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Solo activities to do in MKE this month

Students can see the Milwaukee Holiday Lights Festival starting Nov. 19. Marquette Wire stock photo
November 4, 2020
Although it is possible to bundle up and head outside for a socially distant gathering, the upcoming winter provides an opportunity to try things on your own.

SHAFFER: Nov. 1 marks the start of Christmas season

“Skating” by Vince Guaraldi Trio debuted in “A Charlie Brown Christmas.”
November 4, 2020
Here are some fire tracks to curl up next to a toasty fire with or listen to on your snowy commute to class or work.

Ariana Grande’s Latest Album is a Blast From the Past

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November 2, 2020

Ariana Grande has taken the music world by storm, yet again, with the release of Positions this past Thursday. This is the singer’s first album since Thank u next was released in Feb. 2019. Positions...

Marquette Radio’s Weekly Wednesday Playlist

Marquette Radio staff members can't get enough of these songs right now. Check them out and stay tuned for more weekly MUR playlists. Every Wednesday, each Marquette Radio staff member selects one song they have been listening to nonstop.
October 28, 2020

Every Wednesday, each Marquette Radio staff member selects one song they have been listening to on repeat, which is then added to a weekly playlist. Here are this week’s staff picks:     Reese...

First-year students adjust to new school, campus life

Many first-year students seem to be acclimating well to this new campus life.
October 27, 2020
Not only did the COVID-19 pandemic shut down businesses and many large events, but it has completely flipped college life upside down. 

Drive-in movie theaters rise in popularity during pandemic

The closest drive-in to Marquette is the “Milky Way Drive-In,” which opened within the last year in Franklin, Wisconsin. Photo via Flickr
October 27, 2020
One industry is thriving in the dark during the pandemic: drive-in movie theaters.

Spooky tunes to listen to during the Halloween season

October 27, 2020
Let's take a look at a few songs that can add to the ghostly vibes of the season.

SHAFFER: FIFA 21 brings excitement for young players

FIFA is known for its excellent soundtracks year after year, and this year’s soundtrack has potential to be one of the best lists yet.
October 22, 2020
The critically acclaimed world-famous soccer game FIFA 21 came out Oct. 9.

Face masks have become an everyday accessory on campus

Students share how they pair this new accessory with outfits.
October 20, 2020
Being a student during the era of COVID-19 has resulted in countless twists and turns, but one thing has remained constant: face masks.

Students find new ways to connect during “cuffing season”

People use apps like Tinder to get in touch with others during COVID-19.
October 20, 2020
With the colder months up ahead, the term is starting to be used and people are beginning to see it in action.

Professor addresses mental health, trauma in personal documentary

In the film, Sabu portrays himself coming to terms with being an orphan and losing both his parents. Photo courtesy of Dinesh Sabu
October 20, 2020
The film unleashed vulnerable parts of his past, and portrayed himself coming to terms with a family history of mental illness and trauma. 

LYNCH: Savage Mode II is less of an album, more of an event

Some songs from the album include
October 19, 2020
"Savage Mode II" is by no means a perfect project, but any problems it has are made up for with creative ingenuity and tons of charisma, which makes it a more than worthy listen. 
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