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Marquette Wire

The student news site of Marquette University

Marquette Wire

The student news site of Marquette University

Marquette Wire

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On the trail: How coaches recruit athletes to Marquette

Dan Reiner, April 26, 2016

Walk around Marquette’s campus and you won’t have trouble finding a student from the Midwest. Only 18 percent of the student body originates from outside the region, with 69 percent hailing from Illinois...

Freshman Katrina Reeder visited Volcano Arenal in Coast Rica with her high school Spanish class.

Foreign language at the university level

Thomas Southall April 26, 2016

There is an old saying that goes: “What do you call someone who speaks three languages? Trilingual. What do you call someone who speaks two languages? Bilingual. What do you call someone who speaks one...

Schblast is the combination of Schlitz and Pabst.


Michael Beiermeister , April 26, 2016

Composed of a simple mixture of Schlitz and Pabst Blue Ribbon beers, Schlabst has gained popularity at local bars all around Milwaukee. Peter Wilt, a Marquette 1982 journalism graduate and the first president...



Natalie Ragusin April 26, 2016

A breath of fresh air came to fashion when pantone colors made their mark this season. Light and airy, 2016's sought-after aesthetic will stimulate your style in a new direction. It’s the season of...

MURPHY: The need for community when faith has its doubts

Ryan Murphy April 19, 2016

There are some people who can write, read or study for hours at a time without ever having to get up. I am not one of them. I am always getting bored with my work, getting up for a drink, getting up to...

HUGHES: Cs get degrees and nap time too

Morgan Hughes April 19, 2016

We've all heard the phrase "C's get degrees." Maybe you use it jokingly, maybe you use it to validate your tendency to underachieve, but whichever meaning you assign to the trope, the general understanding...

HORSWILL: Understanding innovation in developing world

Caroline Horswill April 19, 2016

If you Google search the word "innovation" beyond its definition, you will find pages upon pages of organizations, business reviews, technology articles, even tweets about the term. Innovation has become...

The Marquette seal, which features a cropped version of a painting depicting Jacques Marquette and a group of Native Americans, has sparked controversy over its revisionism.

A new perspective

Devi Shastri, Investigative Reporter November 25, 2015

The Marquette seal is everywhere. On campus, you walk past it every day. You walk over it on your way into the library or while in Cudahy Hall. It hangs above you as you walk through the Alumni Memorial...

Students gather to talk about their experiences returning home after studying abroad. Left to right: Sophia Boyd, Monika Cinch, John Tobin, and Cody Bauer

After Abroad

Sophia Boyd, Student Government & Politics Reporter November 25, 2015
Studying abroad can be a transformative experience, but what changes when you come back?
Stimulant drug abuse is widespread at Marquette.

The Superman Effect

Alexander Montesantos, Investigative Reporter November 25, 2015
Students speak candidly about their use and abuse of drugs like Adderall and Vyvanse.
Calvin Deutsch is one of about 1,000 physical therapists in the country with a board certification as a sports clinical specialist. (Photo by Jack Goods/

Technically Sound: Men’s soccer trailblazers for college technology

Jack Goods, November 24, 2015

Marquette has been thrust into the national soccer scene since men's head coach Louis Bennett arrived on campus in 2006. After accumulating just three wins in his first two years at Marquette, the team...

The Relationship between Feminism and Catholicism

Morgan Hughes November 24, 2015

Let me begin by saying I love Marquette. I am not Catholic, but I appreciate the values that Marquette, as a Catholic, Jesuit institution, encourages: service, unity and compassion, among other things. That...

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