Marquette Wire

Life Beyond the Traditional Meal Plan

Lily Wieringa, a junior in the College of Arts & Sciences, eats a salad in The Commons' dining hall.

Kelli Arseneau, A&E Assistant Editor

November 13, 2019

For students who were once on the standard meal plan, their lifestyle changes when moving off campus.

Ike Eke Shares Success with Home Country

Ike Eke spent nearly $7,000 to build this court.

Daniel Macias, Assistant sports editor

November 13, 2019

Using his own funds, Eke decides to make a new court to replace one in Enugu that is in bad shape.

The One Hit Wonder Women

The One Hit Wonder Women

Matt Yeazel, Sports Reporter

May 15, 2019

The city of Milwaukee had its own team, deemed the Milwaukee Chicks, a fitting name in an all-female league with other teams like the Daisies, Lassies, Peaches and Sallies. The Milwaukee Chicks competed in the 1944 season of the league, and only that one season.

Work to Be Done

Work to Be Done

Aminah Beg, Opinions Columnist

May 15, 2019

My biggest fear entering college was not the difficulty level of the courses, the strict deadlines from professors or even the hardships of making friends. My biggest fear was stepping into my freshman dorm room and seeing a Make America Great Again flag plastered on the wall across from my bed. Alt...

Not Alone

Maya Korenich, Executive Opinions Editor

May 15, 2019

When I first confront the subject of suicide, I am in elementary school, and too young to really grasp what it means. All I know is my uncle is dead. I can’t perfectly remember the day in question, but I know I don’t understand the reality of what happened and think it’s like when grandparen...

Dear Sally

Opinions Desk

May 15, 2019

When should my boyfriend meet my parents? How soon is too fast? MH: Ideally, your boyfriend will never meet your parents. He might like your mom better than you. RH: Definitely wait at least three dates. MK: In a perfect world, your parents should be the one organizing all your dates. Should I conside...

Marquette’s Phantom Load

Graphic by Matthew Martinez

Claire Hyman and Amanda Parrish

May 15, 2019

Phantom power, or standby power, is the term for this phenomenon. Phantom power is the amount of power an electronic device uses while on its lowest power mode, according to the U.S. Department of Energy. When on standby, electricity still flows through these devices. At Marquette, phantom power composes 5 to 10 percent of Marquette’s total energy use, says campus sustainability coordinator Brent Ribble.

Colors and Connotations

Molly Glowacki, News Reporter

May 15, 2019

In the world of art, yellow is a primary and warm color.

Goals, Genetics and Growth

Goals, Genetics and Growth

Dan Avington, Sports Audio Producer

May 15, 2019

Look to the sideline at Valley Fields and you’ll notice a youthful assistant hollering at the defense. Then take a glance at No. 55 in the blue and gold on the field, and you’ll likely figure out the reason for the screaming. The coach is Jake Richard, a 2016 Marquette lacrosse graduate and now the Marquette a...

Sunshine Style

Mary Hanna, A&E Stringer

May 15, 2019

A direct reflection of the sun, the color yellow is its own refreshing burst of sunshine. There is nearly neither a day nor a person that cannot be brightened by the bright hue. Especially in summertime, yellow is a color of warmth and a signal to the world that better weather has arrived. When wea...

A Changing Skyline

Sydney Czyzon, Managing Editor of the Marquette Tribune

May 15, 2019

The Light the Hoan project, a crowdfunding campaign to illuminate the Hoan Bridge with light bulbs dedicated to people or organizations in the city, hopes to raise enough funds to light the bridge by summer 2020.

Stop to Smell the Tulips

Matthew Harte, Opinions Columnist

May 15, 2019

“When my kids (attended Marquette), most of the comments they got were, ‘When is your dad planting the tulips?’ and ‘How long are the tulips gonna stay?’” Blonien says. “Then when the tulips came up, there would be a lot of online posts with people saying, ‘We’re so happy.’ That gives us a lot of pride.”