Marquette Wire

STAFF EDITORIAL: MUSG year in review

April 2, 2009

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We want to congratulate Henry Thomas and Stephanie Stopka on being election president and executive vice president of Marquette Student Government, and presiding over their first MUSG meeting tonight. We urge them to stick to...

STAFF EDITORIAL: Obama invite should stand

March 31, 2009

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Etiquette queen Emily Post must be spinning in her grave.Some Catholic bishops and alumni are demanding that the University of Notre Dame revoke its invitation to President Barack Obama to deliver the commencement address at the u...

STAFF EDITORIAL: Stay wary of sexual violence

March 26, 2009

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Sexual assault prevention has been an ongoing topic of discussion. We still see this topic as a serious one and feel it merits further attention.Students hear lots of statistics on sexual violence and know not to walk down dar...

STAFF EDITORIAL: Step up to the H2O Challenge

March 24, 2009

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We were intrigued to hear of the H2O Challenge going on at Marquette this semester and supported by Campus Ministry. The concept is simple: participants promise to drink only water for two weeks and donate the money that they wo...

STAFF EDITORIAL: Give seniors their diplomas

March 19, 2009

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A diploma doesn't look like much. It's a piece of paper with a name and a signature. But for graduating seniors, a diploma symbolizes hours of studying and more than $100,000 in tuition. It would be a shame if...

STAFF EDITORIAL: More to St. Paddy’s than shamrocks and drinking

March 17, 2009

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We are as excited as anyone that St. Patrick's Day is today. We look forward to an evening of celebration filled with beer, shamrocks and leprechauns. But beyond enjoying our cheesy Americanization of the holiday, it...

STAFF EDITORIAL: Be careful over spring break

March 5, 2009

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Spring break cannot come soon enough. After a long round of midterms and papers, it is time for a hard-earned week of relaxation. For some students this may mean going home and spending time with family, but for other lu...

STAFF EDITORIAL: watch yo back AT1 AK2 PC3

March 5, 2009

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Spring break cannot come soon enough. After a long round of midterms and papers, it is time for a hard-earned week of relaxation. For some students this may mean going home and spending time with family, but for other lu...

STAFF EDITORIAL: Give back rather than give up for Lent

March 3, 2009

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Lent is a period of 40 days before Easter intended for penance, prayer and preparation for the celebration of Easter. Many mark Lent by committing themselves to sacrificing a certain pleasure for 40 days. Rather than giving up...

STAFF EDITORIAL: Tollbooths merit consideration

February 26, 2009

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It is rare to hear support voiced for tollbooths — we know of no one who enjoys turning out their pockets and digging into their stash of change when driving across their state. But when it comes to funding road construction in...

STAFF EDITORIAL: Class number switch welcome

February 24, 2009

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Sometimes the smallest change can make the biggest difference. We're confident that the change the university is making in class numbering will do just that.The university has decided to shift from its current system of number...

STAFF EDITORIAL: Business students, form good habits now

February 19, 2009

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Some cheating may seem harmless, but we see this as a black-or-white issue: Either you do cheat or you don't. Sadly, too many business students do, and we urge them to shape up.Donald McCabe, a business schoo...