Bursting the Marquette Bubble

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I decided to write a five-part article series for a Marquette student audience. I feel very strongly that when we chant “WE ARE MARQUETTE,” we should also be able to say that we are Milwaukee. Aware that this was not the case, and that the infamous “Marquette Bubble” is either the barrier or result of a segregated city and campus, I set out on my research quest to figure out how we as both an MU and MKE community can burst the Marquette Bubble.


Recipient of the Library's Maria Dittman Award, Spring 2015. This paper was written for English 3210: Writing Processes and Practices, instructed by Dr. Jenn Fishman. © Kimberly Baker.

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Bursting the Marquette Bubble research process

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Bursting the Marquette bubble works consulted