Marquette Wire

MOSES: A letter to America

MOSES: A letter to America

Hope Moses, Opinions Columnist

June 19, 2020

Because while I was taught to love you, you learned to hate me.

GARNER: A letter to white people

GARNER: A letter to white people

Alexandra Garner, Executive Opinions Editor

June 18, 2020

White people must recognize their privilege in the face of racism and use it to fight for equity in Black communities.

BEG: A letter to non-Black people of color

BEG: A letter to non-Black people of color

Aminah Beg, Assistant Opinions Editor

June 17, 2020

Non-Black people of color must do the work and use their privilege to dismantle racism in this country.

LAUDOLFF: Breaking out of the ‘Marquette bubble’

LAUDOLFF: Breaking out of the 'Marquette bubble'

Nicole Laudolff, Opinions Columnist

June 16, 2020

A certain passive mentality exists in places like Marquette and my hometown; a culture of apathy toward a problem so long as you can’t see it in your own neighborhood.

BEG & GARNER: Enough is enough – Marquette must act against racism

BEG & GARNER: Enough is enough – Marquette must act against racism

Aminah Beg and Alexandra Garner

June 3, 2020

Prayers can be one way to show support, but at the same time, prayers will not end racism. One mass and virtual prayer will not solve the systematic racism and injustice present on campus, in Milwaukee or in our country. Being an ally means doing more than just calling for prayers and thoughts. 

HARTE: From start to finish with the Wire

Matthew Harte attends a 
Wire staff meeting with 
his sister and then-Marquette Journal editor, Stephanie Harte.

Matt Harte

May 8, 2020

I loved the fast-paced nature of the newsroom, and the many friendly faces who helped me develop as a reporter.

ZOROMSKI: Four years later

Mark Zoromski (right) and a group of Marquette Wire students at the Milwaukee Press Club Hall of Fame Dinner in November 2019.

Top row: Matthew Martinez, John Steppe, Kennedy Coleman, Bridget Fogarty, Mark Zoromski
Bottom row: Natallie St. Onge, Jenny Whidden, Chelsea Johanning, Sydney Czyzon

Photo courtesy of the MPC.

Mark Zoromski

May 8, 2020

Suddenly the newsroom leaps to life in my mind’s eye, with editors, reporters, copy editors, and broadcasters everywhere. The bustling group, led by a handful of talented seniors, is working on deadline.

COLEMAN: It’s time to spread your wings

Kennedy Coleman in the Johnston Hall 2nd floor control room in January 2020.

Kennedy Coleman

May 8, 2020

From preparing news scripts, running lines with my co-anchors, seeing the behind-the-scenes productions, and witnessing the team that pulled off an amazing student-run show, MUTV became the highlight of my week. 

JOHANNING: A home and family I never knew I would have

Chelsea Johanning (bottom, third from left) poses with the MUTV team and friends after the final show of Spring 2019.

Chelsea Johanning

May 8, 2020

During my time at Marquette, I found true friends in the Wire.

BRAUER: Translating a love story

Emma Brauer sports the Marquette Wire sweatshirt she got as a first-year student.

Emma Brauer

May 8, 2020

A copy editor ought to be motivated by a desire for accuracy, clarity and precision, and for a time, I was — until my tenure began as the Wire’s copy chief.

CZYZON: Gaining confidence along the way

Sydney Czyzon (center) and Wire staff look over the Arts & Entertainment section of the Tribune.

Sydney Czyzon

May 8, 2020

There’s no amount of advance notice that can prepare someone for the myriad of goodbyes that accompany graduation.

DYSART: Imagine and act on a better future

Annie Dysart (center) celebrates National Marquette Day with friends Feb. 8, 2020.

Annie Dysart

May 8, 2020

In one click, my college career commenced for eternity. It was a peculiar end. Far from the end of my senior year I originally imagined.