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Die Antwoord live mirrors viral insanity

Oct. 13, 2016 12:37 p.m.

Halfway through the bass-thumping, sweaty hot mess that was the Die Antwoord show at The Rave in the Eagles Club ballroom Wednesday night, I shouted, my words barely audible over the screaming Afrikaans rap, "How the hell am I going to write this review?"


Last look: Stratford Arms Hotel/MU's former Jesuit Residence

June 13, 2016 9:02 a.m.

Last October, Marquette University opened a new Jesuit Residence. But one reader knew I'd be more interested in the building the priests formerly called home. So join me as we take a last look at the old Stratford Arms Hotel before it is razed in July.


Public school debate takes center stage at Marquette conversation

May 17, 2016 8:46 p.m.

While it was called "a dialogue," Tuesday's hour-long conversation between State Rep. Dale Kooyenga and MTEA executive director Lauren Baker, hosted by Marquette University's Eckstein Hall, sure resembled a debate - an often politely testy one.


BRT meeting unveils updated maps, conceptual costs and new information

May 16, 2016 11:25 a.m.

Milwaukee County and MCTS will hold another public meeting this week to get input on the Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) Feasibility Study. The meeting on Wednesday, May 18, will feature an open house format from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Marquette University Campus Alumni Memorial Union.


Milwaukee Talks: Marquette business dean Brian Till

April 18, 2016 3:16 p.m.

Brian D. Till is the James H. Keyes Dean of Business Administration at Marquette University, a position he has held since July 2015. Jeff Sherman sat down with him recently to talk about MU, Milwaukee, business education and more.


New Refuge Cafe to open on Wells

April 7, 2016 3:01 p.m.

A new Refuge Cafe will soon bring smoothies, stuffed vegetables and whole grain wraps to the Marquette University campus neighborhood. It will open a location at the Catholic Financial Life Building, 1102 W. Wells St.


Uncovered Five O'Clock Steakhouse mural restored

March 16, 2016 10:15 a.m.

Five O'Clock Steakhouse discovered and restored an old mural, which shows a nude female figure with its arms around the neck of a black winged horse, that had long been rumored to be hidden behind the mirrors on the walls of restaurant's bar.


Marquette bar guide

March 9, 2016 4:06 p.m.

While the number of bar options has decreased on Marquette's campus, there are still plenty of places for MU students to hang out, cheer on the Golden Eagles, pregame a class or simply celebrate a well-earned Thirsty Thursday.