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JOURNAL: Where there’s smoke

Sophie Goldstein, Executive Arts & Entertainment Editor August 15, 2023

Tears filled my eyes as I sat in my dorm room all alone. I felt like every day took an eternity with no possible way I could make it through another semester. A whole 112 days wishing I never chose this...

JOURNAL: Coming up lavender

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

I can remember it so well that I almost choke on the memory sometimes.  I was driving through my hometown, it was a rainy day. I watched the beads of water race down my windshield; seemingly competing...

IMPRINT: Letter from the Editors

IMPRINT: Letter from the Editors

Kimberly Cook and Kiley Brockway May 3, 2023

Dear Reader,   There is a special place for literary work in this world. In times of hardship or in times of joy, we turn to literature and creative writing as means of coping, a way to express words...

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JOURNAL: Custodial Camaraderie

Kevin Fitzpatrick, News Reporter April 20, 2023
Shrank has been working with Marquette custodial services for 16 years. Shrank had a cancer scare this past summer, requiring a surgery that kept him away from work. Shrank held back tears describing the outpouring of support he received from those among the 22 members of the second-shift custodial staff who work 3 p.m. to 10:30 pm on weekdays.
(Photo courtesy of Marquette Athletics.)

JOURNAL: Tennis International Recruitment

Jack Albright, Executive Sports Editor April 20, 2023

If you look at both Marquette tennis rosters, one thing will jump out at you: a heavy international presence. The women's program has six international players while the men's has five. These international...

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JOURNAL: A Few Opening Words…

Kimberly Cook, Managing Editor of the Marquette Journal April 20, 2023
As an undergraduate student at Marquette, I have spent most, if not all of my time, reading and critiquing the words of others. And this may seem like the atypical English Literature major thing to say, but while it may seem like the opposite is true, words only tell half of the story. And quite honestly, words suck.
JOURNAL: Dancing Through Life

JOURNAL: Dancing Through Life

Aiyona Calvin, Arts and Entertainment Reporter April 20, 2023
Unique dance clubs across campus explore and share their stories through routines and performances.
JOURNAL: Moments of Silence

JOURNAL: Moments of Silence

Krisha Patel, Opinions Columnist April 20, 2023

Words have so much power in them. They can build someone up, or break them down. Silence carries the same capacity. In some ways, silence has ten times the power of words and can leave a lasting impact...

JOURNAL: Marquette Infrastructure

JOURNAL: Marquette Infrastructure

Jolan Kruse and Izzy Fonfara Drewel April 20, 2023

Bright orange cones and chain-link fencing litter campus as buildings are being remodeled, torn down or constructed. Marquette has a few ongoing construction projects, including revamping Straz Hall...

Julia Basurto-Gutierrez is studying to be a mechanical engineering.

JOURNAL: Crossing the stage

Andrew Amouzou, Executive Director of the Marquette Wire April 20, 2023
For Marquette University's 2023 commencement ceremony, graduates are guaranteed just four tickets to give to loved ones. However, no matter the number of tickets, some graduates believe the impact of the moment reaches far more than themselves and the people they bring.
JOURNAL: Midnight Run engages Marquette students with community service

JOURNAL: Midnight Run engages Marquette students with community service

Erin Howard, Copy Editor April 20, 2023
Founded in 1988, Midnight Run is an organization that provides Marquette students the opportunity to get involved with the Milwaukee community, by offering them the option to volunteer at various sites around the city. 
JOURNAL: Activism for the Whole Person

JOURNAL: Activism for the ‘Whole Person’

Skyler Chun April 20, 2023
Over the past century — largely following the wake of the Civil Rights movement in the 1950s — Marquette students, faculty and staff have been consistent advocates for change. But, much of their fights for change are still ongoing today.
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