After decades of naked beer slides, cheap liquor and philosophic bar stool debate, the
legendary Avalanche Bar on the Marquette University campus had its last call on April
Avalanche bar photos
- Avalanche Links!
A few articles about the 'Lanche from the world wide web.
- Guide Mischlön 1995 /
Here's an Avalanche Bar review from an Austrian viewpoint! Here's a translation by Leibold (thanks, my German friend!)
- News Articles
tapped out: 'Lanche closes
May 1 1997 - Marquette
"The 'Lanche is truly a Marquette tradition."
- Marquette says
Avalanche tavern is shut for good
May 2 1997 - Milwaukee Journal
"This is a saloon, not a cocktail lounge. So don't expect fruit in your
Manhattan. Don't even expect a Manhattan. Don't even expect."
home of the `Lanche, campus properties await fate
August 28 1997 - Marquette
The Avalanche closed because of problems with rowdy patrons and vandalism...
September 4 1997 - Marquette Tribune
"As an alum, I was devastated like everybody else when (the `Lanche)
closed," Altenburg said.
answers lead to more questions
September 11 1997 - Marquette Tribune
"Oh yes, the `Lanche," [University President] Wild said. "I prepared
for that. I mean, everyone was totally surprised, especially alumni."
response to `Lanche inquiry leaves senator `flabbergasted'
February 3 1998 - Marquette
"I want to know what they're (the university administration) doing with the
building. It's a historical site and it would benefit the university if something was done
fails First Amendment test
February 12 1998 - Marquette Tribune
Last November, MUSG senators approved Recommendation No. 8, a bill drafted to
elicit a response from the administration about an update on the former Avalanche Bar...
Legislative Vice President Brad Lochowicz decided Feb. 2 to withhold the letter for fear
that disclosure of the letter could "embarrass the administration."