The student news site of Marquette University

Marquette Wire

The student news site of Marquette University

Marquette Wire

The student news site of Marquette University

Marquette Wire

I wish I could have my future laid out for me : Graduating seniors share plans

‘I wish I could have my future laid out for me’ : Graduating seniors share plans

Lelah Byron and Amanda Parrish April 20, 2021
For some graduating seniors, COVID-19 impacted their original plans for their lives after graduating from Marquette. These struggles are reflective of obstacles faced by last year’s graduates. 

University housing changes cause lack of community

Maria Crenshaw, Investigative Reporter April 20, 2021
Whether from concerns about safety, mental health, quick deadlines or a lack of community, housing during the 2020-2021 school year has been different and difficult for many students.
The university will no longer be hosting its vaccine clinic on April 14.

MU clinic announces it will halt administration of Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine

Claire Driscol, Assistant News Editor April 14, 2021

The Center for Disease Control and Food and Drug Administration recently released a joint statement recommending a pause on the use of the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine due to six reported U.S....

Anyone over the age of 16 is now eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine

Wisconsin expands COVID-19 vaccine eligibility

Karsyn Hartsfield, News Reporter April 13, 2021
The new guidelines allow anyone 16 or older to get vaccinated
Justus Gill, an Abbotsford hall residence student, plans to release an album

Marquette inspires student musicians

Finn Askin , News Reporter April 13, 2021
Gill is an resident assistant at Abbotsford Hall while also curating his first full-length album
Milwaukee Brewers should follow COVID-19 guidelines when allowing fans into the stadium. Photo via Flickr

PICKART: Sports teams must set example to combat COVID-19

Max Pickart, Opinions Columnist April 13, 2021
It is essential that professional sports teams veer away from actions similar to that of the Texas Rangers organization. If fans are allowed to attend in-person games, it should only be a limited amount.
Marquette students Kierney McGrath, Justyna Bochenek and Elizabeth Hall are three of 10 nursing undergraduate students studying abroad this semester in Dublin, Ireland. Photos courtesy Elizabeth Hall.

A New Type of Study Abroad

Lelah Byron, Executive Projects Editor April 8, 2021
International travel has become a labyrinth of late-stage lockdowns and pandemic protocols.
A pedestrian walks down a street in Chicago.

Conflicts and Crises

Grace Dawson, Projects Reporter April 8, 2021
International conflicts continue to occur, with the response to the pandemic highlighting pre-existing issues of equity and an instinct toward focusing on domestic responses during times of crisis. 
Students study at tables in the Alumni Memorial Union, following Marquettes social distancing guidelines.

Learning to Adapt

Beck Andrew Salgado, Projects Reporter April 8, 2021
For just over a year now, universities around the world have found themselves having to make unprecedented decisions regarding classes, student housing and more.
The United States is one of the leading nations in its administration of the COVID-19 vaccine.

121 Million Shots

Claire Driscol, Assistant News Editor April 8, 2021
President Joe Biden predicts a majority of the American people to be vaccinated before this six-month mark, as he said at a March 2 press conference that the United States is on track for every adult to be vaccinated by the end of May.
Travelers greet loved ones at Milwaukee General Mitchell Airport.

Piloting through a Pandemic

Bryan Geenen, Reporter April 8, 2021
For many in the airline industry, the idea of a lockdown on travel was incredibly scary.
In-person commencement will be held at American Family Park, previously Miller Park.

Brewers’ return impacts local businesses

Bryan Geenen, Sports Reporter April 6, 2021
As the Brewers begin their 2021 season, local bars and restaurants are seeing fans pour into their establishments once again after COVID-19 stifled business last year.
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