The student news site of Marquette University

Marquette Wire

The student news site of Marquette University

Marquette Wire

The student news site of Marquette University

Marquette Wire

2022-2023 Staff

Andrew Amouzou
Executive Director

Andrew Amouzou

Andrew is the Executive Director of the Wire. He is a senior from Schaumburg, IL studying journalism and minoring in digital media. In his free time, Andrew enjoys playing basketball with friends, going to the gym, and listenin...

Megan Woolard
Managing Editor of the Marquette Tribune

Megan Woolard

Megan is the Managing Editor of the Marquette Tribune at the Wire. She is a junior from Portland, OR studying journalism and English literature. In her free time, Megan enjoys collecting CD's. She is a huge fan of the Port...

Kimberly Cook
Managing Editor of the Marquette Journal

Kimberly Cook

Kimberly is the Managing Editor of the Marquette Journal at the Wire. She is a senior from Cary, IL studying journalism and English literature and minoring in creative writing. In her free time, Kimberly enjoys reading and...

Emily Bittman
General Manager for Marquette Radio

Emily Bittman

Emily is the General Manager for Marquette Radio at the Wire. She is a senior from La Grange, IL studying accounting and finance. In her free time, Emily enjoys knitting and baking. This year Emily is looking forward to g...

Sarah Richardson
General Manager for MUTV

Sarah Richardson

Sarah is the General Manager for MUTV at the Wire. She is a junior from Streamwood, IL studying journalism and minoring in marketing. In her free time, Sarah enjoys waterskiing and is passionate about the history of music....

Hope Moses
Editor of Diversity and Inclusion

Hope Moses

Hope is the Editor of Diversity and Inclusion at the Wire. She is a junior from Milwaukee, WI studying journalism and minoring in peace studies. In her free time, Hope enjoys spoken word and poetry, photography, and tennis...

Randi Haseman
Content Coach

Randi Haseman

Randi is Marquette Wire's content coach, a new position dedicated to fact-checking, finding sources and guiding new reporters. She will graduate from Marquette University in December 2022 with a bachelor's degree in journalism...

Julia Abuzzahab
Executive News Editor

Julia Abuzzahab

Julia is the Executive New Editor at the Wire. She is a junior from Wausau, WI studying journalism and minoring in film & media studies. In her free time, Julia enjoys playing the piano. This year Julia is looking fo...

Hannah Hernandez
Assistant News Editor

Hannah Hernandez

Hannah is the Assistant News Editor at the Wire. She is a senior from Milwaukee, WI studying journalism and minoring in Spanish and writing intensive English. In her free time, Hannah enjoys spending time with friends and f...

Sophia Tiedge
News Reporter

Sophia Tiedge

Sophia is a News Reporter at the Wire. She is a first-year from Arlington Heights, IL studying journalism. In her free time, Sophia enjoys reading, working out and going to new places with her friends. This year Sophia is l...

Erin Howard
News Reporter

Erin Howard

Erin is a News Reporter at the Wire. She is a first-year from Clarendon Hills, IL studying digital media. In her free time, Erin enjoys working out, listening to music, and going to concerts. This year Erin is looking forward ...

Clara Lebrón
News Reporter

Clara Lebrón

Clara is a news reporter at the Wire. She is a sophomore from Guaynabo, Puerto Rico studying journalism and minoring in health studies. Clara has watched Iron Man 2 many times. This year Clara is looking forward to growin...

Isabel Bonebrake
Chief Photographer

Isabel Bonebrake

Isabel is the Chief Photographer for the Marquette Wire and oversees the photo desk. She is a junior from Frankfort, IL majoring in journalism and minoring in digital media. She enjoys reading, listening to music, and attending...

Forster Goodrich
Staff Photographer

Forster Goodrich

Forster is a Staff Photographer at the Wire. He is a first-year from Lyme, NH as an undecided major in the college of communication. In his free time, Forster enjoys the outdoors, sports, and taking photos of anything! This ye...

