Happy Valentine’s Day, with love

Happy Valentine’s Day, with love

My dad used to swing by Wilmar’s Chocolates every Valentine’s Day to pick up a large heart for my mom and four smaller ones for my sisters, my brother and me. Some of us wolfed down those candies the day we received them, others savored each piece slowly, stretching that sweet little box out for [...]

Jim Kersten and the expansive impact of Marquette basketball

Jim Kersten and the expansive impact of Marquette basketball

In the 56 years since he played, Jim Kersten has been an excellent ambassador for Marquette basketball. Charming, dignified and eloquent, Kersten represents both the sport and the schools at which he played it, with class. Athletes like Kersten personify the impact Marquette University has had on basketball in the state of Wisconsin. While the [...]