Marquette Wire

STAFF EDITORIAL: Implement online daily crime log

February 2, 2010

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To promote safety at Marquette, the Department of Public Safety should kickstart an online crime log. With the simple click of a button, an online link to area criminal activity would more efficiently and adequately inform...

STAFF EDITORIAL: Campus community will benefit from Norris Park lease

January 28, 2010

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Norris Park — once called a “blighted eyesore” by 4th District Alderman Bob Bauman — now has the chance to become an off-campus center of recreation and gathering for Marquette students and community members. The square...

STAFF EDITORIAL: Make Campus Ministry’s retreats more affordable

January 26, 2010

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Campus Ministry retreats are too expensive for students who want to develop their spiritual life or take a break from school. Retreats are meant to allow students time away from the hectic college life to cleanse, pray and...

STAFF EDITORIAL: Grading Obama’s impact on students during his first year

January 21, 2010

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At the beginning of last year, students clanged on pots and pans, celebrating Obama’s victory and chalking up change. At the beginning of this year, students are scratching their heads, wondering where that change is. In...

STAFF EDITORIAL: Finally! Bookmarq unleashes ISBNs

January 19, 2010

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We commend BookMarq and eFollett.com’s decision to release textbook ISBNs in response to MUSG and student concerns. The Tribune also urged the administration to publicize ISBNs in Jan. 13 2009’s editorial, “BookMarq should...

STAFF EDITORIAL: Eliminate pay gap that exists between male and female professors

December 10, 2009

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Female professors are still paid less than male professors at Marquette. Surprised? In the year of the Centennial Celebration of Women at Marquette, it’s hard to believe this large discrepancy still exists. The last time...

STAFF EDITORIAL: Data from Sodexo satisfaction survey requires scrutiny

December 8, 2009

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Most students have beef with Marquette’s cafeteria food, but would rather settle than starve. That’s why Marquette Student Government’s recommendation to end Sodexo’s contract was a bold move that unleashed welcome...

STAFF EDITORIAL: Make online course evaluations public for students

December 3, 2009

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Marquette administrators should follow through on Marquette Student Government’s recommendation to make the multiple choice portion of course evaluations public. Each semester, students fill out course evaluations without...

STAFF EDITORIAL: Safety concerns at 16th, 17th and Kilbourn

December 1, 2009

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The Department of Public Safety should be aware of the fast-moving cars at Kilbourn Avenue and 16th and 17th streets, and work with the city of Milwaukee to install stop signs to protect students from getting hit. Stop signs...

STAFF EDITORIAL: Take early precautions against breast cancer

November 24, 2009

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The recent recommendation by the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force for women to receive mammograms every two years starting in their 50s instead of annually at 40 has justifiably spurned considerable outrage nationwide. Women...

STAFF EDITORIAL: Mayoral takeover will bolster MPS

November 19, 2009

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Too many cooks can spoil a dinner. For the same reason, we support state legislation allowing the mayoral takeover of Milwaukee Public Schools. Last month, the state legislature proposed a bill that would give Milwaukee’s...

STAFF EDITORIAL: Take advantage of supportive Marquette community

November 17, 2009

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At the Tribune’s editorial board meeting last week, the board was looking to write about something more lighthearted. We decided that because this time of the semester brings more stress in classes and gloomy weather, we...