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Weekend Warrior: Girl Power at Marquette

 

So you didn’t get a bid during recruitment? I’ve been there and I know how badly it can make you feel. But I promise, it’s not the end of your social life or your world. Marquette is home to over hundreds of organizations. There are several other groups to join if you’re still in the market for female bonding and community building.  More information about these organizations can be found at the Marquette Student Involvement page. If none of these organizations are quite what you were looking for, start your own! There’s bound to be other people on campus with similar interests. You’ll never know until you try! For more information on the process to begin an organization at Marquette, click here

 

  • Religious

Daughters of Isabella: A female auxiliary of the Knights of Columbus, this organization is founded upon the principles of Unity, Friendship and Charity. This organization exists to uphold the teachings of the Catholic Church, bring spiritual benefits to members, and contribute to the common good of humanity.

 

 

Women’s Wisdom Spirituality Group: Open to all undergraduate women interested in exploring readings in Christian spirituality and theology and sharing questions, reflections, and experiences of faith.
 
 
  • Service

Big Brothers, Big Sisters: An organization that allows Marquette students to have a one-to-one relationship with a child in the Milwaukee Public School system. Bigs are a role model and mentor for their little. Bigs participate in activities that foster lifetime friendships. 

 

Women and Youth Supporting Each Other: A national mentorship organization dedicated to strengthening the lives and communities of young women of color through a curriculum based, group, and one-on-one mentorship program.
 
  • Special Interest

The Meladies: Marquette’s new and only all female acapella choir. 

Empowerment: Feminism isn’t just for women or liberals. It’s about digging up the roots of injustice-spotting how our conscious and unconscious assumptions about gender feed oppression, discrimination, poverty, and sexual violence-and then doing something about it.

Style Club: A new organization dedicated to fashion on campus.  

Yoga Club: An organization dedicated to the practice of yoga and it’s principles in every day life

Intermural Sports: There are all sorts of women’s teams available on campus. Being part of a team is a great way to bond with your peers. 

Hannah McCarthy is a junior studying Broadcasting and Electronic Communication at Marquette University. She is currently the News Director at Marquette Radio. Hannah calls Cincinnati, OH home. In her free time, Hannah obsesses over Public Radio and hopes to be a news reporter after she graduates. 
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