Marquette Wire

Confronting the ‘new’ journalism

Kara Chiuchiarelli

May 7, 2013

Over the past semester, I’ve tweeted from trains, updated from airports and shot photos from water ferries. I’ve struggled to find WiFi in the Scottish Highlands, at the top of the Apennine mountains and on the coast...

The non-vacating vacation

Kara Chiuchiarelli

May 2, 2013

Seeing as many places as possible while the opportunity is present is probably a good idea. I've spent the few weeks living out such a mantra. It's great: There are a lot of great photo opportunities that come alon...

It’s always better off the beaten path

Kara Chiuchiarelli

April 25, 2013

As is no surprise to any of my faithful readers, I’m rather fond of going off the beaten path when it comes to traveling. ‘Touristy’ seems like a dirty word to me, even though it doesn’t have to be a bad adjective....

Whole Nine Yards: 2013 NFL mock draft

Special to the Tribune

April 24, 2013

By Zac Bellman Unlike the 2012 draft, which featured outstanding talent at the skill positions, the 2013 NFL Draft is more likely to produce top picks whose jerseys may not lead the league in sales next year. There i...

Waiting for Venice to flood

Kara Chiuchiarelli

April 23, 2013

Visiting Venice (or Venezia, as it's named in Italian) is an experience which is hard to explain. I think that, knowingly or unknowingly, when people think of "Italians" – or more accurately, Italian style – they thi...

The city of culture never sleeps

Kara Chiuchiarelli

April 18, 2013

As my Scottish tour guide so eloquently commented at the beginning of my "free tour" my first day there, "young people only come to Barcelona for two things: to go clubbing until 7 a.m. and the beach." While hi...