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Marquette Wire

The student news site of Marquette University

Marquette Wire

As we try to move forward and away from the pandemic, we should also strive for connection and community.

GARNER: Being mindful as we move forward

Alexandra Garner, Executive Opinions Editor August 8, 2021
While we may be eager to return to normalcy, it is important to be mindful of how the COVID-19 pandemic will shape our future. 
While last years SPARK@Home program was condensed into a fully virtual format, SPARK has returned back to an in-person format this summer. Marquette Wire stock photo

Summer Shifts

Claire Driscol, Assistant News Editor August 8, 2021
As COVID-19 cases slowly decline and vaccination rates rise, a variety of summer jobs have changed their protocols since last summer. 
Marquette Womens soccer, among many other sports, are beginning to train for their upcoming seasons. Marquette Wire stock photo

Silver linings for athletic training

John Leuzzi and Sam Arco August 8, 2021
Like many things, COVID-19 changed how each of Marquette’s 14 sports teams were able to train during the summer of 2020.
The Milwaukee Rescue Mission is located on 830 N 19th St.

Think Global, Act Local

Lucia Ruffolo, Opinions Columnist April 8, 2021
While the world has always been filled with vast inequality and poor conditions, the COVID-19 pandemic magnified these issues.
The Genocide in Front of your Eyes

The Genocide in Front of your Eyes

Aminah Beg, Assistant Opinions Editor April 8, 2021
It sounds like the man I voted and prayed for is now looking straight into my television screen during a CNN Town Hall to tell me that the beating, enslaving, raping and persecuting of the Uighur Muslims is justified and really it is China who has fallen victim to extreme forces.
A Rise in Xenophobia

A Rise in Xenophobia

Jenna Koch, Opinions Columnist April 8, 2021
It is clear that these hate crimes have come from anti-Asian racism, but the reason for this hatred is very unique. Similarly, after the 9/11 terrorist attacks, fear ignited a wave of hate crimes against Muslims, Sikhs and against religious minorities and Asian-Americans as a whole in the early 2000s. 
Pursuing Positivity in a Pandemic

Pursuing Positivity in a Pandemic

Hope Moses, Opinions Columnist April 8, 2021
This is no doubt a difficult period of time for us all, but it is exactly that: a period of time. A time that will pass.
Chinatown Square, Chicago

Marginalized Communities and COVID-19

Max Pickart, Opinions Columnist April 8, 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic has had a detrimental impact on nearly all communities worldwide, as lives have been lost and economies destroyed. However, it is clear that the pandemic has noticeably affected...

The Start of Sports

Jackson Gross, Sports Reporter April 8, 2021

Sports are a global entity. All over the world, for centuries, athletes have competed against other athletes. With games and competitions so heavily ingrained in so many cultures, it is easy to forget...

A select number of fans were allowed into Fiserv Forum on National Marquette Day.

Virtual Fans

Sam Arco, Sports Reporter April 8, 2021
Since fans had to watch the Golden Eagles through the big screen this season, students like Dunn and Cyganiak spent different ways showing their support for their school.  
Tokyo 2020 Olympians to Watch

Tokyo 2020 Olympians to Watch

Nick Galle, Assistant Sports Editor April 8, 2021
The 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo were postponed due to the emergence of the COVID-19 pandemic. It was the first time that the Games did not happen during their scheduled year since World War II derailed society over 80 years ago.
Julianna Okosun takes a shot during a pre-game warmup. Photo courtesy Marquette Athletics.

Universal Games

Matt Yeazel, Sports Reporter April 8, 2021
While some Marquette athletic teams have more international athletes than others, a common goal for many coaches is to help their foreign players acclimate to the environment and culture of Milwaukee.
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