The student news site of Marquette University

Marquette Wire

The student news site of Marquette University

Marquette Wire

The student news site of Marquette University

Marquette Wire


JOURNAL: Everything Happens

Kirsten Lyons, Assistant Opinions Editor November 4, 2023
For thousands of years, people have wondered what the point of life is and if there really is a reason for everything.

JOURNAL: What’s Your North Star?

Uzair Qhavi, Assistant News Editor November 4, 2023

Amidst the bustling chaos of our modern world, individuals from various walks of life seek refuge and solace in elements of nature. Anas Alzamli, a junior in the College of Engineering, reflects on two...

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JOURNAL: Making My Way

Benjamin Hanson, Sports Reporter November 4, 2023

After traveling 9,200 miles from Australia to play junior college basketball, Abbey Cracknell accomplished what she always wanted to: playing college basketball in the United States.  Practicing basketball...

JOURNAL: Midnight Rain

Izzy Fonfara Drewel, Executive Opinions Editor November 4, 2023
Change presents an opportunity for growth. A new family dynamic makes a person stretch their understanding of their world leaving plenty of room for growth.
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JOURNAL: Imagine If We Never Met

Trinity Zapotocky, Assistant News Editor November 4, 2023

In 2016, two Marquette alums walked into the Church of the Gesu to tie the knot and say "I do." Years later, they took a trip down memory lane to reminisce on how their story began in 2011 at Marquette. "You...

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JOURNAL: Sky & Sea

Mimi Sinotte, Arts & Entertainment Reporter November 4, 2023

Claire Osterman began her dream of owning a small business in a place she thought was home in Portland, Oregon. Until, one day, she accepted change within her career and followed her dream to bring color...

JOURNAL: Letter from the editor

Grace Cady, Managing Editor of the Marquette Journal August 15, 2023

What is a better representation of resilience than a flower? Which can be stepped on, picked out of the ground, watered down and still continue to grace the world with its beauty. “Flowers grow back...

JOURNAL: Radical resilience

Jack Albright, Executive Sports Editor August 15, 2023

As Marquette women’s lacrosse was in the midst of a hotly contested bout at Northwestern Feb. 14, 2022, then-junior attacker Hannah Greving went to make a cut towards the net. She planted her feet,...

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JOURNAL: Still I rise

George Kane, Production Assistant August 15, 2023

In 2018, on a beach in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, Alder Crocker jogged into the water, tripped, broke his neck and was rendered a quadriplegic. To his surprise, Crocker's injury gave rise to a crop of new...

JOURNAL: Turning point

Uzair Qhavi, Assistant News Editor August 15, 2023
Some of his close friends were among those impacted by the bombing, and that experience ignited a desire within him to make a difference. He realized that the destruction he witnessed went beyond physical harm — it left lasting scars on memories and hope. 
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JOURNAL: Every rose has its thorn

Izzy Fonfara Drewel, Executive Opinions Editor August 15, 2023

I grew up in Nebraska and, no, I did not live on a farm. I lived in a suburb. I drove to school, walked my dog through the park and lived under Friday night lights, just like every other kid in high school....

JOURNAL: Deep in my roots

TJ Dysart, Content Coach August 15, 2023

For 22 year-old Monica Luchez, Bastille Days means more to her than just a weekend at Cathedral Square Park. “This is a festival based on culture and quite frankly it honors a city that not too many...

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