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

All content by Lelah Byron
Founded on the premise of “transformational solidarity,” which unites over 600 volunteers from 60 organizations citywide, the Sanctuary is in the process of extensive renovations.

‘There’s such strength in each other’: Meet Sister MacCanon Brown

Lelah Byron, Executive Projects Editor
November 17, 2021
MU students express concerns about paying back loans after college. Marquette Wire stock photo

JOURNAL: Monopoly Money: How college students play the game of finance

Lelah Byron, Executive Projects Editor
November 17, 2021
Marquette students Kierney McGrath, Justyna Bochenek and Elizabeth Hall are three of 10 nursing undergraduate students studying abroad this semester in Dublin, Ireland. Photos courtesy Elizabeth Hall.

A New Type of Study Abroad

Lelah Byron, Executive Projects Editor
April 8, 2021
Reform, defund, abolish MUPD: students and professor weigh in

Reform, defund, abolish MUPD: students and professor weigh in

Lelah Byron and Amanda Parrish
November 17, 2020
McArdle speaker to fellow demonstrators Oct. 21.

McArdle challenges student conduct violation

Lelah Byron, Executive Projects Editor
November 4, 2020
Student gather in protest outside OHara Hall
on Nov. 4, 1969.
Photo courtesy Department of Special Collections and University Archives, Raynor Memorial
Libraries, Marquette University.

50 Years of Student Activism

Lelah Byron, Executive Projects Editor
October 14, 2020
The university faces a multitude of layoffs due to financial hardships.

Professors disheartened by potential layoffs

Lelah Byron, Executive Projects Editor
October 6, 2020
Vice President Mike Pence wraps up the third day of the Republican National Convention. 
Screenshot from RNC livestream.

Vice President Mike Pence says ‘violence must stop’ in Kenosha

Lelah Byron, Executive Projects Editor
August 27, 2020
Gov. Tony Evers kicks off the third night of the DNC in Milwaukee. 

Screenshot from DNC livestream.

Gov. Tony Evers opens third night of DNC in Milwaukee

Lelah Byron, Executive Projects Editor
August 19, 2020
Vivien Ulrich (right) says Marquette is the first and only school she applied to. Photo courtesy of Vivien Ulrich.

Prospective students ‘hope for the best’ in fall

Lelah Byron, Investigative Reporter
April 29, 2020

Finding Hope and Mentorship in Times of Need

Lelah Byron, Investigative Reporter
April 22, 2020
Study drugs circulate on Marquette campus

‘Study drugs’ circulate on Marquette campus

Lelah Byron, Investigative Reporter
November 19, 2019
Alfonso Martinez is a student working four jobs to cover his tuition costs.

Odd Jobs and Academics

Lelah Byron, Investigative Reporter
November 13, 2019
This story is part of Blindspot, a Marquette Wire series for the Marquette Journal.

Enrollment increases on ‘sugar daddy’ websites

Lelah Byron, Investigative Reporter
April 30, 2019
Hard to Define

Hard to Define

Lelah Byron, Projects Reporter
March 20, 2019
Health care remains obstacle for transgender community

Health care remains obstacle for transgender community

Lelah Byron, Projects Reporter
November 27, 2018

Third parties appeal to young voters

Lelah Byron
November 7, 2018
Alexa, Order Chips Online

Alexa, Order Chips Online

Lelah Byron, Projects Reporter
October 22, 2018
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