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Students Weigh In

April 22, 2020

Brooke Huerter says the day Hillary Clinton conceded the 2016 election, she changed her major to political science.  Huerter, a junior in the College of Arts & Sciences, volunteered for the Clinton...

LGBTQ+ Concerns Persist Throughout Decade at Marquette

LGBTQ+ Concerns Persist Throughout Decade at Marquette
Administrative priorities questioned after office realignment
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

By Matthew Harte and Matthew Martinez
Uneaten materials sent to gardens, landfills, nonprofits
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
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

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

Church of Gesu is located on Wisconsin Avenue.
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
November 13, 2019
Homelessness is a complex problem that does not have a single solution.

Troubled Waters

Lake Michigan is the source of our water and where we put our waste.
November 13, 2019
An excess of nutrients can put the health of water, and subsequently home, at risk.

Odd Jobs and Academics

Alfonso Martinez is a student working four jobs to cover his tuition costs.
Marquette students open up about the real cost of education
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

Graphic by Grace Dawson and Matthew Martinez
Democratic National Convention spurs MU events, opportunities
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
October 29, 2019
The repeated suppression of culture continues to affect the way Native Americans feel internally.

Enrollment increases on ‘sugar daddy’ websites

This story is part of Blindspot, a Marquette Wire series for the Marquette Journal.
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".
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