Marquette Wire

VIEWPOINT: Congress should fully fund Teach for America

Reader Submission

April 6, 2010

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

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

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

“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

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

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...