Marquette Wire

Staff editorial: Hungry students need real choices

November 13, 2008

Not so long ago, Marquette students had very limited dining options. Dining halls were only open for certain hours each day, and there was no such thing as meal exchanges. Students on meal plans used their swipes at th...

Staff editorial: Women have prized roles in the church

November 11, 2008

The subject of female priests in the Catholic Church is a hot-button issue.We are not church leaders. Nor are we theologians. We will not take a stance on whether the church should ordain women as priests. However, with the rouge o...

Staff editorial: Get to know Career Services’ offerings

November 6, 2008

The unpredictability of the world's financial markets has many biting their nails. The global crisis affects students everywhere, but among those most heavily impacted are members of the Class of 2009 — seniors wh...

Staff editorial: Voting is not enough to establish that ‘more perfect union’

November 5, 2008

We congratulate Obama on his victory.,"The marathon for the White House has finally come to an end, after months upon months of campaigning, conventions, fundraising and advertising. But we urge voters not to sh...

Staff editorial: No excuses to skip voting

November 4, 2008

Hope and change have been the mantras of this campaign. And regardless of which candidate becomes president-elect late tonight (or in the early hours of tomorrow) every eligible American should participate in that change. Ghandi fa...

Staff editorial: Charging media at rally is a cheap trick

October 30, 2008

It seems like everyone has used the word "historic" to describe this year's presidential election. Last week, Nov. 4 became historic yet again — but not in a good way.Democratic nominee Barack Obama&apo...

Staff editorial: Students need smart financial planning

October 28, 2008

Economists and financial experts agree that the best way to establish financial security in the current crisis is for Americans to live within their means, build credit and avoid debt. We agree with this sound advice, bu...

Staff editorial: Majoring in red tape and headaches

October 23, 2008

Advising week is upon us. Across campus, students are meeting with their advisers to plan the next phase of their college careers: class schedules for next semester.Marquette professors do an incredible job advising their s...

Staff editorial: Support the performing arts and charitable causes

October 21, 2008

As the saying goes, there is safety in numbers. But when it comes to raising cash for a good cause, we gladly support the Department of Performing Arts' assertion that success can be found in partnerships.The department has r...

Staff editorial: Moving beyond the political trash talk

October 14, 2008

With the presidential race reaching new levels of mud slinging and Wisconsin among the states that receive the most televised campaign advertisements, we have a feeling many voters share our disgust for the phrase, &q...

Staff editorial: Give tutoring program a room

October 9, 2008

The Office of Student Educational Services has been assisting students for 13 years. Last year alone, tutors employed by the office helped more than 1,600 students.With massive demand each year and steady growth in the pr...