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MU music members find comfort in singing

MU music members find comfort in singing

Skyler Chun, Executive A&E Editor

April 3, 2020

While many students are now quarantined, Instagram story threads of various challenges, drawings and bingo games have become a new and growing trend. One new trend this past week was a graphic called "artists supporting artists."

Students react to Summerfest postponement

Students react to Summerfest postponement

Ariana Madson, A&E Reporter

March 31, 2020

Summerfest, which takes place in Milwaukee at the Henry Maier Festival Park every summer and is the worlds largest music festival, has decided to postpone until the fall.

Fashion Fridays: Quarantine Chic

Mary Hanna, A&E Stringer

March 26, 2020

We owe it to ourselves to dress the best we possibly can, even if that only means wearing the best sweatsuit we own. Let’s break down some of the best variations to try.

Ways to support local MKE businesses, artists, musicians

Ways to support local MKE businesses, artists, musicians

Skyler Chun, Executive A&E Editor

March 26, 2020

With Wisconsin's safer at home order, even more businesses are closing down for the time being. Here are some ways they are altering services to continue engaging the community and ways that anyone can support them.

Students keep busy with online classes, various activities

Students keep busy with online classes, various activities

Ariana Madson, A&E Reporter

March 25, 2020

Though online classes are already starting, students are still finding ways to entertain themselves while getting used to the adjustment.

Students express views on next bachelorette

Students express views on next bachelorette

Grace Kwapil, A&E Stringer

March 20, 2020

It was announced March 2 that Clare Crawley would be the show's next leading lady, which sparked controversial opinions among viewers.

MU & Me Instagram account shares ‘drops of joy’

MU & Me Instagram account shares ‘drops of joy’

Skyler Chun, Executive A&E Editor

March 19, 2020

In light of all the difficulties in being away from home and with the recent coronavirus outbreak, there are still hints of hope and love holding the Marquette community together. Two first-year students began an Instagram account called MU & me to bring the Marquette campus and students together as one community.

St. Patrick’s Day brings nostalgia to Irish traditions

St. Patrick’s Day brings nostalgia to Irish traditions

Ariana Madson, A&E Reporter

March 17, 2020

Marquette's Saoirse Irish Dance Team is currently preparing for its showcase, scheduled for March 29 at 3 p.m. in the Varsity Theatre. However, all campus events prior to April 10 have been canceled due to COVID-19. The dance team is now trying to see if it can postpone the showcase to a different date.

Students reflect on Disney’s ‘The Lion King’ musical

Students reflect on Disney’s ‘The Lion King’ musical

Skyler Chun, Executive A&E Editor

March 14, 2020

With the live performances now finished in town, some Marquette students who saw the show shared their thoughts of the experience.

Carillon Guild makes first debut as official club

Carillon Guild makes first debut as official club

Ariana Madson, A&E Reporter

March 3, 2020

Do you ever walk past Marquette Hall to the tune of bells and wonder what that noise is? It’s Marquette’s very own carillon, an instrument typically held in a bell tower that Zach Bigelbach would describe as a blend between a xylophone, a piano and an organ.

Students share travel plans, tips for saving money

Students share travel plans, tips for saving money

Skyler Chun, Executive A&E Editor

March 3, 2020

In less than a week, Marquette students will be traveling all over and out of the country for spring break. Whether to visit family and friends or to go on a new adventure, it is easy for costs to quickly pile up. Here are some ideas for making the most of spring break while on a budget.

10 concerts to see this March

10 concerts to see this March

Charlotte Ives, A&E Stringer

March 3, 2020

Milwaukee is a popular destination for musicians interested in sharing their art with enthusiastic audiences. Here are 10 concerts taking place in Milwaukee this March worth checking out.