Marquette Wire

EDITORIAL: Lack of university engagement hinders student, faculty impact

EDITORIAL: Lack of university engagement hinders student, faculty impact

February 4, 2020

University leaders deny students and faculty the ability to “Be the Difference" when they intentionally act in response to concerns from community members.

SCHABLIN: McCormick lot as green space would benefit campus

SCHABLIN: McCormick lot as green space would benefit campus

Kevin Schablin, Opinions Columnist

February 4, 2020

President Lovell announced Jan. 29 that a new College of Business Administration building will be built where McCormick Hall once stood. Students have expressed desire for the area to remain a green space.

BEG: Democrats must have a strong front entering primary elections

BEG: Democrats must have a strong front entering primary elections

Aminah Beg, Opinions Columnist

February 4, 2020

On Feb. 3, Democrats living in Iowa came together at their state caucus to choose their pick for the candidate that will run against incumbent Donald Trump in the 2020 presidential election.

SCHABLIN: The New York Times’ endorsement violates journalistic ethics

SCHABLIN: The New York Times’ endorsement violates journalistic ethics

Kevin Schablin, Opinions Columnist

January 28, 2020

The New York Times recently released its endorsements for the upcoming presidential election but this may violate its journalistic ethics.

BEAIRD: The loss of a legend

BEAIRD: The loss of a legend

Joseph Beaird, Projects Reporter

January 28, 2020

Sunday, Jan. 26, 2020. We lost a legend. I will never forget where I was when I heard the news.

EDITORIAL: Absence of varsity esports unfair to current, future students

EDITORIAL: Absence of varsity esports unfair to current, future students

January 28, 2020

University President Michael Lovell announced in his 2019 presidential address that Marquette University would be the first Division I athletics program to have varsity esports, or competitive video gaming. Lovell said the club would transition to a varsity sport during the fall 2019 semester.  One year after the address, esports has yet to become a varsity sport.

BEG: Academy, Stephen King disregard diversity

BEG: Academy, Stephen King disregard diversity

Aminah Beg, Opinions Columnist

January 28, 2020

Movie fanatics and entertainment fans went online to watch the live Oscars nominations Jan. 13 with curiosity and excitement, hoping to see their favorite movies and actors get picked for the prestigious awards. Quickly, minorities were disappointed when they saw that nobody like them was given a chance at this year's Oscars ceremony.

SCHABLIN: The Academy Awards need more diverse voices, genres

SCHABLIN: The Academy Awards need more diverse voices, genres

Kevin Schablin, Opinions Columnist

January 21, 2020

The Academy should follow the public's lead when nominating movies that are more representative and diverse across gender, race, life experience and genre.

GARNER: My experience in Cuba

Alex Garner, Executive Opinions Editor

January 21, 2020

Solidarity and compassion are essential to society, and witnessing them in action in Cuba gives me hope that we can achieve similar means of community.

EDITORIAL: Absence of coordinator jeopardizes sustainability

EDITORIAL: Absence of coordinator jeopardizes sustainability

January 21, 2020

Four months after an event to discuss sustainability, Marquette University remains without a sustainability coordinator. This failure to prioritize and maintain sustainability is detrimental to Marquette and the broader community.

BEG: Celebrity ‘activism’ often insincere, hypocritical

BEG: Celebrity ‘activism’ often insincere, hypocritical

Aminah Beg, Opinions Columnist

January 21, 2020

While celebrities often use their social platforms and influence to talk about world issues, few take the next step to enact actual change.

EDITORIAL: Provost Ah Yun’s statements not consistent with past actions

EDITORIAL: Provost Ah Yun’s statements not consistent with past actions

January 14, 2020

After stepping in as permanent provost and executive vice president for academic affairs last month, Kimo Ah Yun highlighted areas he will focus on in his positions. But many of his statements do not align with his past actions.