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Shrek Fest took place in Humboldt Park Sept. 3. The crowd participated in Shrek-centered activities and bought Shrek-related goods.

Milwaukee celebrates beloved green ogre Shrek

Phoebe Goebel, Arts and Entertainment Assistant Editor September 6, 2022
Although a very niche interest, Shrek Fest Milwaukee was filled with different people from all walks of life. The celebration took place at Humboldt Park Sept. 3. The festival began at 3 p.m., and consisted of activities, vending stands, food trucks and more.
State of the Art(s): 11th Annual Third Ward Art Festival

State of the Art(s): 11th Annual Third Ward Art Festival

Will Eikenbary, Arts and Entertainment Assistant Editor September 6, 2022
This past Labor Day weekend, 143 artists from 21 different states lined up in booths along Broadway St. to display their artwork for the 11th year of the Third Ward Art Festival. Their tents featured everything from oil paintings and collages to jewelry and photographs.
Photo courtesy of Olivia Menzia.

JOURNAL: Liv a Little

Anna Houston, Marquette Radio Publicist August 25, 2022
As the snow started to melt during her last semester on campus, Olivia Menzia formed her vegan ice cream company Liv a Little.
Photo courtesy of Molly McGrane.

JOURNAL: Dog Days of Summer Calendar

Cait Flynn, Copy Editor August 25, 2022
If you’re not ready for summer to end quite yet, check out these five end-of-the-season events throughout the city. 
Maya Smarts debut novel addresses literacy in young children.

JOURNAL: Literacy’s Lifelong Legacy

Randi Haseman, Content Coach July 20, 2022
Literacy is a big deal. It has lifelong effects. People with lower literacy earn half of what their counterparts make, are more likely to report poor health and are less likely to pursue higher education which affects career opportunities.
Electronic musician and DJ Dillon Francis hypes up the Summerfest crowd on June 24, 2022.

JOURNAL: Summerfest Rewind

Izzy Fonfara Drewel, Arts and Entertainment Executive Editor July 20, 2022
For 54 years, Summerfest has been bringing pounding beats, buzzing atmospheres and unbridled joy to its audience. Everything from rock and pop to rap and trap, the city has been exposed to it all.
JOURNAL: Summertime Self-Discovery Guide

JOURNAL: Summertime Self-Discovery Guide

Kimberly Cook, Managing Editor of the Marquette Journal July 20, 2022
Ninety days, three months, too long or too short; there are plenty of different ways to describe the amount of time that most summers last. Especially when summer days become a bit too long and doing nothing isn't as relaxing as it used to be, it can be hard to find activities to fill the time.
BENNETT: Time to Try Something New

BENNETT: Time to Try Something New

Caroline Bennett, Assistant Arts and Entertainment Producer July 20, 2022
Summer break is the best and worst part of the year. On one hand, the responsibilities and anxiety that go along with the school year are no longer there, but on the other hand, summer days can end up filled with working an internship or a mind-numbing minimum wage job. 
Photo by Izzy Fonfara Drewel (isabella.fonfaradrewel@marquette.edu)
Wallows performed at The Bourbon Theatre as part of the Tell Me That Its Over Tour.

REVIEW: Wallows rock The Bourbon Theatre

Izzy Fonfara Drewel, Arts and Entertainment Executive Editor July 7, 2022
Wallows performed at The Bourbon Theatre July 1, for the group's first time in Nebraska. The show was so highly anticipated that the audience greeted them with a line wrapping around the block. 
A Good Girls Guide to Murder was written by Holly Jackson.

Kim’s Land of Unread Stories: ‘A Good Girl’s Guide to Murder’

Kimberly Cook, Arts and Entertaiment Assistant Editor April 26, 2022
"A Good Girl's Guide to Murder" is almost the perfect mystery novel.
Best Buddies have events at Marquette and in the Milwaukee community.

Building community with Best Buddies

Jolan Kruse, Arts and Entertainment Reporter April 26, 2022
Best Buddies is a club that builds awareness and connects Marquette students and individuals with disabilities. Pairs are encouraged to build relationships one-on-one. 
Wolfe Ramsay set up an impromptu music studio in his dorm in Mashuda Hall.

Song-filled students

Izzy Fonfara Drewel, Arts and Entertainment Reporter April 26, 2022
Songwriting was never something Tobisch had an interest in. On the other hand, Ramsay has been making music since high school. 
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