Marquette Wire

BIGGI: Politicians’ popularity should not overshadow policy

Nick Biggi

February 4, 2014

Filed under Viewpoints

Last week, Toronto Mayor Rob Ford called into a local radio show to defend Justin Bieber, who had just been charged with assault in Canada’s most populated city, just a week after his driving under the influence and resisti...

Butting heads: Minimum wage

Reader Submission

February 28, 2013

Filed under Editors' Picks, Viewpoints

College Democrats: During the 2012 presidential election cycle, both Gov. Mitt Romney and President Barack Obama agreed that the minimum wage is unsustainable and should be indexed with the Consumer Price Index. Today, a working Americ...

Obama delivers impassioned State of the Union

Jason Kurtyka

February 14, 2013

Filed under News

Fresh off an electoral victory and entering his second term, President Barack Obama declared “there is much progress to report” as he addressed Congress in his annual State of the Union Address Tuesday. Obama’s sp...