Marquette Wire

Marquette’s important role in the Milwaukee Marathon

Marquette’s important role in the Milwaukee Marathon

Joseph Beaird, News Reporter

January 22, 2019

After a year long break, the Milwaukee Marathon was bought by Rugged Races, one of the biggest race and obstacle event companies in the US, and has partnered with Marquette students through the Student-Run Business Program and 1881 Event Productions. 

Top 10 Albums of 2018

Top 10 Albums of 2018

Mackane Vogel, Executive Arts & Entertainment Editor

December 17, 2018

From a summer full of iconic hip-hop albums, to artists who squeezed their albums into the last few weeks of the year, 2018 brought a lot to the table, musically.

‘Big Snow Show 13’ defies expectations

‘Big Snow Show 13’ defies expectations

Ricky Labrada, Assistant Music Director

December 5, 2018

When I saw the headliners this year, I wasn’t as ecstatic as I was for last year's headliners which included Paramore, Foster the People and Phoenix. Instead, I'd be seeing Bishop Briggs, Young the Gian and Bastille. Bastille is a good group, but not someone I’d wait in line for.

New Music Monday: King Myles

Alex Wagner, Assistant Music Director

December 4, 2018

Before Thanksgiving Break, Marquette Radio and Marquette TV had the pleasure of hosting local Milwaukee artist, King Myles, for their New Music Monday program. A local Milwaukee native, Myles been producing music since 2012. Most notably this past fall, Myles and Trashman Shunny produced the song 'Christ...

Wire Weekly: Election Special

Lucie Sullivan, Audio News Director

November 8, 2018

This week's Wire Weekly is a special election recap. WISN Political Analyst Mike Gousha weighs in on how to interpret results and students give their input on what motivated them to get out to the polls this year.

The Bottle Rockets’ Brian Henneman on new album, band’s roots

The Bottle Rockets’ Brian Henneman on new album, band’s roots

Mackane Vogel, Executive A&E Editor

November 3, 2018

Alternative country group The Bottle Rockets will perform at Milwaukee's Shank Hall Nov. 8. Ahead of their arrival in Brew City next week, frontman Brian Henneman offered some insight into the group's new album, "Bit Logic," as well the group's roots. As far as the music writing process goes, Henneman...

New Music Monday – Flat Teeth

Alex Wagner, Assistant Music Director

October 30, 2018

New to the Milwaukee music scene, Flat Teeth, came on to New Music Monday to play songs off their recently released EP 'Winter House'. The band is composed of current and former members of: John the Savage, Twelve Ounce Prophet, Hester Mofet and the Invaders. The EP is a set of six songs, each drawing...

Gallery: Mayday Parade Takes Crowd Back to 2007

Gallery: Mayday Parade Takes Crowd Back to 2007

Ricky Labrada, Assistant Music Director/ Photographer

October 28, 2018

Klassik previews ‘Quiet’ at Cactus Club

Klassik previews ‘Quiet’ at Cactus Club

GM Powell, General Manager, Marquette Radio

October 24, 2018

Milwaukee favorite Klassik cemented his place among our town’s greatest emcees Tuesday night at Bay View’s Cactus Club. He showcased his brilliant songwriting and ability to transform a static recording into a spectacular live show. After letting the anticipation build for over an hour after door...

Sen. Sanders headlines rally, students eager to get out the vote

Sen. Sanders headlines rally, students eager to get out the vote

Morgan Hughes, Executive Projects Editor

October 23, 2018

Students from across the state attended the get-out-the-vote rally Monday. The common thread tying many of the students together: they’re registered voters.   The event, sponsored by the Democratic Party, featured talks from Sen. Sanders, Wisconsin Democratic incumbent Sen. Tammy Baldwin, gubernatorial candidate Tony Evers, candidate for Lieutenant Governor Mandela Barnes, Congresswoman Gwen Moore and congressional candidate Randy Bryce

Twenty One Pilots ‘Levitates’ the Crowd at Fiserv

Twenty One Pilots ‘Levitates’ the Crowd at Fiserv

Ricky Labrada, Assistant Music Director

October 22, 2018

Columbus natives Twenty One Pilots (also stylized as twenty øne piløts) has been one of my favorite groups for the past few years. I have seen them once before during the 2016 Emotional Roadshow World Tour, so when I discovered in July that they were coming to Milwaukee, I was ecstatic and bought ...

HARRINGTON: Medicare for All

HARRINGTON: Medicare for All

Reilly Harrington, Opinions Columnist

October 22, 2018

If Democrats have any intentions of taking the House and initiating some form of lasting “Blue Wave,”  then the importance of healthcare as a human right and the reform of the American healthcare system need to be prominent elements of their platforms.