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Marquette Wire

The student news site of Marquette University

Marquette Wire

The student news site of Marquette University

Marquette Wire

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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 University needs to its improve its mental health resources for students. 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...

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.
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