Marquette Wire

How to Swing Dance

MUTV Entertainment

April 10, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Entertainment, Journal, MUTV

  Rachel and Dale, both regulars of Thursday night swing dancing at the Historic Pabst Brewery, teach you how to do a Basic Six Step Swing Dance!

National Mental Institute of Health’s Jane Pearson advises on handling suicide

National Mental Institute of Health’s Jane Pearson advises on handling suicide

Lily Wellen, Marquette Radio General Manager

April 10, 2017


Filed under Breaking the Silence, Journal, Podcasts, Radio, Radio, Uncategorized, Wire Featured

Marquette Radio General Manager Lily Wellen talks to National Mental Institute of Health's Jane Pearson to advise on how to deal with the suicidal thoughts as a friend, family member or a person's own struggle. Listen in so you can help yourself or others through this process. This story is part of the Marquette Wire's "Breaking the Silence" series to increase awareness and start dialogue about suicide in college. Read, hear and watch more coverage here. Graphics by Anabelle McDonald...

A Marquette Connection

A Marquette Connection

Clara Janzen, News Reporter

April 10, 2017


Filed under Journal

At age 13, Thomas (Tom) Andrew Bronikowski was diagnosed with Type 1 juvenile diabetes and suffered the effects for his entire life. At the age of 47, he permanently lost his eyesight. Tom was a Marquette mathematics professor for 25 years. He won many teaching awards, including the university Teac...

A strong line of fighters

A strong line of fighters

Jenny Fischer, Special to the Wire

April 10, 2017


Filed under Breaking the Silence, Breaking the Silence, Journal, Wire Featured

I am tempted to start my story at the climax —the point of drama — in media res. But I am also reminded that before any story is my mother’s story. That’s where it all began. My mother moved over 11 times in her youth and found permanent sanctuary in college in playing basketball at Marqu...

Defining home

Defining home

Stephanie Harte, Editor of the Marquette Journal

April 10, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Journal

After living in Orlando, Florida, for five years and working as a creative consultant for a company called Cult Branding, Kuykendall came home to a completely different Milwaukee. Kuykendall hails from Mukwonago and graduated from the Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design in 2002.

‘How does it feel to be a problem?’

April 10, 2017


Filed under Journal, Opinions

"Governments like it that way. They want their people to see war as a drama of opposites, good and evil, 'them' and 'us,' victory or defeat. But war is primarily not about victory or defeat but about death and the infliction of death. It represents the total failure of the human spirit."  -Robert Fisk, "Th...

In Case You Missed It

In Case You Missed It

April 10, 2017


Filed under Journal, Opinions

The opinions desk is committed to remaining up to date on Marquette news in order to inform our thoughts on the topics. In Case You Missed It, here are our views on the semester's hot issues. National Marquette Day This year’s National Marquette Day was arguably the best one any current student has ...

Dining with the stars

Dining with the stars

Stephanie Harte, Editor of the Marquette Journal

April 10, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Journal

Having the secret service pay a visit to his restaurant is not that out of the ordinary for Peter Pitch, owner of Miss Katie’s Diner. In Pitch’s 31 years as owner, he has seen Bill Clinton, German Chancellor Helmut Kohl, Hillary Clinton, Michelle Obama and President Donald Trump walk through the...

Into the board room

Into the board room

Abby Ng, Projects Reporter

April 10, 2017


Filed under Journal, News, Wire Explains

They are CEOs, federal judges, national correspondents, head coaches of professional basketball teams and presidents of million-dollar companies. They are also Marquette alumni and Jesuits. As University President Michael Lovell said, they are “thought leaders.” They are the Marquette Board of Tru...

Beauty beyond the broom

Beauty beyond the broom

Clara Janzen, News Reporter

April 10, 2017


Filed under Journal

Phyllis Walden, better known as “Scottie," is a daily source of light and inspiration for the sleep-deprived students who enter McCormick Hall's bathrooms each morning. Scottie has been working on Marquette's custodial staff for almost ten years, mostly in McCormick Hall. Scottie and her husba...

Swinging into MKE dance

Swinging into MKE dance

Alex Groth and Jennifer Walter, Investigative reporter and Executive A&E Editor

April 10, 2017


Filed under Journal, News, Wire Featured

On a typical Thursday night on West Juneau Avenue, the Pabst Brewery comes alive with the sound of shifting snare drums and trumpet blasts. The rhythms sway in the background of a scene from a 1950s dance hall. Partners glide around the dimly lit floor, their steps clapping against the hardwood i...