Marquette Wire

KELLY: ‘South Park’ fights for creative liberties

Jack Kelly

April 27, 2010

Filed under Featured, Viewpoints

Like most college students, my worldview is shaped by the holy trinity of Comedy Central: Jon Stewart, Stephen Colbert and “South Park.” So these past two weeks, I’ve paid close attention to the censorship battle brewing among ...

OVBIAGELE: Assessing Obama’s major moves of ’09

Emil Ovbiagele

December 8, 2009

Filed under Featured, Viewpoints

As the curtains of the year drape down, I want to evaluate 2009’s biggest political landmark — Barack Obama being elected president of the United States of America. Here’s how he’s handled the following issues. Guantanamo ...

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

Emil Ovbiagele

November 24, 2009

Filed under Featured, Viewpoints

“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 ...

Muslim college offers ‘olive branch’ to students of all religions

Jennifer Zahn

October 15, 2009

Filed under News

Colleges and universities cover a spectrum of religious affiliations. From Jewish to Jesuit, institutions of higher education appeal to nearly all denominations in the United States — except one. There has never been a four-year,...

Muslim students celebrate faith on Catholic campus

Kaellen Hessel

September 17, 2009

Filed under Featured, News

Many Muslim students say being on Marquette’s Catholic campus isn’t difficult, but there are some institutional practices that get in the way of celebrating Ramadan, the month-long Islamic celebration that ends Saturday. “People...