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

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MU basketball attendance, team value drops

Patrick Thomas, patrick.thomas@mu.edu May 5, 2016
Marquette men's basketball attendance has been falling for several years, subsequently "devaluing" the team and launching efforts to solve the problem.
Connie Petersen at the foot of the stairs in Helfaer Theater, a difficult challenge for a non able-bodied person.

Helfaer’s accessibility problem

Devi Shastri, Investigative Reporter April 14, 2016
Helfaer Theater, the counseling center, and the 'Old Gym' provide a challenge for persons with physical disabilities.
University has room to improve on sexual health education

University has room to improve on sexual health education

Devi Shastri, Investigative Reporter December 3, 2015
Marquette ranked 118th out of 140 universities in sexual health. This is why...
Students can make payments on their loans while in school.

Debt by Degree: Dealing with Debt

Patrick Thomas, Investigative Reporter November 12, 2015
The second part of a 2-part series looking at student debt at Marquette, and how students are handling it.
Marquette ranks near middle for student debt among peer institutions

Marquette ranks near middle for student debt among peer institutions

Patrick Thomas, Investigative Reporter October 29, 2015
Data from the Department of Education puts MU in the middle of the pack when it comes to student debt.
Marquette provides a supportive environment for academic research. Photo by Martina Ibanez (angela.ibanez-baldor@marquette.edu)

The guidelines of innovation

Devi Shastri, Investigative Reporter October 1, 2015

Biological sciences faculty member Robert Fitts has researched muscle fatigue at Marquette for 40 years. His first three decades as a researcher were funded by NASA, where he worked with rats and humans...

Harp and Shamrock and the Avenues West building on the corner of 21st and Wells. Harp and Shamrock owner Aldo Tase said the presence of MUPD has been positive for his business.

Looking West

Patrick Thomas, Investigative Reporter October 1, 2015
Businesses on the west side have noticed more students venturing into the area since Marquette established a police force.
The Wire explains: School rankings

The Wire explains: School rankings

Alexander Montesantos, Investigative Reporter September 24, 2015
Marquette is ranked 86th best by US News & World Report. But what does that mean, and how does it affect you?
Senior engineering student Kevin Vanneman studies in the engineering building, which will soon host a partnership with MIAD for industrial design.

MIAD and Marquette design for the future

Patrick Thomas September 10, 2015
Engineering students from Marquette create something using their engineering skills, and the MIAD students work creatively to make and design aspects of the project to present it to the general public. The specific curriculum is not yet set, but the program aims to get students to work collaboratively to solve big problems.
Honors beyond Straz Tower

Honors beyond Straz Tower

Claudia Brokish December 3, 2014

Every year, 100 students take part in the Honors Program, taking classes and usually living together in the Straz Tower residence hall, but now the program is transitioning to be more friendly for students...

The Home is the Clinic

The Home is the Clinic

Natalie Wickman October 1, 2014

For Dominique Jones, a Milwaukee resident and a mother of a 3-year-old, getting health care is already difficult. But getting mental health care for her child, who she said had multiple behavior...

MU addresses tech gender disparity

MU addresses tech gender disparity

Erin Heffernan May 1, 2014

When Theresa Le walked into her freshman seminar for computer engineering majors, she realized she was one of just three women out of more than 50 students. Le, now a junior in the College of Engineering,...

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