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

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

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....

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