The student news site of Marquette University

Marquette Wire

The student news site of Marquette University

Marquette Wire

The student news site of Marquette University

Marquette Wire

No Planet B: Sustainability after Marquette, a message to graduates

Alina Dekirmenjian February 21, 2023
As graduation approaches and us soon-to-be graduates start thinking about life after Marquette, we should begin to consider how sustainability plays a role in our near future.
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PATEL: Lip-Syncing not fair to fans

Krisha Patel, Opinions Columnist February 21, 2023
Lip-syncing is when the artist uses a former recorded track of them singing and mouths the words. Sometimes it can be noticed by the audience, and it questions the performer’s genuineness of the performance. It makes the performance less worthwhile and just a waste of time. 
EDITORIAL: Marquette shooter protocol must be known by all students

EDITORIAL: Marquette shooter protocol must be known by all students

February 21, 2023
In the wake of the Michigan State University shooting, Marquette must readdress how it informs students about what to do in the event of an active shooter. With an increase in school shootings over the last decade, it is imperative that Marquette demonstrates their concern for the safety of students through a strategic response in the wake of this tragic event.

NIEZGODA: Difference between coercion and consent

Laura Niezgoda, Assistant Opinions Editor February 21, 2023
Having a relationship is not an entitlement to sex. An acquaintance, a friend, a significant other or a spouse should all have at the core of a relationship: a mutual understanding of respect and consent and yet, this is still a foreign concept to some.
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LEBRÓN: Free Puerto Rico

Clara Lebrón, News Reporter February 21, 2023
The United State’s governance of Puerto Rico has left the island in a very precarious state.
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EDITORIAL: Discipline of student activists should not discourage MUSG candidates

February 14, 2023
As Marquette University Student Government presidential candidates are being announced, it is necessary to emphasize the importance of speaking out and up for the student body.
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OP-ED: Government must decrease international spending

Charlielu Hua, Op-ed Columnist February 14, 2023
The U.S. has never defaulted on its debt. However, we run a possibility of this if Congress does not get its act together and agree on new legislation that aims to reduce the national debt.
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PATEL: The Eagle Express needs major updates

Krisha Patel, Opinions Columnist February 14, 2023
While the new Eagle Express was supposed to be much more convenient, it hasn’t been working, and I’m sure others can relate.
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Body checking on TikTok

Kirsten Lyons, Executive Opinions Editor February 14, 2023
For some, TikTok is just a platform to share funny videos or to pass time but for some it has become a toxic environment that exacerbates insecurities. A new phenomenon has begun on TikTok where users will use trends to perform a habit known as body checking.
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HANSON: The rise of AI poses a threat to writers

Benjamin Hanson, Sports Reporter February 7, 2023
With the exponential growth of online chatbots within the past few years, the capacity for academic integrity is declining.

EDITORIAL: Education is necessary following Tyre Nichols’ death

February 7, 2023
Tyre Nichols was beaten to death by six police officers Jan. 7 just 100 yards from his home. Only five of the six officers were charged, four of which already had prior violations.

PATEL: Drinking age needs to be raised to 25

Krisha Patel, Opinions Columnist February 7, 2023
It’s Sunday morning. Imagine that you wake up violently sick to your stomach with no recollection of the night before. Panic, fear and anxiety set in as your body is convulsing from the inside out. What you don’t know is the long-term effects that drinking has on the body, especially the brain.
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