Marquette Wire

Catholic vote split between conflicting ideals

Melanie Lawder

September 27, 2012

Filed under Editors' Picks, News

There are certain known trends in voter demographics that consistently recur each election cycle – evangelical Protestants typically vote Republican and the Jewish population and black Protestants usually vote Democratic. But...

NAVA: Have patience, cut President Obama some slack

Paco Nava

November 2, 2010

Filed under Featured, Viewpoints

Today is report card day for President Barack Obama. Voting Americans will either fire or hire members of his distressed party as a putative referendum of Obama’s performance. If the predictions of the hostile news media...

Despite religious affiliation, MU leans to the left

Brooke Goodman

September 9, 2010

Filed under News

Two words: Liberal Bias Could these words ring true at Marquette; a private, Catholic Jesuit University? A place where drug, alcohol and visitation policies are enforced, theology courses are required and some believe a candidate’s...

HEALTH CARE VIEWPOINT: Our freedom decreases as government’s power grows

Reader Submission

April 8, 2010

Filed under Letters, Viewpoints

I am opposed to the health care “reform” that has recently become law. There. I said it. Before you go off on me for “hating Americans who don’t have health care,” let me put forward several reasons for which I am opposed...

OVBIAGELE: Educate yourself about the health care reform bill

Emil Ovbiagele

March 30, 2010

Filed under Featured, Viewpoints

People are uncomfortable with change even if they need it and want it. They’d rather stay in their comfort zones. It takes a daredevil will to go against the status quo — attributes President Barack Obama and House Democrats...