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Madden’s brace fuels 2-0 win over DePaul

Madden’s brace fuels 2-0 win over DePaul

John Steppe, Assistant Sports Editor
October 5, 2017
Filed under Sports, Women's Soccer

It took 61 minutes to break away, but Marquette won its first back-to-back BIG EAST matches since last November, outlasting DePaul, 2-0. In just her second start since a lingering quad injury, redshirt junior forward Carrie Madden single-handedly took control of the offense. Madden’s first goal ...

Editorial: University Title IX response self-congratulatory, evasive

Editorial: University Title IX response self-congratulatory, evasive

October 3, 2017
Filed under Opinions

Based on the two aforementioned incidents alone, there seems to be some discrepancies between Marquette's actions and its words regarding campus sexual assault.

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Marquette snaps losing streak in Madden’s return to the starting lineup

Marquette snaps losing streak in Madden’s return to the starting lineup

John Steppe, Assistant Sports Editor
October 1, 2017
Filed under Sports, Women's Soccer

Last November, Carrie Madden had a game-winning, video game-esque bicycle kick in overtime to edge St. John's in the BIG EAST semifinals. Almost a year later, with long-term BIG EAST title aspirations once again in jeopardy, Madden did not have a SportsCenter-worthy bicycle kick, but her return to the starting lineup helped Marquette take down St. John’s, 1-0. Madden missed or played less than 35 min...

Mental miscues doom Golden Eagles in 4-1 loss to Villanova

Mental miscues doom Golden Eagles in 4-1 loss to Villanova

John Steppe, Assistant Sports Editor
September 28, 2017
Filed under Sports, Women's Soccer

With Marquette’s defense struggling, Markus Roeders called on junior defender/midfielder Leah Celarek to give his back line some relief. Celarek quickly sprinted across the bench, taking off her warm-up and throwing on one of Marquette’s gold-and-white home kits before heading to the scorers' area. ...

MU Theatre: ‘Working’

MU Theatre: ‘Working’

Kelli Arseneau and A&E Reporter
September 26, 2017
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Entertainment, MUTV, Wire Featured

"Working" is a raw, powerful show that tells the stories, struggles and accomplishments of everyday workers, through monologues and musical numbers. The show is based on Chicago radio personality Studs Terkel’s 1974 book, "Working: People Talk About What They Do All Day and How They Feel About What They Do," a compilation of interviews with American workers. "Working" was adapted for the stage in the late 1970s. It was updated in 2009 to better fit new careers and modern language. The songs of the show were written in a variety of different musical styles, reflecting the diversity of various occupations.

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Lethargic effort plagues Marquette in 2-1 loss to UWM

Lethargic effort plagues Marquette in 2-1 loss to UWM

John Steppe, Assistant Sports Editor
September 17, 2017
Filed under Sports, Women's Soccer

Marquette entered its rivalry match Sunday at University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee with expectations of bouncing back from the team’s 1-1 tie to Illinois State. “Obviously it’s a huge rival team for us,” sophomore Maddy Henry told the Wire Thursday. “We want to go out there and show them who w...

Tri-athletes prepare for the Wisconsin IRONMAN

Tri-athletes prepare for the Wisconsin IRONMAN

Andrew Goldstein, Sports Content Executive
September 5, 2017
Filed under Club sports, Sports, Wire Featured

Jump into the pool at Marquette’s Helfaer Tennis Stadium and Recreation Center and swim 85 full laps. Then, go outside, hop on your bike and ride it from Milwaukee to Appleton, Wisconsin, which is about two hours away by car. Finally, ditch your bike and run east to De Pere, Wisconsin, on the outskirts of Green Bay, roughly a 35-minute drive away.

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Sprecher’s first career goal is deciding factor in win over Central Michigan

Sprecher’s first career goal is deciding factor in win over Central Michigan

John Steppe, Assistant Sports Editor
September 2, 2017
Filed under Sports, Women's Soccer

For over a week, freshman Kylie Sprecher was fixated on one task: scoring her first collegiate goal. The young forward did everything from watching tape to studying veteran forwards like Darian Powell or Carrie Madden while she was on the bench. “I feel like I’m very close (to my first goal)," ...

Summer update: Volleyball players make preseason all-BIG EAST, men’s soccer adds offensive weapon

Summer update: Volleyball players make preseason all-BIG EAST, men’s soccer adds offensive weapon

Andrew Goldstein, Sports Content Executive
August 8, 2017
Filed under Sports, Wire Featured, Women's Basketball

Volleyball third in BIG EAST preseason poll In years past, Marquette volleyball has been a close second to the Creighton Blue Jays in the BIG EAST Conference, both in expectations and actual standings. Now the gap appears to be widening. Marquette dropped to third in the BIG EAST preseason poll, fo...

Golden Eagles Alumni’s Super 16 victory sets up Carrier Classic rematch

Golden Eagles Alumni’s Super 16 victory sets up Carrier Classic rematch

John Steppe, Assistant Sports Editor
July 22, 2017
Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports, Wire Featured

Marquette boarded the USS Yorktown to open the 2012-2013 season against fourth-ranked Ohio State. Marquette would have to deal with Aaron Craft, who led Ohio State to the Final Four, eight months earlier. However, condensation on the court cancelled the game. Marquette hosted Ohio State the follo...

Golden Eagles Alumni dodge upset, earn spot in TBT Super 16

Golden Eagles Alumni dodge upset, earn spot in TBT Super 16

John Steppe, Assistant Sports Editor
July 16, 2017
Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports, Wire Featured

Entering play, Golden Eagles Alumni guard Dwight Buycks did not embrace being the top seed. “I actually hate that we have the number one seed,” he said at the team’s mini-camp. “We’re not going to get relaxed because we have the number one seed. We actually want to act like we have the ...

3-point barrage propels Golden Eagles Alumni into TBT Round of 32

3-point barrage propels Golden Eagles Alumni into TBT Round of 32

John Steppe, Assistant Sports Editor
July 16, 2017
Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports, Sports, Wire Featured

Leading by just three at halftime against the 16th-seeded Midwest Dream Squad, the favored Golden Eagles Alumni found themselves in danger of being on the wrong end of a major upset. “We were relaxed and relied on having more talent than they have, which we can’t do,” guard Dwight Buycks sai...