Marquette Wire

Russ Feingold speaks about bipartisanship at MU

Melanie Lawder

October 9, 2012

Former Wisconsin Democratic senator Russ Feingold visited Marquette Thursday to talk  about politics, broaching topics such as the current presidential election, campaign finance reform, American exceptionalism and foreign relations. Feingold...

Actress speaks on President Obama’s behalf

Alexandra Whittaker

October 9, 2012

Actress Olivia Munn is best known recently for her portrayal of awkward financial reporter Sloan Sabbith on HBO's “The Newsroom,” but she took on another role Saturday as a speaker for the Obama campaign. Munn spoke to Marquette ...

Post-cigarette tax, tobacco industry going up in smoke

Eric Oliver

September 25, 2012

Since President Barack Obama passed a law raising the federal tax on cigarettes from $0.39 a pack to $1.01, the amount of money spent on tobacco advertising and consumption has fallen dramatically, a recent report by the Federal...

August job creation down from previous months

Emily Fischer

September 13, 2012

Last Friday, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that the economy gained 96,000 jobs in August, a number down from the previous average job gains of 139,000 per month in the earlier months of 2012. A majority of these...