Marquette Wire

SCHMIDT: Milwaukee hockey remains on ice

Erik Schmidt

February 25, 2010

I don’t pretend to know much about hockey. To the best of my knowledge, Super Mario is a mustachioed video game character and icing is what goes on a cake. But you don’t have to be Al Michaels to know that USA’s heart-stopping win over Canada was a mira...

Live concerts dead at the Annex

Sarah Elms

January 28, 2010

Nobody ever goes in and nobody ever comes out. But this isn’t Willy Wonka’s chocolate factory we’re talking about. It’s Marquette’s very own Union Sports Annex. People may visit the Annex for bowling, bingo and game-watching,...

GROVER: Real eagle would liven up school spirit

Eric Grover

November 24, 2009

The lights go out at the Bradley Center and a sold out crowd starts cheering. A spotlight hits center court and there it is: a magnificent golden eagle perched on the arm of a handler. The eagle takes off, soars around the raf...

SCHMIDT: No bang from its Bucks

Erik Schmidt

November 19, 2009

I’m more Chicago than Al Capone wearing a thick pair of Harry Caray frames, so whenever Milwaukee does something positive it’s a tough pill to swallow. As much as it pains me, I’ve got to give the Milwaukee Bucks some pr...

GROVER: A How-To Guide to Jumbotron Success

Eric Grover

November 10, 2009

It’s the highest achievement a member of the Marquette student section can attain. For one shining moment, you are the definition of a fanatic, and no one can ever take that away. Except the camera guy. So you’ve de...