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New Law School poll shows Biden leading Trump in Wisconsin

The latest Marquette Law School poll found consistent support for Joe Biden among Wisconsin registered voters.

Shir Bloch, Executive News Editor

August 11, 2020

The most recent Marquette Law School poll revealed that 49% of those polled favor Joe Biden for President while 44% favor incumbent President Donald Trump, according to an Aug. 11 press release. Similar results were released in June, where 50% supported Biden and 44% supported Trump. The poll, conducted Aug. 4-9 ...

University will not house guests for DNC

Residence Halls were to host guest for the DNC, but due to the ongoing pandemic and no more convention speeches in Milwaukee, residence halls will remain empty.

Alexa Jurado, Assistant News Editor

August 10, 2020

There will not be any convention-related events on campus.

Marquette names co-chairs of President’s Commission on Racial Equity

President Lovell announced the co-chairs of the Commission on Racial Equity.

Shir Bloch, Executive News Editor

August 10, 2020

University President Michael Lovell announced the co-chairs for the Commission on Racial Equity, according to a university news release. Howard Fuller, founder and director of the Institute for the Transformation of Learning and a recently retired professor of education at Marquette, and Kristine Rappé, tr...

President Lovell’s son withdraws from university after posting racist, sexist remarks on social media

President Lovell at his presidential address last year.

Natallie St. Onge, Executive Director

August 6, 2020

The posts, which include derogatory statements about women and Black people, were originally published in 2017 and 2018, when Matt was a first-year at Marquette. Some posts have been deleted, while others are still public on one account. 

Marquette to reopen for in-person instruction in the fall, offers online options

Some students only have 10 to 15 minutes to get between classes.

Annie Mattea, Managing Editor of the Marquette Tribune

August 5, 2020

First-year students who choose online courses will be able to waive their residence hall requirement. Sophomores will also be able to waive their requirement, regardless of if they are online.

Class of 2020’s graduation canceled

A virtual Mass in honor of the Class of 2020 will be held Aug. 29.

Kelli Arseneau, Managing Editor of the Marquette Journal

August 5, 2020

Originally scheduled for May 23, graduation ceremonies were postponed to Aug. 30 in response to the coronavirus pandemic.

Wisconsin Center prepares for DNC, releases COVID-19 protocol

The Wisconsin Center is the 2020 Democratic National Convention site.

Zoe Comerford, Executive Sports Editor

August 4, 2020

The DNCC first announced changes June 24 — that the convention would be shortened, mostly virtual and moved from Fiserv Forum to the Wisconsin Center, a smaller venue to accommodate the scale back event.

MUPD responds to incident near I-43, sheriff’s office closes stretch of highway

Officers were on the scene. Photo by Alexa Jurado

Shir Bloch, Executive News Editor

August 4, 2020

I-43 remains closed as MUPD responds to an incident.

Joe Biden’s Vice Presidential candidates. Who will he announce as his running mate this week?

Kamala Harris is Joe Biden's running mate. Photo via Flickr.

Amanda Parrish, Assistant Projects Editor

August 3, 2020

Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden will choose his running mate this week.

Residence halls expected to be in use for Democratic National Convention amid pandemic

Residence Halls can be expected to be used for the democratic national convention.

Lelah Byron, Executive Projects Editor

August 1, 2020

It is unclear as to what residence halls will be used.

City Health Department approves reopening plan, university to announce final decision next week

Milwaukee Health Department approved Marquette University's safety plan, allowing the university to open in the fall. Photo via Flickr.

Shir Bloch, Executive News Editor

July 31, 2020

The City of Milwaukee Health Department has approved Marquette’s plans for reopening in a hybrid format. The university will announce its final fall semester plans next week, according to a July 31 university news release.

Marquette to reassess plans for fall semester instruction

Area near Raynor Memorial Library and Wisconsin Ave. Marquette Wire stock photo.

Annie Mattea, Managing Editor of the Marquette Tribune

July 20, 2020

Marquette will reassess and make a decision regarding the fall 2020 semester in the first week of August, according to a university news release. The news release says that the university is continuing to work with Milwaukee Health Department and the City of Milwaukee regarding plans to keep moving forward with current efforts. A recent Milwaukee Journal Sentinel article says that universities and sch...