Marquette Wire

KILLIAN: Redskins debate rages on, with no sign of resolution

Trey Killian

October 10, 2013

Filed under Sports

The Washington Redskins have made a lot of national news lately, but not based on the team’s performance on the field. Robert Griffin III’s squad started just 1-3, allowing a highly publicized dispute over the team’s...

VIEWPOINT: ‘Avatar’ racially insensitive

February 2, 2010

Filed under Featured, Letters, Viewpoints

Seriously people, “Avatar” is not that sweet. Actually, it left me quite bitter after leaving the theater. Sure, the visual imagery of the film was stunning, the computer animation top notch, but the story, the racial paternalism...

VIEWPOINT: “Redskins” insults Native Americans

December 3, 2009

Filed under Letters, Viewpoints

On Monday the Supreme Court refused to review a case against the NFL that the name “Redskins” violates trademark law. Trademark law prohibits the registration of names that “may disparage … persons, living or dead,...