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Cobeen Hall is one of the residence halls to charge an extra expense for laundry. Marquette Wire stock photo

Cobeen residents discuss quarantine

Charlie Pineda, News Reporter October 6, 2020
The morning of Cobeen's quarantine instruction, the university set up a testing facility center outside of the hall to test students.
The bar graph shows cases reported each day. Screenshot via Marquette University Dashboard.

Marquette reports highest number of cases in a single day

Benjamin Wells, Assistant News Editor October 2, 2020
Of the 128 test results Thursday, 18% of tests came back positive.
Tom Hansberger speaks outside Zilber Hall Wednesday afternoon.

Faculty, staff host press conference in response to university proposed layoffs

Alexa Jurado, Assistant News Editor September 30, 2020
"Marquette is no longer an educational institution. It has become a hedge fund with a tuition revenue stream," Kizuk said.
Vice President of Student Affairs Xavier Cole spoke at the town hall meeting Monday.

Virtual town hall discusses Cobeen Hall quarantine and COVID-19 response

Megan Woolard, News Reporter September 29, 2020
The university is looking forward toward spring break and opportunities to limit transmission during that time.
Cobeen Hall is the second residence hall to quarantine this semester. 

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Cobeen Hall residents react to quarantine order

Megan Woolard, News Reporter September 26, 2020
Regardless of their test results, all students living in Cobeen are required to quarantine for two weeks. Additionally, any residents who did not get tested today will be required to get tested next week.
Marquette Wire stock photo.

Cobeen Hall instructed to quarantine for next two weeks

Natallie St. Onge, Executive Director September 25, 2020
The instruction comes after a confirmed cluster of increased COVID-19 cases among residents of the hall.
Residence of Schroeder Hall wrote notes on their windows with post-it notes.

Life inside of Schroeder Hall

Benjamin Wells, Assistant News Editor September 22, 2020
While quarantined, some residents are making the best of the situation. Others don't have quite the same positive outlook.
Sumana Chattopadhyay, chair of the University Academic Senate, moderated the meeting.

Screenshot of the Microsoft Teams meeting

University to face various possible cuts due to budget shortfalls

Alexa Jurado, Assistant News Editor September 22, 2020
Provost Kimo Ah Yun said there are a number of different options the university is considering to reduce costs in light of the pandemic.
A 14-day quarantine was enacted in Schroeder Hall after an increase in COVID-19 cases in the building.

EDITORIAL: MU must better prepare students for quarantine possibility

September 22, 2020
Marquette administration must better prepare for the increased likelihood of residence halls shutting down due to a high number of COVID-19 cases.
Students in Schroeder Hall quarantine in their rooms, but there are an additional 100 isolation spaces and 150 quarantine spaces on campus.

Students with a positive COVID-19 test must live in isolation

Megan Woolard, News Reporter September 22, 2020
“We have 100 isolation rooms and over 150 quarantine spaces" said Mary Janz, executive director of Housing and Residence Life, said.
A sign showcases appreciation for essential workers. Photo via Flickr

MOSES: Protecting essential workers must be a priority

Hope Moses, Opinions Columnist September 22, 2020
Americans must better prioritize and protect essential workers for all the work they continue to do.
Mike Gousha, distinguished fellow in law and public policy at Marquette University Law School, hosted a conversation with election officials Sept. 16 to discuss the upcoming election and the impact of the pandemic on voting. Screenshot from the discussion

“On the Issues” discusses voting in the midst of a pandemic

Shir Bloch, Executive News Editor September 22, 2020
The discussion specifically focused on the use absentee ballots in the upcoming election.
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