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Howard scores 23 in BIG EAST debut as MU outlasts Georgetown

Howard scores 23 in BIG EAST debut as MU outlasts Georgetown

John Steppe, Wire Sports Reporter
December 29, 2016
Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

Head coach Steve Wojciechowski joked around with his freshman point guard Wednesday night, sitting alongside media to ask if Howard considers himself a “better dresser or better basketball player.” Marquette’s third-year head coach could afford to have some fun, as his team started the BIG ...

Valentine scores career high as MU eludes in-state upset

Valentine scores career high as MU eludes in-state upset

John Steppe, Wire Sports Reporter
December 19, 2016
Filed under Sports, Women's Basketball

The Marquette Golden Eagles dodged an upset against their crosstown rival, defeating UW-Milwaukee 85-74. Sloppy play and three turnovers in the first two minutes bogged down the Golden Eagles, who were trailing the far inferior Panthers 7-5 at the 5:33 mark in the first quarter. “I just think...

Recruiting scores: Cain’s 42 and 32 exemplify strong week of performances

Recruiting scores: Cain’s 42 and 32 exemplify strong week of performances

John Steppe, Wire Sports Reporter
December 16, 2016
Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

With the high school basketball season now in full swing, here are the latest results from Steve Wojciechowski's targets since Dec. 9: 2017 (Signees) IKE EKE (University of Detroit Jesuit, Michigan) - Eke put up six points in U-D Jesuit’s 77-42 win over Southfield Christian, including an imp...

Green Bay shuts down WBB offense in 15-point victory

Green Bay shuts down WBB offense in 15-point victory

John Hand, Wire Sports Reporter
December 7, 2016
Filed under Game Recaps, MUTV, Sports, Sports, Women's Basketball

After coming back from a successful west coast road trip, Marquette women’s basketball suffered their first loss at the Al McGuire Center 78-63 to Green Bay Tuesday night. Marquette entered the game with the 23rd best offense in the country, but the Phoenix defense was able to contain the usual ...

Volleyball falls in first round of BIG EAST Tournament

Volleyball falls in first round of BIG EAST Tournament

John Hand, Sports Reporter
November 25, 2016
Filed under Sports, Volleyball

Following a 3-1 (25-16, 25-20, 25-15, 25-19) loss to Xavier in the BIG EAST Tournament, Marquette women’s volleyball now has to wait until Sunday to learn if they will play again this season. The Golden Eagles finished the year with a 23-8 record. The team will find out if that record is good enough...

Meet Dr. Xavier Cole

Meet Dr. Xavier Cole

Stephanie Harte, Editor of the Marquette Journal
November 17, 2016
Filed under Journal, News

Xavier Cole, the vice president for student affairs, went down to the basement of Varsity Theatre Sunday, Aug. 28 to audition for the Marquette band program, just like any other student. After performing his prepared piece for band director Erik Janners, Cole was placed in the wind ensemble. He...

EDITORIAL: Marquette must stand against post-election violence and hate

EDITORIAL: Marquette must stand against post-election violence and hate

November 15, 2016
Filed under Editorials, Election 2016, Opinions, Wire Featured

Donald Trump’s presidential election victory last week seems to have already sparked acts of hatred and racism around the country, with some extremely troubling incidents occurring on college campuses. At the University of Wisconsin-Lacrosse, several students of color reported that they found of...

Niemann gets 1,000th kill as volleyball defeats Seton Hall

Niemann gets 1,000th kill as volleyball defeats Seton Hall

John Hand, Sports Reporter
November 13, 2016
Filed under Sports, Volleyball

Marquette women’s volleyball needed four sets, but they were eventually able to defeat Seton Hall 3-1 (25-13, 25-19, 25-17, 25-22) on Saturday. The victory was extra special because Saturday was Senior Day for the Golden Eagles. “It’s big for (the seniors),” said head coach Ryan Theis....

Homecoming through the ages

Homecoming through the ages

Kaitlin Majeski, A&E Reporter
October 7, 2016
Filed under Arts & Entertainment

  Homecoming is a tradition on university campuses across the country. Each year, students come together to show school pride and celebrate with events typically leading up to a football game against a major rival. Without a football team, Marquette's Homecoming planners have had their w...

Podcast: Columnists Hughes, McCarthy discuss Tuesday night’s vice presidential debate

Podcast: Columnists Hughes, McCarthy discuss Tuesday night’s vice presidential debate

Morgan Hughes, Ryan McCarthy, and Michael Cummings
October 7, 2016
Filed under Election 2016, Opinions, Radio, Wire Featured

Assistant Opinions Editor Mike Cummings moderates discussion on Tuesday night's vice presidential debate between Governor Mike Pence and Senator Tim Kaine. Columnists Ryan McCarthy and Morgan Hughes analyze highs and lows for each candidate and discuss the impact that vice presidential debates have on...

Panel carries on Foley’s legacy

Panel carries on Foley’s legacy

Sophie Bolichq, News Reporter
October 5, 2016
Filed under Arts & Entertainment

“Jim had an interest in civilians, in the everyday person. He was always doing things for the underdog, telling their stories,” Tom Durkin, a longtime friend of Foley and adjunct professor of English, said while speaking at an "On the Issues" panel discussion, “Freelancing on the Front Lines.” The discussion happened Tuesday, Sept. 27, and was a collaboration between Marquette University and the Milwaukee Film Festival.

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VAKULSKAS: Safe spaces hurt students in long run

VAKULSKAS: Safe spaces hurt students in long run

Abby Vakulskas, Columnist
October 4, 2016
Filed under Opinions, Wire Featured

In what has turned out to be a controversial move, many colleges are choosing to call their campuses "safe spaces." These schools adopt practices in order to protect victims of sexual assault, LGBT students and others who may feel vulnerable to discrimination. Some are more stringent than others,...