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Marquette Wire

The student news site of Marquette University

Marquette Wire

Encanto premiered in theaters Nov. 24

REVIEW: Disney’s “Encanto” is a vibrant, family-centered adventure for everyone

Kim Cook, Assistant Editor Arts and Entertainment November 30, 2021
Utterly normal Mirabel has never felt like she didn't belong in her family, even with the absence of a magical gift. But when she has a vision of something that could compromise the magic that fuels the miracle granted to her family, her path is set to prevent something that only she believes could take place.
Melancholy Play will be presented at Helfaer Theatre through Nov. 22.

REVIEW: Melancholy Play

Nora McCaughey, Executive Copy Editor November 23, 2021
What happens when a dear friend/lover suddenly turns into an almond?
Reel Marquette 11/19

Reel Marquette 11/19

Sarah Kuhns, Staff Photographer November 22, 2021
This month, the photo desk decided to highlight some of the faces behind the scenes of the Marquette Wire.
Silk Sonics An Evening with Silk Sonic released Nov. 12.

Silk Sonic presents an evening filled with ‘good vibrations’ and an old school sound

Andrew Amouzou, General Manager of Marquette University Television November 22, 2021
Silk Sonic, a fresh new duo featuring underground R&B renaissance man, Anderson.Paak, and superstar sensation, Bruno Mars, released their long-awaited album, "An Evening With Silk Sonic," last Friday, the same day as Swift's "Red (Taylor's Version)."
Holiday shopping is approaching.

Cracking down on the difficulty of gift-giving

Jonillia Davis, Arts and Entertainment Contributing Writer November 21, 2021
Emeria McPherson, a first-year in the College of Arts & Sciences, is currently trying to purchase gifts for both her boyfriend and father. "I have been trying to find things a man would want compared to a younger man,” McPherson said.
Students should take the time to care for their mental health.

JOURNAL: SCHUELLER: Carrying the New You Through

Jaiden Schueller, Arts and Entertainment Contributing Writer November 17, 2021
It is important to stay connected with ourselves and make sure that we do not lose sight of who we have now grown to be.
The 707 Hub at Marquette University helps students create their businesses.

JOURNAL: Student-run businesses

Rashad Alexander, Arts and Entertainment Assistant Editor November 17, 2021
Some Marquette students have used these trying times to work on their craft, and with the world being back open, these young business owners are ready to take their products to the next level.
The Milwaukee lakefront is a place lots of people gather.

JOURNAL: Gathering places in Milwaukee

Izzy Fonfara Drewel, Arts and Entertainment Reporter November 17, 2021
As a hub for college students and citizens alike, this city is full of great gathering spots for people of every age.
Dancers preformed at Fiesta de Noche on Sept. 25 to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Night.

JOURNAL: Multicultural perspectives

Skyler Chun, Managing Editor of the Marquette Journal November 17, 2021
As a Hmong American born and raised in Milwaukee, Rachel Yang, a senior in the College of Arts & Sciences, says it can be hard to find her own identity, especially at predominantly white institutions and neighborhoods in the United States. 
Declan Fontillas flew out to Los Angeles this past summer to create his first album.

JOURNAL: Inspiration behind the lyrics

Randi Haseman, Arts and Entertainment Executive Editor November 17, 2021
"I didn't like music for a really long time." Fontillas says. "I was one of those people where 'Oh, I don't listen to music, I'm so counter-cultural.'" Then, during his senior English class, more similar to a general art class, the teacher assigned a final project where everyone had to make...something. "'You know what? I'm going to make a little EP,'" Fontillas thought.
People found new ways to connect in a virtual world.

JOURNAL: Finding connection in isolation

Kim Cook, Arts and Entertainment Assistant Editor November 17, 2021
By finding new ways to interact, whether that be on Skype, creating bonds through food or discovering a newfound family in the hallways of a university apartment building, the connections we had with each other were far from cut off.
Bollywood Fusion performed at Diwali Night.

Indian Student Association celebrates the triumph of light over darkness at Diwali Night

Kim Cook, Arts and Entertainment Assistant Editor November 16, 2021
Parvathy Nair, a sophomore in the College of Arts & Sciences and vice president of ISA, said that her organization organized the event with more than just Indian students in mind.
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