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The student news site of Marquette University

Marquette Wire

The student news site of Marquette University

Marquette Wire

More than 85% of Marquette students have received the COVID-19 vaccine

More than 85% of Marquette students have received the COVID-19 vaccine

Megan Woolard, Executive News Editor August 2, 2021

Marquette University announced June 7 its requirement for all students to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Since then, recent data shows that more than 85% of Marquette students enrolled in fall...

Marquette responds to new Milwaukee Health Department indoor mask guidelines

Julia Abuzzahab, Assistant News Editor July 30, 2021

This morning, Marquette University announced in a press release that beginning August 2, students will be strongly encouraged to wear a mask when they are indoors with people outside of their household,...

Lovell speaks at his sixth annual presidential address in the AMU. 

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President Lovell Tests Positive for COVID-19

Reese Seberg, General Manager of Marquette Radio July 27, 2021

Today at 6:05 p.m. University President Michael Lovell sent a university-wide email confirming that he has tested positive for COVID-19. Despite getting vaccinated this past spring, Lovell still contracted...

University and Faculty groups clash over financial analysis

Graduate school begins move to Zilber Hall

Megan Woolard, Executive News Editor June 21, 2021

Graduate school operations at Marquette University will begin the move to Zilber Hall Thursday, June 24. The move will be completed by July 12. As announced back in May, as part of the campus masterplan,...

The Wisconsin center will end the distribution of COVID-19 vaccines

Wisconsin Center to end COVID-19 vaccine distribution May 28

Finn Askin, News Reporter May 4, 2021
Although the Wisconsin Center will be closing, the Milwaukee Health Department will continue distribution through two other sites, the Northwest and Southside Health Centers.
Coffee spots around Marquette

Coffee spots around Marquette

Claire Driscol, Assistant News Editor May 4, 2021

“If I didn’t have coffee every morning ... well I don’t know if I’d survive,” Izzy Osbourne, sophomore in the College of Arts & Sciences, said.  Every morning Osbourne hits her alarm...

As end of the semester approaches, students share their homesick experiences

As end of the semester approaches, students share their homesick experiences

Karsyn Hartsfield, News Reporter May 4, 2021

Being homesick while away at school is a common experience for many students. Above 30% of students feel homesick in some way, with 69% of first-year students feeling extreme levels of homesickness.  However,...

Campus political groups comment on recent mass shootings

Campus political groups comment on recent mass shootings

Julia Abuzzahab, News Reporter May 4, 2021

So far throughout the year 2021, mass shootings have increased in the United States by 73% according to Insider. CNN reports that there have been at least 147 mass shootings in 2021. According to the...

University holds special academic meeting

University holds special academic meeting

Benjamin Wells, Executive News Editor May 4, 2021
Sumana Chattopadhyay, a professor in the College of Communication and chair of Academic Senate, opened the meeting with a reflection of the year. She has led all Academic Senate meetings for the 2020-2021 school year.
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University agrees on fossil fuel divestment, not on timeline

Megan Woolard, Assistant News Editor May 4, 2021
The referendum called for full divestment of fossil fuel companies. This would mean that Marquette would sell of any fossil fuel investments that make up its $700 million endowment fund.

Being the Difference: A Town Hall on Diversity and Inclusion

May 3, 2021

We take a closer look at what diversity and inclusion looks like on Marquette University's campus and how we can improve. Hear from student leaders and faculty across campus. Air date: May 02, 2021  

John Ridley will speak at the class of 2021 commencement.

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John Ridley announced as commencement speaker

Vanessa Rivera, Executive News Producer April 29, 2021

Academy Award winner and Milwaukee native John Ridley has been announced as Marquette’s 2021 commencement speaker and will be giving his remarks over video, according to Marquette Today. The video...

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