Katie Craig
Staff Photographer

Katie Craig

Katie is a Staff Photographer at the Wire. She is a first-year from Lakeville, MN studying digital media and minoring in advertising. In her free time, Katie enjoys photography and hanging out with her friends. This yea...

Keifer Russell
Staff Photographer

Keifer Russell

Keifer is a Staff Photographer at the Wire. He is a sophomore from Whitefish Bay, WI studying digital media and minoring in public relations. In his free time, Keifer enjoys rock climbing and photography. This year Keifer...

Alex DeBuhr
Staff Photographer

Alex DeBuhr

Alex is a staff photographer at the Wire. He is a sophomore from Bartlett, IL studying digital media. In his free time, Alex enjoys swimming, photography, video editing, and production. This year Alex is looking forward to...

Skyler Chun
Executive Investigative Editor

Skyler Chun

Skyler is the Executive Investigative Editor at the Wire. She is a senior from Aiea, Hawaii studying journalism and international affairs and minoring in digital media In her free time, Skyler enjoys hanging out with friends, playin...

Connor Baldwin
Assistant Investigative Editor

Connor Baldwin

Connor is an Assistant Investigative Editor at the Wire. He is a sophomore from Penacook, NH studying digital media. In his free time, Connor enjoys hiking mountains. This year Connor is looking forward to writing some kill...

Jolan Kruse
Investigative Reporter

Jolan Kruse

Jolan is an Investigative Reporter at the Wire. She is a sophomore from Arlington Heights, IL studying journalism. In her free time, Jolan enjoys traveling, trying new foods, and being a plant mom. This year Jolan is looking...

Nancy Flaherty
Executive Social Media Producer

Nancy Flaherty

Nancy is the Executive Social Media Producer at the Wire. She is a junior from Watertown, SD studying public relations. In her free time, Nancy enjoys all things pop culture, sharks, and she makes memes of the Wire staff. ...

Grace Cady
Executive Opinions Editor

Grace Cady

Grace is the Executive Opinions Editor at the Wire. She is a junior from Delafield, WI studying journalism and minoring in political science. In her free time, Grace enjoys reading, writing, shopping, and hiking. This yea...

Tim Littau
MUTV Executive News Producer

Tim Littau

Tim is a MUTV Executive News Producer at the Wire. He is a senior from Deerfield, IL studying journalism and digital media. Tim also covers horse racing and motorsports on Marquette Radio. This year Tim is looking forwar...

Andrew Hubbuch
Assistant MUTV Multimedia News Journalist

Andrew Hubbuch

Andrew is a News Multimedia Journalist at the Wire. He is a junior from Algonquin, IL studying digital media. In his free time, Andrew enjoys watching movies and exploring new places. This year Andrew is looking forward to wo...

TJ Dysart
Assistant MUTV Multimedia News Journalist

TJ Dysart

TJ is a News Multimedia Journalist at the Wire. He is a sophomore from Boston, MA studying journalism and minoring in criminology. In his free time, TJ enjoys listening to music, hanging out with friends, and having a good...

John Leuzzi
Executive Sports Editor

John Leuzzi

John Leuzzi is the Executive Sports Editor for the Marquette Wire. He is a senior from Mount Laurel, New Jersey, majoring in journalism and minoring in digital media. You can follow his coverage on Twitter @JohnLeuzziMU. His...

Ben Schultz
Assistant Sports Editor

Ben Schultz

Ben is an Assistant Sports Editor at the Wire. He is a senior from Wauwatosa, WI studying journalism. In his free time, Ben enjoys golfing. This year Ben is looking forward to telling the stories of student athletes....

Ava Mares
Assistant Sports Editor

Ava Mares

Ava is an Assistant Sports Editor at the Wire. She is a junior from Andover, MN studying journalism and minoring in pre-law. In her free time, Ava enjoys crocheting This year Ava is looking forward to live remotes at the ...

