Marquette Wire

University explores possibility of new rec center

Pat Simonaitis

September 28, 2010

University Architect Tom Ganey and architecture firm Moody Nolan Inc. associate Janet Jordan gave a presentation before the Marquette Student Government Thursday night about improving the Rec Center and announced an official report...

Milwaukee suffers heavy water damage

Kelsey Massey

August 30, 2010

In the wake of massive summer flooding, citywide damage has left both Milwaukee and Marquette working to rebuild. The worst of the summer storms hit on July 22, when the torrential rainfall broke the daily record with a r...

STAFF EDITORIAL: Don’t miss out on free fitness classes

April 20, 2010

We asked and received lower-priced fitness classes. Students should be jumping — or perhaps spinning or dancing — for joy, but that doesn’t seem to be the case, according to Recreational Sports. In response to the Marquette...

STAFF EDITORIAL: Recreational Services pumps out a bang for your buck

Laura England

February 23, 2010

Fitter students and fatter wallets — a healthy compromise and much appreciated outcome of group fitness changes. After objections were raised about pricey fitness class fees, long-awaited price reductions at the Rec Center...

The Godfather of the Rec Center

Erik Schmidt

January 28, 2010

If you’ve ever walked into the Rec Center to play a win-or-get-steppin’ pickup game to 15, then you know who Johnny Miller is. Truth be told, you couldn’t miss him if you tried. Looking and acting far younger than any...

MUSG recommends new recreational facility, freezing of Student Activity Fee

Matthew Reddin

November 10, 2009

The Marquette Student Government meeting Thursday was characterized by a spirit of revision, as the Senate unanimously passed two recommendations that advocated the creation of a new recreation facility and the freezing of future St...

Rec Center improvements focus of MUSG debate

Matthew Reddin

November 3, 2009

Debate over the extent to which Marquette Student Government should make a recommendation related to Rec Center improvements was the main focus of Thursday's Senate meeting. Senators defeated a recommendation, 15-14, that called...