Marquette Wire

Lehman, team pursuit team finishes eighth, has one race remaining in Olympic Games

Lehman, team pursuit team finishes eighth, has one race remaining in Olympic Games

Brendan Ploen, Assistant Sports Editor
February 18, 2018
Filed under Sports

Emery Lehman and the United States men's team pursuit trio finished in last place out of eight teams Sunday in the quarterfinal round. Team USA was paired with the reigning gold medal winners and speedskating powerhouse Netherlands in the first round. From the opening lap, the Dutch dominated the...

Gesu, Marquette parking dispute settled

Gesu, Marquette parking dispute settled

Caroline White, News Reporter
February 17, 2018
Filed under Metro & Politics, News, Religion, Wire Featured

The parking dispute between Gesu and Marquette was resolved, according to a letter posted on the Church of the Gesu's website and signed by Fr. Jim Flaherty, head pastor of Gesu, and university President, Michael Lovell.

Hiedeman’s 26 points lead Marquette past Villanova

Hiedeman’s 26 points lead Marquette past Villanova

Chris Reisner, Assistant Sports Producer
February 16, 2018
Filed under Sports, Women's Basketball

A season-high 26 points from junior guard Natisha Hiedeman and a late surge of offense led Marquette to a 90-69 win over Villanova Friday afternoon at the Al McGuire Center. “Everybody was just doing their part,” Hiedeman said. “We had a gameplan going in and we just executed it very well.” ...

Mary Kate Hartung on “Finding Neverland”

Mary Kate Hartung on “Finding Neverland”

Kelli Arseneau, A&E Reporter
February 15, 2018
Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Actress Mary Kate Hartung joined the cast four months ago, taking on the role of Wendy/ensemble as a replacement. After a whirlwind two-week rehearsal process, Hartung was integrated into the cast that had already been touring across the country performing for a year prior.

Marquette Wire announces lacrosse broadcast schedule

Marquette Wire announces lacrosse broadcast schedule

Wire Sports Staff
February 14, 2018
Filed under Men's Lacrosse, Sports, Women's Lacrosse

The Marquette Wire will be following up on a successful season of student-produced fall athletics broadcasts by producing two men’s lacrosse games and two women’s lacrosse games. Senior Matthew Unger and sophomore Tom Hillmeyer will continue to direct these broadcasts with Wire personnel as on-air...

Dancers upset over lack of space

Dancers upset over lack of space

Rachel Harmon, Projects Reporter
February 13, 2018
Filed under News, News, Wire Featured

Last year's installment of the on-campus Sendik's Fresh2Go replaced a favorite rehearsal space of many dance groups, displacing many dancers and frustrating some members with the remaining rehearsal options.

King scores 25 to lead Marquette over Butler

King scores 25 to lead Marquette over Butler

Chris Reisner, Sports Staff Writer
February 11, 2018
Filed under Sports, Women's Basketball

Danielle King put on a show against the Butler Bulldogs Sunday, dropping a season-high 25 points and knocking down five 3-pointers to lead Marquette to a 78-59 victory  King made the Bulldogs play at her pace, pushing the ball in transition and causing problems for a Butler team that prefers to p...

Emery Lehman finishes 21st in 5,000 meter race

Emery Lehman finishes 21st in 5,000 meter race

Brendan Ploen, Assistant Sports Editor
February 11, 2018
Filed under Sports, Wire Featured

It was a rough afternoon for Emery Lehman's first go-around at the Gangneung Oval in Pyeongchang, South Korea. The junior in the College of Engineering came in 21st out of 22 in the 5,000-meter race. Lehman was in the event's second pairing, skating against Japan's Ryosuke Tsuchiya. Lehman officially...

Dominant second quarter pushes Marquette past Xavier

Dominant second quarter pushes Marquette past Xavier

Chris Reisner, Sports Staff Writer
February 9, 2018
Filed under Sports, Women's Basketball

A 29-9 scoring advantage in the second quarter propelled Marquette to an 80-63 road victory over Xavier Friday night. The Musketeers (9-16, 2-12 BIG EAST) sneaked out of the first quarter with a 14-12 lead, but the lead did not last long. Marquette came out on fire in the proceeding minutes. An...

PREVIEW: Golden Eagles looking to stop losing streak

PREVIEW: Golden Eagles looking to stop losing streak

Brendan Ploen, Assistant Sports Editor
February 7, 2018
Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

Marquette is on its worst run of the season, having lost four straight with a tough road game against BIG EAST foe Seton Hall ahead. The Golden Eagles (13-10, 4-7 in BIG EAST) are looking to rebound after a National Marquette Day downer against Providence while the Pirates (17-6, 6-4 in BIG EAST)...

Two college kids cheer on, jeer at Super Bowl Lll commercials

Two college kids cheer on, jeer at Super Bowl Lll commercials

Dan O'Keefe and Rome Gandelsman
February 6, 2018
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Viewpoints

Overall though, I think this year's commercials were just a weak group saved by the revolutionary Tide campaign.

Lehman thinks new skin suits could make big difference for Team USA

Lehman thinks new skin suits could make big difference for Team USA

Brendan Ploen, Assistant Sports Editor
February 6, 2018
Filed under Sports

College of Engineering junior and U.S. Speedskating Olympian Emery Lehman believes that the new skin suits made by Under Armour will make a big difference for the U.S. to return to the podium.