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


JOURNAL: Finding Second Chances

JOURNAL: Finding Second Chances

Skyler Chun November 17, 2022
“Do I get a chance to be a lawyer? Do I get a chance to go to Marquette? Is this for real?” McCloud would wonder while sitting at empty tables in the law school.
Enrollment statistics include retention and graduation rates.

JOURNAL: Student Major Changes

Jolan Kruse, Investigative Reporter November 17, 2022
Some describe it as a breeze, but for others, it is described as a headache.
Often found dressed as Tumbleweed the Clown in a blue-and-white plaid shirt, white painted face and red nose, Naus would make balloons animals and tell jokes to the Marquette community. Photo courtesy of Marquette University Archives

From clown to priesthood: A unique calling

Skyler Chun November 8, 2022
Naus was a prime example of someone filled with good stories. But members of the Marquette community have followed very different pathsto live out their own vocations.
Some students struggle finding options in the dining hall due to dietary restrictions.

Dining with dietary restrictions at Marquette

Jolan Kruse, Investigative Reporter November 8, 2022
“It’s once in a blue moon that you get something good that meets your restrictions,” Shannyn Donohue, a sophomore in the College of Communication, said.
Constructed in 1907, Johnston Hall used to be the only building on campus which housed all the academics and the Jesuit residents. 

Paranormal activity on campus

Connor Baldwin, MUR Audio News Producer November 2, 2022
Marquette Wire takes a closer look at the tales of a haunted campus.
Students study in Raynor Memorial Library.

Where do students study?

Connor Baldwin, MUR Audio News Producer October 11, 2022
Students spend an average of about 10-13 hours studying per week.
MUPD expands notification services to parents, guardians

MUPD expands notification services to parents, guardians

Skyler Chun October 4, 2022
Parents and guardians can now sign up to receive the same safety alert text messages that students do.
The book, “When the Emperor was Divine” by Julie Otsuka has been a topic of controversy in students curriculum. Photo via Goodreads

Literary liberty: Banned books make waves across Wisconsin

Connor Baldwin, MUR Audio News Producer September 20, 2022
Sept. 18 marks the start of Banned Books Week, a week of awareness on censorship in forms of print media, while also supporting students, educators and publishers.
Marquette has three full-time Asian studies faculty members.

Concern grows over lack of urgency in replacing Asian studies faculty

Jolan Kruse, Investigative Reporter September 13, 2022
There were more Asian studies faculty in 1984 than in 2022 at Marquette.
The Commons is the newest residence hall for first-year and sophomore students at Marquette. Marquette Wire stock photo

Campus Housing: A comparison of Jesuit universities

Skyler Chun September 6, 2022
The Marquette Wire collected data to compare on-campus residential housing prices and leasing processes for Jesuit Universities in the Midwest, which are a part of the Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities.
Red flags were displayed outside of Lalumiere from April 19-23 to bring awareness to problematic behaviors that could be indicators of sexual and relationship violence.

Noticing Red Flags: A stance against relationship abuse

Maria Crenshaw, Assistant Projects Editor April 26, 2022
While the red flags stood out against the green grass on the central lawn, the behaviors they represented are not always so simple to notice.
Carla Hay and her husband Robert chat over coffee in their home in 1975.

Being a woman at MU: pay, inequities in academia

Skyler Chun and Alexandra Garner April 26, 2022
“I was treated so badly and when I (left Marquette)," Kehoe said. "I got a written memorandum that I could no longer come on campus, I could no longer use Marquette email, or post mail or telephone or anything."
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