Marquette Wire

Multicultural fraternity plans event for Haiti

Jennifer Michalski

April 15, 2010

Following the 7.0 magnitude earthquake that rocked Haiti on Jan. 12, the Haitian people mourned, but they also celebrated. They built bonfires, chanted in their native Creole language and danced in peaceful processions through the streets. To...

KELLY: Haiti leaves Chile in the cold

Jack Kelly

March 9, 2010

Planet earth has been rocking lately, and not in a good way. In a year that’s barely two months old, Haiti and Chile have been hit hard by devastating earthquakes. Hundreds of thousands are dead and millions more have bec...

Former bishop encourages Church accountability

Pat Simonaitis

March 2, 2010

Retired Catholic Bishop Thomas Gumbleton is known to be a controversial figure in the church, and he showed why he has earned the reputation during a lecture hosted by the Faber Center for Ignatian Spirituality at Marquette last...

OVBIAGELE: Foreign adoption: trendy or kind?

Emil Ovbiagele

February 16, 2010

A mishap in Haiti has highlighted a major issue in society today: overseas adoption. Ten Americans from the New Life Children’s Refuge, a U.S. charity group dedicated to rescuing Haitian and Dominican orphans, were arreste...

OVBIAGELE: Dealing with sudden death

Emil Ovbiagele

February 4, 2010

I saw a moment of pure divinity Tuesday while watching "Anderson Cooper 360": Haitians singing their hearts out in spite of the perils and the hopelessness surrounding them. Days after the 7.0 magnitude earthquake, the bea...

Obama blurbs SMM1 JE2 MN3

Tim Seeman

January 21, 2010

Jan. 12: As president-elect, Obama writes a letter to the Senate and House of Representatives asking those bodies to release $350 billion in bank bailout funds, which are injected into the banking system in an attempt to kick-start...

Haiti earthquake felt by MU community

Joe Carey

January 19, 2010

Tens of thousands dead. More than one million left homeless. Billions of dollars in collateral damage. The Jan. 12 earthquake that hit Haiti’s capital city, Port-au-Prince, has absolutely crippled a country whose citizens were hardl...

OVBIAGELE: Haitian effort promotes unity

Emil Ovbiagele

January 19, 2010

While many around the world were still basking in the New Year's euphoria, the people of Haiti got the short end of the stick, ushering in 2010 with tears and mourning. After tragedy struck in Haiti, the images were horrific....