Marquette Wire

LGBTQ+ Concerns Persist Throughout Decade at Marquette

LGBTQ+ Concerns Persist Throughout Decade at Marquette

Joseph Beaird, Investigative Reporter

February 11, 2020

"I was blindsided by it," Jodi O'Brien, a lesbian professor currently at Seattle University, said. "I think I had been open to entertaining the possibility of being a dean at Marquette primarily because everyone had been so welcoming and helping."

Food waste paths diverge

Food waste paths diverge

Amanda Parrish, Investigative Reporter

December 3, 2019

Overall, Marquette’s compost pick-ups since May have been less successful than UW-Milwaukee’s, Compost Crusaders' data showed. Both schools had 29 scheduled pick-up dates; across all locations, Marquette had 131 individual bin visits while UW-Milwaukee had 99. Of Marquette’s individual bin visits, only 51.9% were successful with four contaminated bins, 50 empty or missing bins, and nine services cancelled. As for UW-Milwaukee, visits were successful 77.78% of the time with one contaminated bin and 21 empty bins.

‘Study drugs’ circulate on Marquette campus

‘Study drugs’ circulate on Marquette campus

Lelah Byron, Investigative Reporter

November 19, 2019

In addition to studying, study drugs are also used for dieting, partying and athletics, said Sara Smith, director of Marquette’s Alcohol and Other Drugs Prevention program.

A New Lease on Life

Matthew Harte, Executive Projects Editor

November 13, 2019

It's all mine, too. I come and go as I please. I can lock my stuff up and take a shower any time I want. There's  heating and air conditioning, too.

Transforming the World to Community

Transforming the World to Community

Emily Rouse, Executive A&E Editor

November 13, 2019

To change the world, everyone must do their own part, Fr. Beausoleil, adjunct professor in the College of Education and pastoral minister in Schroeder Hall, says.

Under the Overpass

Under the Overpass

Matthew Martinez, Assistant Projects Editor

November 13, 2019

Homelessness is a complex problem that does not have a single solution.

Troubled Waters

Troubled Waters

Amanda Parrish, Investigative Reporter

November 13, 2019

An excess of nutrients can put the health of water, and subsequently home, at risk.

Odd Jobs and Academics

Odd Jobs and Academics

Lelah Byron, Investigative Reporter

November 13, 2019

He worked as a cook, a membership analyst, a teen program leader and a Badger Boys State counselor just to stay financially stable.

Political Super Bowl coming to Milwaukee

Political Super Bowl coming to Milwaukee

Grace Dawson, Investigative Reporter

November 5, 2019

Liz Gilbert, former resident of South Florida and current president of the Host Committee for the 2020 Democratic National Convention, was shocked to see beaches in Milwaukee.

Misrepresentation threatens Native American identity

Misrepresentation threatens Native American identity

Emily Rouse, Executive A&E Editor

October 29, 2019

The repeated suppression of culture continues to affect the way Native Americans feel internally.

Enrollment increases on ‘sugar daddy’ websites

Enrollment increases on ‘sugar daddy’ websites

Lelah Byron, Investigative Reporter

April 30, 2019

With the cost of living in the city being too much to handle on top of school tuition, Isabelle decided to sign up for a sugar daddy dating website when she was 19. Websites like this allow younger men and women to find relationships with older people who essentially act as benefactors, sometimes referred to as "sugar daddies".

MUPD decides against using body cameras

MUPD decides against using body cameras

Claire Hyman, Investigative Reporter

April 16, 2019

Roadblocks such as choosing a provider and reviewing privacy policies stretched MUPD's body camera initiative over three years. However, the department has recently decided to forego the plan to implement the cameras, police chief Edith Hudson said.