Marquette Wire

Mental health or good grades? Students are divided over doing their best while feeling their best

Beck Andrew Salgado, Projects Reporter August 24, 2020
One resource that the Counseling Center is excited to introduce during the fall semester is the Silvercloud app. The mental health app is used at a variety of other universities across the country and allows users to participate in therapy modules that are geared to help individuals who suffer from an array of mental health issues.   

Intertwined

Maria Crenshaw, Investigative Reporter August 24, 2020
Barriers to receiving proper healthcare treatment directly affects the disproportionate rates with which African Americans contract COVID-19.

Defining Defunding the Police

Alexa Jurado, Assistant News Editor August 24, 2020

After a worldwide outcry against police brutality and racial injustice in this summer after the recent deaths of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor and Milwaukeean Joel Acevedo, many are calling not just for...

People organize at a Black Lives Matter protest in Milwaukee.

MOSES: COVID-1619

Hope Moses, Opinions Columnist August 24, 2020
Moving into the next half of 2020, it is essential to remember the words of Martin Luther King who preached that “an injustice anywhere, is a threat to justice everywhere.” This calls us as human beings to recognize the hardships that our neighbors endure and assist in the efforts towards equality.

Finding Long Term Care

Lelah Bryon, Amanda Parrish, Executive Project Editor, Assitant Projects Editor August 24, 2020
Due to the frailty of older populations, nursing homes are susceptible to serious and potentially fatal coronavirus outbreaks.
Custodians and student employees and worked to help prepare residence halls for the fall semester.

Cleaning the University

Kelli Arseneau, Managing Editor of the Journal August 24, 2020
Aside from ensuring they clean with chemicals that can help prevent the spread of COVID-19, the facilities department has also adjusted hours and given employees different assignments.
Milwaukee's Fourth of July fireworks celebrations were canceled due to the ongoing pandemic.

Traditions Canceled

Ariana Madson, A&E Reporter August 24, 2020
With so many activities canceled, many had to find new traditions to partake in this year.
The Democratic National Convention was moved from its original location of Fiserv Forum to the Wisconsin Center. The convention was also moved to an almost entirely virtual format.

Democratic National Convention Turns to Dust

Benjamin Wells, Assistant News Editor August 24, 2020

Milwaukee is quiet. An occasional passerby walks past Fiserv Forum, peering into the closed of concourse. Restaurants space out their patrons, already a limited number. Conversations are hidden behind...

Homelessness in Milwaukee: Securing Shelter and Health Safety

Shir Bloch August 24, 2020
Often staying in crowded locations and without resources for sanitation and protection, the homeless are at a great risk during the COVID-19 crisis.
Many MCTS bus line schedules do not match with Marquette students' schedules.

A Bus Card and a Mask

Ariana Madson, A&E Reporter August 24, 2020
In Milwaukee, different transportation companies, such as the Milwaukee County Transit System and Bublr Bikes, have been striving to increase usage numbers as some pandemic restrictions are lifted.
Summerfest was one of multiple Milwaukee festivals to be canceled during summer 2020.

Summerfest? More like Bummerfest

Charlotte Ives, A&E Assistant Editor August 24, 2020
Although Milwaukee is the city of festivals, the COVID-19 pandemic has seen to it that practically all of those festivals which Milwaukee has become known for are either canceled or postponed.
Hobbies at Home

Hobbies at Home

Skyler Chun, Executive A&E Editor August 24, 2020
Cal Papineau, a senior in the College of Engineering, ended up going viral on the popular social media app TikTok after posting a video of an obstacle course he and his sister made from everyday items lying around the house.
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