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Marquette Wire

The student news site of Marquette University

Marquette Wire

The student news site of Marquette University

Marquette Wire

Students must wear masks in indoor public spaces on campus.

CADY: Beginning again in strange times

Grace Cady, Opinions Columnist August 31, 2021
In order to have a safe and fun college experience, we need to prioritize the safety of those around us.
Faculty and staff are now strongly encouraged to receive the COVID-19 vaccine

Faculty and staff are now strongly encouraged to receive the COVID-19 vaccine

Bailey Striepling, News Reporter August 24, 2021

Marquette University is strongly encouraging faculty and staff to receive the COVID-19 vaccine, according to a news release. This decision comes as an attempt to mitigate the spread of COVID-19. Marquette...

BREAKING: Marquette requiring masks in indoor spaces

BREAKING: Marquette requiring masks in indoor spaces

John Leuzzi, Executive Sports Editor August 16, 2021

On Monday afternoon, Marquette University announced in a press release that beginning August 17, masks will be required in indoor spaces. "In continued alignment with the City of Milwaukee Health...

As we try to move forward and away from the pandemic, we should also strive for connection and community.

GARNER: Being mindful as we move forward

Alexandra Garner, Executive Opinions Editor August 8, 2021
While we may be eager to return to normalcy, it is important to be mindful of how the COVID-19 pandemic will shape our future. 
More than 85% of Marquette students have received the COVID-19 vaccine

More than 85% of Marquette students have received the COVID-19 vaccine

Megan Woolard, Executive News Editor August 2, 2021

Marquette University announced June 7 its requirement for all students to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Since then, recent data shows that more than 85% of Marquette students enrolled in fall...

Marquette to require all students to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 for 2021-22 academic year

Marquette to require all students to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 for 2021-22 academic year

Julia Abuzzahab, Assistant News Editor June 7, 2021
The university consulted with many health experts about this decision, and it was ultimately approved by Marquette's COVID-19 response team, University Academic Senate Executive Committee, Staff Senate, Marquette University Student Government Executive Board and the Graduate Student Organization.
The Wisconsin center will end the distribution of COVID-19 vaccines

Wisconsin Center to end COVID-19 vaccine distribution May 28

Finn Askin, News Reporter May 4, 2021
Although the Wisconsin Center will be closing, the Milwaukee Health Department will continue distribution through two other sites, the Northwest and Southside Health Centers.
Photo by Rebecca Rebholz/rebecca.rebholz@mu.edu

Wellness Peer Educators help students return to ‘normal’ life after pandemic

Finn Askin, News Reporter April 27, 2021

As the spring 2021 semester has progressed, students have slowly but surely been able to get back to a “normal” life at Marquette. Organizations like the Wellness Peer Educators have done their part...

#VaxUpMarquette encourages students to get vaccinated

#VaxUpMarquette encourages students to get vaccinated

Julia Abuzzahab, News Reporter April 27, 2021
#VaxUpMarquette is a campaign from the university meant to encourage Marquette students to get the COVID-19 vaccine.
Campus community members reflect on the Johnson & Johnson vaccine pause

Campus reflects on the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine pause

Claire Driscol, Assistant News Editor April 27, 2021
Only a week before this pause did Julia Rodrian, a sophomore in the College of Nursing, receive the recalled vaccine.

Putting questions about COVID-19 vaccines to the test

Beck Andrew Salgado, Projects Reporter April 20, 2021
There are some students who have protests about getting the vaccine. But what information is available to aid or abate these anxieties? 

Accessibility of Online Classes

Grace Dawson, Investigative Reporter April 20, 2021
Although Marquette has been offering online courses for over a decade, the pandemic has accelerated the implementation of different online technologies and opportunities.
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