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Marquette Wire

The student news site of Marquette University

Marquette Wire

The student news site of Marquette University

Marquette Wire

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New year, new music

Anna Houston, Arts and Entertainment Reporter February 2, 2022
This year, I decided to create a playlist of all the songs that I discover and see how much my taste changes and grows and I have found that there are many easy ways to do so right at my fingertips. 
Charlie Puth released Light Switch Jan. 20.

REVIEW: Are you hypnotized by Charlie Puth’s ‘Light Switch?’

Kim Cook, Arts and Entertainment Assistant Editor February 1, 2022
What if there was a song whose creation was documented on social media for nearly five months before its release? And what if that song, upon its release, received nearly 18 million Spotify streams in just over a week of being released to the public?
The storefront has been empty since Burger King shut down.

Students give thoughts, suggestions for Burger King replacements

Rashad Alexander, Arts and Entertainment Assistant Editor February 1, 2022
But one on campus restaurant, the Burger King on Wells Street, closed back in 2019. And for Kennedy Moore, a junior in the College of Arts & Sciences, it was hard to see the fast food joint go.
tick tick...BOOM! premiered on Netflix in November 2021.

REVIEW: ‘tick, tick… BOOM!’

Izzy Fonfara Drewel, Arts and Entertainment Reporter February 1, 2022
"tick, tick... BOOM!” debuted on Netflix in November 2021, and it is Lin-Manuel Miranda's directorial debut. Among his other works, Miranda developed the soundtrack for Disney's "Moana" and he wrote the Tony Award-winning musical "Hamilton."
Milwaukee museums offer student discounts.

Affordable activities near campus

Jolan Kruse, Arts and Entertainment Contributing Writer January 27, 2022
There is a lot to do in Milwaukee, but what about on a budget for us college kids?
High Guardian Spice premiered on Crunchyroll.

REVIEW: ambitiously unambitious – a review of ‘High Guardian Spice’

R.E. Hagan, Arts and Entertainment Executive Producer January 26, 2022
After watching the first season, I have mixed feelings about the show. However, I can summarize them in one sentence: I like it a lot, but not because it’s good.
The Light will premiere April 2022.

Theatre department launches Voices Included for People of Color Theatre

Izzy Fonfara Drewel, Arts and Entertainment Reporter January 25, 2022
A study done by the Asian American Performers Action Coalition concluded that in the 2018-2019 season only 41.4% of actors on New York City stages were people of color. The VIP Theatre has been created to increase diversity onstage within Marquette University.
Favorites included Death at a Funeral and The Unforgivable.

Marquette community shares shows, movies watched over break

Rashad Alexander, Arts and Entertainment Assistant Editor January 25, 2022
Here are some movies that members of the Marquette community had the chance to look at over the winter break.
Author Andy Weir also wrote award-winning book to movie adaptation The Martian.

Alex’s Book Cave: ‘Project Hail Mary’

Alex Wagner, Copy Editor January 25, 2022
"Project Hail Mary" by Andy Weir was my favorite book from 2021, and everyone should read it going into 2022.
The Milwaukee Art Museum is one of many museums offering free or discounted pricing for Milwaukee Museum Days.

Cash in on deals for Milwaukee Museum Days

Randi Haseman, Arts and Entertainment Executive Editor January 21, 2022
Milwaukee Museum Days offer free or discounted pricing to 23 different Milwaukee-area museums from Jan. 20-24 and Jan. 27-30.
The uniforms are traditional and designed to allow the dancers to perform impressive moves, such as leg lifts, while also displaying their culture.

Marquette University Bhangra Academy gears up for new semester

Izzy Fonfara Drewel, Arts and Entertainment Reporter January 18, 2022
MUBA is a dance organization that specializes in Bhangra, a style of dance that originates in the Punjab region of India, and is normally performed at celebrations such as weddings.
Take a stroll along the Milwaukee lakefront.

Five ways to spend extra week of winter break on campus

Kim Cook, Arts and Entertainment Assistant Editor January 18, 2022
Students with plans to arrive back to campus around the former start of the semester are now left with an extra week of free time.
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