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ARSENEAU: A rediscovered passion

Kelli Arseneau, Managing Editor of the Marquette Journal
May 4, 2021
The production was held on the corner of Central Mall near the Helfaer Theatre and Lalumiere Hall.

ARSENEAU: “Antigone” brings captivating outdoor theater to campus

Kelli Arseneau, Managing Editor of the Journal
April 22, 2021
Marquette University Student Government and Black Student Council organized a Zoom call with actress Yara Shahidi Sunday, Nov. 1. Photo courtesy MUSG.

MUSG and BSC host Zoom discussion with ‘Grown-ish’ actress

Kelli Arseneau, Managing Editor of the Marquette Journal
November 10, 2020
Students rushed to Sendiks Fresh2Go to get groceries before the mandatory quarantine.

Schroeder residents react to unexpected quarantine

Kelli Arseneau, Managing Editor of the Marquette Journal
September 15, 2020
Custodians and student employees and worked to help prepare residence halls for the fall semester.

Cleaning the University

Kelli Arseneau, Managing Editor of the Journal
August 24, 2020
A photo of the Church of Gesu at Marquette University.

Class of 2020’s graduation canceled

Kelli Arseneau, Managing Editor of the Marquette Journal
August 5, 2020
Protestors speak to police officers standing outside the Milwaukee Police Administration Building.

Black Student Council hosts march to Milwaukee police station

Kelli Arseneau, Managing Editor of the Marquette Journal
July 3, 2020
The DNC will take place over four nights, with programming from 8-10 p.m.

Democratic National Convention moved to Wisconsin Center, will be mostly virtual

Kelli Arseneau, Managing Editor of the Marquette Journal
June 24, 2020
Students host community art event, call on university to support black population

Students host community art event, call on university to support black population

Kelli Arseneau, Managing Editor of the Marquette Journal
June 13, 2020
A photo of the Church of Gesu at Marquette University.

Faculty express concerns over university furloughs, financial decisions

Kelli Arseneau, Assistant News Editor
April 24, 2020

DNC Lookouts

Kelli Arseneau, Assistant News Editor
April 22, 2020
MUPD officers stand six feet apart and have meetings in areas with open air, like the parking garage, in order to maintain social distancing.

MUPD takes precautions during pandemic

Kelli Arseneau, Assistant News Editor
April 17, 2020
SPARK will be online this summer.

BREAKING: SPARK will move to online format this summer

Kelli Arseneau, Assistant News Editor
April 9, 2020
Brian Troyer, dean of admissions, said students have other options now that physical tours are not available.

Prospective students face barriers due to COVID-19 pandemic

Kelli Arseneau, Assistant News Editor
March 31, 2020
President Lovell announced the co-chairs of the Commission on Racial Equity.

University considers alternative grading system for online semester

Kelli Arseneau, Assistant News Editor
March 27, 2020
Marquette announced it would be increasing residence hall costs. Marquette Wire stock photo

COVID-19 affects student housing

Kelli Arseneau, Assistant News Editor
March 19, 2020
The Office of Disability Services is located on the fifth floor of the 707 Building.

Students face issues with attendance

Kelli Arseneau, Assistant News Editor
February 25, 2020
Marquette Wire Stock Photo

Students continue efforts to increase diversity in Counseling Center

Kelli Arseneau, Assistant News Editor
February 18, 2020
Porowski is well known for his role in Queer Eye.

Photo courtesy of MUSG

“Queer Eye” member Antoni Porowski comes to Marquette

Kelli Arseneau, Assistant News Editor
February 11, 2020
The original demonstration policy was issued in May.

Revised demonstration policy expected this week

Kelli Arseneau, Assistant News Editor
February 11, 2020
Ed Fallone has worked for the law school since 1992. 

Photo courtesy of Chelsea Cross

Law professor runs for Wisconsin Supreme Court

Kelli Arseneau, Assistant News Editor
February 4, 2020
This photo was taken at an Academic Senate meeting last academic year. The Academic Senate met virtually Monday to discuss the fall semester, enrollment and numerous other issues.

