Marquette Wire

EDITORIAL: Students should have larger voice in presidential search

October 8, 2013

The university administration announced the search committee for the 24th president of Marquette Thursday. Eight individuals will make up the Presidential Search Committee. Six of the individuals come from the Board of Trustees while one is the dean of t...

Students petition to keep tuition low

Melanie Lawder

January 29, 2013

After Marquette announced a tuition increase of $1,390 for the 2013-14 academic year last week, many students are not happy. Tyler Martell, a junior in the College of Arts & Sciences, is particularly upset about the new...

What price do students pay for a teacher strike?

Allison Kruschke

September 18, 2012

Today we enter the sixth school day of the highly publicized teachers strike in the country’s second largest school district, Chicago Public Schools. More than 350,000 students are out of school today. Many of them will spend...

MUSG approves changes to elections

Ben Greene

September 6, 2012

Marquette Student Government will conduct elections a little differently this year. During last Thursday's legislative meeting, senators unanimously approved three distinct changes to their electoral process. Executive Vice President...

Teach for America succeeds in Milwaukee

Caroline Campbell

March 8, 2011

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

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

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

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 ...