Marquette Wire

‘How does it feel to be a problem?’

April 10, 2017

Filed under Journal, Opinions

"Governments like it that way. They want their people to see war as a drama of opposites, good and evil, 'them' and 'us,' victory or defeat. But war is primarily not about victory or defeat but about death and the infliction of...

OLIVER: Trend of racist remarks on restaurant receipts concerning

Eric Oliver

September 19, 2013

Filed under Viewpoints

You are a waiter or a waitress, you take down someone’s order and deliver his or her food, all while having a smile on your face. You then look at the bill to see that instead of giving you a tip, the customer left a crude message. This trend has probably been going on ...

EDITORIAL: Milwaukee shootings don’t justify neighborhood stereotypes

September 10, 2013

Filed under Editorials, Viewpoints

Don’t venture south of the valley, beware of the west side of campus, and never, ever, go north of State Street. Or so most Marquette students were probably told during the first few weeks of their freshman year. Yet to some extent, these boundaries are a...

DOYLE: Racism alive today

Seamus Doyle

September 3, 2013

Filed under Viewpoints

Racism is alive and well today. I know, that’s a bold statement coming from the white kid who grew up in the white neighborhood, went to the (mostly) white college-prep high school, and grew up in Milwaukee, ranked as the most racially seg...