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

Marquette replaced its spring break with four Mental Health Days. Marquette Wire stock photo

EDITORIAL: MU fails to communicate about norovirus

February 26, 2021
Norovirus may be less life-threatening than COVID-19, but that does not mean it should be taken any less seriously.
Graphic by Alexandra Garner

MOSES: ASMR videos help people recreate their own normalcy

Hope Moses, Opinions Columnist February 23, 2021
Americans have been using ASMR videos of pre-pandemic activities, such as studying or going to school, to cope with changes to everyday life.
Currently about 8.5% of Wisconsinites have received the COVID-19 vaccine
Photo via Flickr.

RUFFOLO: Don’t push teachers back into classrooms during pandemic

Lucia Ruffolo, Opinions Columnist February 23, 2021
In the midst of the discussion surrounding teachers return to school, it is important to listen to teachers' concerns for not wishing to return to in-person teaching and prioritize vaccinations. 
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Marquette’s COVID-19 surveillance testing has been successful

Julia Abuzzahab, News Reporter February 23, 2021
Each Sunday, the selected students are sent an email announcing their mandatory test and providing a link to choose a date and time. The sign-ups occur Monday through Friday from 7-11 a.m.
Graphic by Alexandra Garner

KOCH: Resellers, new thrifters must be conscious consumers

Jenna Koch, Opinions Columnist February 23, 2021
Consumers must be conscious of the ethical and moral effects of thrifting and reselling especially with their recent popularity.
Marquette community reacts to the COVID-19 vaccine

Marquette community reacts to the COVID-19 vaccine

Julia Abuzzahab, News Reporter February 16, 2021
Marquette University has received a supply of COVID-19 vaccinations that can be administered to frontline health care workers, police personnel and adults of ages 65 and over.
The Center for Disease Control and Prevention recently recommended double masking against new COVID-19 variants. Photo via Flickr

PICKART: New COVID-19 variants necessitate a unified front

Max Pickart, Opinions Columnist February 16, 2021
With new COVID-19 variants already spreading in the United States, it is essential that we all take action to protect others and ourselves against the variant.
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COVID-19 policies affect Marquette students

Karsyn Hartsfield, News Reporter February 16, 2021
Amber Wichowsky, associate professor of political science at Marquette, said there are “three sets of policies” that can be used to approach COVID-19. The first being personal behavior. Mask-wearing and people socially distancing themselves from one another would fall under this category
Summerfest rescheduled its summer 2021 events for September 2021. Photo via Flickr

MOSES: Grim reality of COVID-19 doesn’t meet public expectations

Hope Moses, Opinions Columnist February 9, 2021
Wisconsin’s inability to recognize the danger in spreading false hope about the Coronavirus to citizens is detrimental to Wisconsin communities.
MassVaxx helps Wisconsin residents register to receive a COVID-19 vaccination

MassVaxx helps Wisconsin residents register for COVID-19 vaccination

Megan Woolard, Assistant News Editor February 9, 2021
MassVaxx is a free software system that works with public health institutions to provide an easy way to help patients throughout the vaccination process.
Marquette should consider working with the Counseling Center to promote mental health awareness on Mental Health Days. Marquette Wire stock photo

PATEL: Marquette should reconsider spring 2021 semester changes

Krisha Patel, Stringer February 4, 2021
Marquette students work hard and deserve a break.
The Al McGuire Center. (Photo courtesy of Marquette Athletics.)

Fans possible according to Milwaukee Health Department

Bryan Geenen, Sports Reporter February 2, 2021

For the first time all year, Marquette and other universities have the opportunity to admit a limited amount of fans into sporting events. In a City of Milwaukee Health Department media release, the...

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