Marquette Wire

STAFF EDITORIAL: Schulz exemplary of Marquette’s four pillars

February 17, 2009

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Many people simply talk about Jesuit ideals. But others actually live out these ideals in their lives' work. Marquette is lucky enough to host one of those people on campus this afternoon, and we urge all students to...

STAFF EDITORIAL: Dining Dollar proposal a chance to reach out

February 12, 2009

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Marquette is located in the heart of Milwaukee. Our location right in the middle of the city reinforces our responsibility to reach out to the community around us and do what we can to serve others. A recent proposal to give un...

STAFF EDITORIAL: Mandated paid sick leave a bad move

February 10, 2009

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The paid sick leave ordinance that citizens voted into law last November has been making Milwaukee headlines a lot recently. Last Friday, Milwaukee County circuit court Judge Thomas R. Cooper granted a request for an injunction al...

STAFF EDITORIAL: Make nutrition information available

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February 5, 2009

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Every college student has heard of the dreaded "Freshman 15," and the inaccessibility of nutrition information doesn't help keep the weight off. To keep students healthy and assist in making good diet choices, So...

STAFF EDITORIAL: Enact smoking ban soon

February 3, 2009

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Wisconsin has been given a lot of unappealing names recently. It is among the country's fattest states and boasts the highest number of drunk drivers. Wisconsin does not need to add "ashtray of the Midwest" to it...

STAFF EDITORIAL: Marquette should help student MPC customers

January 27, 2009

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Nothing is forever. Companies collapse, contracts dissolve and warranties expire. But when a well-regarded name is attached to a virtually unknown product, someone should assume responsibility for that partnership. Un...

Staff editorial: Animal testing in classroom justified

January 22, 2009

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Medical breakthroughs do not just come. They require time and testings, and sometimes a sacrifice.When we first heard of the procedures used in BIOL 171, Experimental Physiology, we didn't like the image that c...

STAFF EDITORIAL: Pen and paper best for evaluations

January 20, 2009

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We at the Tribune are big fans of technology. The Internet, e-mail, instant messaging, cell phones and texting have defined our generation's formative years. But while we enjoy the ease that technology brings to...

Staff editorial: Free heat and cookies, let’s go to the Snow Ball

January 15, 2009

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The past week's weather has brought new meaning to the word "cold." The depths of winter have come to Milwaukee, and students are moving a bit faster on their cross-campus treks to class.But with second seme...

STAFF EDITORIAL: BookMarq should release textbook info

January 13, 2009

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Students everywhere have been hit hard by the financial crisis. Many have lost student loans, and all have to consider the difficulty of entering a volatile job market after graduation. In these tough economic times, ev...

Staff editorial: Time to resign, Mr. Legislative Vice President

December 4, 2008

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Every action has a consequence. We demand that every person — from students to world leaders — assume responsibility for his or her actions. Accepting the costs of one's choices is the mark of a reasoned adult.Several weeks ago, o...

Staff editorial: BookMarq should release textbook info

December 4, 2008

Filed under Editorials, Viewpoints

Students everywhere have been hit hard by the financial crisis. Many have lost student loans, and all have to consider the difficulty of entering a volatile job market after graduation. In these tough economic times, ev...