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Gov. Scott Walker, State Sen. Leah Vukmir visit campus to promote political involvement

Gov. Scott Walker, State Sen. Leah Vukmir visit campus to promote political involvement

McKenna Oxenden and Caroline White

March 20, 2018


Filed under Featured, Metro & Politics, MUTV, News, Podcasts, Radio, Reports, TV News, Wire Featured

Walker touched on subjects ranging from tax reform, K-12 education, the second amendment and current political climate. The governor, who is up for re-election in November, also pushed his accomplishments over the past eight years.

Album review: Screaming Females ‘All At Once’

Album review: Screaming Females ‘All At Once’

GM Powell, Music Director

March 8, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, CD Review, Featured, Music Reviews, Radio

What is one way to take out your frustration the week before midterms? Sure, you could binge-watch the newest additions to Netflix or yell at your roommate for not doing the dishes, but what if you could completely dispel the angst with a perfect album? Screaming Females is a band out of New ...

PODCAST: BIG EAST Tournament season has arrived

PODCAST: BIG EAST Tournament season has arrived

Jack Phillips, Audio Producer

March 6, 2018


Filed under Men's Basketball, Podcasts, Sports, Women's Basketball

Andrew Goldstein and Brendan Ploen join Jack Phillips to talk about men's basketball's chances in the BIG EAST Tournament and break down the women's basketball's BIG EAST championship game. ...

New Music Monday: Horace Greene

New Music Monday: Horace Greene

Alec Fischer, Assistant Music Director

February 27, 2018


Filed under Artist Interview, Artist Live, Arts & Entertainment, Entertainment, Featured, MUTV, Radio

 The indie-rock trio known as Horace Greene were the latest artists to visit the MUR studio for New Music Monday. We got the privilege to learn a little bit about their unique sound, thoughts on the Oshkosh music scene and their upcoming shows and projects. It was an all-around great time with plenty ...

Andre Aciman talks ‘Call Me By Your Name’ on Marquette Radio

Andre Aciman talks ‘Call Me By Your Name’ on Marquette Radio

Nicholas Cordonnier, Audio Content Director

February 26, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Featured, Featured, Podcasts, Radio, Wire Featured

In 2007, Andre Aciman published a novel titled "Call Me By Your Name." In 2017, he watched that novel turn into an academy-award nominated film. In 2018, he sat down in the Marquette Radio studio to discuss his inspirations and the journey it took to get his story from page to screen. "Out of Egypt," "Enigma V...

PODCAST: Men’s and women’s basketball approach end of respective seasons

PODCAST: Men’s and women’s basketball approach end of respective seasons

Jack Phillips, Audio Producer

February 23, 2018


Filed under Men's Basketball, Podcasts, Sports, Women's Basketball

With the stretch runs of both men's and women's basketball approaching, John Steppe and Chris Reisner joined the podcast to break down whether men's basketball will reach the tournament and how high of a seed the women will get. ...

BROCKHAMPTON: rap group or boy band

BROCKHAMPTON: rap group or boy band

Albert Perales, A&E Stringer

February 22, 2018


Filed under Artist Live, Arts & Entertainment, Concert Review, Music Reviews, Radio

They’re the hottest rap group/artist in the country right now. They’ve taken the rap world by storm in the past year with the release of the standout "Saturation" trilogy and dozens of electric performances and concerts across the country.

New Music Monday: Pat Egan

New Music Monday: Pat Egan

Sydney Wagner, Assistant Music Director

February 21, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Entertainment, Featured, MUTV, Radio

 Podcast by GM Powell Chicago-based artist Pat Egan of "Pat Egan and the Heavy Hearts" joined Marquette Radio last Monday. Marquette Radio had the pleasure of talking to Pat about his beginnings, where he's been recording, his vinyl collection and even his interesting encounters at Chicago Music Exchan...

Battle of the Bands returns

Battle of the Bands returns

David Goldman, A&E Reporter

February 20, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Events, Radio, Wire Featured

With Marquette Radio's Battle of the Bands quickly approaching, eight bands from around Milwaukee are preparing to compete. On the table for the champion is a 414 Live session on 88Nine Radio Milwaukee, an opening slot for "An Evening With Abby Jeanne" April 5 at The Tonic Tavern and an opening slot at the Marquette Radio Spring Concert.

PODCAST: Lacrosse teams hold home openers

PODCAST: Lacrosse teams hold home openers

Jack Phillips, Audio Producer

February 16, 2018


Filed under Men's Lacrosse, Podcasts, Sports, Women's Lacrosse

Men's and women's lacrosse are playing their home openers this weekend. Beat reporters Brendan Ploen and Meghan Rock join the podcast to talk about both teams and answer some trivia questions, too. ...

Rostam shines at Milwaukee’s Turner Hall Ballroom

Rostam shines at Milwaukee’s Turner Hall Ballroom

Reilly Tracy, A&E Stringer

February 14, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Concert Review, Radio

Batmanglij, 34, made a famous exit from Vampire Weekend in 2016. He skyrocketed to fame after the band met and formed in college at Columbia University. Originally from Washington D.C., Batmanglij remained on the East Coast for school and stayed in New York City, where the band got their music start.

Danny Pudi, Carisa Barreca and Pat Finn on Marquette memories

Danny Pudi, Carisa Barreca and Pat Finn on Marquette memories

Ian Schrank, Radio General Manager

February 12, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Featured, Featured, Podcasts, Radio

 After the Marquette-Providence game concluded, students went to the Alumni Memorial Union for a special National Marquette Day performance from improvisational comedy group "The Avalancheros." "The Avalancheros" are Danny Pudi, Carisa Barreca, Pat Finn, Chris Marrs, Kevin and John Farley. Marque...