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Nursing students, faculty share their outlook on COVID-19 pandemic

The COVID-19 vaccine is now being distributed throughout the United States.
January 26, 2021
In the United States, the COVID-19 vaccine is finally starting to be administered on a wider scale.

EDITORIAL: University’s COVID-19 plan for spring 2021 semester needs improvements

Marquette University announced it would be making changes to its spring COVID-19 prevention and mitigation plans. Marquette Wire stock photo
January 26, 2021
Marquette University’s campus planning for the spring 2021 semester is still not aggressive enough to mitigate the spread of COVID-19 on campus.

Marquette to conduct surveillance testing throughout Spring semester

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January 8, 2021
"This additional testing is mandatory and will allow us to detect trends of asymptomatic positive tests and react accordingly in a timely manner," said the release.

University town hall addresses potential spring semester changes

COVID-19 is still in the sights of the university's spring-semester plan. 
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November 21, 2020
University President Michael Lovell offered opening remarks, addressing the challenges the Marquette community is facing as the spring semester draws near.

Classrooms switching to virtual/staying in person

Classes have been using Microsoft Teams as a way to hold classes during the pandemic.
November 17, 2020
Although a high alert was declared, Marquette is not switching classes to a virtual setting. Individual professors have the choice to decide whether or not they want to remain in person.

EDITORIAL: Time is running out

COVID-19 cases are at a record high on campus. Marquette Wire stock photo
November 17, 2020
Marquette University should move all in-person classes online for the remainder of the semester.

Alpha Sigma Nu hosts blood drive

Alpha Sigma Nu hosts blood drive
November 17, 2020
“Due to the ongoing impact of COVID-19, we have an immediate need for blood donors to ensure a safe supply,” Versiti stated on its website. 

Coronavirus case numbers reach dramatic highs at Marquette

Marquette students have still be attending bars near campus despite COVID-19 concerns.
November 10, 2020
Last week, Marquette reported the highest number of cases in a single day this week, twice. A grand total of 178 cases that week alone, following Halloween weekend.

BREAKING: Marquette changes from ‘moderate’ to ‘high alert’ level after rise in COVID-19 cases

COVID-19 is still in the sights of the university's spring-semester plan. 
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November 6, 2020

Following the single highest day of positive coronavirus cases on campus, Marquette University changed its COVID-19 alert level from 'moderate' to 'high' Nov. 6. In-person classes will still continue.   A...

PATEL: We must do our part to mitigate COVID-19, get back to in-person classes

COVID-19 cases reached a record high on Marquette's campus following Halloween weekend. Marquette Wire stock photo.
November 6, 2020
In order to get back to in-person learning and make sure students don't miss out on their college experience, everyone part of the Marquette community must do their part to mitigate the coronavirus pandemic. This includes wearing face masks, social distancing and not gathering in large groups.

School of Dentistry second-year class takes cautionary quarantine

The number of second-year students remains unknown. 

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November 5, 2020
Students will be quarantined from activities done on campus and inside clinics. 

COVID-19 cases surge following Halloween weekend

COVID-19 cases surge following Halloween weekend
November 4, 2020

Thirty-one students tested positive for coronavirus Nov. 3, according to the Marquette coronavirus dashboard. This is the highest number of cases reported in a single day since the beginning of the semester. Previously,...

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