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The student news site of Marquette University

Marquette Wire

The student news site of Marquette University

Marquette Wire

Milwaukee Public Library bookshelves.

NIEZGODA: Banning books is a violation of freedom of information

Laura Niezgoda, Assistant Opinions Editor September 20, 2022

Banned Books Week is an awareness week put on by the American Library Association in order to fight against censorship in our schools and libraries, specifically targeting the banning and challenging of...

The Brews Cafe is the on-campus coffee shop and employees Marquette students.

CADY: Coffee culture on Marquette’s campus

Grace Cady, Executive Opinions Editor September 13, 2022

Coffee is one of the world’s great unifiers. Relationships have begun over a cup of coffee, friendships have been kindled due to a good chai latte and cafes often serve as the host of many heartfelt...

Protestors walk on Wisconsin Avenue with a sign bringing awareness to climate change.

LYONS: Awareness of flooding issues in Pakistan

Kirsten Lyons, Opinions Columnist September 13, 2022

U.S. corporate lobbying has a quiet and virtually unseen ripple effect on global climate change. Currently, a third of Pakistan is under water. That’s equivalent to the whole of the United Kingdom. Over...

BURGESS: Pedophilia should not be normalized

Trinity Burgess, Opinion Columnist September 13, 2022

We all know what a pedophile is wrong, right? Apparently not, because there are some people that want to switch the word pedophile with MAP or minor-attracted persons. Some say pedophilia should be a...

Transgender athletes deserve a space in athletic competitions.

PATEL: FINA adjusts competition policy for transgender individuals

Krisha Patel, Opinions Columnist September 6, 2022

Every year, the NCAA Woman of the Year Award recognizes women athletes for these important aspects of their lives: academics, athletics, service and leadership throughout their college careers. This...

President Donald Trump gives speech in front of crowd at a Prescott Valley, Arizona rally Oct. 4, 2016. Photo via Flickr

CADY: Trump must answer for classified documents

Grace Cady, Executive Opinions Editor September 6, 2022
Aug 8., the FBI executes an extensive search of former President Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago property in Palm Beach, Florida. This is where it all began in the public eye, but in reality, this investigation was a long time coming.
Laura Niezgoda is a junior studying communications and criminology & law studies and minoring in English literature.

NIEZGODA: Cosmetic plastic surgery blurs individuality

Laura Niezgoda, Assistant Opinions Editor September 6, 2022
People undergo surgeries such as breast augmentation, facelifts and liposuction to appear more youthful, appealing and beautiful. But these procedures fail to understand the impact that these beauty standards have on individuality.
HASEMAN: As the sun sets ...

HASEMAN: As the sun sets …

Randi Haseman, Content Coach August 25, 2022
It's a goofy feeling to miss everything before I really even have to say goodbye.
PATEL: Eliminating Firearms is the Only Way to End Gun Violence

PATEL: Eliminating Firearms is the Only Way to End Gun Violence

Krisha Patel, Opinions Columnist July 20, 2022
Many parents would drop their kids off at Robb Elementary School like any other day on Tuesday, May 24, in the small town of Uvalde, Texas. However, for some parents, it would be the last time they saw their child alive.
BENNETT: Time to Try Something New

BENNETT: Time to Try Something New

Caroline Bennett, Assistant Arts and Entertainment Producer July 20, 2022
Summer break is the best and worst part of the year. On one hand, the responsibilities and anxiety that go along with the school year are no longer there, but on the other hand, summer days can end up filled with working an internship or a mind-numbing minimum wage job. 
FINK: Living Life on Another Level

FINK: Living Life on Another Level

Catherine Fink, Sports Reporter July 20, 2022

This story contains editorial content regarding the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic. You never know when life will “shut down” and close out opportunities from you. I never expected my high school...

Ryan Hagan with MUTV team. Photo courtesy of Ryan Hagan

HAGAN: Four years more, all the more

Ryan Hagan, Executive A&E Producer April 26, 2022

Wow. I’m writing this after four years of making content for the Wire. That’s only now sinking in. If you’d have asked me in my first year whether I’d stick with an organization all four years,...

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