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A German courses is posted outside of a classroom in Lalumiere Hall.

‘It’s criminal’ : How Marquette’s languages department is trying to stay afloat amid budget shortfalls and failed support

Natallie St. Onge, Executive Director March 2, 2021

Natalie Hill took a lot of risks to attend Marquette University. Originally from Nashville, the 2017 graduate knew nobody at Marquette, as no one from her high school had ever attended. All Hill knew...

Many students have said that the Mental Health Days are not a sufficient substitute for spring break

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Students react to Mental Health Days

Megan Woolard, Assistant News Editor March 2, 2021
During these mental health days, all undergraduate classes are canceled and students have the day to do whatever they please
The University academic Senate held a special virtual meeting

University Academic Senate holds Special Meeting

Benjamin Wells, Executive News Editor March 2, 2021
Provost Kimo Ah Yun began by discussing what the future of Marquette would look like, after having chats with students and faculty through his weekly coffee chats.
Global Water center provides space for water quality research and innovation

Global Water Center provides space for water quality research

Megan Woolard, Assistant News Editor March 2, 2021
At the Global Water Center, Marquette students and faculty are participating in water quality research and innovation to help solve issues surrounding water contamination
Sarah Feldner, Dean of the College of Communications is one of the few women in the university president's cabinet

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Students and staff discuss Women’s History Month

Claire Driscol, Assistant News Editor March 2, 2021
Women’s History Month originated in 1987 due to petitioning by the National Women’s History Project. Before this date, it was “Women’s History Week,” which began March 7, 1982.  
Straz Tower has had many incidents only one month into the semester

Straz’s Bad Luck

Julia Abuzzahab, News Reporter March 2, 2021
Not only has norovirus been circulating through the residence hall, snow was found in a stairwell, fire alarms have been going off, elevators have been malfunctioning and water pipes have burst.
MU dining partners with local businesses

MU Dining partners with Milwaukee businesses

Karsyn Hartsfield, News Reporter March 2, 2021
 Local businesses such as Triciclo Perú, Heaven’s Table BBQ and The Soup Market have all been featured around various Marquette dining halls including Cobeen, the Commons, and the pop-up kitchen at Marquette Place in the AMU
Marquette plans to freeze tuition for the 2021-2022 academic year

Student debt concerns persist amid COVID-19

Claire Driscol, Assistant News Editor March 2, 2021
However, to minimize the impact of student debt amid the pandemic, the university announced it is freezing tuition for the 2021-22 academic year. 
Currently about 8.5% of Wisconsinites have received the COVID-19 vaccine
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University announces plans for an in-person fall semester

Claire Driscol, Assistant News Editor March 2, 2021
Lovell said that its student and staff efforts, as well as increased access to the COVID-19 vaccine across Wisconsin, are what is making these plans possible.  
Hira was a doctoral student in The College of Engineering.

Remembering Avijit Hira

Claire Driscol, News Reporter February 23, 2021
In an email to Marquette students, faculty and staff, Marquette University President Michael Lovell said Hira was a gifted scholar. Hira completed 12 publications, highlighting his research in wireless networks and encryption technology.
Men's lacrosse player removed from team after using racial slurs

Men’s lacrosse player removed from team after using racial slurs

Benjamin Wells, Executive News Editor February 23, 2021

Late into the night Feb. 15,  a video uploaded to Marquette's Black Student Council's Instagram page depicted two students, including a member of the Marquette men's lacrosse team, using multiple racial...

University's revisions of Title IX were put into effect Feb. 8

University’s revisions of Title IX were put into effect Feb. 8

Claire Driscol, News Reporter February 23, 2021
Title IX coordinator Kristen Kreple said these revisions were made to the interim policy — a temporary policy subject to change — that was put into effect in August due to the new federal regulations. 
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