Marquette Wire

Textbooks offer slight financial boost to professors

Pat Simonaitis

October 28, 2010

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 ...

Student starts own bookstore online

Joe Carey

September 2, 2010

Gabe Sanchez’s career as an entrepreneur got off to a rather bumpy start. Sanchez arrived on Marquette’s campus in 2008 as a transfer student from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Coming from a much larger...

REDDIN: Relapse back into bookaholism

Matthew Reddin

September 2, 2010

Okay, there’s something I need to get off my chest. Hi, I’m Matthew, and I’m a bookaholic. Yeah, I know what you’re thinking. “Bookaholism? That can’t possibly be real.” But it’s true. Sure, it’s not as ...

Undateable: from mistake to deal-break, new book lists where guys go wrong

Sarah Elms

April 8, 2010

Speedos. Bad toupees. Showing your butt crack. Burping loudly. Those are just four of the 311 things authors Ellen Rakieten and Anne Coyle say make men undateable. In their co-authored book, “Undateable: 311 Things Guys Do That Gua...

Holiday gift guide: experts suggest books for winter

Laura Bulgrin

December 3, 2009

Some families don’t spend much time buying holiday gifts. These shoppers are easily recognized on Christmas Eve, with their wide-eyed looks and arms weighed down with loads of shopping bags, while others finished shopping before...