Marquette Wire

Teach for America succeeds in Milwaukee

Caroline Campbell

March 8, 2011

Filed under Featured

Twenty-one years ago, Wendy Kopp founded Teach for America, an organization that places graduate students in high-need classrooms across the country. What started with 500 corps members in six cities has now expanded to more than 8,000 active ...

Weighing the costs of law school

Kara Chiuchiarelli

February 1, 2011

Filed under Featured

With the current state of the economy, many undergraduate students are investing in graduate programs with the hopes that the economy will turn around, jobs will be plentiful and debt will be easier to pay off. Some stud...

The Best of DPS Reports

Kaleigh Ward

January 18, 2011

Filed under Featured

Twice a week, a reporter from the Marquette Tribune selects the most pertinent and sometimes unusual Department of Public Safety reports to include in the week’s issues. DPS Officer Joseph Secanky said most DPS officers don’t want to portray the...

Commuters, internationals and first-generation students: A new perspective on campus life

Tori Dykes

October 19, 2010

Filed under Featured

Take a second and imagine what the “average” Marquette student is like. Where are they from? What’s their background? What has their Marquette experience been like? Chances are, you thought of someone from the Chicago ...

VIEWPOINT: Congress should fully fund Teach for America

Reader Submission

April 6, 2010

Filed under Letters, Viewpoints

Nationwide and here at Marquette, members of the class of 2010 applied to Teach For America in record numbers — more than 46,000 applicants for this fall’s class of 4,350 teacher corps members.  As the campus campaign...

We be jammin’ at Mad Planet’s reggae night

Kaleigh Ward

November 12, 2009

Filed under Featured, Marquee

On some weekends, Marquette students fill the streets and it seems like there are one million things to do. Other weekends, MU seems to reach some unspoken agreement to stay in, leaving streets deserted. It would make more se...

From soldier to student

Derrick Chengery

November 12, 2009

Filed under Featured

Justin Owen is 23 years old. Already he's been to basic training, learned basic Arabic and served in Operation Iraqi Freedom. He has given more than a year of his life in service to his country. The surprise? He's sitt...

OVBIAGELE: College students shy away from serious debate

Emil Ovbiagele

October 27, 2009

Filed under Featured, Viewpoints

“I love argument, I love debate. I don’t expect anyone just to sit there and agree with me, that’s not their job.” Those were the words of former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher. But to a lot of youth t...

Rec Sports fitness classes canceled

Allison Keough

September 24, 2009

Filed under News

Rec Plex and Rec Center fitness classes with low attendance are being canceled because of a new policy enacted this semester. The policy states that in order for a fitness class to continue, there needs to be a minimum of eight...

Health advisory board to be mediator

Allison Keough

September 17, 2009

Filed under Featured, News

The Student Health Advisory Board, previously known as the Student Health Advisory Council, is being reinstated on campus after being inactive for the past year. Rebecca Michelsen, a health educator at Marquette, said the board was inac...