Marquette Wire

Political Science Department hosts election viewing party

November 7, 2012

By Seamus Doyle and Melanie Lawder seamus.doyle@marquette.edu and melanie.lawder@marquette.edu Approximately fifty students and a small group of professors gathered in Haggerty Hall last night to view the results of the 2...

A look back on Obama’s first term

Jennifer Zahn

November 7, 2012

Barack Obama’s 2008 campaign buzzword, “change,” has turned out at times to be not just a political prescription, but also a forecast. The last four years undoubtedly produced change in the American economy, politics and...

College Republicans react to Romney loss

Nick Biggi

November 7, 2012

There was no Supreme Court decision. There was no middle of the night winner. It was not the 2000 Presidential Election. At approximately 10:17 p.m. College Republicans who attended Tommy Thompson and Republicans' victory party...

Candidates lay out visions

Pat Simonaitis

November 6, 2012

A CNN/ORC national poll released Sunday showed President Obama and GOP challenger former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney in a dead heat among likely voters. Forty-nine percent of likely voters say they are backing the president,...

Result of election will impact federal tuition aid

Seamus Doyle

November 6, 2012

With Marquette tuition for the 2012-2013 academic year priced at $32,810 and total federal aid awarded to Marquette students for the 2010-2011 academic year at more than $7.5 million, according to Marquette's Office of Public...

Law School releases final poll before election

Melanie Lawder

November 1, 2012

Marquette's Law School released the results of its final poll before the election yesterday, showing President Barack Obama leading among likely Wisconsin voters, 51 to 43 percent, over former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney. The poll, which has a margin of error of 2.7 to ...

Actress speaks on President Obama’s behalf

Alexandra Whittaker

October 9, 2012

Actress Olivia Munn is best known recently for her portrayal of awkward financial reporter Sloan Sabbith on HBO's “The Newsroom,” but she took on another role Saturday as a speaker for the Obama campaign. Munn spoke to Marquette ...