Marquette Wire

ROTC hosts blood drive with American Red Cross

Matthew Martinez, News Reporter

January 30, 2018

Filed under News

The American Red Cross reported that they had to cancel more than 150 blood drives due to severe weather in 2018, causing a critical blood shortage across the nation. From 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Feb. 2, Marquette community members can donate blood to counteract this shortage.

ROTC, Campus Ministry host 9/11 memorial

Elizabeth Baker

September 11, 2013

Filed under Featured, News

All three Marquette ROTC branches held a memorial service for the victims of the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks outside Raynor Memorial Libraries Wednesday at 3 p.m. Speakers included Campus Ministry Director Ann Mulgrew and...

Women allowed in military combat roles

Jason Kurtyka

February 5, 2013

Filed under News

In the mind of General Martin Dempsey, the move to allow women in combat roles began in 2003 on the streets of Baghdad. That year, Dempsey was appointed to the command of the Army’s 1st Armored Division. During an episode...

9/11 remembered on campus

Jennifer Zahn

September 11, 2012

Filed under News

Although more than a decade has passed since the 9/11 attacks, Milwaukee is doing its part today to commemorate the eleventh anniversary of the tragedy. Milwaukee County hosted a ceremony at the War Memorial Center – Fitch Plaza this morning from 7:3...

‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Smell’: Allow gays to openly serve in the military

Paco Nava

December 7, 2010

Filed under Featured, Viewpoints

“Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” (DADT) is the term describing our country’s standing law that prohibits the military from discovering or revealing closeted gays, lesbians and bisexual service personnel, while banning those who...

Catholicism in combat with ROTC programs?

Pat Simonaitis

October 5, 2010

Filed under Featured

Out of all the words of wisdom on war and peace, none capture the essence of why college students join Reserve Officer’s Training Corps programs like the ancient Chinese proverb, “The more you sweat in peace, the less you bl...