Marquette Wire

New admissions strategy results in increasing acceptance rate

New admissions strategy results in increasing acceptance rate

Margaret Cahill, Projects Reporter

December 5, 2017


Filed under Higher Education, News, Projects

Marquette’s acceptance rate increased 20 percent in the last four years. In 2012, the university admitted about 55 percent of applicants. As of 2017, the rate is 74 percent.

Rape more prevalent among peers than strangers on college campuses

Rape more prevalent among peers than strangers on college campuses

Clara Janzen, Assistant News Editor

December 5, 2017


Filed under Crime & Safety, News, Project stories, Uncomfortable Truth, Wire Featured

Jamie began her Friday night in her dorm room in McCormick Hall watching TV and playing drinking games. A few hours later, one of the boys in her room would rape her.Jamie’s situation isn’t unique. About 85 to 90 percent of sexual assaults reported by college women are perpetrated by someone known to the victim, according to the National Institute of Justice.

Why is sexual assault reporting on the rise?

Why is sexual assault reporting on the rise?

Clara Janzen, Assistant News Editor

November 29, 2017


Filed under Journal, Project stories, Uncomfortable Truth

All 22 of those men, including Weinstein, have either been fired or have resigned from their respective positions and companies.

The Uncomfortable Truth

The Uncomfortable Truth

Jennifer Walter, Executive News Editor

November 29, 2017


Filed under Feature Project, Journal, Uncomfortable Truth, Wire Featured

They also discover they are in possession of the only video evidence of the incident.

Johnston’s Gems

Matt Unger, Projects Editor

November 29, 2017


Filed under Journal, Projects

There was a time when Marquette’s chapel, library and Jesuit residence were all housed under the same roof. It was a time before there were 11 different colleges featuring 80 different majors and 78 varying minors. In fact, Marquette was still considered a college itself, still too small in enrollment...

Counseling and advocacy groups seek improved outreach

Counseling and advocacy groups seek improved outreach

Maredithe Meyer, Projects Reporter

May 2, 2017


Filed under Breaking the Silence, Breaking the Silence, News, News, Projects, Tribune

For mental health professionals dealing with patients in the day-to-day, the need for immediate strategies to help those struggling with suicide is pressing. "There is a 50 percent lifetime incident of mental illness," David Baker, an associate professor in the College of Health Sciences and neurolog...

Before college: A fight against stigma

Before college: A fight against stigma

Abby Ng, Projects Reporter

April 25, 2017


Filed under Breaking the Silence, Breaking the Silence, Projects, Wire Featured

The Schuster family never saw it coming. Neither did the community of Grafton, Wisconsin. No one ever thought Tim Schuster, a popular 17-year-old high school senior, known for his ability to make people laugh, would kill himself. Dec. 10, 2008 started out as a normal day for Tim’s mother, Cl...

Marquette researchers seek innovative treatments

Marquette researchers seek innovative treatments

Maredithe Meyer, Investigative Reporter

April 25, 2017


Filed under Breaking the Silence, Breaking the Silence, MUTV, News, Projects, Tribune, Video, Wire Featured

Charlie Kubly was described by his loved ones as the life of the party, even as he battled depression for years. He was 28 when that battle ended and Kubly lost his life to suicide. Kubly grew up in Milwaukee as the youngest of seven children. In high school and college, he spent time traveling, skiing, sailing and playing tennis. He loved blues m...

Lucky to Win a Game

Lucky to Win a Game

Grant Becker, Brian Georgeson, Patrick Thomas and Matt Unger

January 29, 2017


Filed under Documentary, Men's Lacrosse, MUTV, Projects, Sports, Sports, Wire Featured

In just four seasons, Marquette men's lacrosse went from being the first Division I program in the state of Wisconsin to hosting an NCAA tournament game. The athletic department announced the addition of the sport in 2010 with a goal of adding a spring-time spectator sport. Spearheaded by Marquette...

Transgender Resources

Alex Montesantos, Investigative Reporter

November 17, 2016


Filed under Journal, Projects

Four university resources for transgender students, guests   Individual support from the Office of Residence Life   Living accommodations are available to all transgender students by request from the Office of Residence Life, and are handled based on the student’s level of c...

Understaffed counseling center creates problems for students

Understaffed counseling center creates problems for students

Alexander Montesantos, Investigative Reporter

May 5, 2016


Filed under News, Projects, Tribune, Wire Featured

After losing much of their staff, the counseling center has been working to improve resources for students.

MU basketball attendance, team value drops

MU basketball attendance, team value drops

Patrick Thomas, patrick.thomas@mu.edu

May 5, 2016


Filed under Men's Basketball, Projects, Sports, Wire Featured

Marquette men's basketball attendance has been falling for several years, subsequently "devaluing" the team and launching efforts to solve the problem.