The student news site of Marquette University

Marquette Wire

The student news site of Marquette University

Marquette Wire

The student news site of Marquette University

Marquette Wire

Marquette announced it would be increasing residence hall costs Sept. 2020. Marquette Wire stock photo

In with the old, out with the new

Alexandra Garner, Executive Opinions Editor October 14, 2020
During my first week of classes, I begin to recognize that many of the buildings and spaces on campus are drastically different than newer Marquette buildings like The Commons, Engineering Hall and Eckstein Hall. 
Comedian Chris Farley graduated from Marquette in 1986. Photo courtesy Department of Special Collections and University Archives, Raynor Memorial Libraries, Marquette University.

All-Star Alumni

Ariana Madson, A&E Reporter October 14, 2020
Including both household names and some lesser-known stars, the following is a brief snapshot into the lives of some of Marquette's most successful.
Class of 2020 graduate Monica Geiser wears Marquette attire alongside her family, which includes her parents, who are Marquette alumni, and her sister Gretchen, a current Marquette student. Photo courtesy Monica Geiser.

Family Legacies

Matthew Choate , News Reporter October 14, 2020
Monica Geiser, a graduate student in her fifth year in the department of physical therapy, has had 10 family members including herself attend Marquette. 
Marquette Theatre Arts students, alongside a professor, look over drawings for an upcoming performance in the Helfaer Theatre. Photo courtesy Department of Special
Collections and University Archives, Raynor Memorial Libraries, Marquette University.

Ages of Acting

Skyler Chun, Executive A&E Editor October 14, 2020
Generations of theater students have started off their acting careers under the spotlight in various classrooms on Marquette's campus and have taken their experiences to even bigger, brighter stages all over the world.
Student gather in protest outside OHara Hall
on Nov. 4, 1969.
Photo courtesy Department of Special Collections and University Archives, Raynor Memorial
Libraries, Marquette University.

50 Years of Student Activism

Lelah Byron, Executive Projects Editor October 14, 2020
Since the mid-1960s, civil rights activists throughout the city have been fighting for an end to racial discrimination in academic institutions.
Bleuteaux cheers at a Marquette basketball game, circa 1985. Photo courtesy Department of Special Collections
and University Archives, Raynor Memorial Libraries, Marquette University.

Mad About Mascots: Costumes and names have stirred controversy throughout Marquette’s history

Alexa Jurado, Assistant News Editor October 14, 2020
In its 139 years, the university has changed its mascot and nicknames more than 10 times.
A student works the control panel in Johnston Hall for a television production. Photo courtesy Department of Special Collections
and University Archives, Raynor Memorial Libraries, Marquette University

Evolution of Student Media: From separate organizations to one program, student publications have undergone changes

Kelli Arseneau and Annie Mattea, Managing Editor of the Marquette Journal and Managing Editor of the Marquette Tribune October 14, 2020
The Marquette Wire – the overarching organization which contains all four branches of student media: the Marquette Tribune, the Marquette Journal, Marquette University Television and Marquette Radio – was only created in 2014. Before that, the organizations operated separately.
The Hilltop, Marquettes yearbook, was published for the first time in 1915. Photo courtesy the Department of Special
Collections and University Archives, Raynor Memorial Libraries, Marquette University.

Remembering ‘The Hilltop’

Charlotte Ives, A&E Assistant Editor October 14, 2020
The Hilltop was a year-long project that chronicled an entire year of the Marquette experience in a single publication.
Students push carts of their belongings as they move in to Marquette Hall, circa 1990. Photo Courtesy the Department of Special Collections and University Archives, Marquette University Libraries.

QUIZ: Which Marquette decade do you belong in?

Randi Haseman, Arts & Entertainment Audio Producer October 14, 2020

Which Marquette decade do you belong in? 1) Pick a notable alumni. a. Peter Bonerz, actor & director b. Anthony Crivello, Broadway performer c. Chris Farley, comedian & SNL cast member d....

Allie Barber is the all-time leader in kills for the Marquette womens volleyball team.

Women’s Athletics History

Molly Gretzlock, Assistant Sports Reporter October 14, 2020
Throughout Marquette's history, many women have set an example for future generations to play a major role in athletics.
The 1976-77 Marquette mens basketball team
included, pictured from left, Jim Boylan, Bill
Neary, Ulice Payne, Butch Lee, Jim Dudley, Gary Rosenberger, Bernard Toone, Jerome Whitehead, Craig Butrym, Robert Byrd and Bo Ellis. Photo courtesy the Department of Special Collections and University Archives, Raynor Memorial
Libraries, Marquette University.

One Last Chance: Marquette Basketball finds victory in McGuire’s last year

Zoe Comerford, Executive Sports Editor October 14, 2020
Members of the Marquette men's basketball team who won the school's only national championship reflect on the Cinderella season in 1977.
Johnston Hall was built in 1907 as one of Marquettes first university buildings.

Building a University: A timeline of Marquette’s development into today’s campus

Benjamin Wells, Executive News Editor October 14, 2020
The gothic-style Church of the Gesu is one of the oldest standing buildings on Marquette's campus today.
Load More Stories