Marquette Wire

Letter to the Editor: Focus on content instead of complaining about pages

Reader Submission

February 21, 2013

Filed under Long Live the Trib, Viewpoints

Dear Marquette Tribune staff, I’m just going to go ahead and say it: I’m a former Marquette Tribune news editor, and I do not have a problem with the page cuts.I have read from countless former classmates and in the Trib...

Letter to the Editor: Tribune owes university money, reasons for support

Reader Submission

February 21, 2013

Filed under Long Live the Trib, Viewpoints

We are writing in response to your Feb. 19 staff editorial, “Long live the Trib.” The editorial referred to the Feb. 13 meeting of the University Board for Student Media, stating, “It seemed the board members went into the...

DOHERTY: Cuts upsetting for journalism students

Katie Doherty

February 19, 2013

Filed under Long Live the Trib, Viewpoints

Marquette has a lot of questions to answer about its spending. The Marquette Tribune is a valuable forum for students to voice these opinions. We have written editorials about all sorts of topics and attempted to reach out for...

Letter to the Editor: The Tribune is not a business

Reader Submission

February 19, 2013

Filed under Letters, Long Live the Trib, Viewpoints

I am a 2012 Marquette graduate and a former managing editor on the Marquette Tribune who is writing today to express how disappointed I am with how the Student Media Board and the university as a whole has treated the Tribune...

Letter to the Editor: ‘Challenging age’ doesn’t mean print’s end

Reader Submission

February 19, 2013

Filed under Letters, Long Live the Trib, Viewpoints

I, just like any other journalism student, know we are in the midst of a changing age. I know statistics show most of the population will get their news from Twitter as opposed to more established news outlets, and in the coming...

Letter to the Editor: Page cuts ‘shortsighted’

Reader Submission

February 19, 2013

Filed under Letters, Long Live the Trib, Viewpoints

Does the Board for Student Media see The Marquette Tribune as a publication or just a line in the budget? After recent events, it's hard to be sure. Reducing the number of pages will certainly make printing cheaper. But when...

Letter to the Editor: Fewer pages leads to weaker journalism

Reader Submission

February 19, 2013

Filed under Letters, Long Live the Trib, Viewpoints

As someone who has witnessed multiple letters-to-the-editor printed in The Marquette Tribune criticizing the quality of his reporting, I must say I am typically averse to all forms of public complaint. For the well being of the...

Letter to the Editor: Tribune provides ‘crucial experience’

Reader Submission

February 19, 2013

Filed under Letters, Long Live the Trib, Viewpoints

As someone who isn't a journalism major, I can still safely say that cutting pages from the Tribune would be one of the worst decisions Marquette could make for the students of the Diederich College of Communication. It provides...