Marquette Wire

STAFF EDITORIAL: Enact smoking ban soon

February 3, 2009

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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: Give an update on Wells median

December 2, 2008

Several weeks ago, the Tribune's editorial board voiced its support for the proposed Wells Street median in an editorial on Sept. 23. We were happy to see Marquette Student Government, the university and the city of...

Staff editorial: Safety first when it comes to fires

November 25, 2008

In these tough economic times, everyone is tightening their belts, and the City of Milwaukee is no exception. One way that the city has proposed reducing spending is by cutting one of three fire trucks serving the Marquette ar...

Staff editorial: MUSG deserves a ‘D’ for attendance

November 20, 2008

Only two-thirds of Marquette Student Government's senators showed up at last week's meeting.Yes, you read correctly. Just two-thirds of MUSG's senators attended.This attendance figure is more than disappoint...

Staff editorial: Be aware of mental illness

November 18, 2008

Mild stress and low-level anxiety are not only common in college students, but they often motivate students to prioritize and accomplish their work.While it's likely every student has felt stressed at one point or ano...