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MUSG elections postponed until fall semester

MUSG elections postponed until fall semester

Nick Magrone, News Reporter

April 16, 2020

The new election date for the president, executive vice president and academic senators positions is now slated to occur on Sept. 17.

Wire Sports Weekly – Apr. 16

Wire Sports Weekly - Apr. 16

Dan Avington, Sports Audio Producer

April 16, 2020

Dan Avington, John Leuzzi and Tyler Peters break down the sudden end to the Marquette women's basketball season and talk about the recent changes to the coaching staff....

Cavanaugh looks back at career with MU

Matt Cavanaugh (11) runs at University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Feb. 22. (Photo courtesy of Marquette Athletics.)

Matt Yeazel, Sports Reporter

April 16, 2020

When distance runner Matt Cavanaugh came into the Marquette track and field program as a first-year in 2016, he said his main focus was his individual success. As he got older, he ended up becoming a leader for his team. “I was way more focused on my goals and my success, but as the years went on,...

Marquette faces $15M shortfall, potential reduction in first-year students

Numerous research projects were put on hold. 
Marquette Wire stock photo.

JK Rees, News Reporter

April 15, 2020

Marquette is looking at an estimated 7.5-25% reduction in the overall first-year class.

COVID-19 BLOG: Remembering Marquette, our commitments to others and ourselves

Emma Brauer works in her bedroom in her new house — the spot that became her classroom, office and virtual socializing spot. Photo courtesy of Emma Brauer.

Emma Brauer, Copy Chief

April 15, 2020

I read the email over and over, the screen becoming progressively more obscured by my tears. My imagined post-graduation life dissolves instantly. The words “student loans” flash in my mind.

COVID-19 BLOG: Spoiler! Quarantine makes a movie critic

A replica of the Bluesmobile sits on display at Universal Studios Hollywood in 2011. Photo courtesy of Wikimedia Commons.

Matthew Martinez, Assistant Projects Editor

April 15, 2020

A month ago, we were free to do whatever we wanted. We could go to class, restaurants, bars, and live our lives freely. But things changed.

COVID-19 BLOG: Maybe everything happens for a reason

Aspen Makayla Ramos (top middle) talks with friends on the video platform Zoom. Photo courtesy of Aspen Makayla Ramos.

Aspen Makayla Ramos, Contributing Writer

April 15, 2020

Three weeks ago, we all lost something. In a blink of an eye, our college experience was put on an abrupt pause, and if you’re like me, you’re back at square one.

COVID-19 BLOG: Peace in the chaos

Annie Mattea (right) and her roommates Savannah Alcala (left) and Sarah Foley (middle) take a picture together Feb. 29. Photo courtesy of Annie Mattea.

Annie Mattea, Executive News Editor

April 15, 2020

I see people saying not to underestimate how serious the disease is, and I'm not. I understand why we have to social distance, but I still find myself struggling to deal with it.

Coronavirus leaves students on campus without jobs

Some students are facing difficulties due to the lack of on campus employment.

Benjamin Wells and Alexa Jurado

April 15, 2020

According to Marquette's COVID-19 frequently asked questions page, those "for whom it is not critical to work on campus should not be working on campus."

COVID-19 BLOG: Dread, frustration and disbelief

Skylar Daley completed this puzzle, among others, with family members during quarantine. Photo courtesy of Skylar Daley.

Skylar Daley, Arts and Entertainment Designer

April 15, 2020

I miss having the option to go places. I miss sitting in a Starbucks doing homework and I miss visiting my friends. Most of all, I miss knowing that the people I care about will be okay if they have to leave the house.

Equestrian Club looks to continue success

Senior Kaitlin Whalen rides her IHSA draw, Dino, in a show. (Photo courtesy of Marquette Equestrian.)

Molly Gretzlock, Sports Reporter

April 14, 2020

Along with club sports like baseball and basketball, there is a less well-known Marquette Equestrian Team. MU Equestrian competes in the Intercollegiate Horse Show Association, or IHSA. The IHSA offers competitions in both Eastern and Hunter Jumper Equitation and the MU team rides Hunter Jumper Equitation,...

Danko reflects on her growth as leader in Black’s program

Bridget Danko (center) stands in Marquette's 17-6 win over Cincinnati on Feb. 14. (Photo courtesy of Marquette Athletics.)

John Leuzzi, Assistant Sports Editor

April 13, 2020

Growing up in a lacrosse family, Marquette women's lacrosse senior attack Bridget Danko fell in love with the sport right away. The education major reflects on her time at MU.