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Marquette Wire

The student news site of Marquette University

Marquette Wire

The student news site of Marquette University

Marquette Wire

NO PLANET B: A history of Earth Day, it’s importance

April 5, 2022

This is a column part of a monthly series called "No Planet B" written by Sustainability & Energy Management Coordinator Chelsea Malacara and her sustainability interns. This series aims to provide...

Grace takes a walk in the Third Ward during her summer orientation at Marquette August 2021. Photo courtesy of Grace Cady

CADY: Realizing decisions matter, change future

Grace Cady, Opinions Columnist April 5, 2022
While it is easy to wonder about the road not taken, what matters most is that every moment, every decision – good and bad – has led you to where you are now.
The Chicago skyline on a sunny day.

MCCAUGHEY: Living in the 606

Nora McCaughey, Copy Chief April 5, 2022
When individuals who live outside of Chicago claim the city, they take away from the Chicago native citizens have created.
Chris Rock made an insensitive joke about Jada Pinkett Smith at the 2022 Academy Awards. Photo via Flickr

PATEL: Finding fine lines in comedy

Krisha Patel, Opinions Columnist April 5, 2022
Comedy should be more than pushing boundaries and offending people; there needs to be a line drawn in comedy between what’s appropriate and what’s not.
Graphic by Alexandra Garner. Images via sketchify

NIEZGODA: Greed running large pharmaceutical companies

Laura Niezgoda, Opinions Columnist April 5, 2022
Large pharmaceutical companies must not only recognize their impact on society, but realign themselves with ethical values.
Graphic by Kendal Bell

CADY: Be brave, show big feelings

Grace Cady, Opinions Columnist March 29, 2022
Sensitivity, vulnerability and openness is not a weakness; it’s a strength.
Faculty and staff have a responsibility to create inclusive environments in learning environments.

EDITORIAL: Creating more inclusive, safe environment critical

March 29, 2022
As the university strives to create a more inclusive, safe environment, it is essential recognize that this effort requires participation from all members of the community.
A sunset from Lauras backyard during April 2020.

NIEZGODA: My memories hold my life

Laura Niezgoda, Opinions Columnist March 29, 2022
Memories exist outside of space and time—making them crucial to our experience as humans.
The main characters of the television show How I Met Your Mother are white. Photo via Flickr

PATEL: Racism in film industry still issue

Krisha Patel, Opinions Columnist March 29, 2022
Racism has always been and is still a persistent issue in the film industry.
Lyft and Uber are common ride-hailing companies. Photo via Flickr

SIANO: Rides, conversations: two things that should be shared

RJ Siano, Sports Designer March 22, 2022
Although it can be uncomfortable to strike up a conversation with an Uber or Lyft driver, it could also be one of the best decisions you ever make.
Carpenter Tower is a residence hall on Marquettes campus.

EDITORIAL: Invest in campus spaces now, maintain for future

March 22, 2022
Although the university has announced several future campus developments, there are spaces on campus that need attention in order to create equitable experiences for students.
Ukrainian President Voldomyr Zelenskyy delivers speech to Ukrainian people. Photo via Flickr

NIEZGODA: Zelenskyy embodies true leadership

Laura Niezgoda, Opinions Columnist March 22, 2022
In the face of war, Zelenskyy has proved that true leadership exists.
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