Marquette Wire

It’s amore: Local film festival shows off Italian culture and cinema

Matthew Reddin

April 29, 2010

Filed under Featured, Marquee

If your exposure to Italian culture consists of watching the “guidos” and “guidettes” of “Jersey Shore,” it might be worth your while to learn something about real Italians for a change at the 4th annual Italian Film Festival USA of Milwaukee. The festival, takin...

UWM sees a full house for ninth annual LGBT Drag Show

Erica Breunlin

March 4, 2010

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Lady Gaga may have a voice that can sell millions of records, but her trademark costumes can’t even begin to compare to those of hyper-feminine dancer Lady Gia. This Milwaukee show-stopper was just one of the 22 entertainers to perform at the U...

Another win, another loss for women’s tennis

Sara J. Martinez

February 27, 2010

Filed under Sports

The women’s tennis team went one-up, one-down today, now at 8-6 on the season. Marquette’s first loss at home came from Wisconsin this afternoon in a series of close battles, the Badgers finally reigning 5-2. Later in the...

Innovative ‘Meltwater’ a model for reducing energy

Dominic Tortorice

February 16, 2010

Filed under Featured, News

An energy-efficient and solar-powered house built by University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee students and professors was displayed for public viewing over the weekend at the Milwaukee/National Association of the Remodeling Industry conve...

Say ‘Bonjour’ to French Film Fest

Erica Breunlin

February 4, 2010

Filed under Featured, Marquee

When it comes to film, the French don’t appear to be shy about much. Or shy about anything, really. With this in mind, the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee will celebrate its 13th annual French Film Festival Feb. 5 to 1...

GROVER: Inside the ropes at the Milwaukee Dual meet

Eric Grover

January 26, 2010

Filed under Sports

While most of the Marquette community was occupied with the men’s basketball game versus Syracuse, there was a small subset of campus transplanted into a gymnasium on the upper east side of Milwaukee having a pretty nice little S...

Buzz strikes juco gold again with Johnson-Odom

Tim Kraft

December 10, 2009

Filed under Featured, Sports

It’s no doubt senior forward Lazar Hayward is the most talented player for Marquette. But what happens when he has an off night? Jimmy Butler has played well as his wingman, but that’s simply not enough support. The question...

Cops begin crackdown on recent crime issues around UWM

Derrick Chengery

November 24, 2009

Filed under News

Spike comes at a time when MPD reports indicate crime is down A recent surge in crime on the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee campus has prompted university officials to take action. However, the university chancellor who...

UWM student newspaper sues university

Jennifer Zahn

November 19, 2009

Filed under Featured, News

Last Wednesday, the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee was sued by its student newspaper affiliate, the UWM Post, for allegedly violating Wisconsin’s public records law. Records of Union Policy Board committee  meetings...

County Board votes against lakefront parking meters

Jennifer Zahn

November 19, 2009

Filed under Featured, News

County Executive Scott Walker’s effort to install parking meters along the lakefront to cork an $80 million hole in Milwaukee County’s 2010 budget has been rejected. The County Board of Supervisors voted 15-4 Wednesday...

Meter rate to double as of Sunday

Derrick Chengery

October 29, 2009

Filed under News

Ordinance will increase rate to$1 per hour on campus streets starting Nov. 1 Drivers in the Marquette community will have to scrape together more loose change to park their cars on city streets starting in November. On Nov. 1...

MPD targets underage alcohol sales

Derrick Chengery

September 24, 2009

Filed under Featured, News

Liquor stores beware: the Milwaukee Police Department is targeting local businesses selling alcohol to those under 21. Officers in MPD District 2 on the city's near south side conducted a “sting” in late August on stores that s...