Marquette Wire

Catholicism in combat with ROTC programs?

Pat Simonaitis

October 5, 2010

Out of all the words of wisdom on war and peace, none capture the essence of why college students join Reserve Officer’s Training Corps programs like the ancient Chinese proverb, “The more you sweat in peace, the less you bl...

OVBIAGELE: False hope in Iraqi elections

Emil Ovbiagele

March 11, 2010

Sunday’s elections in Iraq have been labeled across the board as a huge success. The critics, Republicans and Fox News, to mention a few, wasted no time jumping on the victory bandwagon. Even The New York Times came around...

The presidential ups and downs

Tim Seeman

January 21, 2010

After months of hope, bank collapses, debates and Saturday Night Live skits, Barack Obama was sworn in as president of the United States 366 days ago. More than one million people crammed onto the National Mall in Washington, ...

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...

OVBIAGELE: Fort Hood shooter’s actions perpetuate stigma of Muslims

Emil Ovbiagele

November 24, 2009

“Murder is murder and has no religion whatsoever” according to Arsalan Iftikhar, a human rights lawyer. I absolutely agree. Americans’ unholy distrust and prejudice toward Muslims bubbled to the surface once again ...