Marquette Wire

LIPO: Nonviolence during conflict beneficial

LIPO: Nonviolence during conflict beneficial

Sarah Lipo, Opinions Columnist

January 22, 2019

Teaching the younger generation about peacemaking and pragmatic nonviolence is the perfect place to start. By age 18, American teenagers have witnessed 200,000 acts of violence on television alone.

EDITORIAL: New police chief opens door to opportunities for MUPD

EDITORIAL: New police chief opens door to opportunities for MUPD

January 22, 2019

Through previous interviews, Hudson has made it clear that she plans to engage with students on campus. Her openness to familiarizing herself with the community is a great step toward transparency for the department.

HARTE: Government shutdown negatively impacts universities

HARTE: Government shutdown negatively impacts universities

Matthew Harte, Opinions Columnist

January 22, 2019

Students affected by the shutdown are likely experiencing greater stress than expected at the start of the second semester. Marquette should reaffirm its commitment to protecting their well-being and mental health.

EDITORIAL: Helfaer Theatre accessibility still an issue

EDITORIAL: Helfaer Theatre accessibility still an issue

January 15, 2019

Students who participate in the theater's plays shouldn’t have to worry about their friends or family members not being able to come to their productions because of accessibility problems.  

HARTE: Republican power grab suppresses voters’ interests

HARTE: Republican power grab suppresses voters’ interests

Matthew Harte, Opinions Columnist

January 15, 2019

This change is counter to the interests of a majority of Wisconsin’s voters, as Evers’ support for pre-existing condition protections and the Affordable Care Act likely helped propel him to victory in November.

LIPO: Altered break schedule could impact student stress levels

LIPO: Altered break schedule could impact student stress levels

Sarah Lipo, Opinions Columnist

January 15, 2019

There are flaws and shortcomings when it comes to year-round schools and their unrelenting schoolwork. However, if breaks in winter and summer were shorter, it would be easier for students to remember information they learned in the classroom.

BEG: Celeb mental health discussion necessary

BEG: Celeb mental health discussion necessary

January 15, 2019

Those in power, such as parents, bosses or professors, must understand the need for young people to take time to focus on themselves and their mental state.

BEG: Celebrity opinions affect public

BEG: Celebrity opinions affect public

December 4, 2018

Since these public figures have such a large and constant role in American society, their actions and opinions have a real effect on the views of the general public.

NITSCHKE: Risks ignored regarding marijuana legalization

NITSCHKE: Risks ignored regarding marijuana legalization

Emma Nitschke, Copy Chief

December 4, 2018

Some people turn to marijuana to self-treat their anxiety and depression. While this works for a short time in low dosages, it’s no different from turning to alcohol.

HARTE: Trump policies unnecessarily cruel to asylum seekers

HARTE: Trump policies unnecessarily cruel to asylum seekers

Matthew Harte, Opinions Columnist

December 4, 2018

The difficulties faced by Central American asylum seekers are detrimental to the U.S. reputation as a welcoming destination for oppressed people.

HARTE: Title IX proposal would decrease misconduct reporting

HARTE: Title IX proposal would decrease misconduct reporting

Matthew Harte, Opinions Columnist

November 27, 2018

According to the National Sexual Violence Resource Center, about 20 percent of college women and 15 percent of college men are victims of forced sex during their time in college. More than 90 percent of sexual assault victims on college campuses also don’t report the assault.