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Rioters have been breaking into the capitol building while a joint session was in progress. Photo via Flickr.

BEG: Trump’s COVID-19 speech perpetuates xenophobia

Aminah Beg, Opinions Columnist March 17, 2020
The American people should be able to look up to their leader in stressful times like these for support and guidance. Trump continues to fail the American people, as they cannot rely on the government for answers.
Academic Senate's March meeting is canceled.

University cancels campus events amid COVID-19 outbreak

Shir Bloch, News Reporter March 16, 2020
The canceled events include Pride Prom, Dreamers Gala, the play Julius Caesar and the March 16 Academic Senate meeting, according to the Marquette website.
Marquette Athletics 2019-20 season ends. (Photo courtesy of Marquette Athletics.)

BIG EAST cancels spring sport championships

Zoe Comerford, Executive Sports Editor March 12, 2020

NEW YORK CITY — The BIG EAST Conference announced a cancellation of all 2020 spring sports competitions Thursday because of COVID-19. This decision is effective immediately and it follows the NCAA's...

Markus Howard (0) high-fives fans after his final game at Fiserv Forum Feb. 29.

BREAKING: NCAA cancels March Madness

Zoe Comerford, Executive Sports Editor March 12, 2020

NEW YORK CITY — The National Collegiate Athletic Association canceled both Division I men's and women's 2020 basketball tournaments, along with remaining winter and spring championships, due to the threat...

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

BREAKING: BIG EAST cancels men’s basketball 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...

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

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

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

BIG EAST Tournament continues at MSG despite NCAA ruling

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...

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

Photo courtesy of Emma Tomsich

Certain study abroad programs canceled amid coronavirus concerns

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.
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