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Marquette makes recovery plan to approach reopening campus in the fall

A virtual town hall forum was held to discuss Marquette's recovery plan for possibly reopening campus in the fall. 
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JK Rees, News Reporter

May 2, 2020

During the forum, vice president of student affairs Xavier Cole announced the possibility of beginning the fall semester early and ending early.

Warstler looks back on hard-fought career

Alex Warstler attempts a forehand at practice in 2020. (Photo courtesy of Marquette Athletics.)

Tyler Peters, Assistant Sports Editor

May 1, 2020

Every athlete has their own unique path to success. For senior Alex Warstler, it hasn't been easy during his collegiate career. In his four seasons on the Marquette men's tennis team, Warstler has gone from battling through injuries to fighting for playing time. "I had to work my butt off," Warstler...

Instructors change plans for finals amid COVID-19

Plans for finals have changed due to COVID-19.

Nick Magrone, News Reporter

May 1, 2020

Alterations to original plans have included doing essays instead.

COVID-19 BLOG: Adjusting to home

John Leuzzi (left) watches TV with siblings Victoria (top right) and Nick (bottom right) April 29. Photo courtesy of John Leuzzi.

John Leuzzi, Assistant Sports Editor

May 1, 2020

It took a while to find a routine and schedule that allows me to balance my work along with spending time with my family.

COVID-19 BLOG: Giving thanks and gaining perspective

From L to R: Aarya Bavare, Zoe Comerford and Brianna Mitchell take a trip to downtown Chicago Jan. 2. Photo courtesy of Zoe Comerford.

Zoe Comerford, Executive Sports Editor

May 1, 2020

Every other time I’m home, I'm able to see my friends. However, my childhood friends are minutes away, and I can’t see them.

LAUDOLFF: COVID-19 reveals preexisting issues in US prisons

Graphic via The Marshall Project.

Nicole Laudolff, Opinions Columnist

May 1, 2020

U.S. prisons have taken a hard hit from COVID-19. Overcrowding and inadequate healthcare put inmates at extreme risk of contracting the virus.

Bolich regains happiness during senior season

Sophie Bolich participates in the 2020 Panther Tune up at University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Feb. 22. (Photo courtesy of Marquette Athletics.)

Matt Yeazel, Sports Reporter

April 30, 2020

For Marquette women's track and field senior distance runner Sophie Bolich, the premature ending to her senior season due to COVID-19 brought an appreciation of what she's accomplished and the very difficult process it took to get there. As a senior at her small high school in Plymouth, Wisconsin,...

Title IX investigations transition online, await new federal guidelines

If published, proposed rules by the Department of Education would require universities like Marquette to change their Title IX policies and procedures. Graphic by Sydney Czyzon.

Sydney Czyzon, Executive Director

April 29, 2020

In their transition to remote operations, Title IX offices are facing a lack of guidance from the Department of Education and unique misconduct issues prompted by COVID-19. The offices are also expecting new federal guidelines on the investigative process.

Prospective students ‘hope for the best’ in fall

Vivien Ulrich (right) says Marquette is the first and only school she applied to. Photo courtesy of Vivien Ulrich.

Lelah Byron, Investigative Reporter

April 29, 2020

High school seniors are facing extremely difficult decisions when it comes to post-graduation, Mark Porcaro, college counseling department chair at Loyola Academy said.

Shut down: How Marquette’s campus closed

Graphic by Matthew Martinez

Matthew Martinez, Assistant Projects Editor

April 29, 2020

The university's closure, a reflection of a national trend among higher education institutions, was unprecedented; here’s how Marquette administrators arrived at the decision.

COVID-19 BLOG: The weight of choices

Jordan Johnson (top right) meets with Marquette Wire photo desk members Maddy Andresen (top left) and Claire Gallagher (bottom) April 28. Photo courtesy of Jordan Johnson.

Jordan Johnson, Photo Editor

April 29, 2020

If I have the virus, I am going to be fine, I am young and healthy. But if I go back to Milwaukee from Manhattan now, what if I give it to my brother, the Type 1 diabetic I live with?