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BREAKING: BIG EAST cancels men’s basketball tournament

Markus Howard standing at Madison Square Garden during last season's BIG EAST Tournament.

Zoe Comerford, Executive Sports Editor

March 12, 2020

NEW YORK CITY — With No. 9-seeded St. John’s leading No. 1 Creighton 38-35 at halftime, the conference decided to cancel the BIG EAST Tournament due to the coronavirus outbreak. "We're living in unprecedented times so some crazy things happen," Creighton head coach and BIG EAST Coach of the Year...

Marquette suspends in-person classes, instruction to be completed online

There have been six confirmed cases of the disease in Wisconsin.

Annie Mattea, Executive News Editor

March 12, 2020

Students who live in residence halls and university-owned apartments are directed not to return to campus before April 10, the release said.

BIG EAST Tournament continues at MSG despite NCAA ruling

Val Ackerman speaks to the media about COVID-19 at the BIG EAST awards ceremony.

Zoe Comerford, Executive Sports Editor

March 11, 2020

NEW YORK CITY — To end the conference's awards ceremony, BIG EAST Commissioner Val Ackerman addressed how the league plans to deal with the rapid spread of coronavirus during this week's conference tournament. "We are moving forward with the tournament as planned, but it wasn't without careful deliberation...

Update on classes, spring break expected Thursday amid Coronavirus outbreak

Update on classes, spring break expected Thursday amid Coronavirus outbreak

Natallie St. Onge, Managing Editor of the Marquette Journal

March 11, 2020

The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee extended its spring break by one week and is moving classes online.

Certain study abroad programs canceled amid coronavirus concerns

The Duomo di Milano is located in Milan, Italy, one of the worst regions affected by the coronavirus. 

Photo courtesy of Emma Tomsich

Annie Mattea, Executive News Editor

March 3, 2020

Numerous programs were cancelled due to coronavirus, including a program in China, a program in South Korea and various locations in Italy.