Marquette Wire

BEG: Jussie Smollett case discredits real victims

BEG: Jussie Smollett case discredits real victims

Aminah Beg, opinions columnist

March 5, 2019

The CPD spent countless hours reviewing street camera footage, and no evidence of the attack was found. Before Smollett’s charge, many celebrities came out with statements of outrage against attacks such as his.

EDITORIAL: Promotion of EagleEye app necessary for campus safety

EDITORIAL: Promotion of EagleEye app necessary for campus safety

February 26, 2019

There will always be many happenings on campus that may cause promotions to get lost in the "noise." However, students safety should take precedent over any other happenings.

BEG: Standing for the Pledge of Allegiance should be a choice

BEG: Standing for the Pledge of Allegiance should be a choice

Aminah Beg, Opinions Columnist

February 26, 2019

Those that are not proud of their country’s actions or know that American society could be better have the right to speak against it.

MOZENA: Foxconn deal, costs unsustainable for WI

MOZENA: Foxconn deal, costs unsustainable for WI

Jackson Mozena, Opinions Stringer

February 26, 2019

In this event, opportunities offered to local residents would be severely limited because a sophisticated understanding of engineering would be required to work at the Foxconn manufacturing plant.

LIPO: Privacy of public figures must be upheld

LIPO: Privacy of public figures must be upheld

Sarah Lipo, Columnist

February 26, 2019

hapiro articulated the simplicity of the situation. A “normal” individual would never be judged for sipping rose by the pool with friends, let alone be disrespected by being secretly recorded while enjoying time with friends.

HARTE: Student loan debt requires revision

HARTE: Student loan debt requires revision

Matthew Harte, Opinions Columnist

February 26, 2019

Thankfully, there’s legislative proposals to help graduates with their debt and hopefully give them more leverage against loan services.

EDITORIAL: University should provide condoms to protect public health

EDITORIAL: University should provide condoms to protect public health

February 19, 2019

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, an estimated 20 million new cases of STIs occur yearly in the U.S., with half of those cases involving individuals aged 15 to 24. The age range of university students and the newfound freedom universities give leaves students susceptible to STIs.

LIPO: Mental health deserves special attention in winter months

LIPO: Mental health deserves special attention in winter months

Sarah Lipo, Columnist

February 19, 2019

Prioritizing oneself can be even more important during the winter months. Seasonal affective disorder is a type of depression or low mood that is related to the seasons, according to the Mayo Clinic's website. 

HARTE: High drug prices need adjustment

HARTE: High drug prices need adjustment

Matthew Harte, Opinions Columnist

February 19, 2019

The high prices compared to other nations can partially be explained by a lack of regulations over drug producers. Drug companies are allowed to set any price they want in the U.S., a privilege which they often abuse.

BEG: Native American culture requires respect

BEG: Native American culture requires respect

Aminah Beg, Columnist

February 19, 2019

Ignoring the fact that it is acceptable that the president of America is not aware of the country's history, if he actually did not know, this is shameful. America cannot continue to ignore the atrocious sins of its past. Educational institutions fail to convey the real facts of history in attempts to give America a perfect image when the reality is much different.

BEG: Criminalizing boycotting Israel dangerous to free speech

BEG: Criminalizing boycotting Israel dangerous to free speech

Aminah Beg, Columnist

February 12, 2019

Instead of truly being advocates for the Jewish religion, this is a political tactic for the United States to have an open relationship and communication with Israel despite them clearly oppressing Palestinians.

LIPO: Sexualization of women still occurring at alarming rate

LIPO: Sexualization of women still occurring at alarming rate

Sarah Lipo, Columnist

February 12, 2019

Camera angles scan women’s bodies from the ground up, moving slowly on specific parts that are often sexualized. These specific camera angles are referred to as the male gaze. Advertisements and magazines are often centered on what the man wants or expects to see, and some of these publications even include violence or lack of consent.