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Wednesday, June 22, 2011

Cujé Collection's trove of recordings at Marquette University

The Marquette University Raynor Memorial Libraries house several special collections, including the papers of J.R.R. Tolkien and the Catholic Worker Movement. Perhaps more surprising is the archive of Milwaukee music. The Jean Cujé Milwaukee Music Collection has amassed more than 2,000 CDs...
Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2009
While health insurance companies spend more than $640,000 per day on lobbying—and, yes, that is just for direct lobbying of Congress, not TV, radio and newspaper ads—to defeat health care reform, Marquette University invites the CEO of WellPoint, the second-largest health insurer in America...
Wednesday, Aug. 5, 2009
Local artist Fidel, or “Viva Fidel” as some call him, is energetic, multitalented and full of rhythm. Born and raised in Milwaukee, Fidel has traveled widely throughout the United States, sharing his love for hip-hop and social change with various audiences. This year, his documentary Controlled Demo...
08.04.2009 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Peggy Sue
Director of the Haggerty Museum of Art, Wally Mason curated the current exhibition "Jump Cut Pop: Evans + Fukui + Hammond + Paolozzi + Rosker + Yokoo" now showing at the museum on the Marquette University campus. This original exhibition uses images from the Haggerty's permanent collection taken from the mid-1970's that includes some artwork that has never been shown. While the concepts...
Wednesday, June 3, 2009
Jerry Homan was a star center for the Marquette University basketball team during the glorious Al McGuire era, when Marquette went to the NCAA tournament every season. In 2006, Jerry and his wife, Patti, suffered a tragic loss when their only child, Luke, who was a student at UW-La Crosse...
Sunday, May 17, 2009
It's easy enough being under 21 in Milwaukee during the summer. The season is so rich with outdoor street, music and ethnic festivals that there's almost always something to do. The long winters, however, are a different story. Once the city moves its drinking indoors, under-agers are shut out. There are still some solid options for students without fake IDs, though. The corner bars and clubs that host some of the city's best music may be off limits, but Milwaukee's biggest, most active music venues are mostly all ages; The Pabst Theater, Turner Hall Ballroom, The Riverside Theater and the Rave...
Wednesday, April 29, 2009

This Week in Milwaukee

Thursday, April 30, Guster @ Marquette University, 7:30 p.m. Following the jam-band business model even though they don’t much care for jamming, Guster has gradually built their following by encouraging tape trading and touring colleges like the one that spawned them 18 years ago, Tufts University. They've become...
Thursday, Feb. 12, 2009

Theater Preview

Having passed the two-decade mark, Marquette University senior Bonnie Auguston is about the same age as the play she is starring in this month. But the woman she'll portray spans considerably more time. Now through Feb. 22, Auguston stars in the title role of Marquette University's production of The Heidi Chronicles. As Heidi, Auguston will be in high school; and in college; and in love; and into public protests; and a mother-but not all at the same time. The Pulitzer...
Wednesday, Dec. 10, 2008

The Fairly Detached Observers

Three weeks ago, the Green Bay Packers had just trampled the hated Chicago Bears and were tied for the division lead. Now, after a 24-21 loss to the lowly Houston Texans at frigid Lambeau Field, the Packers are 5-8 and all but eliminated from the playoff race. With one-half of the Observers passionately committed...
Wednesday, Nov. 5, 2008
As right-wing talk-show hosts see their political power waning in America, they are worried about a brand-new threat to their bizarre version of democracy. After dominating the public airwaves for two decades, right-wing radio is terrified that a new administration will be more open to attempts in Congress to require...

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