Marquette Wire

Pinterest and the death of creativity

Peter Setter

September 13, 2012

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Blogs, Editors' Picks, Marquee

We’ve all heard the familiar phrase “I found it on Pinterest.” Everyone has heard it, whether it is in regard to a new recipe, bathroom design or fashion trend. But does anyone, other than myself, feel a sense of alarm when...

Why won’t that catchy song get out of your head?

Erin Heffernan

September 6, 2012

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Blogs, Marquee

The culprit was the cheeseball '80s band The Human League. The weapon was their synth-soaked hit “Don’t You Want Me.” For the past week, this diabolically catchy tune has been stuck in my head. When I’m in class trying...

MU’s Bruce Cole rocks in and out of the classroom

Eva Sotomayor

September 6, 2012

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Marquee

Bruce Cole is a legend in the Milwaukee music scene. As a drummer for more than 45 years, he has played with many bands throughout his career. Currently, Cole is a drummer for three bands that perform regularly in Milwaukee....

Ian McKellen does “Baby Got Back” (sort of)

Peter Setter

September 6, 2012

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Blogs, Editors' Picks, Marquee

Fans of Gandalf, Magneto and Sir Leigh Teabing, take note. Unknown actor Hunter Davis does an amazingly precise impression of Sir Ian McKellen. Naturally, with this sort of talent, why not use it to make it appear as though Sir Ian...

Art isn’t hard to find at Marquette

Claire Nowak

September 5, 2012

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Blogs, Marquee

I came to Marquette not knowing what kind of people I’d meet or who would share similar interests with me. My decision to become a Golden Eagle was made extremely close to the May 1 deadline, and by that point, I was more interested...