Marquette Wire

STAFF EDITORIAL: Marquette needs to restructure $50 group fitness classes

Bridget Dolan

September 24, 2009

Filed under Editorials, Featured, Viewpoints

Students eager to jumpstart their workout routine this semester might have wanted to take Zumba or Bootcamp, but reconsidered after seeing the $50 fee. The Rec Center and Rec Plex need to implement an all-access group fitness...

STAFF EDITORIAL: Career Fair needs to include left out liberal arts majors

September 22, 2009

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The Career Fair’s dated structure needs a tune-up and a new direction that will better benefit job-hungry students in liberal arts fields. About 132 companies are attending the fair, including Brady Corp., Briggs & Stratton,...

EDITORIAL: Energy partnership fundamental to Milwaukee and MU

Rosemary Lane

September 10, 2009

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The partnering of Marquette, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and Milwaukee School of Engineering with regional companies represents a dynamite bond in furthering Milwaukee’s economy and the nation’s use of energy. Let’s...

STAFF EDITORIAL: No more prizes-subsidize $25 flu shot

Bridget Dolan

September 7, 2009

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Shelling out 25 bucks for a flu shot is excessive for cash-strapped students in a recession. Student Health Service should help students combat this year’s predicted serious flu season by subsidizing the flu shot’s cost...

STAFF EDITORIAL: Union Sports Annex should be smoke free at all hours

Rosemary Lane

September 3, 2009

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The Union Sports Annex’s decision to ban smoking before 9 p.m. is an important step toward a smoke-free campus, but not a big enough leap. Smoking is just as harmful before 9 p.m. as it is after 9 p.m. Families, alumni, employees...

STAFF EDITORIAL: Doyle proposal reduces personal responsibility

Allison Keough

April 30, 2009

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Imagine you run a trucking company, and a 24-year-old job seeker turns in an application. Would you, as the owner of the company, want to know whether the young job seeker has a drunk driving conviction on his or he...

STAFF EDITORIAL: Flynn’s position on guns dead on

April 28, 2009

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Milwaukee Police Department Chief Edward Flynn suffered heavy criticism last week for his response to an advisory released last Monday by state Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen that reaffirmed the right of citizens to openly ca...

STAFF EDITORIAL: Adjunct professors deserve much better

April 23, 2009

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Class instructors with up-to-date, real-world experience are invaluable to students as they apply for summer internships and full-time, post-graduation employment. Having come from the working world, they are well-informed on...

STAFF EDITORIAL: Be cautious when using the Internet

April 21, 2009

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We frequently hear students joke about their "Facebook stalking," but Internet crime is no joke. Criminals are turning the Web more and more to find their targets. While online threats may seem remote, recent ne...

STAFF EDITORIAL: Dolan leaves a formidable legacy

April 16, 2009

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Whoever is chosen to succeed Archbishop Timothy Dolan in Milwaukee had better be up for a challenge. Not that Milwaukee is a particularly difficult archdiocese to lead, but Dolan made quite an impression here. His successor ha...

STAFF EDITORIAL: Green ideas must translate into action

April 14, 2009

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University officials met Monday to discuss Marquette's progress in becoming environmentally friendly. It is important to continue brainstorming initiatives to "go green" and to recognize the achievements that th...

STAFF EDITORIAL: New MUSG should strive for transparency

April 7, 2009

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In the Marquette Student Government presidential debate last month, both tickets promised more transparency within MUSG regarding communication with student media. Now that Henry Thomas and Stephanie Stopka have taken office, we...