Marquette Wire

Words do carry strength

Thomas Southall

November 5, 2015

Filed under Arts & Entertainment

  If Chuck Palanuik’s novel "Fight Club" taught me anything, then I shouldn’t have written this article much less mention it. Few things are more terrifying than breaking a rule of "Fight Club" and evoking the rag...

Used bookstores offer opportunity to those missing Borders

Sarah Elms

March 31, 2011

Filed under Marquee

Our downtown Borders is closing. And while it’s a shame to see it go, there are still options for the bookworms of Milwaukee to get their literary fix. Two in particular, Downtown Books and Renaissance Book Shop, are conveniently close to Marquette’s campus. Downtown Books is the more transie...

Textbooks offer slight financial boost to professors

Pat Simonaitis

October 28, 2010

Filed under Featured, News

If you ever had a professor who assigned his or her own book in class, don’t worry — they probably aren’t just padding your book bill for their own profit. In fact, odds are they aren’t making too much money off the book ...