Marquette Wire

HUGHES: Cs get degrees and nap time too

Morgan Hughes

April 19, 2016

We've all heard the phrase "C's get degrees." Maybe you use it jokingly, maybe you use it to validate your tendency to underachieve, but whichever meaning you assign to the trope, the general understanding is the same – why work harder for the same reward? Why work for an A when a C will get you hired...

HORSWILL: Understanding innovation in developing world

Caroline Horswill

April 19, 2016

If you Google search the word "innovation" beyond its definition, you will find pages upon pages of organizations, business reviews, technology articles, even tweets about the term. Innovation has become the western world’s cooler, more refreshing name for change, transformation and new ideas. And...

A new perspective

A new perspective

Devi Shastri, Investigative Reporter

November 25, 2015

The Marquette seal is everywhere. On campus, you walk past it every day. You walk over it on your way into the library or while in Cudahy Hall. It hangs above you as you walk through the Alumni Memorial Union. It is framed in the ballrooms, etched into your diploma and flapping in the wind on banners...

After Abroad

After Abroad

Sophia Boyd, Student Government & Politics Reporter

November 25, 2015

Studying abroad can be a transformative experience, but what changes when you come back?

The Superman Effect

The Superman Effect

Alexander Montesantos, Investigative Reporter

November 25, 2015

Students speak candidly about their use and abuse of drugs like Adderall and Vyvanse.

Technically Sound: Men’s soccer trailblazers for college technology

Technically Sound: Men’s soccer trailblazers for college technology

Jack Goods, jack.goods@mu.edu

November 24, 2015

Marquette has been thrust into the national soccer scene since men's head coach Louis Bennett arrived on campus in 2006. After accumulating just three wins in his first two years at Marquette, the team now gets top-15 recruiting classes, has made two NCAA tournament appearances and earned its first BIG...

The Relationship between Feminism and Catholicism

Morgan Hughes

November 24, 2015

Let me begin by saying I love Marquette. I am not Catholic, but I appreciate the values that Marquette, as a Catholic, Jesuit institution, encourages: service, unity and compassion, among other things. That being said, because I am not Catholic, there are certain aspects of being part of a Catholic...

Dogg Haus: story behind late night stop

Dogg Haus: story behind late night stop

Paige Lloyd

November 24, 2015

“It’s my business, my passion.”  This passion stays with The Dogg Haus owner, Mazen Muna, every day. It has been a decade since The Dogg Haus opened its doors to the Marquette community, making a decade of late night snacks, millions of cheese curds and continuous growth. Muna began his journe...

Milwaukee vs. Chicago: concert venue face off

Milwaukee vs. Chicago: concert venue face off

Ryan McCarthy

November 24, 2015

The friendly rivalry between Milwaukee and its big brother to the south has existed for as long as anyone can remember. Whether you prefer Milwaukee or Chicago, it is clear that both cities have unique opportunities and experiences to offer. Nowhere is this clearer than in the music scene Both cities...

Don McNeill: Marquette alum and radio legend

Don McNeill: Marquette alum and radio legend

Lily Stanicek

November 24, 2015

It’s April 9, 1953, and Marquette students gathered outside the train station, signs and placards in hand. The Marquette band waits in anticipation for the cue to begin playing its welcoming march, and that year’s prom queen stands with a bouquet of flowers in hand. A fleet of sparkling new Buicks,...

One Way Out

One Way Out

Jen Michalski

February 16, 2012

That afternoon was like any other. 16-year-old Abdulkarim Jimale and his friends met at the abandoned Mogadishu International Airport for their usual pick-up game of soccer. The cement expanse was smooth and barren. As a forward for Team Baangariyo, it was Jimale’s job to get the ball into the goal,...

Twitter Prevails

October 16, 0202

If I am going to download a new app, I need to have a good reason to do so; if I’m going to keep something on my home screen, it had better add some value to my busy life. And to this point, neither Facebook, nor Venmo has given me any reason to consider paying attention to them.