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Online mental health resources available to students in quarantine

The Counseling Center, located in Holthusen Hall, is not offering physical visits.

Shir Bloch, News Reporter

April 17, 2020

The Counseling Center is not taking physical visits, but students who may be struggling are encouraged to call the center at (414) 288 7172.

GARNER: Pandemic spurs US to make environmental reparations

Nitrogen dioxide levels in Italy for March 2020 and 2019. Graphic via Newsweek.

Alexandra Garner, Executive Opinions Editor

April 17, 2020

Two years after the coronavirus pandemic, the U.S. re-signs the Paris Agreement and invigorates its commitment to climate action.

BEG: Minorities disproportionately struggle pre-, post-virus

Graphic by Alexandra Garner

Aminah Beg, Opinions Columnist

April 17, 2020

One year after the coronavirus pandemic, the U.S. continues to address the inequality and injustices exacerbated by COVID-19.

Microsoft Teams keep clubs connected

Marquette students use Teams in place of in person meetings for clubs and organizations.  Marquette Wire Stock Photo

Matthew Choate, News Reporter

April 17, 2020

Because of restrictions due to COVID-19, clubs and student organizations are finding alternative ways to meet.

MUPD takes precautions during pandemic

MUPD officers stand six feet apart and have meetings in areas with open air, like the parking garage, in order to maintain social distancing.

Kelli Arseneau, Assistant News Editor

April 17, 2020

The department schedule now has a team of people working from home at all times, making phone calls and receiving phone reports.

Students, professors adjust to online education

Due to COVID-19, classes have moved to an online format.

Shir Bloch, News Reporter

April 17, 2020

Through D2L, Marquette released technological resources meant to facilitate this shift, including instructions for increased use of D2L and Microsoft Teams.

Local restaurants around Marquette face financial restraints

Soblemans' Marquette location will face difficulties the longer the pandemic continues, Dave Sobelman said.

Jk Rees, News Reporter

April 17, 2020

The spread of COVID-19 has slowed many business and downsized business operations as fewer employees are needed to run and manage takeout or delivery-only restaurants.

LAUDOLFF: National unity remains one year after COVID-19

Graphic via Pew Research Center

Nicole Laudolff, Opinions Columnist

April 17, 2020

As the country transitions out of quarantine one year after the coronavirus pandemic, Americans still have their differences, but they are far from divided. Though the country is still healing, we are healing together.

College of Nursing transitions to online learning

The College of Nursing is using virtual simulations in place of normal clinicals. 

Marquette WIre Stock Photo.

Nick Magrone

April 17, 2020

Clinical courses are an opportunity for Marquette Nursing students to take what they have learned in the classroom and labs and apply it to real world patient care, as they are placed in medical care facilities with an experienced instructor, according to Marquette's website.

COVID-19 BLOG: Feeling gratitude for my second home

Skyler Chun sits outside Raynor Memorial Libraries in August 2019, about a week before classes begin. Photo courtesy of Skyler Chun.

Skyler Chun, Executive A&E Editor

April 17, 2020

I miss face-to-face class discussions. I feel frustrated after staring at a screen for most of the day or when I have to wake up at 5 a.m. for a live lecture just because I live farther away with a time difference.

SALGADO: COVID-19 forces restructuring of national health care system

New York National Guard member conducts vehicle COVID-19 testing. Photo via Flickr.

Beck Andrew Salgado, Opinions Columnist

April 17, 2020

10 years after the COVID-19 outbreak, the U.S. has built a new national healthcare system prepared to effectively respond to public health threats like the coronavirus. 

WATCH: President Lovell, other leaders speak with students on virtual call

April 16, 2020

Due to COVID-19, the final Virtual Coffee Hour with University President Michael Lovell was conducted April 3 on video platform Zoom. Jennifer Reid, the director of student affairs assessment, communication and student government, set up the virtual meeting. Attendees included Lovell, vice president...