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Marquette Wire

The student news site of Marquette University

Marquette Wire

The student news site of Marquette University

Marquette Wire

Spring semester will begin one week later than normal.

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KOCH: New solutions needed for students who struggle with mental health

Jenna Koch, Opinions Columnist August 24, 2020
Marquette must adapt a better plan to approach mental health issues among students for the upcoming semester.

Call for Change

Annie Mattea, Managing Editor of the Marquette Tribune August 24, 2020

Stephanie Rivera Berruz, an assistant professor of philosophy, wrote an open letter to Marquette University to address racial injustices in the Marquette community June 17. The same day, Rivera Berruz...

PICKART: Sustainable recovery necessary after the Pandemic

Max Pickart, Opinions Columnist August 24, 2020
Although we have seen massive improvements environmentally, such as an estimated 5% decrease in carbon emissions relative to 2019, there are also immense environmental consequences due to the economic setbacks of COVID-19. 

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.   


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.


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.
Milwaukees 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.
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