Marquette Wire

HILLIS: The Syrian conflict and why ignorance is never bliss

Helen Hillis

September 10, 2013

Filed under Viewpoints

$15. $1 per week. $0.17 per issue. $15. That is how much college students pay for a semester-long subscription to the Wall Street Journal. Perhaps you’d prefer $23.50 for the New York Times. Get rid of price tags altogether...

DOYLE: Racism alive today

Seamus Doyle

September 3, 2013

Filed under Viewpoints

Racism is alive and well today. I know, that’s a bold statement coming from the white kid who grew up in the white neighborhood, went to the (mostly) white college-prep high school, and grew up in Milwaukee, ranked as the most racially seg...

OVBIAGELE: College students shy away from serious debate

Emil Ovbiagele

October 27, 2009

Filed under Featured, Viewpoints

“I love argument, I love debate. I don’t expect anyone just to sit there and agree with me, that’s not their job.” Those were the words of former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher. But to a lot of youth t...