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

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.
The SCOTUS ruled that the federal government can not mandate the vaccination of private company employees
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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.
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.
The SCOTUS ruled that the federal government can not mandate the vaccination of private company employees
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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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