Marquette Wire

Business, faith & trust(ees)

William O'Brien

April 20, 2010

Filed under Featured

Corporate executives and Jesuit priests live in distinctly different worlds. To some, the ideals of spirituality and entrepreneurship seem inherently at ends. But since 1969, Marquette University’s board of trustees has...

STAFF EDITORIAL: An ode to the last days of Hegarty’s

April 13, 2010

Filed under Editorials, Featured, Viewpoints

Though the end is near for Jim Hegarty’s Irish Pub, it’s not here quite yet. Let’s say farewell to a friend who has been there through thick and thin. Whether the pub was a place for fanatics to drown their sorrows after...

VIEWPOINT: Assistant professor Stephen Engel argues for the health care bill

Reader Submission

April 8, 2010

Filed under Letters, Viewpoints

Many commentators characterize the recent health insurance reform law as a historic achievement on par with transformative legislation like the Social Security Act, the 1964 Civil Rights Act and the creation of Medicare and Medicaid. Critics...

STAFF EDITORIAL: Start paying the unpaid interns

April 8, 2010

Filed under Editorials, Featured, Viewpoints

As more employers post unpaid internships, and students scoop them up like golden tickets, unpaid internships are increasingly looking like slave labor. Large numbers of highly skilled applicants are vying for internships requiring...

Census officials ensure Marquette students count

Nikita Vilim

March 25, 2010

Filed under Featured, News

On April 6, the U.S. Census Bureau will collaborate with Marquette’s Office of Residence Life to take an administrative count of all students and faculty living in Marquette housing facilities for the 2010 U.S. Census. Students...

STAFF EDITORIAL: Reconstruct Theology 1001 for non-Christians

March 11, 2010

Filed under Editorials, Featured, Viewpoints

For many non-Roman Catholic students at Marquette, Theology 1001 is downright confusing. Those who weren’t brought up with the stories of Abraham or David, and aren’t familiar with Christian doctrine can find themselves straining...

Campus brews up very own coffee

Nikita Vilim

March 11, 2010

Filed under Featured, News

Stone Creek Coffee is brewing up something special for Marquette — its own coffee blend — and it wants student and faculty input on possible selections. The Brew Bayou, in collaboration with Stone Creek Coffee Roasters, held a co...

VIEWPOINT: Charging MU tuition abroad opens options

Reader Submission

February 11, 2010

Filed under Viewpoints

On Tuesday The Marquette Tribune ran a front-page article titled “Study Abroad Costs to Rise.” At first glance I was surprised to read the news, particularly since I work at the Office of International Education advising...

Marquee’s 5 funniest costumes

Jessie Mahne

October 29, 2009

Filed under Featured, Marquee

  Besides the Ides of March, Halloween is probably my favorite holiday on the planet. People go insane for Halloween and I love it.   What other holiday permits scaling the gap in the wall between Walgreens and Star...

MURPHY: Swine flu is not a big deal

Michael Murphy

September 17, 2009

Filed under Viewpoints

Have you been coughed or sneezed on lately? If you answered yes, then you have swine flu. If you answered no, then chances are, you’re going to get swine flu. Sure, I might be exaggerating a little, but who cares if you...