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Dynamics of the Hills

Dynamics of the Hills

Tyler Peters, Sports Reporter

November 13, 2019

Just a half-hour northwest of Milwaukee, the course has a beautifully rugged yet serene landscape with farmland surrounding it.

Miles Apart

Miles Apart

Sarah Lipo, Executive News Editor

November 13, 2019

The Office of Residence Life and International Affairs help international students at Marquette University find community on campus.

A Common Theme

A Common Theme

Nick Magrone, News Reporter

November 13, 2019

Durkin’s class encompasses this theme in various creative ways as he guides his students through powerful works. 

Odd Jobs and Academics

Odd Jobs and Academics

Lelah Byron, Investigative Reporter

November 13, 2019

He worked as a cook, a membership analyst, a teen program leader and a Badger Boys State counselor just to stay financially stable.

A Quest to find Mom’s Grilled Cheese in MKE

A Quest to find Mom’s Grilled Cheese in MKE

Kelli Arseneau, A&E Assistant Editor

November 13, 2019

For me, it's a grilled cheese sandwich. Preferably, it's made by my mom.

Life Beyond the Traditional Meal Plan

Life Beyond the Traditional Meal Plan

Kelli Arseneau, A&E Assistant Editor

November 13, 2019

For students who were once on the standard meal plan, their lifestyle changes when moving off campus.

Ike Eke Shares Success with Home Country

Ike Eke Shares Success with Home Country

Daniel Macias, Assistant sports editor

November 13, 2019

Using his own funds, Eke decides to make a new court to replace one in Enugu that is in bad shape.

The One Hit Wonder Women

The One Hit Wonder Women

Matt Yeazel, Sports Reporter

May 15, 2019

The city of Milwaukee had its own team, deemed the Milwaukee Chicks, a fitting name in an all-female league with other teams like the Daisies, Lassies, Peaches and Sallies. The Milwaukee Chicks competed in the 1944 season of the league, and only that one season.

Work to Be Done

Work to Be Done

Aminah Beg, Opinions Columnist

May 15, 2019

My biggest fear entering college was not the difficulty level of the courses, the strict deadlines from professors or even the hardships of making friends. My biggest fear was stepping into my freshman dorm room and seeing a Make America Great Again flag plastered on the wall across from my bed. Alt...

Not Alone

Maya Korenich, Executive Opinions Editor

May 15, 2019

When I first confront the subject of suicide, I am in elementary school, and too young to really grasp what it means. All I know is my uncle is dead. I can’t perfectly remember the day in question, but I know I don’t understand the reality of what happened and think it’s like when grandparen...

Dear Sally

Opinions Desk

May 15, 2019

When should my boyfriend meet my parents? How soon is too fast? MH: Ideally, your boyfriend will never meet your parents. He might like your mom better than you. RH: Definitely wait at least three dates. MK: In a perfect world, your parents should be the one organizing all your dates. Should I conside...

Marquette’s Phantom Load

Marquette’s Phantom Load

Claire Hyman and Amanda Parrish

May 15, 2019

Phantom power, or standby power, is the term for this phenomenon. Phantom power is the amount of power an electronic device uses while on its lowest power mode, according to the U.S. Department of Energy. When on standby, electricity still flows through these devices. At Marquette, phantom power composes 5 to 10 percent of Marquette’s total energy use, says campus sustainability coordinator Brent Ribble.