Demonstration policy to be finalized in February

Kelli Arseneau, Assistant News Editor
January 28, 2020
The organization’s first official meeting will be Jan. 30 at 7 P.M.

Transfer Student Organization fosters community, support

Kelli Arseneau, Assistant News Editor
January 28, 2020
Mayor Tom Barrett spoke with host Mike Gousha at On The Issues in October.

Mayor Tom Barrett runs for fifth term

Kelli Arseneau, Assistant News Editor
January 21, 2020
Marquette University Police Department will begin to wear body cameras.


Marquette Wire stock photo.

Police Chief Hudson’s first year focus on cura personalis

Kelli Arseneau, Assistant News Editor
January 14, 2020
The Pabst Mansion, located at 2000 W. Wisconsin Ave., is decorated for the holiday season.

MKE offers budget-friendly winter activities

Kelli Arseneau, Arts & Entertainment Assistant Editor
December 3, 2019
Instagram launched a test run of removing the number of likes last week. Photo via Max Pixel.

Instagram makes number of likes invisible

Kelli Arseneau, Arts & Entertainment Assistant Editor
November 19, 2019
For some, grilled cheese served as a childhood staple that could be varied from meal to meal.

A Quest to find Mom’s Grilled Cheese in MKE

Kelli Arseneau, A&E Assistant Editor
November 13, 2019
Lily Wieringa, a junior in the College of Arts & Sciences, eats a salad in The Commons dining hall.

Life Beyond the Traditional Meal Plan

Kelli Arseneau, A&E Assistant Editor
November 13, 2019
The cast of irreverent, comedic nuns includes, listed from left to right, actors Kelley Faulkner, Lachrisa Grandberry, Melody Betts, Veronica Garza and Candace Thomas.

‘Nunsense’ defies conventional humor

Kelli Arseneau, Arts & Entertainment Assistant Editor
November 12, 2019
Bob Schram, two-time Marquette alumnus and adjunct instructor in the College of Communication, is a seasoned stand-up comedian and sketch writer.

Course to offer opportunities, create laughs

Kelli Arseneau, Arts & Entertainment Assistant Editor
November 5, 2019
Caramel apples can be topped with various drizzles and candies. Photo courtesy of Beth Parkansky.

Holiday celebrates tasty treats, spooky sweets

Kelli Arseneau, A&E Assistant Editor
October 29, 2019
Some locations have bulletin boards and racks of flyers that provide promotional opportunities for local events.

Hot drinks, harmonies create intimate venue

Kelli Arseneau, A&E Assistant Editor
October 22, 2019
Matt Maeson invited the Technicolors lead singer Brennan Smiley back up to the stage later in the night to collaborate on a The Killers cover.

[Photo] Ultimate guide to concert at Turner Hall

Grace Schneider, Arts & Entertainment Assistant Editor
October 25, 2019
Glow Bingo was in the event lineup when Homecoming returned to campus in 2016. Marquette Wire stock photo.

Glow Bingo offers exclusive prizes

Kelli Arseneau, A&E Assistant Editor
October 1, 2019
The musicals company includes, listed from left to right, Alex Hatcher, Clay Roberts, Jacob Burns, Devin Richey, Alex Hayden Miller and Marquette College of Communication alumnus Nick Parrott.

‘West Side Story’ highlights raw life truths

Kelli Arseneau, A&E Assistant Editor
September 24, 2019
Film festival examines minority health topics

Film festival examines minority health topics

Kelli Arseneau, Arts & Entertainment Assistant Editor
September 17, 2019
The monthly market brings attendees and performers alike to the heart of Milwaukee. Photo courtesy of NEWaukee.

NEWaukee Night Market attracts diverse lineup

Kelli Arseneau, A&E Assistant Editor
September 10, 2019
The group returned from the trip determined to build a school in Haiti.

Photo courtesy of Steven Duclaire

Sustain the Future aims to create environmentally friendly communities

Kelli Arseneau, Assistant Arts and Entertainment Editor
September 10, 2019
Crossing guards will be implemented this fall.

