Marquette Wire

HARTE: District lines in WI need redrawing

HARTE: District lines in WI need redrawing

Matthew Harte, Opinions Columnist

February 12, 2019

Thankfully, Wisconsin has an opportunity to end the controversy surrounding gerrymandering. Every state must redraw their electoral boundaries after the completion of the 2020 United States Census.

EDITORIAL: NO Studios will provide positive opportunities for students

EDITORIAL: NO Studios will provide positive opportunities for students

February 12, 2019

The NO Studios partnership further shows the college's positive commitment to opportunities for students interested in digital media and fine arts. The fellowship provides local connections for students in the field.

EDITORIAL: Change in immunization requirements would benefit MU

EDITORIAL: Change in immunization requirements would benefit MU

February 5, 2019

Colleges can be a breeding ground for infection. Students live in close quarters making it easy for diseases to spread from person to person. An updated list of required immunizations would show Marquette's commitment to health and safety for students.

LIPO: Compassion for homeless should last throughout winter

LIPO: Compassion for homeless should last throughout winter

Sarah Lipo, Columnist

February 5, 2019

These extreme cold temperatures brought to light the necessity of warming shelters for the homeless, but we should not abandon this conversation after the polar-vortex ended.

HARTE: New online course expansion troubling

HARTE: New online course expansion troubling

Matthew Harte, Opinions Columnist

February 5, 2019

The increased difficulty students experienced in online courses may be the result of a lack of self-discipline. Online courses require considerable time management skills, as students don’t have an in-person lecturer keeping them in check for attendance.

BEG: Trump’s border wall calls for increased Hispanic outreach

BEG: Trump’s border wall calls for increased Hispanic outreach

Aminah Beg, Opinions Columnist

February 5, 2019

By giving more exposure to Trump's xenophobic rhetoric, it perpetuates the ignorant stereotypes he delivers. Instead, the public and the media should emphasize the need for greater outreach for Hispanics.

HARTE: Electoral College overhaul necessary for fair representation

HARTE: Electoral College overhaul necessary for fair representation

Matthew Harte, Opinions Columnist

January 29, 2019

The necessity for a popular vote system became apparent in the most recent presidential election. Donald Trump received 304 electoral votes in 2016, despite losing the popular vote by more than 3 million votes.

LIPO: Women’s March lacking inclusion

LIPO: Women’s March lacking inclusion

Sarah Lipo, Columnist

January 29, 2019

Intersectional feminism is a vital way to view the world. It involves looking at women’s experiences as complicated and intricate, and these experiences are personal to the individual.

EDITORIAL: Presidential address foreshadows positive change

EDITORIAL: Presidential address foreshadows positive change

January 29, 2019

With 48.3 percent of Marquette faculty being female, programs that focus on women's leadership are essential to more than just the student population.

BEG: Impossible standards for women require adjustment

BEG: Impossible standards for women require adjustment

Aminah Beg, Opinions Columnist

January 29, 2019

Celebrities such as Kim Kardashian, Cardi B, Iggy Azalea and many more advertise these dangerous products without realizing the greater effect it has on the female perception in the media and society in general

DOMBROWSKI: Confronting my mental health

DOMBROWSKI: Confronting my mental health

Cade Dombrowski, Guest Columnist

January 22, 2019

I live with anxiety and depression. Over the past year, I have become comfortable with this fact. A couple of years ago, comfortable was the last word I would have used to describe how I felt about my mental health. I felt weird. I felt embarrassed. I felt different. Thinking about sharing my...

BEG: Apologies do not lessen complicity

BEG: Apologies do not lessen complicity

Aminah Beg, Opinions Columnist

January 22, 2019

Despite Gaga now speaking up about Kelly’s abusive past, it causes people to question why she chose to work with the musician at all. Kelly's past disgusting behavior does not make him a rookie to the controversial spotlight.