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The student news site of Marquette University

Marquette Wire

The student news site of Marquette University

Marquette Wire

Countertop cravings

Heather Leszczewicz October 9, 2003
Wisconsin's custard lovers may be converted once tasting Cold Stone Creamery's ice cream.
Founded by Donald and Susan Sutherland in Tempe, Ariz., in 1988, Cold Stone franchises have spread to almost all 50 states, the Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico. Now...

‘War’ bores with unfathomable plot

Heather Leszczewicz October 9, 2003
Unlike the stereotypical "Brady Bunch" family, the characters in "The War That Never Was" battle as if they were hpart of World Wrestling Entertainment.
War is inevitable in the 12 colonies of Luna, D.E., Waldregen's fictional country. Two pairs of...

Nazis produce hilarity

Libby Fry October 9, 2003
Brooks fans may be familiar with the show, which is based on his 1968 film of the same name that won him an Academy Award. However, as good as the movie is, there's something to be said for watching all the crazy antics unfold live on stage.

Fake folk singers find laughter, respect at home

Libby Fry October 9, 2003
The fourth of Guest's mockumentaries and this time co-written with Eugene Levy, "A Mighty Wind" looks at a benefit show for folk music after in honor of Irving Steinbloom, the late promoter of folk. The show brings together a trio of long-forgotten...

Costello’s brand of pop goes flat

Libby Fry October 9, 2003
And with his latest release, North, Costello turns back to the classical pop standards he last did with Burt Bacharach on 1998's Painted from Memory. This time, though, Costello produced, arranged, composed and performed all the songs himself. And while...

Hidden Jewel Case

Libby Fry October 9, 2003
Not even names stay static for Elvis Costello.
The former Declan McManus decided to adopt the even more bombastic Napoleon Dynamite moniker on 1986's Blood and Chocolate.
Costello runs the gamut on the disc with power pop ("I Hope You're Happy Now") and...

Tarantino, Coens to release new films Friday

Kyle Carritt October 9, 2003
This coincidence seems oddly appropriate in some respects, given the various similarities between the Coens and Tarantino. The directors often draw material from Golden-era film genres, write their own scripts, routinely use the same actors and all three...

Contemplating ‘cat vomit’

John Heiderscheidt October 9, 2003
Watanabe has worked for several scientific publications including "Scientist," "Biotechnology," "Nature Medicine" and "Lab Animal." She is currently working on a number of other projects such as a report on bio-terrorism, a book proposal and articles on...

Family fun starts this weekend

October 2, 2003
So far, 451 families have registered to at least one of the events and Schoreder expects that number to go over 500. A variety of events are planned and they range from one hour of sibling bowling to a dinner and coffee program featuring a Comedy Sportz...

Script plays wicked games with people’s ‘Mind’

Libby Fry September 25, 2003
Such a concept is presented in "Mindgame," the first play of the Next Act Theatre's 2003-'04 season. The plot twists and turns, with one shock after another smacking the audience in the face and leaving viewers questioning even their own sanity by the...

Res. Halls offer mission to students

September 25, 2003

Students will again have the opportunity to leave Marquette campus in the hopes that the city of Milwaukee can provide them with answers in this year's citywide scavenger hunt, Mission Impossible 2003.
"I think it is one of the best and most unique...

Emotions carry local movie

September 25, 2003
It could only be small-town Wisconsin.
Writer and director Chris Boebel captures the feelings, looks and attitudes of his Boscobel, Wis., birthplace in "Red Betsy," a movie about the care and changes in 1940s Wisconsin.
But past the beautiful and...
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