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LETTER TO THE EDITOR: A brighter future

December 9, 2020

As a history major, who graduated from Marquette in 2006, I was taught that history is like a piece of steel, hard to scratch anything on it and impossible once you get it there to erase.  2020 will forever...

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: President Trump’s executive order cuts into the core of American education

December 2, 2020

President Donald Trump issued an executive order Sept. 22 that banned all federally funded institutions, including Marquette University from discussing topics related to racial inequality, gender inequality...

PATEL: MU must support students’ advocacy efforts, protect faculty and staff

Brooke McArdle led a sit-in at Zilber Hall Oct. 21.
November 25, 2020
McArdle should have not been punished in the first place because she was trying to advocate for Marquette faculty, staff and students.

EDITORIAL: MU should strengthen commitments, make change during National Native American Heritage Month

A calendar of university events located in the Brew inside the Alumni Memorial Union.
November 20, 2020
While the university depicts an Indigenous person on its seal, it is not doing enough to honor or support Indigenous students, faculty and staff.

KOCH: Leftist liberals must use Joe Biden’s win to educate

Biden supporters stand together holding signs.  Photo via Flickr
November 17, 2020
In the wake of the presidential election, Left-leaning progressives must attempt to educate centrists and Joe Biden supporters rather than criticize them so heavily.

EDITORIAL: Time is running out

COVID-19 cases are at a record high on campus. Marquette Wire stock photo
November 17, 2020
Marquette University should move all in-person classes online for the remainder of the semester.

RUFFOLO: Catholic Church must take more deliberate action, responsibility

The Catholic Church must meet moral and just standards. Photo via Flickr
November 17, 2020
The Catholic Church must assume responsibility for the sex abuse crisis and hold abusers accountable for their actions.

PICKART: Second Catholic U.S. president presents opportunity

President-elect Joe Biden will be the second Catholic president to hold office. Photo via Flickr
November 17, 2020
As the second Catholic to ever take the presidential office, President Elect Joe Biden has the opportunity to unite Democrats and Republicans.

EDITORIAL: Marquette was wrong

Marquette Wire staff members were not allowed in the Alumni Memorial Union on Election Day. Marquette Wire stock photo
November 10, 2020
For Marquette to not allow the media into the AMU to observe the process of voting is irresponsible and illegal.

PICKART: Presidents must act presidential

President Donald Trump prematurely declared victory of the 2020 presidential election. Photo via Flickr
November 10, 2020
It is unpresidential for President Donald Trump to discredit the U.S. election process and claim voter fraud with no evidence.

MOSES: Swing states’ role in election allowed Trump to create doubt

Graphic by Sketchify
November 10, 2020
The comments Trump has made about electoral fraud are based on nothing more than his own ego. Even after the Federal Election Commission declared that there were no fraudulent acts committed during the election, Trump continued to cast doubt on the election.

RUFFOLO: Moving broadcasted children’s shows to streaming services limits access

'Peanuts' holiday specials have been airing on television since the 1960s. Photo via Flickr
November 10, 2020
Movies and television shows must remain on public broadcasting networks, because providing information is an essential governmental service.
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