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Marquette Wire

The student news site of Marquette University

Marquette Wire

The student news site of Marquette University

Marquette Wire

The Catapult tracking system is one of many tools mens soccer uses to  gain an in-depth understanding of its players.

Men’s soccer uses GPS, InStat to advantage

Brendan Ploen, Assistant Sports Editor December 1, 2017
There is a new set of eyes on men's soccer players this season, and it is not just coaches, scouts or supporters – it's satellites. Data analysis has been one of Marquette's cornerstone pieces this season. College soccer is going through a data revolution, and it's helping teams change the way they train one download at a time. Marquette is using Catapult, a global positioning system monitoring device that measures various internal and external statistics, helping coaches understand how hard a player is working and how well they are standing up to the pace of a given practice or game.
The BIG EAST conference suggested going to college for two-years before entering the NBA Draft.

JOURNAL: Tools from past help BIG EAST reclaim identity, remain relevant

John Steppe, Assistant Sports Editor November 30, 2017
Five years ago, tensions were boiling between football and non-football members in a once-proud basketball conference. “The last several years prior to the basketball schools breaking away, we had a lot of tension in our conference meetings,” BIG EAST associate commissioner John Paquette said. “And the tension was clear.” Fed up with football-centric decisions tarnishing the conference’s superb basketball reputation, the seven Catholic non-football members, dubbed the “Catholic Seven,” split with the rest of their former conference and formed the new BIG EAST. As the conference enters its fifth season of play in 2017-’18, similar tactics to what put the BIG EAST on the map originally are leading its resurgence into the college basketball landscape.
JOURNAL: Harrington: Global warming is no joke

JOURNAL: Harrington: Global warming is no joke

Reilly Harrington, Opinions Columnist November 29, 2017

Five years ago, Superstorm Sandy made landfall and decimated my hometown. I was stuck inside my home as the second-costliest storm in United States history displaced my neighbors, destroyed landmarks and...

Editorial: Consent education should begin at adolescence

Editorial: Consent education should begin at adolescence

November 29, 2017

Sexual assault on college campuses is pervasive. The Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network reports 11.2 percent of all students have experienced some form of sexual violence, and a study published...

Natties dog days

Nattie’s dog days

Sanya Sawlani, News Reporter November 29, 2017

Walking down Wisconsin Avenue can be a little ruff day-to-day, and it's safe to say most of us get excited, or maybe even homesick, when we see a dog roaming the streets of campus. Luckily for us, there's...

Harvey Weinstein has been accused of sexual assault or harassment by more than 60 women.

Why is sexual assault reporting on the rise?

Clara Janzen, Assistant News Editor November 29, 2017
All 22 of those men, including Weinstein, have either been fired or have resigned from their respective positions and companies.
Pieces of the old Jesuit Residence make up the inside of the new building.

Salvaging pieces of the past

Sydney Czyzon, News Reporter November 29, 2017
The former Jesuit Residence, which was located in the 1400 block of West Wisconsin Avenue, was demolished late in August 2016. The new residence opened before then, with the Jesuits settling at the West Wells Street location around Oct. 20, 2015.
Members of the cast of Student Body posing with the most powerful quotes in the play.

The Uncomfortable Truth

Jennifer Walter, Executive News Editor November 29, 2017
They also discover they are in possession of the only video evidence of the incident.
Photo by Andrew Himmelberg

Unintended Consequences: Milwaukee’s nuisance ordinance discourages speaking out against abusers

Caroline Kaufman , Assistant Opinions Editor November 29, 2017
Like many policies similar to the nuisance property ordinance, they are initially enacted to prevent violence and help the greater community. But there are many unintended consequences to these policies that often go unaddressed.
Dee Thornton is known for his dining hall inventions and his conversational personality.

Cobeen’s top chef

Rachel Kubik, Assistant News Editor November 29, 2017
Thornton began working in Cobeen in 2006 as a dishwasher. His ideal job as cook wasn't available.

Hidden rocks spread joy through campus

Jenna Thompson, News Reporter November 29, 2017
So, if some of the rocks along sidewalks on campus look different than usual, it’s because they’ve been painted with bright colors and positive messages.
Sheena Carey, the internship coordinator for the College of Communication and a long-time faculty member, said she loves reconnecting with colleagues through the Quarter Century Club.

Celebrating a quarter century of camaraderie

Josh Anderson, News Reporter November 29, 2017

For many long-time Marquette faculty and staff, they have seen colleagues come and go, with few remaining from when they began. Some have left Marquette for other career opportunities, or have transferred...

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