Marquette’s top social media posts of 2018

The best of Instagram, Twitter and Facebook

It was a busy year, from the Olympics to graduation to the Commons to the opening of the Fiserv Forum, and much more. Here are the top posts on Marquette’s social media as determined by likes (Instagram) and reach and impressions (Facebook and Twitter). Follow us on social media for more in 2019

Top Instagram Posts

1. Tis’ the season ❄️

❄️Good morning, Marquette!❄️ Photo by @boyginger99

2. Remembering #MUBB’s iconic victory over №1 Villanova 🏀

Caption: Good morning. One year ago today, @MarquetteMBB trailed №1 Villanova 39–24 at halftime but finished with a 19–4 run to defeat the defending national champions. Have a great day. #mubb

3. Marquette + Sunsets = 😍

photo by @yasa_mekki
More: See President Lovell’s highlights in this Twitter thread

4. Pumpkin spice and everything nice 🍂

photo by @jennyrusselll on Instagram

5. Work Hard, Dream Big 🎓

Congratulations, #MarqU18!

6. Good vibes 🌤️

A cold but clear winter day. Photo by @lorenzo_spag

7. Winter wonderland ☃️

Photo by by @makena_walsh

8. The Commons 🏗️

Photo by @nickysj66
More: See the highlights in video form

9. Views 👌

🍃🍂 4 seasons ❄️🌼 📷: @lorenzo_spag

10. Building better things 🌳

From July: The next time you return to campus for classes or reunions, you’ll notice a lot more green. 
Work is now underway to add more trees and green space outside the Alumni Memorial Union. 
Photos via @marquetteugreen

Top Twitter Posts

1. The Wade difference

A retweet from Dwyane Wade helped spread this tweet to 7.7 million people

2. The final countdown 🙌🏽

A retweet from celebrity alumnus Marcus Lemonis spread this to 1.2 million people

3. Always on our mind 🌟

21 years ago, we lost Chris Farley too soon, but we remember his legacy.

4. Hopping on the Milwaukee Brewers bandwagon

5. The art of war 😏

6. #GiveMUDay 👐

The first ever #GiveMUDay was a HUGE success

7. Women for others

8. Mr. Rogers nourishes our souls

9. Star commencement speakers

10. The secret graduation project 🤫

Facebook’s Top Posts

1. Live to dream 🥇

2. #JesuLIT 🔥

3. Worth remembering 🌠

4. More shining ✨

5. Community 🙏

6. Student speaker Ben Zellmer’s impassioned speech

7. The power of Jesuit education 🎇

8. Women’s history ♀️

9. Graduation is just the beginning 🎬

10. Leading the future, one step at a time 🧗