Marquette Wire

Student seeks retribution for Colbert ticket snub

Jacob Born

February 14, 2013

For one Marquette student, a hassle-free way to win tickets to see the Colbert Report live became a case of stolen tweet. Sam Bufe, a freshman in the College of Arts & Sciences, claims that his tweet was "stolen" by another...

Obama leads Romney in online presence

Alexandra Whittaker

October 2, 2012

As the 2012 presidential debates begin this Wednesday, the candidates are taking advantage of networking websites such as Twitter, Facebook and even Reddit to engage the online community. While President Obama, sometimes referred...

Universities get in the social networking game

September 23, 2010

Students at universities across the country are increasingly using social networking sites such as Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube to juggle their social lives on campus and at home. CampusLIVE, one of many developing “niche”...

Twitter tries to secure future, preserves past

Joe Carey

April 20, 2010

In the span of just a few days, Twitter has arguably assured its survival. Not bad for a company that before this month had no source of revenue. Last week, Twitter began experimenting with what it calls “Promoted Tweets,”...

STAFF EDITORIAL: Tone down health care comments on Facebook, Twitter

March 30, 2010

Everyone has the right to voice their opinion about health care, be it on the street, online or in person. But be responsible in doing so. There’s a big difference between free speech and hateful speech. The prior lobbying...

GAMBLE: Foodies are consuming the nation

Molly Gamble

March 11, 2010

Like any journalism student, there are some words I can’t stand. Take “ironical,” for instance. That faux-word really bugs me, even when people use it in jest. But another word has been popping up more and more these days, and ...