Marquette Wire

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...

KELLY: Mayer bullied about n-word

Jack Kelly

February 16, 2010

Filed under Featured, Viewpoints

John Mayer caused a stir last week by mentioning both the n-word and a slur referring to gay people in a candid interview with Playboy magazine. In the extensive interview — ranging from explicit descriptions of his ...

OVBIAGELE: Racism still alive in society today

Emil Ovbiagele

February 11, 2010

Filed under Featured, Viewpoints

After being at Marquette for close to two years, something struck me — Marquette’s campus maintains an almost sealed lip on issues of racism and race relations. Well, last week, Stephanie Beecher’s article titled “The...