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Marquette Wire

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Marquette Wire

Alaniz first pitched the idea in the 707 Hub’s Brewed Ideas Challenge

MU Career Closet helps prepare students for employment

Hannah Hernandez, Assistant News Editor October 4, 2022
When she arrived at Marquette, Alaniz searched for a program that addressed the lack of resources for students that struggle with purchasing career attire, but she said she didn't find much. So, she created the Marquette Career Closet.
Djos Decide released Sept. 16

REVIEW: Djo’s ‘Decide’ is an 80’s enthused synth-pop trip through young adulthood

Sam Baughn, Assistant Music Director September 25, 2022
Djo began with the release of the album  "Twenty Twenty." Three years later, Djo’s 'Decide’ is a robust and consistent follow-up project that reworks 80’s synth wave and indie rock elements in exciting ways. 
President Lovell is interviewed in the Marquette Radio studio.

President Lovell shares his Favorite Songs from Summer 2022

Rashad Alexander, Marquette Radio Music Director September 6, 2022
Inspired by Obama's summer time tradition, Marquette University Radio interviewed University President Michael Lovell to showcase his favorite songs of the summer. His playlist includes songs from The Killers, Imagine Dragons, The 1975 and The Strokes.
Holy Pinto gears up to play a set at Lilliput Records.

The beginning of a new chapter: Lilliput Records Grand Opening

Emily Bittman, General Manager of Marquette Radio August 27, 2022
August 19 marked the official grand opening of Lilliput Records on the East Side of Milwaukee. Owners Tanner Musgrove and Brian Kirk began as employees of the Exclusive Company, but upon hearing the news that the popular record store was closing for good, the two made a pact to keep the store going.
Kendrick Lamar performs Mirror on Aug. 18 at Fiserv Forum.

Review: Kendrick Lamar brings performance art to Milwaukee

Sam Baughn, Assistant Music Director of Marquette Radio August 25, 2022
After a 5 year hiatus, Kendrick Lamar returned on May 13th with the release of his album Mr. Morale and the Big Steppers. Just weeks later he announced the Big Steppers Tour, and began his first wave of performances in years. Milwaukee's very own Fiserv Forum hosted the tour on Aug. 18.
Scam Likely performs first at the Colectivo Back Room.

Review: Social Cig takes front stage at the Back Room

Emily Bittman, General Manager of Marquette Radio August 21, 2022
"CHEESEHEAD" debuted Saturday, Aug. 20 and features nine brand-new tracks centering around the upbringing of lead singer, Parker Schultz, in Wisconsin. To commemorate the release of his album, Schultz invited local bands Scam Likely and Bug Moment to share the stage with him.

YEAZEL: Finding my voice

Matt Yeazel, Sports Audio Producer April 26, 2022

I knew right away from the start of my time at Marquette that I wanted to join the Wire, but I never could have dreamed where it would take me over the course of four years.  I learned about the...

Wolfe Ramsay set up an impromptu music studio in his dorm in Mashuda Hall.

Song-filled students

Izzy Fonfara Drewel, Arts and Entertainment Reporter April 26, 2022
Songwriting was never something Tobisch had an interest in. On the other hand, Ramsay has been making music since high school. 
Olivia Rodrigo performed at The Rave April 19.

REVIEW: ‘The Sour Tour’ – teen angst experience

Patrick Curran, Assistant Arts and Entertainment Producer April 26, 2022
The Milwaukee stop is the tenth show of 48 concerts that will run until early July across North America and Europe.
The Kid LAROI released his new single April 22.

Rashad’s Records: The Kid LAROI is his own worst enemy on ‘Thousand Miles’

Rashad Alexander, Arts and Entertainment Assistant Editor April 26, 2022
April 22 finally saw the release of the song, as he explained in an Instagram caption of how the track came to be.
RKS performed at the Holland Performing Arts Center in Omaha, Nebraska.

REVIEW: Rainbow Kitten Surprise concert

Izzy Fonfara Drewel, Arts and Entertainment Reporter April 19, 2022
RKS has a few songs that you might recognize from TikTok such as “Cocaine Jesus.” The North Carolina natives are known for combining indie pop with folk-rock alongside meaningful lyrics.
Miley Cyrus released ATTENTION: MILEY LIVE April 1.

REVIEW: Miley Cyrus caught fans’ ‘ATTENTION’ with first live album

Jolan Kruse, Arts and Entertainment Reporter April 12, 2022
Miley Cyrus' rocker-chic era is officially kicking off with her first live album titled “ATTENTION: MILEY LIVE.”
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