Kaylynn Wright
Sports Reporter

Kaylynn Wright

Kaylynn is a Sports Reporter at the Wire. She is a first-year from Menomonee Falls, WI studying journalism. In her free time, Kaylynn enjoys watching baseball, her favorite teams are the San Francisco Giants, Boston Red Sox and th...

John Gunville
Sports Reporter

John Gunville

John is a Sports Reporter at the Wire. He is a senior from Hartland, WI studying international affairs and Spanish and minoring in economics. In his free time, John enjoys playing on the Birdhouse ultimate frisbee team and h...

Benjamin Hanson
Sports Reporter

Benjamin Hanson

Benjamin is a Sports Reporter at the Wire. He is a first-year from Minneapolis, MN studying journalism and minoring in advertising and digital media.  In his free time, Benjamin enjoys skiing, creative writing and playing on...

Catherine Fink
Sports Reporter

Catherine Fink

Catherine is a Sports Reporter at the Wire. She is a sophomore from Milwaukee, WI studying corporate communication and minoring in information systems and German. In her free time, Catherine enjoys playing sports, traveling, ka...

Jack Albright
Sports Reporter

Jack Albright

Jack is a Sports Reporter at the Wire. He  is a first-year from Charlton, Massachusetts studying journalism In his free time, Jack enjoys watching sports. He also wants to travel the world and learn another language. This ...

Trevor Hilson
Sports Reporter

Trevor Hilson

Trevor is a sport reporter at the Wire.He is a first-year from Muskegon, Michigan studying journalism. In his free time, he enjoys sports but especially golf. He intends to attend every basketball game this school year. ...

Jackson Gross
MUR Sports Audio Producer

Jackson Gross

Jackson is the MUR Sports Audio Producer at the Wire. He is a senior from Wheeling, IL studying journalism and minoring in digital media. In his free time, Jackson enjoys playing and watching sports, Star Wars, and video games...

Kristin Parisi
MUTV Executive Sports Producer

Kristin Parisi

Kristin is the MUTV Executive Sports Producer at the Wire. She is a junior from Ellicott City, Maryland studying journalism and minoring in digital media. In her free time, Kristin enjoys hanging out with friends, basketball, fo...

Izzy Fonfara Drewel
Executive Arts & Entertainment Editor

Izzy Fonfara Drewel

Izzy is the Executive Arts & Entertainment Editor at the Wire. She is a sophomore from Papillion, NE studying journalism and minoring in music and Spanish language. In her free time, Izzy enjoys playing trumpet in the Marquette U...

Phoebe Goebel
Assistant Arts & Entertainment Editor

Phoebe Goebel

Phoebe is the Assistant Arts & Entertainment Reporter at the Wire. She is a sophomore from Hinsdale, IL studying journalism. In her free time, Phoebe enjoys thrifting and can solve a Rubik's cube in less than one minute....

Will Eikenbary
Assistant Arts & Entertainment Editor

Will Eikenbary

Will is an Assistant Arts & Entertainment Editor at the Wire. They are a sophomore from Omaha, NE studying digital media, advertising and philosophy. In their free time, Will enjoys exploring downtown Milwaukee and being in...

Lauren Puthoff
Arts & Entertainment Reporter

Lauren Puthoff

Lauren is an Arts & Entertainment Reporter at the Wire. She is a first-year from Bettendorf, IA studying construction engineering. In her free time, Lauren enjoys spending time with her dog, listening to music, and tryi...

Angelina Galullo
Arts & Entertainment Reporter

Angelina Galullo

Angelina is an Arts & Entertainment Reporter at the Wire. She is a junior from Chicago, IL studying journalism and minoring in digital media. In her free time, Angelina enjoys concerts, cooking Italian food with her fam...

Avi Rajvanshi
Live Broadcast Director

Avi Rajvanshi

Avi is the Live Broadcast Director at the Wire. He is a senior from Seattle, WA studying corporate communications. In his free time, Avi enjoys music, playing sports, and food. This year Avi is looking forward to the community...

