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April 6th election takes place in Milwaukee

April 6th election takes place in Milwaukee

Karsyn Hartsfield, News Reporter April 6, 2021

Wisconsin holds its 2021 spring elections April 6. The positions being elected include multiple school board directors, state superintendent of public instruction, and municipal and circuit judges.  The...

Commuting and students living at home amid COVID-19

Commuting and students living at home amid COVID-19

Claire Driscol, Assistant News Editor April 6, 2021

Similar to students living on campus, commuters and those living at home have also had to adapt to a new format of school amid COVID-19.  Bennett Raasch, a sophomore in the College of Arts &...

Car fire extinguished near Wells St. parking structure

Car fire extinguished near Wells St. parking structure

Benjamin Wells, Executive News Editor April 4, 2021
No injuries were reported at the scene.
The ground breaking ceremony was done by members of the Marquette community March 23.

Marquette’s new home for business breaks ground

Benjamin Wells, Executive News Editor March 24, 2021
The groundbreaking ceremony consisted of multiple members of the Marquette community, including University President Michael Lovell, Provost Kimo Ah Yun, Laura Daniels and Interim Dean of the College of Business Administration Tim Hanley.
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Marquette will not renew a “single digit percentage” of non-tenure track faculty contracts

Megan Woolard, Assistant News Editor March 23, 2021
In the March 22 university Academic Senate meeting, Provost Kimo Ah Yun specifically declined to release the number of faculty whose contracts will not be renewed. However, Ah Yun did state that the non-renewals would save the university $1.6 million.
One year ago on March 23 Marquette announced a switch to virtual learning

March 23: One year after Marquette announced the 2020 spring semester would be fully virtual

Benjamin Wells, Executive News Editor March 23, 2021
March 23, 2020 the university announced that all classes would be online for the remained of the spring semester. Exactly one year later, the university has changed due to COVID-19
Engineers without Borders continues to aid throughout the pandemic

Engineers without borders continues to aid despite COVID-19

Finn Askin, News Reporter March 23, 2021
Marquette University’s chapter of Engineers Without Borders is looking to continue their usual aid, even through the coronavirus pandemic.
Provost Kimo Ah Yun would not give an exact number of NTT's whose contracts were not being renewed.

Provost doesn’t reveal number of NTT contracts not renewed at UAS meeting

Benjamin Wells, Executive News Editor March 23, 2021
Ah Yun gave this information during the university academic senate meeting March 22 held over teams
University continues to hold mass at the Church of Gesu

Masses adjust to COVID-19 regulations

Karsyn Hartsfield, News Reporter March 23, 2021
These include restrictions regarding the number of attendees allowed in Mass, extra sanitation protocols, and  finding new ways to allow those who can't be in the chapel at Mass to attend; such as live-streaming Mass.
The Desk reception area in Mashuda Hall

Concerns arise over desk receptionist safety

Julia Abuzzahab, News Reporter March 23, 2021

Last week, the Marquette University Police Department alerted students via email that an individual was threatening and striking women on campus. The email stated that MUPD was working with the Milwaukee...

After being on medical leave for three months, Chris Stolarski has returned to work

Chris Stolarski’s journey to recovery

Julia Abuzzahab, News Reporter March 23, 2021
Stolarski was on medical leave for about three months due to complications COVID-19 but has since returned and resumed most of his duties.
A decision on the class of 2021 commencement ceremony will be made in the next few weeks

Campus reacts to the possibility of in-person commencement

Megan Woolard, Assistant News Editor March 23, 2021
Marquette had previously announced Jan. 28 that the class of 2021 commencement ceremony would be virtual. However, since then, there have been changes in the city of Milwaukee that open the door for the possibility of an in-person commencement.
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