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

Derrick Wilson drives the ball down the court in a Marquette game March 12, 2015. Photo courtesy Marquette Athletics.

Global Competition

Jack Lewandowski, Sports Reporter April 8, 2021
Some of Marquette’s most notable names were unsuccessful in their quest of making it to the NBA or WNBA, but found comfort in the fact that their talents could be used overseas.
A protest was held outside of the Jesuit Residence April 19

Inquiring Ignatius: The Duality of Jesuit Missionaries

Amanda Parrish, Assistant Projects Editor April 8, 2021
The Society of Jesus sent missionaries around the world in hopes of converting people to Catholicism and played an integral role in the Counter-Reformation.
Nuestro Hagar is a Spanish-speaking living learning community in Straz Tower that celebrates and builds a community around Latinx culture.

Encouraging Inclusivity

Maria Crenshaw , Projects Reporter April 8, 2021
Over 700 international students from 68 different countries study at Marquette University.
Marquette students Kierney McGrath, Justyna Bochenek and Elizabeth Hall are three of 10 nursing undergraduate students studying abroad this semester in Dublin, Ireland. Photos courtesy Elizabeth Hall.

A New Type of Study Abroad

Lelah Byron, Executive Projects Editor April 8, 2021
International travel has become a labyrinth of late-stage lockdowns and pandemic protocols.
A pedestrian walks down a street in Chicago.

Conflicts and Crises

Grace Dawson, Projects Reporter April 8, 2021
International conflicts continue to occur, with the response to the pandemic highlighting pre-existing issues of equity and an instinct toward focusing on domestic responses during times of crisis. 
Students study at tables in the Alumni Memorial Union, following Marquettes social distancing guidelines.

Learning to Adapt

Beck Andrew Salgado, Projects Reporter April 8, 2021
For just over a year now, universities around the world have found themselves having to make unprecedented decisions regarding classes, student housing and more.
The United States is one of the leading nations in its administration of the COVID-19 vaccine.

121 Million Shots

Claire Driscol, Assistant News Editor April 8, 2021
President Joe Biden predicts a majority of the American people to be vaccinated before this six-month mark, as he said at a March 2 press conference that the United States is on track for every adult to be vaccinated by the end of May.
Friends in Far Places

Friends in Far Places

Annie Mattea, Managing Editor of the Marquette Tribune April 8, 2021
In Whitehead's International Reporting and Journalism classes, she takes students virtually to Lebanon, where they talk with students at Notre Dame University, a Catholic university in Lebanon separate from Notre Dame University in Indiana.
Enrolling Internationally

Enrolling Internationally

Julia Abuzzahab, News Reporter April 8, 2021
Vice president for enrollment management Dr. John Baworowsky says that having a diverse student body is a top priority for Marquette, and the university is always working to grow its number of international students.
Travelers greet loved ones at Milwaukee General Mitchell Airport.

Piloting through a Pandemic

Bryan Geenen, Reporter April 8, 2021
For many in the airline industry, the idea of a lockdown on travel was incredibly scary.
Romael Haque (third from left) smiles with his family in January 2020. Photo courtesy Romael Haque.

Far from Home

Natalija Mileusnic, News Reporter April 8, 2021
Due to travel restrictions, timing and the likelihood of getting behind in his coursework, Haque was unable to make it home for his father’s burial.
German Fest is held annually at the Summerfest grounds. The celebration has been canceled this summer due to the pandemic. Photo courtesy German Fest Milwaukee.

A City of Cultural Festivals

Ariana Madson, A&E Reporter April 8, 2021
Every summer, Milwaukee dons the title "city of festivals" as a dozen different cultural festivals are held in the city to celebrate heritages.
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