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ALEXANDER: In Due Time

ALEXANDER: In Due Time

Rashad Alexander, Marquette Radio Music Director May 2, 2023

If you had asked me six years ago about college, I would have looked at you like you were crazy. And if you had told me the things I would accomplish during my four years at Marquette University, I would...

WEN: A home far away from home

WEN: A home far away from home

Ivy Wen, MUTV Production Assistant May 2, 2023

As an international student who did not come home for four years, the Marquette Wire became a home far away from home to make friends, practice directing skills and help me achieve my dream of being an...

BITTMAN: Reelin in the years

BITTMAN: Reelin’ in the years

Emily Bittman, General Manager of Marquette Radio May 2, 2023

I still remember walking into my first Wire all-staff meeting. Intimated, unknowing and alone, I sat in my chair observing the journalists around me. Being a business major, I already felt out of place...

COOK: Moments

COOK: Moments

Kimberly Cook, Managing Editor of the Marquette Journal May 2, 2023
The first time seeing my name in print, getting the email that I had been chosen as the next managing editor of the Marquette Journal, opening the first box of "Life in Color" this past November and feeling nothing but fulfilled — all are beautiful successes and memories that still bring a smile to my face.
SACCO: The passage of time

SACCO: The passage of time

Emily Sacco, Assistant General Manager of Marquette Radio May 2, 2023

Time is a finicky thing and something I wish I had more of, especially now as I sit here writing this twelve hours before the deadline. This is something I desperately want to get right, but also something...

LITTAU: Running Out of Time

LITTAU: Running Out of Time

Timothy Littau, Executive News Producer May 2, 2023

Time. As a news producer and reporter, it’s what I have thought about endlessly for the past two years. How to best use every minute of every newscast, every second of every story and how our four-person...

CHUN: Lights, camera, action

CHUN: Lights, camera, action

Skyler Chun May 2, 2023
If my college years were a movie, my time at the Marquette Wire would be the green screen — A quiet backdrop to some of the most exciting, inspiring and challenging years of my life. 
GROSS: Its the friends you meet along the way

GROSS: It’s the friends you meet along the way

Jackson Gross, Sports Audio Producer May 2, 2023

It's incredible to think that I began my Marquette Wire journey all way back in August of 2019. So much has changed since then. I had no idea as a freelance writer and volunteer for Marquette University...

PATEL: The Little Mermaid movie does not deserve backlash

Krisha Patel, Opinions Columnist April 25, 2023
Disney announced in 2019 that the live-action of The Little Mermaid was in the works which is going to come out in May 2023.

DYSART: The need to secure our gatherings

TJ Dysart, Content Coach April 25, 2023
With my first apartment lease signed and summer internship secured, the thought of experiencing my first ever Milwaukee summer consumes my every day with excitement.

How to be an ally

April 25, 2023
Many people are forced to walk through life being constantly reminded that they are not accepted. It's important to be an ally to those who experience discrimination on the basis of their identity.

Diversity in higher education

Clara Lebrón, Opinions Columnist April 25, 2023
By 2050, the nation will be a minority-majority country, meaning that most residents will identify as people of color.
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