Marquette Wire

New Music Monday: The Royal Blue

New Music Monday: The Royal Blue

Alex Wagner, Assistant Music Director

October 21, 2018


Filed under Journal, MUTV, Radio

The Royal Blue describes itself as: “a 3-piece garage rock band” from Appleton, Wisconsin. The members include: Karm Kerwell, Jeff Taugner, and Jason Nelson. Each member brings their own unique musical blend to the trio and it shows; The Royal Blue has released three musical works: My Woman On A Train (2014), Ramshackle Groove (2016), and their newest album: Big Bad Cake (2018).

Festival of Lights

Festival of Lights

Kelli Arseneau, A&E Assistant Editor

October 21, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Journal

“When you stand on the west side of Wisconsin Avenue and look east, you get a really incredible view of so many chandeliers lined up over the intersections," Erica Chang, marketing and events coordinator for Milwaukee Downtown, says. "It’s not something you see in every city, and so we kind of get to claim that as one of our Milwaukee holiday lights traditions."

Home Sweet Hype

Home Sweet Hype

Jenna Thompson, Assistant A&E Editor

October 21, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Journal

Aidan Korte, a sophomore in the College of Communication, always knew she wanted to dance in college But after dancing mostly ballet and jazz as a child, she was ready to try something new.

Twitter Prevails

Twitter Prevails

Andrew Himmelberg, Executive Photo Editor

October 21, 2018


Filed under Journal, Opinions

I’m at a bar in London and a new acquaintance says we should keep in touch. “Add me on Facebook,” she says. Nervously, I say that she’ll have to add me – I don’t have the app on my phone.  

Ready, Set, SHAPE

Ready, Set, SHAPE

Meghan Rock, Executive Sports Producer

October 21, 2018


Filed under Journal, Men's Cross Country, Men's Lacrosse, Sports

Twenty-one percent of male athletes and 27 percent of female athletes reported feeling “so depressed that it was difficult to function," according to a 2016 study by the American Psychiatric Association. Marquette Athletics is working to change that statistic with Student Health Allies and Peer Educators (SHAPE).

A Bitter Pill

A Bitter Pill

Morgan Hughes and Matthew Martinez

October 21, 2018


Filed under Journal

For most of her life, when the need arose for her to visit a doctor, she could do so without any worry. When her father lost his job in January, and his health insurance plan along with it,  Klamm’s situation changed. Klamm doesn’t talk about this part of her life often. She says no one would know unless they asked.

Easy Fix

Easy Fix

Maya Korenich, Executive Opinions Editor

October 21, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Entertainment, Journal, MUTV

I customized my order with vegetarian options; I was happy to do so because often times vegetarianism is overlooked in subscription services similar to Blue Apron.

Behind the Badge: Meet Interim Chief Jeff Kranz

Behind the Badge: Meet Interim Chief Jeff Kranz

Clara Janzen, Executive News Editor

October 21, 2018


Filed under Crime & Safety, Journal, News

Jeffrey Kranz says he loves his job. He says his lifelong desire to stop crime and make personal connections on the street is fulfilled every day by his role as the captain of the Marquette University Police Department.

A Home Away From Home

Natallie St. Onge, Assistant News Editor

October 21, 2018


Filed under Interviews, Journal, MUTV, News, TV News

Maria Cobo’s older brother Mariano was diagnosed at the high end of the autism spectrum when he was only 2 years old.

Diving Deeper with Adaptive Abilities Club

Diving Deeper with Adaptive Abilities Club

Claire Hyman, Projects Reporter

October 21, 2018


Filed under Journal, Sports

Madison resident Sarah Aken was scuba certified and had dived nearly a dozen times when she injured her spinal cord in 2012. Several years after adjusting to her injury, Aken says she wanted to experience the freedom and weightlessness of diving again. Her online research eventually led her to the pool at the Helfaer Recreation Center through a nonprofit called DiveHeart.

Behind the Birds

Behind the Birds

Larson Seaver, Executive A&E Producer

October 21, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Entertainment, Journal, MUTV, Wire Featured

When he was beginning in the industry, Marquette University alumnus Jim Murphy heard about the young company's development of a new groundbreaking film, and like many other aspiring animators, submitted his portfolio and resume. By talent and a stroke of luck, the company offered Murphy a position working on the film.

What It Feels Like to be at 13%

What It Feels Like to be at 13%

Sydney Czyzon, Managing Editor of the Marquette Tribune

October 21, 2018


Filed under Journal, Podcasts, Radio, Wire Featured

I get diagnosed with bronchiolitis obliterans, a disease that causes inflammation in my lungs and blocks my airways.