Marquette Wire

‘Roommate’ will leave you requesting a transfer

Annie Bolger

February 10, 2011

Filed under Featured, Marquee

The roommate horror story is a staple of college life. Even as a mere freshman, I’ve managed to discover a few real roommate horror stories, both from friends and personal experience. Yet nothing can top the fright fest of hilarity that is “The R...

Commuters, internationals and first-generation students: A new perspective on campus life

Tori Dykes

October 19, 2010

Filed under Featured

Take a second and imagine what the “average” Marquette student is like. Where are they from? What’s their background? What has their Marquette experience been like? Chances are, you thought of someone from the Chicago ...

Hitting the Marq: Steve Hofstetter

September 30, 2010

Filed under Marquee

Here at Marquee (I mean, Dramatics), we enjoy laughter. Laughter brings a smile to our faces, a twinkle to our eyes, and, occasionally, a stitch to our sides. So when we heard comedian Steve Hofstetter, one of the original colum...

GROVER: Good night and good luck

Eric Grover

May 4, 2010

Filed under Featured, Sports

My dad keeps on saying, “Just wait until after you graduate.” It’s a grass-is-always-greener thing, I guess. You thought college was freedom? Wait until you get a job and can actually afford to do things you want. Watch out, Pot...

Twin students thrive, struggle with separation

Jennifer Zahn

December 1, 2009

Filed under Featured, News

For most college-bound students, the transition from home to campus and the accompanying distance from family are difficult enough. For twins going away to college, these challenges can be more extreme and even influence t...

Dozens of colleges leap the $50,000 mark this year

Jennifer Zahn

November 12, 2009

Filed under Featured, News

What can you buy with $50,000? With that much money, you could go from 0 to 60 mph in 4.3 seconds in your new Ford Mustang GT500, purchase a parcel of land for real estate development, or enjoy 50,000 fruit and yogurt parfaits...

OVBIAGELE: College students shy away from serious debate

Emil Ovbiagele

October 27, 2009

Filed under Featured, Viewpoints

“I love argument, I love debate. I don’t expect anyone just to sit there and agree with me, that’s not their job.” Those were the words of former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher. But to a lot of youth t...