Marquette Wire

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

Rosemary Lane

September 3, 2009

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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...

STAFF EDITORIAL: MUSG year in review

April 2, 2009

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

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

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

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...