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100 new nicknames for Marquette


Now that Marquette has wisely owned up to the fact that Milwaukee is simply not going for the Gold, the school is soliciting ideas for a new name. Names? We've got a few (dozen) suggestions. Sure, some are great, thank you very much, and a few, admittedly, are ill-advised, at best. But, hey, at least we're giving it the old college try.

We encourage you to use the talkback feature below to add some of your own, too.

  1. The Warriors
  2. The Avalanche
  3. The McGuires
  4. The Illini
  5. The Golddiggers
  6. The Westowners
  7. The Hilltoppers
  8. Golden Calves
  9. The Crusaders
  10. Indians
  11. The Flying Popes
  12. The Blue Nuns
  13. The JP IIs
  14. Saints
  15. The Bling
  16. The Chatches
  17. The Fighting Irish
  18. The Frat Boys
  19. The Annexers
  20. The ethnically neutral Warriors
  21. The Farleys
  22. The Golden Shower
  23. The Friars
  24. The Wild Boys
  25. Mar-kettes
  26. The Panthers
  27. The Jumpin' Jesuits
  28. The Interchange
  29. The Cathedral Squares
  30. Au
  31. Las Aguilas de Oro
  32. Flying Penguins
  33. The Golden Warriors
  34. The Trustees
  35. The Flipfloppers
  36. The Crean Machine
  37. The Flying Monks
  38. The Religious Right
  39. The Valiant Vacillators
  40. The Golden Flush
  41. The Native American Heroes
  42. The Tin
  43. The White Gold
  44. The Altar Boys
  45. The Texas Tea
  46. TBA
  47. The Fibs
  48. The Dancin' Freeways
  49. Cafferty's Catholics
  50. Murphy's Mug Club
  51. Seminarians
  52. The Weak Greeks
  53. The Glocca Morons
  54. The Flatlanders
  55. The Mashuda MU-Shooters
  56. The Schroeder Jumpers
  57. The Wehr
  58. The Former Final Four
  59. Overrated
  60. The team formerly known as the Warriors
  61. The Hand Wringers
  62. The Khakis
  63. The Fraudulent Voters
  64. The Jaywalkers
  65. The Golden Tooth
  66. The God
  67. The Naus Mice
  68. The Renee Rowers
  69. The Golden Haloes
  70. The Valley Girls
  71. The Big East Priests
  72. The Resurrection
  73. The Worriers
  74. The Mini Crimson
  75. The Holy Mackerels
  76. The Golden Chickens
  77. The Bureaucrats
  78. The Padres
  79. The Fur Trappers
  80. The Marquette Wafflers
  81. The Inquisition
  82. The Pew Warmers
  83. The Golden Rods
  84. The Baby Badgers
  85. Beer bongs

  86. The Neutrals
  87. The Pee Cees
  88. Gesu
  89. Dwyane Wades
  90. Beer slides
  91. The Holy Ghosts
  92. ODs
  93. Bold
  94. The RingoutAhoyas
  95. The Cracked Sidewalks
  96. Seashells and balloons
  97. The Confessors
  98. Democrats
  99. The Keg stands

Talkbacks

OMCreader | June 1, 2006 at 5:05 p.m. (report)

khalid said: salut

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OMCreader | Sept. 20, 2005 at 4:54 p.m. (report)

Monkey Butt said: I say name them the "Monkey Butts"!!! because that is when they will win another NCAA Chamionship...when Monkeys fly out of my Butt!!!!

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OMCreader | June 1, 2005 at 6:00 p.m. (report)

Bree said: As a non MU student who frequents common MU bars, some of the students may have money, but you'd never guess it by looking at them. Many of them are overweight bad dressers with terrible personalities. I can see why MU guys look elsewhere for girlfriends.

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