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Marquette Radio’s Weekly Wednesday Staff 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 14, 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...

All-Star Alumni

Comedian Chris Farley graduated from Marquette in 1986. Photo courtesy Department of Special Collections and University Archives, Raynor Memorial Libraries, Marquette University.
October 14, 2020
Including both household names and some lesser-known stars, the following is a brief snapshot into the lives of some of Marquette's most successful.

Ages of Acting

Marquette Theatre Arts students, alongside a professor, look over drawings for an upcoming performance in the Helfaer Theatre. Photo courtesy Department of Special
Collections and University Archives, Raynor Memorial Libraries, Marquette University.
October 14, 2020
Generations of theater students have started off their acting careers under the spotlight in various classrooms on Marquette's campus and have taken their experiences to even bigger, brighter stages all over the world.

Remembering ‘The Hilltop’

The Hilltop, Marquette's yearbook, was published for the first time in 1915. Photo courtesy the Department of Special
Collections and University Archives, Raynor Memorial Libraries, Marquette University.
October 14, 2020
The Hilltop was a year-long project that chronicled an entire year of the Marquette experience in a single publication.

QUIZ: Which Marquette decade do you belong in?

Students push carts of their belongings as they move in to Marquette Hall, circa 1990. Photo Courtesy the Department of Special Collections and University Archives, Marquette University Libraries.
October 14, 2020

Which Marquette decade do you belong in? 1) Pick a notable alumni. a. Peter Bonerz, actor & director b. Anthony Crivello, Broadway performer c. Chris Farley, comedian & SNL cast member d....

Campus Living

Three students hang out in Cobeen Hall in 1984.
Photo courtesy Department of Special
Collections and University Archives, Raynor Memorial Libraries, Marquette University.
October 14, 2020
First-year students and sophomores were not required to live in the dorms, though it was highly recommended that they did. 

Messy Pizza and Messy Nights: Alumni look back fondly at Marquette’s nightlife

The Avalanche Bar closed permanently on April 24, 1997. Photo courtesy the Department of Special Collections and University Archives, Marquette University Libraries.
October 14, 2020
There were no Campus Town Apartments or fraternities near Wells St. Just bars, food joints and Marquette students looking for a good time.

Peach Pit’s Return to the Indie-Rock Community with “You and Your Friends”(Deluxe)

Indie-Rock group
October 9, 2020

As a follow up to their sophomore album, You and Your Friends, Vancouver indie rock band Peach Pit has released three new tracks. The new songs include “Psychics in LA,” “Adidas,” and “Denny’s...

Marquette Radio’s Weekly Wednesday Staff 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 8, 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...

Apple’s iOS 14 update inspires creative home screens

Apple's iOS 14 update allows students to customize their apps and organize home screens.
October 6, 2020
Apple released its iOS 14 update, offering new additions like new home screen customization, alert features with Siri and widgets.

Students reflect on virtual Homecoming events

Marquette's Office of Engagement and Inclusion hosted a virtual Homecoming, which took place Oct. 1 to Oct. 4. Marquette Wire stock photo
October 6, 2020
This year's Homecoming was called MU Homecoming House Party, The Virtual Remix.

Places to celebrate spooky season in MKE

The Avalon Atmospheric Theater is showing the movie
October 6, 2020
Here are some spooky events happening in Milwaukee this month that you may want to check out. 
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