Photo courtesy of Wikimedia

University launches Pedestrian Safety Initiative

Kelli Arseneau, Arts & Entertainment Assistant Editor
September 3, 2019
The unGALA switches venues periodically, and this year the event will take place at the We Energies Public Service Building.

Haggerty’s unGALA celebrates surrealism

Kelli Arseneau, Arts & Entertainment Assistant Editor
September 3, 2019
Xavier Cole, vice president for student affairs, and Mikey Wilson, senior in the College of Nursing, lead Bingo at orientation.

Upperclassmen reflect on beginnings

Kelli Arseneau, Arts & Entertainment Assistant Editor
August 27, 2019
Tremmel has been known to drive around on his motorcycle with several of his dogs over the years.
Photo courtesy of Molly the Motorcycle Dog Facebook

Motorcycle dog brings joy to Milwaukee community

Kelli Arseneau, A&E Assistant Editor
April 30, 2019
Purple Door will host a Full Moon Party this Friday where they will give away free mini cones of their newest flavor, Purple Moon.

Purple Door releases new ice cream flavor

Kelli Arseneau, Arts & Entertainment Assistant Editor
April 16, 2019
From left: Sophomore actor Jackson Hoemann, junior actor Cooper Adams, and Director Maureen Kilmurry chat after a Sunday afternoon rehearsal The Rivals, which opens Friday.

Marquette Theatre’s ‘The Rivals’ opens Friday

Kelli Arseneau, Arts & Entertainment Assistant Editor
April 2, 2019
The mural will be located outside the Dunkin Donuts at the corner of James Lovell Street and Wisconsin Avenue. 
Photo courtesy of Milwaukee Downtown, BID No. 21

Milwaukee Downtown searches for artist

Kelli Arseneau, A&E Assistant Editor
March 26, 2019

Abodes of the Arts

Kelli Arseneau, Assistant A&E Editor
March 20, 2019
The Saoirse Irish Dance team has a showcase March 31. 
Photo courtesy of Saoirse Irish Dance Team

Jesuit faculty share true meaning of St. Patrick’s Day

Kelli Arseneau, Arts & Entertainment Assistant Editor
March 19, 2019
Girl Scout cookies vary from region to region based on their names, their appearances, their tastes and even their recipes. Two different companies make the cookies for all of the U.S.

Girl Scout cookie sales have sweeter significance

Kelli Arseneau, A&E Assistant Editor
March 5, 2019
Fiddler on the Roof will be at the Marcus Center through Sunday.

National Tour of ‘Fiddler on the Roof’ at Marcus Center through Sunday

Kelli Arseneau, Arts & Entertainment Assistant Editor
February 15, 2019
The Naturals celebrate their ICCA quarterfinal victory in Chicago Jan. 26. Next they will have to prepare for the semifinals in Chicago March 16. 
Photo courtesy of Twitter

Naturals crowned ICCA quarterfinal champs

Kelli Arseneau, A&E Assistant Editor
February 5, 2019

Seniors strive to eat pasta with 526 new people

Kelli Arseneau, Arts & Entertainment Assistant Editor
January 29, 2019
Aguirre shared a photo of Madrid City Hall from her first week abroad.

Students dish on first impressions abroad

Kelli Arseneau, Arts & Entertainment Assistant Editor
January 22, 2019

Law Student goes viral for Hall & Oates dance

Kelli Arseneau, Arts & Entertainment Assistant Editor
January 22, 2019
Matthew Braccio said his family recipe for gnocchi is time-consuming, but easier with help from friends.

Thanksgiving food varies based on cultural traditions

Kelli Arseneau, Arts & Entertainment Assistant Editor
November 27, 2018
Some students said they see more positive effects from video games than negative.

Video games build community in residence halls

Kelli Arseneau, Arts & Entertainment Assistant Editor
November 15, 2018
Although professors did not seem to care whether they had a high ranking or not, many students place a lot of weight on the scores as they register for classes.

Professors say 5.0 ratings hold little importance

Kelli Arseneau, Arts & Entertainment Assistant Editor
November 7, 2018
The Nightmare Before Christmas is regarded by many as a Halloween staple.

