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MUSG election results announced in live stream

MUSG results were announced Sept. 18 in a Microsoft Teams life stream. Marquette Wire stock photo

Megan Woolard, News Reporter

September 18, 2020

The results for the MUSG elections were announced in a Microsoft Teams live event on the afternoon of Sep. 18. Evelia Guerrero and Elizabeth Murillo are the new Executive President and Vice President. Both are students in the College of Nursing. They received 69.8% of the votes. They will serve thei...

No injuries after car accident near 11th St.

MUPD responds to the crash at 11th St. and Wisconsin Ave.

Benjamin Wells, Assistant News Editor

September 17, 2020

Marquette University Police Department responded to a car accident Wednesday night.

Schroeder residents react to unexpected quarantine

Students rushed to Sendik's Fresh2Go to get groceries before the mandatory quarantine.

Kelli Arseneau, Managing Editor of the Marquette Journal

September 15, 2020

Schroeder residents received an email stating that all residents were required to go into quarantine for the next 14 days, beginning at 10 p.m on Monday.

Residence Hall directors shut down The Commons’ indoor theater

The Commons Theater shut down following

Benjamin Wells, Assistant News Editor

September 15, 2020

The decision came after numerous social media posts documented students in the space not wearing masks or social distancing, according to an email sent to residents of Eckstein and Wells halls by Eckstein Residence Hall director Grace Konyar.

Marquette University leaders draft checklist to prepare for possible online transition

Marquette University leaders draft checklist to prepare for possible online transition

Shir Bloch, Executive News Editor

September 15, 2020

The checklist, which will be posted on the Center for Teaching and Learning website and distributed to instructors later this week, highlights areas for faculty to focus on in the event of a move online

Fraternities and sororities work on diversity and inclusion within their organizations

Fraternities and sororities work on diversity and inclusion within their organizations

Benjamin Wells, Assistant News Editor

September 15, 2020

Olivia Ward, Alpha Chi Omega's president and senior in the College of Nursing, said her sorority is implementing a new position within the organization's executive board involving diversity and inclusion in the near future.

MUSG holds debate for presidential and vice presidential candidates

MUSG results were announced Sept. 18 in a Microsoft Teams life stream. Marquette Wire stock photo

Alexa Jurado, Assistant News Editor

September 15, 2020

On one ticket, Evelia Guerrero and Elizabeth Murillo, seniors in the College of Nursing. On the other, Kevin O'Finn, a senior in the College of Arts & Sciences and Vinny Stoll, a senior in the College of Business Administration.

Newest Law Poll results show little change as election nears

Marquette Wire stock photo

Shir Bloch, Executive News Editor

September 15, 2020

The poll showed Biden leading Trump by 4%, holding a slight lead at 47% support over Trump’s 43%. In August, Biden’s support was at 49% while Trump’s was at 44%.

Employee resource groups create spaces for faculty and staff

Marquette University announced it would be laying off approximately 300 faculty and staff. Marquette Wire stock photo

Natalija Mileusnic, News Reporter

September 15, 2020

ERGs include the Hispanic/Latinx Faculty and Staff Association, LGBTQ+ Resource Group, Marquette Black Faculty and Staff Network, Marquette Moms, Marquette Social Professionals, Women of Color Employee Resource Group, and the Women of Marquette Resource Group.

Schroeder Hall residents to quarantine after rise in COVID-19 cases

Shir Bloch and Benjamin Wells

September 14, 2020

The email said that the residence hall will be closing due to a confirmed cluster of COVID-19 cases in to the building. 

Marquette’s percentage of positive tests now over ten percent

Marquette's percentage of positive tests now over ten percent

Benjamin Wells, Assistant News Editor

September 12, 2020

The Marquette University Coronavirus Dashboard was updated to reflect that over 10% of tests that have gone through the testing center in the past week have come back positive, bringing the gating criteria into the red.  The gating criteria are three-level alert based criteria based on Marquette's pr...

Prayer service addresses racial injustices at Marquette

Breanna Flowers, President of Black Student Council, speaks at the prayer service.

Benjamin Wells, Assistant News Editor

September 12, 2020

Lovell said Marquette has failed to address issues related to racial injustice, change must be done and racism cannot be tolerated on Marquette's campus.