The student news site of Marquette University

Marquette Wire

The student news site of Marquette University

Marquette Wire

The student news site of Marquette University

Marquette Wire

From Water Street to the Deer District, the list of after-dark activities is endless. 

The streets of Milwaukee after dark

Aimee Galaszewski, Executive Director September 10, 2021
Once the sun goes down in the city of Milwaukee, the electric atmosphere begins to emerge. For students at Marquette University, the nightlife is just minutes from campus.
Students prepare for a fun year of pep band ahead.

Marquette Band ready to bring the pep after COVID-19 year

Kim Cook, Arts and Entertainment Assistant Editor September 7, 2021
The bands, like every other student organization on campus, were forced to adapt to the protocols set in place by COVID-19.
The Meladies are an all-female a capella group at Marquette.

O-Fest Welcomes New Students

Izzy Fonfara Drewel, Arts and Entertainment Reporter September 7, 2021
O-Fest took place Sept. 1 on the Central Mall and students learned about student organizations on campus. Marquette has a diverse range of activities offered for all students.
Graphic by Lily Werner

Review: Kanye West does something different with his new album, “Donda”

Rashad Alexander, Arts and Entertainment Assistant Editor September 7, 2021
This album release came with some controversy. The project is named after West's late mother, Donda West.

Hidden Gems in Milwaukee

Nora McCaughey, Copy Chief September 5, 2021
Here are a few underrated places to visit and things to try around Milwaukee, once the blazing sun has finally let the city cool down. 

Pulling an all-nighter

Randi Haseman, Executive Arts & Entertainment Editor September 5, 2021

Milwaukee's charm doesn't end once the sun goes down. It can be easy to pull an all-nighter in a city where there are countless activities to entertain you and some friends after dark. 8:00 p.m. - Sunset...

Pictured is Luke Bryan performing at the CMA Festival in 2013.

Luke Bryan’s Summerfest performance leaves fans wishing they could ‘Play It Again’

Clare Lindstrom, Music Director September 4, 2021

Since his first hit song "All My Friends Say" in 2017, Luke Bryan has been the face of country music. Despite some saying the pinnacle of his career is behind him, Bryan's most recent album, "Born Here...

A First-year’s Guide to Milwaukee

Izzy Fonfara Drewel, A&E Reporter August 31, 2021

Milwaukee is a thriving and bustling city full of life, culture and excitement. For the natives, it’s comforting. But for the incoming first-year and transfer students, it can be daunting. This...

Summerfest fun as fall semester begins

Kim Cook, Arts and Entertainment Assistant Editor August 31, 2021

Tans are fading, and school is back in session. After what some would deem a more "normal" summer, free from COVID-19 mandates and lockdowns, Marquette students are leaving their summer jobs and vacations...

A&E summer favorites

Rashad Alexander, Arts and Entertainment Assistant Editor August 31, 2021

Summer 2021 allowed us to enjoy our songs and albums in a less stressful time. We even got to go back to the theaters! With life finally coming back to some form of normalcy, we all got to enjoy our favorite...

The world will be in utter chaos, yet in utter stillness at the same time.

A letter to my past self

Jaiden Schueller, Contributing Writer August 8, 2021
As I write a letter to my past self from just two years ago, my biggest piece of advice: Do not let this time be wasted. Every breath you inhale during this time is still a sign of life.
Milwaukees newer Taco Fest will host live music, wrestling, a chili pepper eating contest and a chihuahua beauty pageant.

Milwaukee festivals begin to return

Nora McCaughey, Copy Chief August 8, 2021
While last summer was a bit underwhelming, the city is ready to get back to what it does best. Here are some Milwaukee festivals coming back in 2021.
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