Marquette Wire

Recent job growth points to improvement in Wisconsin economy

Joel Mathur

January 22, 2013

The economic recession has technically been over for more than two years, but with a stagnant Congress and only marginal gains in employment at times, the full-speed recovery that some economists would like to see has eluded...

Increase in nationwide hiring gives college students hope

Sarah Hauer

April 12, 2012

It's no secret that the economic downturn over the past few years has taken its toll on young adults looking for jobs out of college, but a new survey of businesses' prospective hiring for 2012 suggests the times may be changing. According...

“Inside Job” gives documentaries a good name

Matt Mueller

February 8, 2011

When most people think of documentaries, they normally imagine dull science videos or History Channel specials. Recent years have also brought a popular trend of nature-based documentaries, which are nowhere near as entertaining...

The presidential ups and downs

Tim Seeman

January 21, 2010

After months of hope, bank collapses, debates and Saturday Night Live skits, Barack Obama was sworn in as president of the United States 366 days ago. More than one million people crammed onto the National Mall in Washington, ...

Holiday sales expected to drop this year

Tony DiZinno

November 24, 2009

The day after Thanksgiving offers plenty of opportunities for consumers to devour as many great deals as they did pieces of turkey the day before. Companies are dealing with a lot on Black Friday, the unofficial kickoff to ...

EA Games hits a glitch

Tony DiZinno

November 19, 2009

When a player loses at a video game, a screen flashing ‘game over’ usually appears. Unfortunately for 1,500 employees nationwide at gaming giant Electronic Arts, it will be game over next year. Last Thursday, EA announced it...