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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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Nov. 29, 2015 7:30 p.m.
The Rave - 2401 W. Wisconsin Ave.

The original architects of the thrash metal scene, Exodus ha...


RAW: Holiday RAWK

Dec. 3, 2015 8:00 p.m.
The Rave - 2401 W. Wisconsin Ave.

Don't miss the chance to see some of Milwaukee's best artist...


Cole Swindell

Dec. 4, 2015 8:00 p.m.
The Rave - 2401 W. Wisconsin Ave.

Cole Swindell has come a long way from his post-Georgia Sout...

Articles about Marquette


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.


Finding Père Jacques Marquette in his birthplace ... and mine

Sept. 2, 2015 3:16 p.m.

I don't remember anymore why I was searching for information about Jesuit priest and 17th century explorer Jacques Marquette, the university's namesake, but I do remember sitting in my office searching for background information when I made a really cool discovery: Père Marquette and I were both born in Laon, a city in the north of France. Years later, I would finally return to our birthplace, a trip that lives in me in ways I never thought it would.


15 behind the scenes photos at The Pabst Mansion

July 21, 2015 9:02 a.m.

Come with me to see the progress on the restoration of The Pabst Mansion's third floor and also peek into the basement and attic, and experience the view from the roof of this Milwaukee landmark.


Patients struggle with closing of Marquette Neighborhood Health Center

July 10, 2015 7:36 p.m.

It is late morning at the Marquette Neighborhood Health Center when seven pregnant women arrive. For these women, the center is more than a place to get basic healthcare - it is a place of support. However, according to a Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service report, many are now searching for a new provider following the Marquette College of Nursing's decision to close the clinic on July 10.


WasteCap opens warehouse of salvaged building materials to the public

July 10, 2015 11:03 a.m.

For the past 15 years, Milwaukee nonprofit, WasteCap Resource Solutions has been working to not only keep building materials out of the dump, but also to conserve resources by reusing materials and, at the same time, provide employment and job training to Milwaukee residents. Now, it opens its new warehouse to the public.