Marquette Wire

Dining with the stars

Dining with the stars

Stephanie Harte, Editor of the Marquette Journal

April 10, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Journal

Having the secret service pay a visit to his restaurant is not that out of the ordinary for Peter Pitch, owner of Miss Katie’s Diner. In Pitch’s 31 years as owner, he has seen Bill Clinton, German Chancellor Helmut Kohl, Hillary Clinton, Michelle Obama and President Donald Trump walk through the...

Into the board room

Into the board room

Abby Ng, Projects Reporter

April 10, 2017


Filed under Journal, News, Wire Explains

They are CEOs, federal judges, national correspondents, head coaches of professional basketball teams and presidents of million-dollar companies. They are also Marquette alumni and Jesuits. As University President Michael Lovell said, they are “thought leaders.” They are the Marquette Board of Tru...

Beauty beyond the broom

Beauty beyond the broom

Clara Janzen, News Reporter

April 10, 2017


Filed under Journal

Phyllis Walden, better known as “Scottie," is a daily source of light and inspiration for the sleep-deprived students who enter McCormick Hall's bathrooms each morning. Scottie has been working on Marquette's custodial staff for almost ten years, mostly in McCormick Hall. Scottie and her husba...

Swinging into MKE dance

Swinging into MKE dance

Alex Groth and Jennifer Walter, Investigative reporter and Executive A&E Editor

April 10, 2017


Filed under Journal, News, Wire Featured

On a typical Thursday night on West Juneau Avenue, the Pabst Brewery comes alive with the sound of shifting snare drums and trumpet blasts. The rhythms sway in the background of a scene from a 1950s dance hall. Partners glide around the dimly lit floor, their steps clapping against the hardwood i...

Five star thrones

Five star thrones

Grant Becker, Assistant Sports Editor

April 10, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Journal

It can be hard to make college feel like home, even after you’ve made good friends and discovered great new restaurants, but why? Because your toilet isn't there. If you’re a freshman sharing a bathroom with your whole floor, finding a new toilet as comfortable as the ones at home can be trickier...

Renaissance man: Q&A with John Schneider

Renaissance man: Q&A with John Schneider

Jennifer Walter, Executive A&E Editor

April 10, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Journal

Q. Because you do so many different things, how do you introduce yourself professionally? What do you say to people when they ask what you do?

Locations of laughter

Brendan Attey and Mac Vogel

April 10, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Journal

The Bellamy show was no open mic; it was a 300-person theater filled with paying audience members ready to see their headliner. Lattimore was given 10 minutes of stage time. Prepared or not, this was as good a chance as he was ever going to get.

Cooking with a Cause

Cooking with a Cause

Katie Hauger, A&E Reporter

April 10, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Journal

Upon meeting Josh Green for an interview at the Raynor Bridge, he flashed a friendly smile, giving the impression that he’d be willing to talk about anything.  While there to talk about a recent event put on by InterVarsity Christian Fellowship, he also went on tangents about scripture and the mea...

A coach on and off court

A coach on and off court

Matthew Martinez

April 10, 2017


Filed under Journal

There is an old, simple basketball court next to O’Donnell Hall. Much like the residence hall itself, the court is basic. But what it lacks in flair, it makes up for in character. The hoops have nylon nets that are one size too small for the ball to pass through, which means that every time you...

Four years later: What it all meant

Four years later: What it all meant

Elizabeth Baker, Michael Cummings and Ryan McCarthy

April 10, 2017


Filed under Journal, Opinions

By graduation, the routine activities of the average Marquette student really add up.                                              By the numbers:  588 - Dining hall meals eaten 84 - Trips to Murphy’s and Caffrey’s 1,680 (or 70 days) - Hours spent in class ...

JOURNAL: When fall sports end

JOURNAL: When fall sports end

Grant Becker, Assistant Sports Editor

April 10, 2017


Filed under Journal, Men's Soccer, Sports, Volleyball, Women's Soccer

The student athlete lifestyle at Marquette is rigorous, constant and rewarding. With few days off and a brutal BIG EAST travel schedule, student athletes' experiences are an extreme departure from typical student life. “It feels like 20 hours a week including film and practice sessions," women's...