Marquette Wire

Kal Penn speaks to young voters at Marquette for Obama campaign

Jennifer Zahn

September 18, 2012

Filed under Editors' Picks, News When Kal Penn visited Marquette Saturday, he wasn’t just stopping by on his way to White Castle. Best known for his parts in the series “House M.D.” and the “Harold and Kumar” movies,...

Coffee party offers a sip of centrism

Elise Angelopulos

September 11, 2012

Filed under Editors' Picks, News

The Coffee Party is not a group of Starbucks addicts or running on Dunkin, but rather a new nonpartisan political organization getting started on campus. Charlie Giger, a senior in the College of Arts & Sciences and the...

As elections loom, political groups are feverishly fundraising

Allison Kruschke

April 19, 2012

Filed under Featured, News

Campaign money is flowing all over Wisconsin with both a gubernatorial recall and presidential election in the near future, and political tensions are running high. Both Democratic and Republican groups have been raking in funds...

REDDIN: Can we spark change without having to spark riots?

Matthew Reddin

October 28, 2010

Filed under Featured, Marquee

Now don’t quote me on this, but I’m pretty sure the “Rally to Restore Sanity” is the only protest ever designed where the angry, shouting people are the enemy. If you’ve been exposed to a television, the Internet or a...

City Year volunteers help in urban schools

Brooke Goodman

October 5, 2010

Filed under Featured, News

The words “City Year is always ready!” echoed throughout Cathedral Square last Friday as 60 corps members were inducted into City Year Milwaukee, the newest addition to an organization providing tutors, mentors and role models to children in urban public schools. T...