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Friends struggle with connection during times of social distance

Students turn to Zoom and other modes of technology to stay connected.
August 25, 2020
Many students are returning back to campus for the start of a new school year, hoping for a fresh start after the abrupt change to distancing learning last semester.

Murals around Milwaukee tell stories of change

Murals depict images supporting the Black Lives Matter movement around Milwaukee.
August 25, 2020
Artworks highlight social injustice, key figures in civil rights movement.

Traditions Canceled

Milwaukee's Fourth of July fireworks celebrations were canceled due to the ongoing pandemic.
August 24, 2020
With so many activities canceled, many had to find new traditions to partake in this year.

Summerfest? More like Bummerfest

Summerfest was one of multiple Milwaukee festivals to be canceled during summer 2020.
August 24, 2020
Although Milwaukee is the city of festivals, the COVID-19 pandemic has seen to it that practically all of those festivals which Milwaukee has become known for are either canceled or postponed.

A Bus Card and a Mask

Many MCTS bus line schedules do not match with Marquette students' schedules.
August 24, 2020
In Milwaukee, different transportation companies, such as the Milwaukee County Transit System and Bublr Bikes, have been striving to increase usage numbers as some pandemic restrictions are lifted.

Hobbies at Home

Hobbies at Home
August 24, 2020
Cal Papineau, a senior in the College of Engineering, ended up going viral on the popular social media app TikTok after posting a video of an obstacle course he and his sister made from everyday items lying around the house.

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.
August 19, 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...

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.
August 13, 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...

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.
August 7, 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...

Billie Eilish’s Latest Single is a Self-Love Anthem

Eilish, American singer-songwriter, released her single
August 3, 2020

   “Just wanna get to know myself,” Billie Eilish sings in her most recent track, “my future,” released on July 30th. This is her first single since the release of her James Bond theme...

A Conversation with James Stapleton of An American Tale

James Stapleton, solo artist known as An American Tale, will be releasing his self-titled album on September 18, 2020. This is the artwork for his single
July 30, 2020

Last week, I had the pleasure of chatting with local Milwaukee solo artist James Stapleton, the face of An American Tale. We talked about his upcoming record drop, singles to be released, Buddhism, and...

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.
July 29, 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...

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