Marquette Wire

National peace convention hosted on campus

Marie Gentile

October 13, 2009

Activists, students and educators assembled on Marquette’s campus this weekend for the seventh annual Peace and Justice Studies Association’s national peace convention. Hosted by Marquette’s Center for Peacemaking and...

Prejean speaks on acceptance, forgiveness

Glenn Oviatt

October 13, 2009

“The awakening is always grace.” These were the words Sister Helen Prejean used Thursday night at the Varsity Theatre to describe her journey working with the poor in New Orleans and ministering to death row inmates...

Prejean to receive honorary degree

Glenn Oviatt

October 8, 2009

Sister Helen Prejean, author of “Dead Man Walking” and leading advocate for the abolition of the death penalty, will receive an honorary degree from Marquette in a ceremony to be held at 7 p.m. tonight at Varsity Theatre. ...