ARSENEAU: First time seeing iconic Halloween flicks

Kelli Arseneau, Arts & Entertainment Assistant Editor
November 3, 2018
Drew Brittons film Back at the Staircase will screen on the final night of the festival at the Oriental Theatre. Photo courtesy of Milwaukee Film.

Film Fest features digital media professor

Kelli Arseneau, Arts & Entertainment Assistant Editor
October 23, 2018
Photo courtesy of Erica Chang

Festival of Lights

Kelli Arseneau, A&E Assistant Editor
October 21, 2018
Electrofolk group Tall Heights played the back room at Colectivo Oct. 14.

Tall Heights plays Back Room at Colectivo

Kelli Arseneau, Arts & Entertainment Reporter
October 19, 2018
Emily Kristen Morris takes part in a scene on the National Tour of Something Rotten.

Something Rotten!’s Emily Kristen Morris on touring production, strong women

Kelli Arseneau, Arts & Entertainment Assistant Editor
October 15, 2018
Cambryelle Getter is part of the ensemble for Little Women, which will be at the Helfaer Theatre all weekend.

Marquette Theatre presents “Little Women”

Kelli Arseneau, A&E Assistant Editor
October 4, 2018
In the Heights will run at The Milwaukee Reportory Theater until Oct. 28.

“In the Heights” a must see at Milwaukee Repertory Theater

Kelli Arseneau, A&E Assistant Editor
September 28, 2018
The Third Ward Art Festival featured over 140 booths of unique artwork.

Third Ward Art Festival offers over 140 booths

Kelli Arseneau, Arts & Entertainment Assistant Editor
September 11, 2018

Jazz in the Park wraps up until next summer

Kelli Arseneau, Arts & Entertainment Assistant Editor
September 4, 2018
Wisconsin Avenue was shut down for the Harley-Davidson parade Sunday.

[Photo] Harley-Davidson celebrates 115th anniversary

Mikala Hershman, Arts & Entertainment Reporter
September 4, 2018

Pumpkin Spice Latte returns before September

Kelli Arseneau, A&E Assistant Editor
August 28, 2018
Little siblings weekend allowed students a chance to show family members what life is like on campus.

Little siblings weekend gives chance for immersion

Kelli Arseneau, A&E Reporter
April 24, 2018
Students love Milwaukee for its size and urban atmosphere.

Celebrating 414: Milwaukee’s best features

Kelli Arseneau, A&E Reporter
April 17, 2018
Cleaning supplies and diligent hands will be hard at work as students race to clean before leaving for break.

Messes catching up to students as move-out nears

Kelli Arseneau, A&E Reporter
April 10, 2018
The workload piles up for some seniors as the semester winds down. Others strategically planned lighter course loads to coast into graduation.

Senioritis sets in during final month

Kelli Arseneau, A&E Reporter
April 4, 2018
Students work on painting the exterior of a house in Enid, Oklahoma on a Marquette Action Program trip.

Students serve over spring break

Kelli Arseneau, A&E Reporter
March 20, 2018
McDonalds Shamrock Shake is just one of many March special treats.

Going green this St. Patrick’s Day

Kelli Arseneau, A&E Reporter
March 18, 2018
Paul McCartney performs at Summerfest 2016.

First round of headliners announced for Summerfest 2018

Kelli Arseneau, A&E Reporter
February 27, 2018
Five judges from the Milwaukee music scene will make up the panel for Marquette Radios Battle of the Bands.

Behind the Battle: Meet the judges

Kelli Arseneau, A&E Reporter
February 20, 2018
The cast of the National Tour of Finding Neverland performs a group number.

Mary Kate Hartung on “Finding Neverland”

Kelli Arseneau, A&E Reporter
February 15, 2018

Embarrassing love stories from past, present

Kelli Arseneau, A&E Reporter
February 13, 2018
Second annual Urban Candlelight Hike comes to Milwaukee

Second annual Urban Candlelight Hike comes to Milwaukee

Kelli Arseneau, A&E Reporter
February 2, 2018
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