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KOCH: Underdiagnosed ADHD in women result of sexism

Graphic by Alexandra Garner

Jenna Koch, Opinions Columnist

September 17, 2020

Inability to correctly diagnose women who have ADHD places them at a disadvantage in their educational career.

RUFFOLO: Marquette must improve accessibility on campus

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

Lucia Ruffolo, Opinions Columnist

September 15, 2020

Marquette University should provide more time and resources for students and faculty to travel across campus.

PICKART: People shouldn’t be weaponizing faith

St. Joan of Arc Chapel is one location on campus that provides space for Christian services and reflections.

Max Pickart, Opinions Columnist

September 15, 2020

Marquette University must put greater effort into welcoming and allowing its students to practice freedom of religion and freedom of speech both in the classrooms and on campus.

MOSES: Threat to defund schools implementing 1619 Project detrimental

President Donald Trump gives speech in front of crowd at a Prescott Valley, Arizona rally Oct. 4, 2016. Photo via Flickr

Hope Moses, Opinions Columnist

September 15, 2020

Trump’s threat to defund The 1619 Project is a divisive tactic that is harmful to America and attempts to erase its true history.

EDITORIAL: Marquette students must be more mindful, make better decisions

Marquette students must continue to follow health safety guidelines.

September 15, 2020

Students on the Marquette campus must better adhere to health guidelines set forth by the university and city, state and federal health officials. 

KOCH: USPS defunding negatively impacts many, creates widespread damage

The USPS is in danger of being defunded.

Jenna Koch, Opinions Columnist

September 8, 2020

The monetary cuts to the US Postal Service by the Trump administration negatively impact many people.

PICKART: Men should embrace all aspects of their humanity

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Max Pickart, Opinions Columnist

September 8, 2020

In the midst of National Suicide Prevention Week, our society must normalize men's mental health struggles and allow them to be emotionally vulnerable.

MOSES: Marquette must respond, take proactive measures for Black students dealing with racial trauma

Marquette University recently announced it would be hiring a Black counselor. Marquette Wire stock photo

Hope Moses, Opinions Columnist

September 8, 2020

As a community, Marquette needs to take the initial lack of representation in the Counseling Center and the uncomfortable presence of Black students more seriously and work towards finding effective solutions to the problem.

RUFFOLO: Don’t shame left-leaning Democrats for not voting for Biden

Former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden is the Democratic Party nominee for the 2020 presidential election. Photo via Flickr

Lucia Ruffolo, Opinions Columnist

September 8, 2020

Americans should not feel ashamed to not vote this November due to the problematic issues of Democratic candidate, Joe Biden.

EDITORIAL: MU must follow through with commitments to Black students

Graphic by Alexandra Garner

September 8, 2020

The university must follow through on the agreed upon reforms discussed during a recent meeting with the Black Student Council.

PICKART: Human rights, lives must come before professions

Marquette University and other institutions should encourage students to use their voices and make a difference. 
Marquette Wire Stock Photo

Max Pickart, Opinions Columnist

September 1, 2020

We must listen to the voices of people of color, amplify them and do our part in our professional settings to prioritize human rights over business.

EDITORIAL: COVID-19 self-assessment survey insufficient, testing necessary

Marquette University requires students to take a COVID-19 self-assessment survey each day before coming to campus. Marquette Wire stock photo

September 1, 2020

Marquette University must require students, faculty, and staff to complete COVID tests in order to adequately prevent its spread on campus.