Marquette Wire

Music program starts fresh with concert

Matthew Reddin
October 15, 2009
Filed under News

This Sunday, a new chapter in the history of Marquette's music program will formally begin with a concert at the Varsity Theatre. While the concert itself is nothing historic, the circumstances are. Jason Ladd, the new director of the Marquette Symphony Orchestra, will conduct his first concert, officially...

Playlist of the Week: Jimmy Atto

Molly Gamble
October 15, 2009
Filed under Marquee

Songwriter Jimmy Atto, who is from Detroit, is currently an unsigned but touring artist. He hit up Marquette’s Union Sports Annex last weekend and will return next semester for another show. He took some time to share the tunes he’s been listening to the past week with Marquee. 1. Sara Watkins...

Down-to-earth artists rock the Riverside

Kaleigh Ward
October 15, 2009
Filed under Featured, Marquee

I can tell I’ve been to a great concert when I find it nearly impossible to describe afterward. Sure, I could use some painful music cliches in an attempt to make a concert seem deep, but the truth is, some concerts can’t be communicated in words. That’s exactly why we have music. Last Su...

Awe’s apple orchard leaves people addicted

Laura Bulgrin
October 15, 2009
Filed under Featured, Marquee

Many students, especially those spending their first fall in Wisconsin, want to experience the state’s famous apple picking. After all, it is one of the best ways to taste these local fruits and see the colors of the season. Milwaukee and surrounding cities offer many options, but most are aimed to...

26.2 miles in their shoes

Jennifer Zahn
October 8, 2009
Filed under Featured, News

Endurance. Stamina. Focus. The greatest human feats pass these tests of determination. Over 26.2 miles, such an act becomes a testament to nature and a rite of passage not only for die hard runners, but for people everywhere. Among the runners of the Bank of America Chicago Marathon this Sunday, ...

Family Weekend gives parents glimpse into Marquette life

Matthew Reddin
October 1, 2009
Filed under Featured, News

This weekend Marquette will host its annual Family Weekend, giving students the chance to show their parents a slice of college life. According to Molly Dinolfo, director of the Parents Association, Family Weekend is designed to help families see what college life is like at Marquette. “The pur...

Improving against the elite

David Peltz
September 29, 2009
Filed under Featured, Sports

Aside from the score and the color of their jerseys, the difference between Marquette and Louisville’s men’s soccer teams was not so black and white Sunday afternoon. The Golden Eagles rallied back from two goals down to draw 2-2 with the No. 9 Cardinals late in the second half. For the third t...

Big East play begins for volleyball

Andrei Greska
September 24, 2009
Filed under Sports

Every successful team has an identity. It has something in its style of play or demeanor on the field that sets it apart from every other team. In college basketball, Big Ten teams like Wisconsin are known for their deliberate, half court, defensive game. In the NFL, the Chicago Bears are known for thei...

Sexual Violence Awareness Week kicks off

Tori Dykes
September 22, 2009
Filed under Featured, News

Sexual Violence Awareness Week began Sunday with the goal of “Creating a Campus that Cares." The week started with a kick-off rally and continues through Thursday. The purpose of the week is to raise awareness, honor victims and educate people about prevention of violence and misconceptions abo...

The Gaslight Anthem, a band that ‘just plain rocks’

Jack Kelly
September 21, 2009
Filed under Uncategorized

Band worth checking out: The Gaslight Anthem I learned about The Gaslight Anthem from's music critic (and former pro basketball player) Paul Shirley. I listened to this band a ton this summer. I'm not sure if that had to do with the quality of their music, or the fact that I didn't have ...

Women’s soccer gets revenge on Minnesota

Nick Bullock
September 15, 2009
Filed under Featured, Sports

There were many differences between the Marquette women’s soccer team’s season-ending loss to Minnesota in the 2008 NCAA Tournament and the rematch Sunday afternoon at Valley Fields. Yes, forward Ashley Bares was back on the pitch for Marquette. Yes, goalkeeper Natalie Kulla was between the posts for the e...

Marquette Invitational serves as Big East prep

David Peltz
September 10, 2009
Filed under Featured, Sports

  The Marquette Invitational kicks off tomorrow at Valley Fields, where the men’s soccer team will play host to Buffalo and on Sunday No. 9 California-Irvine in an attempt to put its season back on track. After a thrilling 1-0 victory over Wisconsin-Milwaukee to start the year, the Golde...