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Neighboring Cultures

Neighboring Cultures

Megan Woolard, Assistant News Editor March 9, 2021
The program was started back in 2001 through a collaboration between the Office of Residence Life, the Office of International Education and the International Business department.
The 39 staff members Marquette eliminated have yet to be reinstated.

“No one gets fired.” Protest to reinstate 39 eliminated faculty ends up in the street

Benjamin Wells, Executive News Editor March 9, 2021

A group of about 100 staff members, faculty and students gathered outside Zilber Hall March 3 to protest the university's ongoing layoff process Marquette set forth since the fiscal year 2022 budget was...

Wisconsin expands eligibility for COVID-19 vaccine to educators

Wisconsin expands eligibility for COVID-19 vaccine to educators

Claire Driscol, Assistant Editor March 9, 2021
Eligibility also expanded to individuals enrolled in Medicaid long-term care programs, some public-facing essential workers, residents and staff of congregant living facilities and nonfront-line essential health care personnel. 

Silent Sky tells the story of one of America’s female influencers

Karsyn Hartsfield, News Reporter March 9, 2021
Silent Sky was one of many female empowered plays, as Stephen Hudson-Mairet, chair of digital media and performing arts and scenic designer for the play explained, each play was selected for this year were meant to “highlight women.” Silent Sky, along with Deadman’s Cellphone and Antigone, were all part of these females written or female led plays.
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Fossil Free Marquette presents at MUSG senate

Megan Woolard, Assistant News Editor March 9, 2021
MUSG elections will be on March 26, and Fossil Free Marquette wants a student referendum to encourage Marquette to divestiture funds from fossil fuel companies. A student referendum is a public question that would gauge student support on whether or not they support Fossil Free Marquette’s movement to have Marquette divest from fossil fuel companies. 
Many students celebrate St. Patrick's Day at on campus bars.

St. Patrick’s Day takes on a different form this year due to COVID-19

Claire Driscol, Assistant News Editor March 9, 2021
As St. Patrick's Day approaches, university spokesmen, Kevin Conway, said that MUPD will be bringing in additional officers in order to intervene on large gathers earlier in the day.
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Music at Marquette struggles during pandemic

Karsyn Hartsfield, News Reporter March 9, 2021

COVID-19 has brought many changes to Marquette’s campus, including Marquette’s music programs. Erik Janners, director of Marquette’s music program, said the biggest adjustment has been the schedule...

Food insecurity on Marquette's campus

Food insecurity on Marquette’s campus

Megan Woolard, Assistant News Editor March 9, 2021
“Things have probably only gotten worse with the level of food insecurity students are experiencing since we’ve seen food insecurity just skyrocket in the U.S. since the pandemic,” Siddiqui said.
Fans head back to Fiserv for Marquette's last home game

Fans head back to Fiserv for Marquette’s last home game

Bryan Geenen, Reporter March 9, 2021
The first game Marquette was able to have fans in was also their last of the season. Their match-up against Xavier was Senior Night, as Marquette's senior were honored at home.
Campus Ministry's IMAP and MAP trips are just some of Marquette's many service opportunities.

Immersing in Service

Benjamin Wells, Executive News Editor March 6, 2021

Marquette’s mission is founded in service. There are a variety of global service groups at Marquette. Some of these include Global Brigades, MARDI GRAS, Marquette Global Ambassadors and the International...

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BREAKING: Third floor of O’Donnell Hall in quarantine after a “cluster” of COVID-19 cases

Claire Driscol, Assistant News Editor March 5, 2021

The third floor of O'Donnell Hall will be transported to a nearby campus quarantine location for 14 days after a cluster of COVID-19 cases occurred among O'Donnell residents. The residents will be transported...

Straz Hall will begin renovations once the new business building is complete

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New business building will break ground this spring

Benjamin Wells, Executive News Editor March 2, 2021
The 60 million dollar project will be the new home of Marquette Business, taking the place of where McCormick Hall formerly stood, across from the Alumni Memorial Union.
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