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Faculty, staff host press conference in response to university proposed layoffs

Tom Hansberger speaks outside Zilber Hall Wednesday afternoon.

Alexa Jurado, Assistant News Editor

September 30, 2020

"Marquette is no longer an educational institution. It has become a hedge fund with a tuition revenue stream," Kizuk said.

First presidential debate turns to heated remarks and chaos

First presidential debate turns to heated remarks and chaos

Benjamin Wells, Assistant News Editor

September 30, 2020

The debate was originally planned to be held at the University of Notre Dame's campus but was moved to Cleveland, Ohio after the university withdrew its bid to host after citing health concerns related to the coronavirus.

Virtual town hall discusses Cobeen Hall quarantine and COVID-19 response

Vice President of Student Affairs Xavier Cole spoke at the town hall meeting Monday.

Megan Woolard, News Reporter

September 29, 2020

The university is looking forward toward spring break and opportunities to limit transmission during that time.

University reacts to Breonna Taylor verdict

Members of Marquette gathered on the lawn of the AMU in protest of the recent verdict.

Benjamin Wells, Assistant News Editor

September 29, 2020

The protest, which was organized by Black Student Council, started in front of the Alumni Memorial Union. Black Student Council leaders spoke about the recent verdict and their own personal struggles toward achieving racial justice in the world.

Marquette commissions new mural on Varsity Theatre

The mural will be on the north side of Varsity Theatre

Matthew Choate, News Reporter

September 29, 2020

Jacki Black, the associate director for Hispanic Initiatives, said the mural was meant to gain insight into the degree to which the university provides a welcoming environment for students and employees.

Marquette’s undergraduate teaching rank increases from last year

Marquette University was the only university from Milwaukee in the top 100 on the list.

Natalija Mileusnic, News Reporter

September 29, 2020

Marquette University is ranked 18th among universities nationally in undergraduate teaching.

Fossil Free Marquette holds divestment protest

Joseph Miscimarra, co-founder of Fossil Free Marquette, spoke on Marquette's investments.

Alexa Jurado, Assistant News Editor

September 29, 2020

There were approximately 40 student participants, making signs and writing chalk messages on the sidewalk emphasizing their requests.

Campus victim advocates are now confidential

New rules for the Title IX office.

Alexa Jurado, Assistant News Editor

September 29, 2020

According to a Sept. 11 university news release, victims will remain in control of all decisions that are made about their healing process and courses of action.

Business students anticipate new building

Marquette's new business school will be where McCormick Hall used to be.

Matthew Choate, News Reporter

September 29, 2020

“The university has been talking about a new business school for many years now," Tim Hanley, interim dean of the College of Business Administration, said in an email.

Marquette Academic Workers Union respond to proposed budget cuts

Members of the union will hold a press conference outside of Zilber Hall on Wednesday.

Alexa Jurado and Ben Wells

September 29, 2020

The union held a virtual meeting Sept. 24 to organize against potential budget cuts that the university is facing as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Midnight Run transitions from active service to mindful learning through online format

Midnight run has taken an online approach this semester.

Megan Woolard, News Reporter

September 29, 2020

During a normal semester, Midnight Run focuses on sending Marquette student volunteers to different sites and programs throughout the Milwaukee community including Vet's Place Central , Streetlife and other philanthropic organizations.

Cobeen Hall residents react to quarantine order

Cobeen Hall is the second residence hall to quarantine this semester. 

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Megan Woolard, News Reporter

September 26, 2020

Regardless of their test results, all students living in Cobeen are required to quarantine for two weeks. Additionally, any residents who did not get tested today will be required to get tested next week.