Marquette Wire

Shymansky fitting right in with Golden Eagles

Andrei Greska

September 3, 2009

Filed under Featured, Sports

To say the Marquette women’s volleyball team has some new faces would be a gross understatement. With only six of 14 players returning from last year’s squad, it is safe to say this is a completely different team. As new...

Men’s Soccer Scores Late Winner to Beat UWM

David Peltz

September 1, 2009

Filed under Featured, Sports

The Marquette men’s soccer team kicked off its season with a 1-0 win over cross-town rivals University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee at Valley Fields and retained the Milwaukee Cup. The game-winning goal came late in the second half fro...

Country and city meet at farmers’ markets

Laura Bulgrin

September 1, 2009

Filed under Featured, Marquee

If your mind's still on summer despite fall conditions, try visiting a local farmer’s market for food, art and ambiance that will remind you of warmer times. Milwaukee features several markets every week that are worth checking...

Welcome Class of 2013

Sarah Milnar

August 31, 2009

Filed under Featured, News

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My grandfather’s legacy

Jack Kelly

August 31, 2009

Filed under Featured, Viewpoints

Six months ago this week, I found myself outside the locked gate of the baseball fields I grew up playing on. It was just past midnight. I’d been driving around for a couple hours, aimlessly, and this is where I ended up. I...

Van Sickle struggles early in amateur career

Mike Nelson

August 31, 2009

Filed under Featured, Sports

Former Marquette golfer and member of the 2009 PING All-America First Team Mike Van Sickle has participated in three PGA Tour events since graduation and has yet to make a cut. Van Sickle said getting cut at the U.S. Bank Championship...

Engineering dean announces retirement

Matthew Reddin

August 31, 2009

Filed under Featured, News

On Aug. 24, College of Engineering Dean Stanley Jaskolski announced that he intends to retire, effective June 30, 2010 or upon the naming of a successor. Jaskolski, 70, is in his seventh year as dean. He received his ba...

Campus construction ‘unprecedented’

Tori Dykes

August 31, 2009

Filed under Featured, News

When walking around campus, it would seem at least one thing hasn’t been slowed down by the economy —construction. All told, there is $130 million in construction and renovations currently under way. The university is ne...

Women’s soccer gets back-line overhaul

Tim Kraft

August 31, 2009

Filed under Featured, Sports

Just 15 minutes into its opening round NCAA Tournament game last season, the Marquette women’s soccer team found itself in a huge hole. The No. 22 Minnesota Golden Gophers jumped on top of the Golden Eagles with two early...

Aldermen argue for mayoral takeover of MPS

Tim Seeman

August 31, 2009

Filed under Featured, News

The deficiencies in Milwaukee Public Schools, including low test scores on Wisconsin standardized tests, high dropout rates, graduation rates considerably lower than the state average and a large budget deficit, have long been...

Wrap-up of the world’s summer

Emil Ovbiagele

August 31, 2009

Filed under Featured, Viewpoints

Aloha! As we bask in the euphoria of our various holiday experiences and savor the nostalgia of vain summer flings, our dearly beloved world has endured its own share of the season’s heartaches and passionate kisses. The...

Acker to rejoin men’s basketball team

Tim Kraft

August 31, 2009

Filed under Featured, Sports

Senior guard Maurice Acker has rejoined the Marquette men’s basketball team after leaving two months ago to concentrate on academics. The Journal Sentinel first broke the story, and Marquette Associate Athletic Director, Scott...