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Live Poets Society break the silence through poems

Live Poets Society break the silence through poems

Lily Wellen, Marquette Radio General Manager

April 11, 2017


Filed under Breaking the Silence, Featured, Journal, Podcasts, Radio, Radio

Marquette's Live Poets Society breaks the silence with their poems on mental illness and suicide. Listen in on Rachel Harmon's poem, Tidal Wave, and Ivana Osmanovic's M.A.S.H.:  This story is part of the Marquette Wire's "Breaking the Silence" series to increase awareness and start dialogue about suicide in college. Read, hear and watch more coverage here. Photo by Anabelle McDonald Photo by Anabelle McDo...

Vinyl Four of Music Madness Bracket

Vinyl Four of Music Madness Bracket

Lily Wellen, Marquette Radio General Manager

April 10, 2017


Filed under Podcasts, Radio

Marquette Radio is officially on its last installment of its bracket. Listen below to hear who comes out on top. Will it be Radiohead, Kanye West, Beyonce or The Beatles? ...

National Mental Institute of Health’s Jane Pearson advises on handling suicide

National Mental Institute of Health’s Jane Pearson advises on handling suicide

Lily Wellen, Marquette Radio General Manager

April 10, 2017


Filed under Breaking the Silence, Journal, Podcasts, Radio, Radio, Uncategorized, Wire Featured

Marquette Radio General Manager Lily Wellen talks to National Mental Institute of Health's Jane Pearson to advise on how to deal with the suicidal thoughts as a friend, family member or a person's own struggle. Listen in so you can help yourself or others through this process. This story is part of the Marquette Wire's "Breaking the Silence" series to increase awareness and start dialogue about suicide in college. Read, hear and watch more coverage here. Graphics by Anabelle McDonald...

Marquette Radio Spring Concert

Lily Wellen, Marquette Radio General Manager

April 10, 2017


Filed under Featured, Radio

This past weekend Marquette Radio filled the Union Sports Annex with 221 people for their annual Spring Concert. The Battle of the Bands winner Ako opened the show. Up next was Apollo LTD coming all the way from Nashville. Vinyl Theatre closed out the show. Vinyl Theatre is a Milwaukee band who opened ...

MUR Show of the Week: The Real 2.0

MUR Show of the Week: The Real 2.0

Matt Froelich, Radio Publicist

April 5, 2017


Filed under Featured, Radio

If you are looking for a show that will give you hip-hop and R&B music, basketball insights and positive quotes to brighten your day then you need not look any further. Our show of the week does exactly that. Marquette Radio is proud to feature The Real 2.0 with Deidre Hasan as our show of the week. Hasan started...

PerPLEXed: Straz’s Rec Plex confuses students

PerPLEXed: Straz’s Rec Plex confuses students

Lucie Sullivan, Audio Content Director

April 4, 2017


Filed under Featured, News, Radio

Students discuss which on-campus gym they prefer, the Rec Center or the Rec Plex. Some raise concerns that the Rec Plex is a confusing building, which doesn't help gym-timidation when going to work out....

Music Madness Pt. 2

Music Madness Pt. 2

Lily Wellen, General Manager of Marquette Radio

April 3, 2017


Filed under Podcasts, Radio

Musicians from the four biggest genres — classic rock, rap, pop and indie — will battle it out to see who is the greatest, at least in the opinion of the Marquette Radio Staff. Listen to our debate of who we think should win the pop and indie categories in our latest staff podcast.  Will T. Swift...

Marquette Radio’s featured Show of the Week: ‘I’m an RA’

Marquette Radio’s featured Show of the Week: ‘I’m an RA’

Jimmy Drenovsky, Radio, Assistant Publicist

March 31, 2017


Filed under Featured, Radio, Uncategorized

Your parents drop you off, drive away and you walk into your freshman dorm room. Your roommate is weird and you’re trying to figure out just how you’ll survive living a whole year together. Is your resident assistant going to be an asset or an adversary during your time in community living? Only...

Music Madness

Music Madness

Lily Wellen, Marquette Radio General Manager

March 27, 2017


Filed under Featured, Podcasts, Radio, Uncategorized, Wire Featured

Musicians from the four biggest genres- Classic Rock, Rap, Pop and Indie- will battle it out to see who is the greatest at least in the opinion of the Marquette Radio Staff. Listen to our debate of who we think should win the Rap and Classic Rock categories in our latest Staff Podcast.  Will the classics...

Marquette Wire Basketball Hour – NCAA Tournament talk and season recap

Marquette Wire Basketball Hour – NCAA Tournament talk and season recap

Jack Goods and Grant Becker

March 24, 2017


Filed under Men's Basketball, Podcasts, Sports

Jack Goods and Grant Becker discussed men's basketball's NCAA Tournament loss to South Carolina and recap the season as a whole. They also discuss the latest BIG EAST news, including Xavier's run to the Elite Eight and Georgetown's coaching search kicking off. You can follow them on Twitter @GoodsO...

New Music Monday (on Wednesday): Tigernite

New Music Monday (on Wednesday): Tigernite

Maggie O'Keefe, Music Director

March 23, 2017


Filed under Radio

Local Milwaukee band, Tigernite, came into the studio for an interview and live acoustic performance. The band shared how they got their band name, how they’ve been described as “Wiccan Lisa Frank” and their thoughts on the supernatural. Check out the full interview below:...

Teacher Feature: Tracey Sturgal

Teacher Feature: Tracey Sturgal

Lucie Sullivan, Audio Content Director

March 22, 2017


Filed under Featured, Radio

  In the first episode of a new monthly series called Teacher Feature, Professor Tracey Sturgal discusses her career, gender's role in communication and advice for young female professionals....