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Marquette community discusses harassment and human trafficking in Milwaukee

Claire Driscol, Assistant News Editor March 23, 2021
Although this incident occurred last fall and the two girls escaped with no injuries, cases of harassment have continued, as a man was recently detained last week after “threatening and striking women” in the Marquette campus area. 
O'Donnell Hall quarantined students share their experience

O’Donnell Hall quarantined students share their experience

Megan Woolard, Assistant News Editor March 16, 2021
“It felt like the whole building was gone, the halls were dead silent. It honestly threw the whole vibe off,” Viviana Garcia, first-year in the College of Engineering and O’Donnell resident, said. 

Parties persist as pandemic continues

Natallie St. Onge and Claire Driscol March 16, 2021
As he watched a densely packed group continue to gather, Doe said he decided to take out his phone to capture a video of the crowds, in hopes that the students would see someone taking a video and would then disperse.

“American Rescue Plan” sets to stimulate American economy

Julia Abuzzahab, News Reporter March 16, 2021
This bill is also known as the America Rescue Plan, and according to the Washington Post it is aimed to help in a few major areas. There are unemployment benefits, child tax credits, aid to state and local governments, pandemic responses, housing assistance, school support, aid for multi-employer pension plans, new provisions and stimulus checks.
Un-PAC works to take big money out of politics

Un-PAC works to take big money out of politics

Megan Woolard, Assistant News Editor March 16, 2021
“The FTPA is the closest thing to a silver bullet that we've seen in our lifetimes when it comes to making our democracy actually functional and accountable,” Shana Gallagher, executive director and co-founder of Un-PAC, said in an email.
Marquette University’s seal redesign nearing final drafts

Marquette University’s seal redesign nearing final drafts

Skyler Chun, Executive A&E Editor March 16, 2021
Alex Liberato, a senior in the College of Business Administration, president of the Native American Student Association at Marquette and student body representative on the Seal Committee, has been a part of this ongoing process since his first year at Marquette. 
Marquette designated as a Military Friendly School

Marquette designated as a Military Friendly School

Karsyn Hartsfield, News Reporter March 16, 2021
Marquette was one of 748 schools given this designation out of over 1,200 schools that applied.
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Faculty group works to create public health programs at Marquette

Alexa Jurado March 16, 2021
Even before the pandemic, a group of faculty on campus worked on an interdisciplinary initiative to create public health programs at Marquette. 
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BREAKING: Suspect threatening and assaulting women on campus in custody

Kaylee Staral, Assistant News Producer March 15, 2021

A suspect has been arrested in relation to threats and assaults against women in the campus area Monday, according to a Marquette University Police Department safety alert. The suspect is in custody and...

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MUPD issues safety alert about individual “threatening and striking women” in the Marquette area

Megan Woolard, Assistant News Editor March 14, 2021
The individual is 6 foot 1, 229 lbs, and a muscular build. 
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Former Marquette president, Rev. Scott R. Pilarz, S.J., passes away at 61

Vanessa Rivera, Executive News Producer March 12, 2021
Pilarz served as the president of Marquette from 2011 to 2013 and announced his diagnosis of ALS in 2018. Pilarz committed himself to service and raising awareness about the disease.
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University exploring possibility of in-person commencement after announcing it would be virtual

Benjamin Wells, Executive News Editor March 12, 2021
In a recent letter from Ah Yun sent to the Marquette community, the ceremony is now considering the possibility of an in-person event.
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