Marquette Wire

Milwaukee Comedy hosts series of roast battles

Milwaukee Comedy hosts series of roast battles

Amanda Parrish, A&E Reporter

April 16, 2019

8 comedians will go head-to-head in a series of roast battles organized by Milwaukee Comedy Friday at 8 p.m. at the Underground Collaborative, a venue for creative arts and performances in downtown Milwaukee. 

Summerfest lineup features variety across 11 days

Summerfest lineup features variety across 11 days

Colin Landers, A&E Reporter

April 16, 2019

For many students, summer plans include attending Summerfest, which will take place at Henry W. Maier Festival Park near the lake from June 26-30 and July 2-7 this year.

Fashion Friday: Spring Edition

Fashion Friday: Spring Edition

Mary Hanna, A&E Stringer

April 12, 2019

As the weather warms up—we’re talking sunshine in the mid to high 40s—and the parkas get pushed to the back of the closet, it can be hard to remember how to dress for warmer weather.

‘Angst’ Documentary comes to campus for Mental Health Awareness Week

‘Angst’ Documentary comes to campus for Mental Health Awareness Week

Ariana Madson, A&E Reporter

April 9, 2019

One of the main events this week is a documentary called “Angst” being shown at the Varsity Theatre at 8 p.m on Thursday, April 11th.

Record Store Day brings special deals to Milwaukee

Record Store Day brings special deals to Milwaukee

Amanda Parrish, A&E Reporter

April 9, 2019

While streaming services like Spotify may seem to have taken over the music listening experience, vinyl still has its hold on music lovers of all ages.

Midwest Gaming Classic boasts varied entertainment

Midwest Gaming Classic boasts varied entertainment

Colin Landers, Arts & Entertainment Reporter

April 9, 2019

The Midwest Gaming Classic returns to the Wisconsin Center this Friday through Sunday for a weekend of all things gaming.  

HYPE MU will perform spring showcase Friday

HYPE MU will perform spring showcase Friday

Grace Schneider, Arts & Entertainment

April 9, 2019

Marquette's HYPE dance team is hosting its free spring hip-hop showcase Friday at 7:30 p.m. at the Weasler Auditorium, which will feature hip-hop groups from all around the area in this biannual performance.

Giggles for Grown Ups event to be held Saturday

Giggles for Grown Ups event to be held Saturday

Amanda Parrish, A&E Reporter

April 5, 2019

Milwaukee residents can enjoy a night of entertainment, prizes, food and laughs at In Tandem Theatre’s annual fundraising event Saturday at 7 p.m.

Marquette Theatre’s ‘The Rivals’ opens Friday

Marquette Theatre’s ‘The Rivals’ opens Friday

Kelli Arseneau, Arts & Entertainment Assistant Editor

April 2, 2019

As the annual period piece in their production season, Marquette Theatre opens “The Rivals” Friday at 7:30 p.m. The play runs April 5-7 and April 10-14 at the Helfaer Theatre.

Lil’ Sibs Weekend offers chance for family bonding

Lil’ Sibs Weekend offers chance for family bonding

Ariana Madson, A&E Reporter

April 2, 2019

For students looking to share their college experience with younger siblings, Marquette's annual event this weekend offers a unique opportunity. On Friday and Saturday, Marquette University will host its annual Lil’ Sibs Weekend, which consists of fun activities for students and their siblings.

Women’s Innovation Network highlights career of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Women’s Innovation Network highlights career of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Colin Landers, Arts & Entertainment Reporter

April 2, 2019

The Marquette Women’s Innovation Network hosted an event on Friday highlighting the life and career of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. 

March Madness brackets: no sports knowledge necessary

March Madness brackets: no sports knowledge necessary

Colin Landers, Arts & Entertainment Reporter

March 26, 2019

March Madness has taken over the sports world, as the top 64 college basketball teams face off in a tournament to decide a national champion. Millions of people around the world have participated in filling out prediction brackets, with the hopes of finding the perfect one.