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Marquette Wire

The student news site of Marquette University

Marquette Wire

The student news site of Marquette University

Marquette Wire

Parties persist as pandemic continues

Natallie St. Onge and Claire Driscol March 16, 2021
As he watched a densely packed group continue to gather, Doe said he decided to take out his phone to capture a video of the crowds, in hopes that the students would see someone taking a video and would then disperse.
The Commons is located on Well and 17th Streets.

PATEL: COVID-19 continues to dramatically alter students’ lives

Krisha Patel, Stringer March 16, 2021
While it’s important that Marquette takes the appropriate precautions to keep people safe, especially in the residence halls to avoid dorm lockdowns and quarantines, it’s just as important to support students' abilities to make friends and get the most from being at college. 
American Rescue Plan sets to stimulate American economy

“American Rescue Plan” sets to stimulate American economy

Julia Abuzzahab, News Reporter March 16, 2021
This bill is also known as the America Rescue Plan, and according to the Washington Post it is aimed to help in a few major areas. There are unemployment benefits, child tax credits, aid to state and local governments, pandemic responses, housing assistance, school support, aid for multi-employer pension plans, new provisions and stimulus checks.
Asian discrimination increases nation wide

Asian discrimination increases nation wide

Benjamin Wells, Executive News Editor March 16, 2021
A recent study from The Center for the Study of Hate and Extremism found that there was an 149% increase in Asian Hate Crimes in 15 of America's "major cities" like New York and Chicago.
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Faculty group works to create public health programs at Marquette

Alexa Jurado March 16, 2021
Even before the pandemic, a group of faculty on campus worked on an interdisciplinary initiative to create public health programs at Marquette. 
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PATEL: Wisconsin mask mandate still necessary despite vaccination distribution

Krisha Patel, Stringer March 10, 2021
Marquette students have a responsibility to protect others by wearing a mask as they wait to receive the COVID-19 vaccination.
Wisconsin expands eligibility for COVID-19 vaccine to educators

Wisconsin expands eligibility for COVID-19 vaccine to educators

Claire Driscol, Assistant Editor March 9, 2021
Eligibility also expanded to individuals enrolled in Medicaid long-term care programs, some public-facing essential workers, residents and staff of congregant living facilities and nonfront-line essential health care personnel. 
Many students celebrate St. Patricks Day at on campus bars.

St. Patrick’s Day takes on a different form this year due to COVID-19

Claire Driscol, Assistant News Editor March 9, 2021
As St. Patrick's Day approaches, university spokesmen, Kevin Conway, said that MUPD will be bringing in additional officers in order to intervene on large gathers earlier in the day.
Fans head back to Fiserv for Marquettes last home game

Fans head back to Fiserv for Marquette’s last home game

Bryan Geenen, Reporter March 9, 2021
The first game Marquette was able to have fans in was also their last of the season. Their match-up against Xavier was Senior Night, as Marquette's senior were honored at home.
The 2021 National Marquette Day mens basketball game will be held March 6 at the Fiserv Forum.

EDITORIAL: University must choose students, not basketball

March 5, 2021
Lovell's confidence in hosting an in-person fall 2021 semester and the National Marquette Day game, speaks volumes to what the university's priorities are.
Currently about 8.5% of Wisconsinites have received the COVID-19 vaccine
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University announces plans for an in-person fall semester

Claire Driscol, Assistant News Editor March 2, 2021
Lovell said that its student and staff efforts, as well as increased access to the COVID-19 vaccine across Wisconsin, are what is making these plans possible.  
Mashuda Hall is a residence hall at Marquette University  located on Wisconsin Avenue and 19th Street.

RUFFOLO: We should accept our reality

Lucia Ruffolo, Opinions Columnist March 2, 2021
It may actually be healthier to accept the current state of our world and practice mindfulness.
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