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 surpasses a total of 1,000 covid cases on campus since August

Marquette surpasses a total of 1,000 covid cases on campus since August

Claire Driscol, News Reporter February 2, 2021
COVID-19 has now infected 1,028 individuals on campus since August
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Covid Cheq has new feature for faculty

Benjamin Wells, Executive News Editor February 2, 2021
In order to help students with testing, symptoms and contact tracing, Marquette introduced COVID Cheq to the student body last semester. This system allows students to enter their symptoms into a web browser that will then allow them access to campus buildings, or information to go get tested on campus.
President Joe Biden announced his American Relief Plan to help Americans during the pandemic. Photo via Flickr

PICKART: American Rescue Plan necessary to support U.S.

Max Pickart, Opinions Columnist February 2, 2021
President Joe Biden’s American Rescue Plan is key for the revival of the United States’ economy, as well as the livelihood of the people of in the U.S.
Marquette faculty want proper consultation about the use of stimulus funds

Marquette faculty want proper consultation about the use of stimulus funds

Megan Woolard, Assistant News Editor February 2, 2021
Marquette will receive 9.7 million dollars in stimulus funds
University President Michael Lovell announced that 39 faculty and staff positions would be eliminated Jan. 21.

EDITORIAL: Marquette failed faculty, staff

February 2, 2021
Marquette University faculty and staff deserve more respect, acknowledgement and support through greater transparency and communication.
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Class of 2021 commencement will be virtual

Alexa Jurado, Assistant News Editor January 28, 2021
A large virtual commencement will take place May 23, 2021.
The COVID-19 vaccine is now being distributed throughout the United States.

Nursing students, faculty share their outlook on COVID-19 pandemic

Megan Woolard, Assistant News Editor January 26, 2021
In the United States, the COVID-19 vaccine is finally starting to be administered on a wider scale.
Marquette University announced it would be making changes to its spring COVID-19 prevention and mitigation plans. Marquette Wire stock photo

EDITORIAL: University’s COVID-19 plan for spring 2021 semester needs improvements

January 26, 2021
Marquette University’s campus planning for the spring 2021 semester is still not aggressive enough to mitigate the spread of COVID-19 on campus.
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Marquette to conduct surveillance testing throughout Spring semester

January 8, 2021
"This additional testing is mandatory and will allow us to detect trends of asymptomatic positive tests and react accordingly in a timely manner," said the release.
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University town hall addresses potential spring semester changes

Claire Driscol, News Reporter November 21, 2020
University President Michael Lovell offered opening remarks, addressing the challenges the Marquette community is facing as the spring semester draws near.
Classes have been using Microsoft Teams as a way to hold classes during the pandemic.

Classrooms switching to virtual/staying in person

Julia Abuzzahab, News Reporter November 17, 2020
Although a high alert was declared, Marquette is not switching classes to a virtual setting. Individual professors have the choice to decide whether or not they want to remain in person.
Marquette replaced its spring break with four Mental Health Days. Marquette Wire stock photo

EDITORIAL: Time is running out

November 17, 2020
Marquette University should move all in-person classes online for the remainder of the semester.
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