Marquette Wire

Women’s basketball gets first shot at Badgers

Andrei Greska

December 10, 2009

Filed under Featured, Sports

For those excited for the big in-state men’s basketball match-up between Marquette and Wisconsin on Saturday, the women’s basketball team has something to say: Look here first. The Golden Eagles will welcome the Wisconsin...

Eighteen-year-old enters governor’s race

Tim Seeman

December 10, 2009

Filed under Featured, News

On the surface, Jared Christiansen is just another 18-year-old kid from northwestern Wisconsin. He lives with his parents in Ellsworth, a town of 3,000 just an hour's drive from Minnesota's Twin Cities. He keeps up with his studies ...

Barrett enters governor’s race

Tim Seeman

November 15, 2009

Filed under News

Following months of Favre-like indecision, Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett announced Sunday his intention to run for governor of Wisconsin. With his family--whom he consulted extensively before Sunday's announcement--behind him at a p...

Men’s soccer brief

David Peltz

October 27, 2009

Filed under Sports

After defeating Georgetown Oct. 17, the Marquette men’s soccer team suffered two straight losses. The team fell to Wisconsin, 2-0, on Wednesday in Madison and suffered a shocking defeat to lowly Providence, 1-0, in Rhode Island...

Blue verbally commits to MU

Tim Kraft

October 19, 2009

Filed under Featured, Sports

Coach Buzz Williams has done it again. In his second year as Marquette’s men's basketball coach, the recruiting whiz has snagged yet another stellar recruit in shooting guard Vander Blue. Blue, a senior at Madison Memori...

STAFF EDITORIAL: Union Sports Annex should be smoke free at all hours

Rosemary Lane

September 3, 2009

Filed under Editorials, Viewpoints

The Union Sports Annex’s decision to ban smoking before 9 p.m. is an important step toward a smoke-free campus, but not a big enough leap. Smoking is just as harmful before 9 p.m. as it is after 9 p.m. Families, alumni, employees...