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Marquette Wire

The student news site of Marquette University

Marquette Wire

The student news site of Marquette University

Marquette Wire

Opinions

Provide Muslims a larger space to pray

Joseph Schamber, Executive Opinions Editor April 23, 2024
After years of pushing, Marquette's Muslim Student Association is still fighting for a bigger prayer space. Administration needs to do more to help these organizations especially if they want to say they welcome all faiths.

AI will not kill real art

Clara Lebrón, Print Production Manager April 23, 2024
Amidst the rise of AI, everyone is becoming concerned for their jobs and their livelihoods, but none more than artists. However, creatives shouldn't worry, as AI will never develop enough to replace real people.
Sobelmans closed last May and the building has been empty since then.

Ready for a restaurant

Izzy Fonfara Drewel, Production Director April 23, 2024
After nearly a year since the close of Sobelman's, the iconic Wells St. building still stands vacant and dusty. We deserve more opportunities for food and employment on our campus, and administration should be doing more to support local businesses.
The Great Lakes Fishery has reported a loss of around 6 million lake whitefish since the 1990s.

JOURNAL: Swimming Upstream

Conor McPherson, Sports Columnist April 20, 2024
The ever-rising climate in affecting people near and dear to our hearts. From the icy waters of Maine to the white-capped waves of the Great Lakes, the fish are disappearing and so is the fishing way of life. We need to band together to help this industry survive well into the future.
We have a responsibility to exercise our right to vote through every possible election.

JOURNAL: Voting With Voice

Clara Lebrón, Print Production Manager April 20, 2024
With the presidential election looming on the horizon, it's integral for college students to take a stance. Young voters must make their voices and their concerns known and the main way to do that is through voting.
Last week, Milwaukee mayor Cavalier Johnson won his re-election campaign. Hell serve the city for the next two years.

JOURNAL: Lessons in Liabilities

Izzy Fonfara Drewel, Production Director April 20, 2024
Election season has descended upon the country and ask we rush to educate ourselves on presidential candidates, we need to remember the smaller change makers in our cities. We have a responsibility to involve ourselves with local and state elections.
This is It! has served as an LGBTQ+ hub since the 1968.

JOURNAL: You Have A Place Here

Joseph Schamber, Executive Opinions Editor April 20, 2024
Milwaukee is home to This is It!, an LGBTQ+ haven in the city. Throughout the years, This is It! has been a center for safety, community and belonging for any and all members of the queer community that find their way through those doors.
Kam Jones scored 30 points in March 30 win over Xavier as Kolek was out with an injury. (Photo courtesy of Marquette Athletics.)

Lights out: Kam Jones takes the reins

Conor McPherson, Sports Columnist April 16, 2024
In light of recent departures from senior stars Oso Ighodaro and Tyler Kolek, Kam Jones has the opportunity to show up and show out. Columnist Conor McPherson thinks this the 2024-2025 season will be the year of Kam as he takes the reins and leads the Golden Eagles.
Westown in Bloom by Emma Daisy Gertel brings beauty and color to downtown Milwaukee.

Beautiful cities for all

Joseph Schamber, Executive Opinions Editor April 16, 2024
After years of neglect, Milwaukee is finally taking steps forward to beautify our city, but they need to remember all neighborhoods in our community. Other cities should take note and follow in the Cream City's footsteps.

Eclipse urges nature connection

Clara Lebrón, Print Production Manager April 16, 2024

This past Monday, from approximately 1:45 p.m. to 2:15 p.m., masses of Marquette students flooded outside. Although some had been waiting for this brief moment for months and others were simply looking...

Students should prioritize sleep

Clara Lebrón, Print Production Manager April 9, 2024
Many students think that to survive college, you have to sacrifice your studies, your social life or your sleep. But it's time for an awakening. Students need to realize that sleep is integral to their success and their college career.

MUWBB needs to rebuild

Conor McPherson, Sports Columnist April 9, 2024
With all five starters and Coach Duffy leaving, MUWBB is in need of a massive rebuild. A new head coach should be willing to dive into the transfer portal, take on heavy recruiting and seek to fill the holes left behind.
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