Richie Lyons
Production Director

Richie Lyons

Richie is a Production Director at the Wire. He is a junior from Pittsburgh, PA studying digital media. In his free time, Richie enjoys sports. This year Richie is looking forward to teaching his assistants....

Emily Sacco
Assistant MUR General Manager

Emily Sacco

Emily is the Assistant MUR General Manager at the Wire. She is a senior from Chicago, IL studying journalism and minoring in psychology.  In her free time, Emily enjoys reading fantasy and writing poetry. This year Emily is...

Anna Houston
Marquette Radio Publicist

Anna Houston

Anna is the Marquette Radio Publicist at the Wire. She is a senior from Arlington Heights, IL studying corporate communication and public relations and minoring in communication studies. In her free time, Anna enjoys listening to m...

Rashad Alexander
Music Director

Rashad Alexander

Rashad is the music director for MUR at the Wire. He is a senior from Chicago, IL studying journalism and minoring in writing intensive English. In his free time, Rashad plays bass clarinet in the Marquette band and is als...

Sam Baughn
Assistant Music Director

Sam Baughn

Sam is the Assistant Music Director for MUR at the Wire. He is a sophomore from Stoughton, WI studying digital media and minoring in English literature. In his free time, Sam enjoys cooking and baking. He also enjoys collectin...

Lunden Davis
Assistant MUTV Multimedia Sports Journalist

Lunden Davis

Lunden is the Assistant MUTV Multimedia Sports Journalist at the Wire. He is a first-year from Milwaukee, WI studying journalism and minoring in digital media. In his free time, Lunden enjoys watching the NBA and playing any...

Caroline Johnson
Assistant MUTV Multimedia Sports Journalists

Caroline Johnson

Caroline is a Sports Multimedia Journalist at the Wire. She is a junior from Homewood, IL studying digital media and minoring in advertising. In her free time, Caroline enjoys working out, listening to music, and making play...

Patrick Curran
MUTV Executive Arts & Entertainment Producer

Patrick Curran

Patrick is the Executive Entertainment Producer at the Wire. He is a junior from Wilmette, IL studying digital media and minoring in public relations In his free time, Patrick enjoys watching movies and hanging out with fri...

Grace Lambertsen
Assistant MUTV Multimedia Entertainment Journalist

Grace Lambertsen

Grace is an Assistant MUTV Multimedia Entertainment Journalist at the Wire. She is a junior from Lake Zurich, IL studying writing intensive English and digital media and minoring in film. In her free time, Grace enjoys watching and ...

Caroline Bennett
Assistant MUTV Multimedia Entertainment Journalist

Caroline Bennett

Caroline is the Assistant MUTV Multimedia Entertainment Journalist at the Wire. She is a junior from Wilmette, IL studying digital media and minoring in political science and business. In her free time, Caroline enjoys all things...

Clare Lindstrom
MUR A&E Audio Producer

Clare Lindstrom

Clare is the Arts & Entertainment Audio Producer for MUR at the Wire. She is a junior from Winnetka, IL studying digital media and minoring in music and business. In her free time, Clare enjoys playing guitar and going to conce...

RJ Siano
Design Chief

RJ Siano

RJ is the Design Chief at the Wire. He is a sophomore from Massachusetts studying advertising with a minor is graphic design and history. In his free time, he enjoys running and writing fiction. This year RJ is looking forward...

Erin Schneider
Designer

Erin Schneider

Erin is a Designer at the Wire. She is a sophomore from Grafton, WI studying advertising. In her free time, Erin enjoys hiking, journaling, and art. This year Erin is looking forward to the community at the Wire....

Lily Werner
Designer

Lily Werner

Lily is a designer at the Wire. She is a junior from Barrington, IL studying advertising and minoring in marketing and graphic design. In her free time, Lily enjoys going to concerts, water skiing, and spending time with he...

Emily Reinhardt
Copy Chief

Emily Reinhardt

Emily is the Copy Chief at the Wire. She is a junior from West Allis, WI studying history and minoring in criminology & law studies and peace studies In her free time, Emily enjoys knitting and reading books. This year E...

