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Marquette Wire

The student news site of Marquette University

Marquette Wire

The student news site of Marquette University

Marquette Wire

The City of Milwaukee is recommending booster shots to vaccinated individuals

Other UW schools COVID-19 protocols

Bailey Striepling, News Reporter September 7, 2021
Marquette’s COVID-19 protocols include uploading proof of vaccination for all students taking classes in person, as well as a mask mandate for all students, faculty and staff in indoor public spaces.
84% of Marquette faculty and staff have uploaded proof of vaccination

84% of Marquette faculty and staff have uploaded proof of vaccination

Megan Woolard, Executive News Editor September 2, 2021

Eighty-four percent of Marquette faculty and staff have uploaded proof of COVID-19 vaccination as of Aug. 31. Unlike students, faculty and staff did not have to apply for an exemption if they chose...

Lovell announced that he was diagnosed with sarcoma, a form of cancer.

Marquette Wire stock photo

President Lovell diagnosed with sarcoma

Megan Woolard, Executive News Editor September 2, 2021

President Lovell announced this morning that he was diagnosed with sarcoma, a form of cancer, on Tuesday, Aug. 31. According to the American Cancer Society sarcoma is "... a type of cancer that starts...

Students file outside of on campus grocery store, Sendik, to get free breakfast

Marquette president, basketball coaches and Sendiks owner hand out breakfast to students on first day of classes

Claire Driscol, Assistant News Editor August 31, 2021
Marquette University President Michael Lovell, head men’s basketball coach Shaka Smart, head women's basketball coach Megan Duffy and Sendik's Fresh2Go owner Ted Balistreri hand out breakfast to students.
Students walking outside of Alumni Memorial Union

Student and faculty vaccine requirement

Claire Driscol and Megan Woolard August 31, 2021
Marquette University President Lovell announced June 7 that students must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by Aug.1.
Vaccinated individuals who come into contact with COVID-19 should continue to wear a mask and monitor their symptoms.

Quarantine spaces still available on campus

Bailey Striepling, News Reporter August 31, 2021
Vaccinated individuals who have been in close contact to someone with COVID-19 are recommended to get tested three to five days after exposure.
Outside of the medical clinic, where students can call for questions regarding COVID-19

COVID-19 testing on Marquette’s campus

Claire Driscol, Assistant News Editor August 31, 2021
For the remaining percentage of students without vaccination status, COVID-19 protocols will vary from their counterparts.
Looking back on his accomplishments in his career, William Welburn celebrates his retirement.

William Welburn to retire Aug. 31

Bailey Striepling, News Reporter August 31, 2021
After 12 years in his 42-year career in higher education at Marquette University, William Welburn, retired on Aug. 31.
Outside of the plant powered grill in the commons.

New ‘Plant Powered’ Grill expands on-campus dining options

Connor Baldwin, News Reporter August 31, 2021
This is the first plant-based grill available on campus at the Commons.
Faculty and staff are now strongly encouraged to receive the COVID-19 vaccine

Faculty and staff are now strongly encouraged to receive the COVID-19 vaccine

Bailey Striepling, News Reporter August 24, 2021

Marquette University is strongly encouraging faculty and staff to receive the COVID-19 vaccine, according to a news release. This decision comes as an attempt to mitigate the spread of COVID-19. Marquette...

BREAKING: Marquette requiring masks in indoor spaces

BREAKING: Marquette requiring masks in indoor spaces

John Leuzzi, Executive Sports Editor August 16, 2021

On Monday afternoon, Marquette University announced in a press release that beginning August 17, masks will be required in indoor spaces. "In continued alignment with the City of Milwaukee Health...

While last years SPARK@Home program was condensed into a fully virtual format, SPARK has returned back to an in-person format this summer. Marquette Wire stock photo

Summer Shifts

Claire Driscol, Assistant News Editor August 8, 2021
As COVID-19 cases slowly decline and vaccination rates rise, a variety of summer jobs have changed their protocols since last summer. 
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