Marquette Wire

MU inspected for accreditation

MU inspected for accreditation

Jason Kurtyka

October 3, 2013


Filed under Featured, News, Projects

About 50 students gathered at the Alumni Memorial Union Monday afternoon to attend an hour-long student forum held by the Higher Learning Commission. Two members of the commission, Claire Etaugh from Bradley University and Richard A. Redner from the University of Tulsa, asked the students about their experiences at Marq...

LIMO services maintained as example for other universities

LIMO services maintained as example for other universities

Claudia Brokish

September 26, 2013


Filed under News, Projects

It’s 9:30 p.m. Students scream “Ring Out Ahoya” after a Friday night basketball game while zipping down Wisconsin Avenue in a LIMO. The LIMO’s driver, Beth Esmay, maps out a route to make sure students, singing or not, get to their destinations. This is a typical LIMO shift for Esmay, which can last up to ten hours. ...

Summer court battles place internships under extra scrutiny

Summer court battles place internships under extra scrutiny

Erin Heffernan

September 12, 2013


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Max Hess began work at midnight for the local news station, WTMJ-TV, during the fall semester of his sophomore year. Every Wednesday from 12 a.m. to 9 a.m., Hess would tweak graphics, write stories and assist with live shots and other odd jobs for producers. After working all night, Hess would come home and crash into bed just two h...

Geography of the class of 2017: Preliminary data

Geography of the class of 2017: Preliminary data

Rob Gebelhoff

August 26, 2013


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About 2,000 students traveled from across the country to enter Marquette's class of 2017. Click on the map to read the stories of how select freshmen ended up on campus. [mapsvg id=3840332]

Push for ethnic, geographic diversity shown in freshman demographics

Push for ethnic, geographic diversity shown in freshman demographics

Rob Gebelhoff

August 26, 2013


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Krystal Morales from Dorado, Puerto Rico debated between attending George Washington University and Marquette University. With hopes to work in political digital media, Morales knew both schools would provide the experiences she needed for her career. George Washington offered a consolidated political communications degree that Marquette does not have, as well as ...