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Students study at tables in the Alumni Memorial Union, following Marquette's social distancing guidelines.

Learning to Adapt

Beck Andrew Salgado, Projects Reporter April 8, 2021
For just over a year now, universities around the world have found themselves having to make unprecedented decisions regarding classes, student housing and more.
Friends in Far Places

Friends in Far Places

Annie Mattea, Managing Editor of the Marquette Tribune April 8, 2021
In Whitehead's International Reporting and Journalism classes, she takes students virtually to Lebanon, where they talk with students at Notre Dame University, a Catholic university in Lebanon separate from Notre Dame University in Indiana.
Enrolling Internationally

Enrolling Internationally

Julia Abuzzahab, News Reporter April 8, 2021
Vice president for enrollment management Dr. John Baworowsky says that having a diverse student body is a top priority for Marquette, and the university is always working to grow its number of international students.
Romael Haque (third from left) smiles with his family in January 2020. Photo courtesy Romael Haque.

Far from Home

Natalija Mileusnic, News Reporter April 8, 2021
Due to travel restrictions, timing and the likelihood of getting behind in his coursework, Haque was unable to make it home for his father’s burial.
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Marquette announces “Time to Rise” fundraising campaign

Vanessa Rivera, News Producer April 8, 2021

University President Michael Lovell just announced a $750 million fundraising campaign to help with resources in university advancement. Time to Rise: The Marquette Promise to Be The Difference is the...

Campus clean-up and sustainability

Campus clean-up and sustainability

Lelah Byron & Grace Dawson April 6, 2021
“When the snow melted, there were a lot of disposable masks on the street,” Tan said. “I live by Straz Tower, and whenever I walk across the bridge, I feel like I always see some type of trash. I try to pick it up when I see it.”
Shaka Smart and his wife Maya walk into his introductory press conference March 29 in the Al McGuire Center. (Photo courtesy of Marquette Athletics.)

Students react to Wojo’s dismissal and Shaka Smart’s Hiring

Natalija Mileusnic, News Reporter April 6, 2021

Marquette University recently decided to part ways with men’s basketball coach Steve Wojciechowski March 19 and hired Shaka Smart as his replacement.  Kolbe Donoghue, a first-year in the College...

Miller Park is now American Family Field.

Brewers’ return impacts local businesses

Bryan Geenen, Sports Reporter April 6, 2021
As the Brewers begin their 2021 season, local bars and restaurants are seeing fans pour into their establishments once again after COVID-19 stifled business last year.

“Socially vulnerable populations” are taken into account for vaccines in Milwaukee

Julia Abuzzahab, News Reporter April 6, 2021

Milwaukee County states on their dashboard that they utilized data to identify the socially vulnerable populations in their community, and the populations will help emergency response planners and public...

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The pandemic has been and is taking a toll on Marquette students

Finn Askin, News Reporter April 6, 2021
This widespread feeling of stress began when Marquette students received an email from the university that stated “beginning Wednesday, March 18 2020, university operations – where possible – will move to a remote working environment until at least April 10, at which point the university will reassess our overall situation.”
Internships during the pandemic

Internships during the pandemic

April 6, 2021
Internship coordinators at Marquette are attempting to find students internships in person or online so that they are still able to gain work experience, even during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Where can you get the COVID-19 vaccine by Marquette?

Where can you get the COVID-19 vaccine by Marquette?

Finn Askin, News Reporter April 6, 2021
The Milwaukee Health Department had now opened vaccinations up to any individual 16 years and older who resides in certain zip codes on March 22, but recently after increases in vaccinations, the state was able to expand eligibility to all individuals over the age of 16.
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