 29 scheduled pick-up dates; across all locations, Marquette had 131 individual bin visits while UW-Milwaukee had 99. Of Marquette’s individual bin visits, only 51.9% were successful with four contaminated bins, 50 empty or missing bins, and nine services cancelled. As for UW-Milwaukee, visits were successful 77.78% of the time with one contaminated bin and 21 empty bins.
Study drugs circulate on Marquette campus

‘Study drugs’ circulate on Marquette campus

Lelah Byron, Investigative Reporter November 19, 2019
In addition to studying, study drugs are also used for dieting, partying and athletics, said Sara Smith, director of Marquette’s Alcohol and Other Drugs Prevention program.

A New Lease on Life

Matthew Harte , Executive Projects Editor November 13, 2019
It's all mine, too. I come and go as I please. I can lock my stuff up and take a shower any time I want. There's  heating and air conditioning, too.
Marquette was ranked 230 out of 248 for free speech compared to other universities across the United States.

Transforming the World to Community

Emily Rouse, Executive A&E Editor November 13, 2019
To change the world, everyone must do their own part, Fr. Beausoleil, adjunct professor in the College of Education and pastoral minister in Schroeder Hall, says.
Under the Overpass

Under the Overpass

Matthew Martinez, Assistant Projects Editor November 13, 2019
Homelessness is a complex problem that does not have a single solution.
Marquette has officially adopted a land and water acknowledgement

Troubled Waters

Amanda Parrish, Investigative Reporter November 13, 2019
An excess of nutrients can put the health of water, and subsequently home, at risk.
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