Marquette Wire

February sexual assaults reported by DPS

Nick Biggi

April 30, 2013

Last week, Marquette’s Department of Public Safety reported two sexual assault incidents that allegedly occurred  in February. The incidents were reported to DPS, and the Milwaukee Police Department was contacted. DPS Capt....

EDITORIAL: MU can learn from Notre Dame’s crisis mismanagement

January 22, 2013

The hoax surrounding Notre Dame linebacker and Heisman Trophy finalist Manti Te’o’s nonexistent girlfriend has dominated headlines this past week. The story, originally broken by Gawker Media’s sports blog Deadspin, can...

Speaker sheds light on sexual violence issues

Elise Angelopulos

November 1, 2012

While sexual assault is not always talked about, Marquette has taken an active role in discussing the issue on campus in recent months. David Lisak, an 
associate professor of psychology at the University of Massachusetts...

MUSG hears presentation on sexual assault bystander training

Simone Smith

April 12, 2012

At the March 29 Marquette Student Government meeting, the MUSG Senate heard a presentation from university officials on Marquette's sexual violence awareness and education efforts. According to Chris Daood, assistant director...

Behind the approach to victim services

Zach Buchheit

April 26, 2011

Over the past several months, sexual violence has been brought to the forefront of several college and university agendas and has become the focus of new efforts in Washington, D.C. to prevent its occurrence and resolve its effects. Specifically,...

Sexual Violence Awareness Week kicks off

Tori Dykes

September 22, 2009

Sexual Violence Awareness Week began Sunday with the goal of “Creating a Campus that Cares." The week started with a kick-off rally and continues through Thursday. The purpose of the week is to raise awareness, honor vi...