Briana Nelson
Copy Editor

Briana Nelson

Briana is a Copy Editor at the Wire. She is a junior from Colorado Spring, CO studying psychology and journalism. In her free time, Briana enjoys hiking, spending time with her dog, and reading. This year Briana is lookin...

Cait Flynn
Copy Editor

Cait Flynn

Cait is a Copy Editor at the Wire. She is a junior from Michigan studying journalism and minoring in social welfare and justice In her free time, Cait enjoys reading, watching sitcoms, and using the oxford comma off the clock. ...

Jack Connelly
Copy Editor

Jack Connelly

Jack is a Copy Editor at the Wire. He is a senior from Elk Grove Village, IL studying journalism and digital media. In his free time, Jack enjoys filmmaking and going on walks. This year Jack is looking forward to hanging ou...

Maeve Nolan
Copy Editor

Maeve Nolan

Maeve is a copy editor at the Wire. She is a sophomore from Cedarburg, WI studying English writing intensive and public relations. In her free time, Maeve enjoys playing guitar and piano and reading. This year Maeve is loo...

Laura Niezgoda is a junior studying communications and criminology & law studies and minoring in English literature.
Assistant Opinions Editor

Laura Niezgoda

Laura is the Assistant Opinions Editor at the Wire. She is a junior from Greendale, WI studying communications and criminology & law studies and minoring in English literature. In her free time, Laura enjoys rock climbing...

Ivy Wen
Production Assistant

Ivy Wen

Ivy is a Production Assistant at the Wire. She is a senior from China studying digital media and minoring in public relations In her free time, Ivy enjoys listening to music and editing videos. This year Ivy is looking for...

Luke McDonnell
Production Assistant

Luke McDonnell

Luke is a Production Assistant at the Wire. He is a sophomore from Wilmette, IL studying digital media. In his free time, Luke enjoys hanging out with his cat. This year Luke is looking forward to getting more hands on exp...

Jacob Flippins
Production Assistant

Jacob Flippins

Jacob is a Production Assistant at the Wire. He is a first-year from Louisville, KY studying digital media. In his free time, Jacob enjoys playing basketball and hanging out with friends. This year Jacob wants to continue to ...

Trinity Burgess
Assistant Live Broadcast Director and Opinions Columnist

Trinity Burgess

Trinity is an Assistant Live Broadcast Director and an Opinions Columnist at the Wire. She is a sophomore from Hoffman Estates, IL studying journalism and political science. In her free time, Trinity enjoys painting and she has a twin bro...

Kirsten Lyons
Opinions Columnist

Kirsten Lyons

Kirsten is an opinions Columnist at the Wire. She is a first-year from Minnesota studying journalism. In her free time, Kirsten enjoys playing ukulele and knitting. This year Kirsten is looking forward to getting better at...

Krisha Patel
Opinions Columnist

Krisha Patel

Krisha is an Opinions Columnist at the Wire. She is a senior from Elk Grove Village, IL studying nursing and minoring in Spanish. A fun fact about Krisha is that she has a black belt in karate. This year Krisha is looking...

Adrian Fraga
MUTV Sports Multimedia Journalist

Adrian Fraga

Adrian is a Sports Multimedia Journalist at the Wire. He is a first-year from Miami, FL studying communications. In his free time, Adrian enjoys cooking and drawing. This year Adrian is looking forward to the experience ...

Emma Kroll
MUTV Sports Multimedia Journalist

Emma Kroll

Emma is a Sports Multimedia Journalist at the Wire. She is a first-year from Janesville, WI studying journalism. In her free time, Emma enjoys baseball, playing The Sims, composing music, and sports. This year Emma is lo...

Kiley Brockway
News Multimedia Journalist

Kiley Brockway

Kiley is a News Multimedia Journalist at the Wire. She is a first-year from Vernon Hills, IL studying history. In her free time, Kiley enjoys visiting museums, watching movies and collecting notebooks. This year Kiley is looki...