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Marquette Wire

The student news site of Marquette University

Marquette Wire

The student news site of Marquette University

Marquette Wire

By Matthew Harte and Matthew Martinez

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.
Church of Gesu is located on Wisconsin Avenue.

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.
Lake Michigan is the source of our water and where we put our waste.

Troubled Waters

Amanda Parrish, Investigative Reporter November 13, 2019
An excess of nutrients can put the health of water, and subsequently home, at risk.
Alfonso Martinez is a student working four jobs to cover his tuition costs.

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.
Graphic by Grace Dawson and Matthew Martinez

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

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".
A timeline detailing the key developments of MUPDs body camera initiative. Graphic by Matthew Martinez.

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.
Al McGuire Center, Johnston crashes highlight complexity of issue

Al McGuire Center, Johnston crashes highlight complexity of issue

Amanda Parrish, Investigative Reporter April 11, 2019
The vehicle-to-building crashes could be attributed to the high level of traffic on an urban campus, MUPD Capt. Jeff Kranz said. It is an anomaly, he said, that three crashes occurred at the same intersection in such a short period of time.
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