Marquette Wire

McCormick Stories

McCormick Stories

Larson Seaver, Executive News Producer

May 7, 2018


Filed under Interviews, Journal, MUTV, News, Reports, TV News

McCormick Hall will say goodbye to its last residents at the end of the week; students shared their memories of living in the beer can. For many, the dorm represented a new start and the beginning of their career. In our series, "McCormick Stories," we heard from successful alumni that all started their time at McCormick Hall.

Louder Than Words: How Art Serves As A Form Of Activism

Louder Than Words: How Art Serves As A Form Of Activism

Noelle Douglass, Assistant A&E Editor

May 7, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Journal

The ability of art to inspire activism and understanding is seen in the stories of many different artists and social advocates

Sodexo Sprint Challenge

Sodexo Sprint Challenge

Matthew Martinez

May 7, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Journal

It all began winter of 2017. Some friends and I were trying to determine if it would even be possible to eat at all eight meal swipe options in one day.

Gender fluidity

Gender fluidity

Dan O'Keefe, Arts & Entertainment Reporter

May 7, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Journal

Sam is a freshman in the College of Communication. Sam isn't male or female. Sam is gender fluid.

MUR Summer Playlist

MUR Summer Playlist

May 7, 2018


Filed under Journal

Looking for something new to listen to? Follow Marquette Radio on Spotify for new curated playlists from every corner of the music world! Check out these playlists featuring guests from our New Music Monday program, crazy covers of your favorite pop songs, and warm weather jams for your Summer soundtrack! Summer Soundtr...

Dear Sally

May 7, 2018


Filed under Journal, Opinions

My boyfriend and I live in different states, and I'm worried about a long distance relationship. How can we make this work? Find someone in your hometown who looks as close as possible to your boyfriend. Then, replace him. — Reilly Harrington Monogamy is a lie built by the patriarchy. ...

I am First: A Poem By A First Generation Student

I am First: A Poem By A First Generation Student

Natallie St. Onge, News Reporter

May 7, 2018


Filed under Journal

I am first. First to rise with the sun, Peeking through my curtains, Encouraging, cheering behind the buildings, To get up and begin to get things done. I am first. First to smell the coffee brewing and the pastries warming, Sweet treats that inspire the energy to kick in and start...

One Last Stand: McCormick Mems

One Last Stand: McCormick Mems

Caroline White, News Reporter

May 7, 2018


Filed under Journal

Known warmly by many as “the Beer Can,” McCormick Hall made itself a distinct silhouette in the Milwaukee skyline and earned itself quite the reputation. After 50 years of housing restless Marquette students, McCormick’s last residents will move out this May. In honor of the Marquette legend, people...

Active Shooter Training for Residence Life Employees

Active Shooter Training for Residence Life Employees

Jenny Whidden, Assistant News Editor

May 7, 2018


Filed under Journal

ORL previously provided employees with active shooter training in August, just before the start of each academic year, Renee Dowdy, the assistant director of student staffing and training, said. The training consisted of videos and a presentation from a Marquette University Police Department officer.

Editor’s Note: Spring 2018

Editor’s Note: Spring 2018

McKenna Oxenden, Marquette Journal & Special Projects Managing Editor

May 7, 2018


Filed under Journal

Young voices across the country — and world — are getting louder and louder. This isn’t the first time young adults have taken a stand. But it’s the first time we are being heard. It’s the first time legislators are taking notice, hearing our noise and opening their ears. It’s the first...

Milwaukee Public School Student Gets Full Ride

Milwaukee Public School Student Gets Full Ride

Aly Prouty, Executive News Editor

May 7, 2018


Filed under Journal

Milwaukee Public School senior Lioneal Clay set his heart on attending college four years ago, during his freshman year at Vincent High School. He knew he could do it, but it wouldn't be easy. It had been a rough year for Clay. One of his best friends entered a coma and he was on the rocks with...

Fight against gun violence continues after March for Our Lives

Fight against gun violence continues after March for Our Lives

Grace Connatser, News Reporter

May 7, 2018


Filed under Journal, Metro & Politics, News

Linnea Stanton and Izzy Staton are determined to keep the momentum of anti-gun violence activism going following the March for Our Lives rally March 24. Thousands marched for tighter gun control in downtown Milwaukee, alongside hundreds of thousands of other protesters in cities across the nation....