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The neighborhood around Marquette University has much more to offer than merely books and classrooms. The area features tasty student-friendly restaurants, the Haggerty Museum of Art, theater productions and concert venues – namely The Rave.

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Karaoke with Star Vision

Feb. 18, 2016 9:30 p.m.
Murphy's Irish Pub - 1613 W. Wells St.

Come sing your favorite tunes with "DJ Johnny K"!


Karaoke with Star Vision

Feb. 25, 2016 9:30 p.m.
Murphy's Irish Pub - 1613 W. Wells St.

Come sing your favorite tunes with "DJ Johnny K"!


Sixth Annual Community Sing! 

Feb. 27, 2016 8:00 p.m. - Feb. 27, 2016
The Coffee House - 631 N. 19th St.

Milwaukee's The Coffee House proudly presents the Sixth Annu...

Articles about Marquette


Marquette Athletic Performance Research Center could boost Downtown dead zone

Jan. 20, 2016 3:12 p.m.

Marquette University President Michael Lovell says the university's new Athletic Performance Research Center "will become a unique destination and national model that spurs innovative research and significantly advances our missions." It could also boost an underutilized plot of Downtown land.


X Ambassadors end a big year at Big Snow Show X

Dec. 9, 2015 9:16 a.m.

X Ambassadors may have gotten their big break with the help of a big star - Imagine Dragons frontman Sam Reynolds - but after the alt rock band's big 2015, coming to close with Big Snow Show X, they're now close to stars in their own right.


Abele set to ink deal launching Near West Side economic development fund

Sept. 30, 2015 4:36 p.m.

Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele will on Thursday, Oct. 1, sign an agreement with local business and community leaders following the sale of the City Campus facility to Wiegand Enterprises. The agreement will launch a $1.6 million economic development fund that will help invigorate Milwaukee's Near West Side.


Marquette rescinds Bill Cosby's honorary degree

Sept. 24, 2015 5:56 p.m.

The idea of Bill Cosby speaking to a crowd full of young impressionable minds ready to head out into the world and their smiling family members seems unthinkable now. But back in 2013, before anyone really truly knew of Cosby's accused crimes, that's exactly what happened at Marquette University's graduation ceremony. Today, Marquette attempted to undo that now in retrospect squirmy choice, rescinding Cosby's honorary degree from that day.


MPD chief calls for tougher sentences, gun laws to curb homicides

Sept. 10, 2015 4:26 p.m.

Milwaukee Police Department Chief Edward Flynn is calling for stricter sentencing for violent offenders to counter the city's spike in homicides, which are up almost 70 percent this year compared to the same time period last year. According to a report from Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service, Flynn made the comments at a public forum hosted by Mike Gousha at Marquette University.