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Marquette Wire

The student news site of Marquette University

Marquette Wire

The student news site of Marquette University

Marquette Wire


The Milwaukee waterways include the Milwaukee, Menominee and Kinnickinnic Rivers.

JOURNAL: Following the Tide

Skyler Chun and Maria Crenshaw April 21, 2022
As Julia Wilson, assistant coach for the Marquette Rowing team, leads her team from the Milwaukee to the Menominee Rivers, she finds that her view of bright bridges, tall buildings and clearer waters slowly turn into more industrial, murky and polluted areas.
Jacki Black is the director for Hispanic Initiatives and Diversity & Inclusion Educational Programming at Marquette.

JOURNAL: Hispanic Diversity & Inclusion

Christina Espinoza, Projects Reporter April 21, 2022
Marquette was given "emerging HSI" status for their representation of Hispanic or Latinx students on campus.
Navigating Survivor Support Resources at Marquette

Navigating Survivor Support Resources at Marquette

Maria Crenshaw, Assistant Projects Editor March 29, 2022

MJ Watson, sophomore in the College of Arts & Sciences, didn’t think it would happen to her, let alone five of her friends. Yet, in spring 2021, the six girls found themselves having one thing in...

MU students express concerns about paying back loans after college. Marquette Wire stock photo

JOURNAL: Monopoly Money: How college students play the game of finance

Lelah Byron, Executive Projects Editor November 17, 2021
When it comes to financial literacy for undergraduate students, managing money can feel like a game or even a gamble.
The LGBTQIA+ Resource Center is located on the first floor of the AMU.

JOURNAL: LGBTQIA+ Experiences on Campus

R.E. Hagan and Christina Espinoza November 17, 2021
The LGBTQIA+ community has been vocal and present. And yet, the community’s experience is still a minority.
Newer buildings on campus are utilizing more modern architecture.

JOURNAL: Architects and academics: How does inclusivity play into design?

Skyler Chun and Lelah Byron November 17, 2021
Each building on campus has its own circle of life.
Marquettes Backpack Program offers confidentially supplied groceries and personal care products.

JOURNAL: Food Insecurity

Maria Crenshaw and November 17, 2021
It looks like skipped meals, compromises in the grocery store, sacrifices, extra shifts at work, and trying to focus in class despite not knowing what or where your next meal is.

Putting questions about COVID-19 vaccines to the test

Beck Andrew Salgado April 20, 2021
There are some students who have protests about getting the vaccine. But what information is available to aid or abate these anxieties? 

Accessibility of Online Classes

Grace Dawson, Investigative Reporter April 20, 2021
Although Marquette has been offering online courses for over a decade, the pandemic has accelerated the implementation of different online technologies and opportunities.

Tutoring programs available for academic burnout

Aspen Ramos, Projects Reporter April 20, 2021
Marquette's tutoring program accommodates around 5,000 tutorial requests per year, according to its website. Dawn Barrett, associate director of the tutorial program at Marquette, said that a common theme among students who visit the tutoring center is how they have become increasingly overwhelmed by the chaotic amount of information that is included on D2L pages, emails and other online correspondence. 
I wish I could have my future laid out for me : Graduating seniors share plans

‘I wish I could have my future laid out for me’ : Graduating seniors share plans

Lelah Byron and Amanda Parrish April 20, 2021
For some graduating seniors, COVID-19 impacted their original plans for their lives after graduating from Marquette. These struggles are reflective of obstacles faced by last year’s graduates. 

University housing changes cause lack of community

Maria Crenshaw, Investigative Reporter April 20, 2021
Whether from concerns about safety, mental health, quick deadlines or a lack of community, housing during the 2020-2021 school year has been different and difficult for many students.
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