Marquette Wire

Five star thrones

Five star thrones

Grant Becker, Assistant Sports Editor

April 10, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Journal

It can be hard to make college feel like home, even after you’ve made good friends and discovered great new restaurants, but why? Because your toilet isn't there. If you’re a freshman sharing a bathroom with your whole floor, finding a new toilet as comfortable as the ones at home can be trickier...

Renaissance man: Q&A with John Schneider

Renaissance man: Q&A with John Schneider

Jennifer Walter, Executive A&E Editor

April 10, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Journal

Q. Because you do so many different things, how do you introduce yourself professionally? What do you say to people when they ask what you do?

Locations of laughter

Brendan Attey and Mac Vogel

April 10, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Journal

The Bellamy show was no open mic; it was a 300-person theater filled with paying audience members ready to see their headliner. Lattimore was given 10 minutes of stage time. Prepared or not, this was as good a chance as he was ever going to get.

Cooking with a Cause

Cooking with a Cause

Katie Hauger, A&E Reporter

April 10, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Journal

Upon meeting Josh Green for an interview at the Raynor Bridge, he flashed a friendly smile, giving the impression that he’d be willing to talk about anything.  While there to talk about a recent event put on by InterVarsity Christian Fellowship, he also went on tangents about scripture and the mea...

A coach on and off court

A coach on and off court

Matthew Martinez

April 10, 2017


Filed under Journal

There is an old, simple basketball court next to O’Donnell Hall. Much like the residence hall itself, the court is basic. But what it lacks in flair, it makes up for in character. The hoops have nylon nets that are one size too small for the ball to pass through, which means that every time you...

Four years later: What it all meant

Four years later: What it all meant

Elizabeth Baker, Michael Cummings and Ryan McCarthy

April 10, 2017


Filed under Journal, Opinions

By graduation, the routine activities of the average Marquette student really add up.                                              By the numbers:  588 - Dining hall meals eaten 84 - Trips to Murphy’s and Caffrey’s 1,680 (or 70 days) - Hours spent in class ...

JOURNAL: When fall sports end

JOURNAL: When fall sports end

Grant Becker, Assistant Sports Editor

April 10, 2017


Filed under Journal, Men's Soccer, Sports, Volleyball, Women's Soccer

The student athlete lifestyle at Marquette is rigorous, constant and rewarding. With few days off and a brutal BIG EAST travel schedule, student athletes' experiences are an extreme departure from typical student life. “It feels like 20 hours a week including film and practice sessions," women's...

JOURNAL: History of Marquette Hockey

JOURNAL: History of Marquette Hockey

Thomas Salinas, Wire Sports Reporter

April 10, 2017


Filed under Journal, Men's Hockey, Sports

It was the fall semester of 1969, and sophomore Dennis Butler had an idea of creating a hockey team at Marquette. An ice rink at Wilson Park was set to open in January 1970, the first rink in the Milwaukee area. Having played hockey in high school, Butler saw it as a great opportunity and spoke ...

Editor’s Note: Fall Semester

Editor’s Note: Fall Semester

Stephanie Harte, Managing Editor, Marquette Journal

November 17, 2016


Filed under Journal

If you told my freshman self that the student media board would one day trust me enough to run our magazine, I probably would have laughed in your face. I couldn’t even get hired as a reporter four years ago. Although the initial rejection from student media stung, I still knew journalism was what...

Sharing her story

Sharing her story

Rebecca Carballo, Assistant News Editor

November 17, 2016


Filed under Journal, TV News

Rasha was 18 when she left a quiet Jordanian suburb and her seven siblings for Milwaukee. She arrived in August, right before she would start school at Milwaukee Area Technical College. She witnessed cultural differences immediately – everything from public displays of affection to the summer clothing,...

Tuesday night mass beloved tradition at Marquette

Tuesday night mass beloved tradition at Marquette

Sophie Bolich, News Reporter

November 17, 2016


Filed under Journal, News

It’s 10 p.m. on a Tuesday and all is quiet on campus. While most students have retired to their dorms for an evening of studying, some are venturing out to attend Mass at Joan of Arc Chapel. Students sit cross-legged, elbow-to-elbow and knee-to-knee on the stone floor, their whispered conversations...

Marginalized Marquette

Marginalized Marquette

Morgan Hughes, Columnist

November 17, 2016


Filed under Journal, Opinions

Daniel Bernard uses his Federal Student Aid refund to pay four months' rent up-front. With what remains, he buys a new pair of blue wingtip boots, which had been patiently waiting in an online shopping cart. His clothing is often representative of his professional, approachable demeanor: he irons a button-up...