Marquette Wire

Students on campus hop on home brewing trend

Brian Keogh

October 8, 2013

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Marquee

The typical image of a college beer is something cheap meant to be chugged via keg stand or beer bong. But in recent years a growing number of fraternity houses and college apartments have become their own microbreweries, t...

Former MU student drowns in Lake Mendota

Joe Kaiser

August 26, 2013

Filed under Featured, News

Memorial services were held Saturday to remember Richard "Grady" de la Cruz, a former Marquette student who transferred to the University of Wisconsin-Madison this year, at St. Matthias Catholic Church in Milwaukee. de la Cruz...

UW-Madison student dies of meningitis

Eric Oliver

April 16, 2013

Filed under News

A student at the University of Wisconsin-Madison died last Wednesday of meningitis, according to an April 11 article from the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Students on college campuses are at a slightly increased risk of contracting...

Gov. Walker’s budget to include more funding for mental health

Jason Kurtyka

February 7, 2013

Filed under News

In response to recent mass shootings in Wisconsin and across the country, Gov. Scott Walker and lawmakers in Madison said they are going to make mental health care a higher priority for the state. On Wednesday, this new initiative...

LGBT Municipal Equality: Milwaukee scores high in LGBT acceptance

Monique Collins

December 4, 2012

Filed under News

Milwaukee and Madison earned high scores in a new rating system for LGBT inclusion in city law. The Municipal Equality Index survey, which was released last Tuesday, was conducted by the Human Rights Campaign, a civil rights ...

A mad month in Madison

Caroline Campbell

April 5, 2011

Filed under Featured

There was not a lot of love in Madison, Wis. this Valentine’s Day. Thousands of protesters gathered in front of the capitol and the Governor’s Mansion. Republican Gov. Scott Walker proposed a budget repair bill Feb. 1...