Marquette Wire

Iconic MU Athletics Moments

Dwyane Wade plays on the court in the April 5, 2003 game against  Kansas in the NCAA Final Four. Photo courtesy the Department of Special Collections and University Archives, Marquette University Libraries
October 19, 2020
For Marquette, program-altering moments have come in the last few years for many of the university's sports.

Pandemic Anxieties and First-year Students

October 19, 2020
Changing one’s mentality to a state of healthy detachment will be an important step for many seeking to improve their mental health during the pandemic.

A Year for the History Books

Marquette student-athletes protest against racial injustices in the country on September 4.
October 16, 2020
We are living in a year that has culturally reset various aspects of what before seemed to be normal.

Beyond Nostalgia

October 16, 2020
In order to understand the entire meaning of nostalgia, we must look at experiences beyond the majority.

The Importance of Local Dining

Miss Katie's Diner is located on the corner of 19th and Clybourn Streets.
October 14, 2020

Restaurants are the heart and soul of any city. They tell stories, provide comfort and provide a sense of belonging. In sitcoms, everyone has a place, their own hangout where they congregate with friends...

In with the old, out with the new

O'Donnell Hall was built as a residence hall for women in 1952.
October 14, 2020
During my first week of classes, I begin to recognize that many of the buildings and spaces on campus are drastically different than newer Marquette buildings like The Commons, Engineering Hall and Eckstein Hall. 

All-Star Alumni

Comedian Chris Farley graduated from Marquette in 1986. Photo courtesy Department of Special Collections and University Archives, Raynor Memorial Libraries, Marquette University.
October 14, 2020
Including both household names and some lesser-known stars, the following is a brief snapshot into the lives of some of Marquette's most successful.

Family Legacies

Class of 2020 graduate Monica Geiser wears Marquette attire alongside her family, which includes her parents, who are Marquette alumni, and her sister Gretchen, a current Marquette student. Photo courtesy Monica Geiser.
October 14, 2020
Monica Geiser, a graduate student in her fifth year in the department of physical therapy, has had 10 family members including herself attend Marquette. 

Ages of Acting

Marquette Theatre Arts students, alongside a professor, look over drawings for an upcoming performance in the Helfaer Theatre. Photo courtesy Department of Special
Collections and University Archives, Raynor Memorial Libraries, Marquette University.
October 14, 2020
Generations of theater students have started off their acting careers under the spotlight in various classrooms on Marquette's campus and have taken their experiences to even bigger, brighter stages all over the world.

50 Years of Student Activism

Student gather in protest outside O'Hara Hall
on Nov. 4, 1969.
Photo courtesy Department of Special Collections and University Archives, Raynor Memorial
Libraries, Marquette University.
October 14, 2020
Since the mid-1960s, civil rights activists throughout the city have been fighting for an end to racial discrimination in academic institutions.

Mad About Mascots: Costumes and names have stirred controversy throughout Marquette’s history

Bleuteaux cheers at a Marquette basketball game, circa 1985. Photo courtesy Department of Special Collections
and University Archives, Raynor Memorial Libraries, Marquette University.
October 14, 2020
In its 139 years, the university has changed its mascot and nicknames more than 10 times.

Evolution of Student Media: From separate organizations to one program, student publications have undergone changes

A student works the control panel in Johnston Hall for a television production. Photo courtesy Department of Special Collections
and University Archives, Raynor Memorial Libraries, Marquette University
October 14, 2020
The Marquette Wire – the overarching organization which contains all four branches of student media: the Marquette Tribune, the Marquette Journal, Marquette University Television and Marquette Radio – was only created in 2014. Before that, the organizations operated separately.
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