Marquette Wire

DPS assures students’ safety despite MKE shooting spike

Matt Kulling

September 10, 2013

Homicides in Milwaukee increased by 19 percent this year, although none of the violent crimes took place on Marquette’s campus. Russell Shaw, captain of the Department of Public Safety, said he wants to assure students ...

EDITORIAL: Milwaukee shootings don’t justify neighborhood stereotypes

September 10, 2013

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...

Windfall ‘Nurtures’ a dark, topical comedy

Jennie Jorgensen

February 17, 2011

We all love a good oxymoron. It’s that push and pull of opposites that catches our eye: jumbo shrimp, same difference, Microsoft Works. But there’s one oxymoron in the city that should do more than just catch your eye — it should draw you in. “Disturb...

Giffords’ condition improves after shooting

Tony DiZinno

January 18, 2011

The Jan. 8 shooting in Tucson, Ariz., that severely wounded a U.S. congresswoman and killed six, including a U.S. federal judge and a 9-year-old girl, sent the country into shock. Now, the tone is shifting from shock to recovery. U.S....