Marquette Wire

HARRINGTON: Taboos Prevent Discourse of Slavery

HARRINGTON: Taboos Prevent Discourse of Slavery

Reilly Harrington, Assistant Opinions Editor

March 20, 2019

It should be disturbing that the notion of human bondage and kidnapping could be forgotten in the national discourse. Given the unique relationship the United States has with slavery, paired with American ideals about freedom and individual liberties, the discourse surrounding modern slavery should dominate public discussion.

Wine Wins

Wine Wins

Meghan Rock, Executive Sports Producer

March 20, 2019

During my visit to Black Sheep, I sampled five wines from the tap:

Left on Read

Left on Read

Margaret Cahill, News Reporter

March 20, 2019

When someone in a relationship is left on read is a phenomenon referred to as "ghosting."

Sweeping the Nation: Efforts Take Root

Sweeping the Nation: Efforts Take Root

Matthew Martinez and Clara Janzen

March 20, 2019

Operation Cross Country is a four day undertaking, where law enforcement sweeps cities in areas known to have trafficking problems and make substantial arrests. In 2017, the operation led to the recovery of 84 sexually exploited juveniles and the arrest of 120 traffickers nationwide. Of the 120 arrests, 82 were in Wisconsin.

HARTE: Trafficking an Ugly Reality in Milwaukee

HARTE: Trafficking an Ugly Reality in Milwaukee

Matthew Harte, Opinions Columnist

March 20, 2019

While the true number of victims remains unknown, Milwaukee’s reputation as a trafficking hub is expounded through high-profile prosecutions of local pimps.

Press Play on Paula

Press Play on Paula

Grace Schneider, Arts & Entertainment Reporter

March 20, 2019

“If you have something to say now is the time to say it, and someone will watch your video,” Paula Tews, a graduate of the College of Communication, says as she urges anyone looking to start a YouTube channel to “just frickin’ do it.”

Red’s Mark on a Green Field

Red’s Mark on a Green Field

Dan Avington, Sports Audio Producer

March 20, 2019

Joseph "Red" Dunn, former Marquette football star, wins three NFL championships with Packers.

M(yo)UTubers

M(yo)UTubers

Ariana Madson, A&E Reporter

March 20, 2019

Kajita started making videos in May 2012. Her channel is categorized as lifestyle, and her videos include vlogs, makeup, beauty and fashion.

Families Divided

Families Divided

Tyler Peters, Sports Reporter

March 20, 2019

Kylie Sprecher and Mary Hanson grew up following in their families' footsteps as Wisconsin fans. Now they've become Golden Eagles.

My Worst ‘Date’

My Worst ‘Date’

Grace Schneider, Arts & Entertainment Reporter

March 20, 2019

An admittedly immature Twitter rant over an ex-girlfriend led to a childhood friend reaching out with what I think are intentions of supporting me.

Battling Redshirt Pain

Battling Redshirt Pain

Daniel Macias, Assistant Sports Editor

March 20, 2019

Mike Nelson, Lauren Van Kleunen and Manuel Cukaj learn from redshirt experience.

Under Fire

Under Fire

John Steppe, Executive Sports Editor

March 20, 2019

Emails and comments from track and field athletes begin to flow in, calling the story inaccurate, in bad taste and poorly timed. In one case, an athlete proceeded to critique the layout of the sports section, too, in frustration.