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St. Joan of Arc Chapel located on Marquette University's campus.

KOCH: Marquette must follow Catholic Church, give reparations

Jenna Koch, Columnist April 13, 2021
The administration needs to fix problems on campus as well as pledge resources to communities of color. 
A bus stop on the corner of 16 Street and Wisconsin Avenue was removed for the construction of the new College of Business Administration building.

EDITORIAL: We are not being the difference

April 13, 2021
It has been difficult to see how the university has recently been fulfilling its commitment to "be the difference."
President Joe Biden speaks at the 2020 Iowa State Education Association Legislative Conference Jan. 2020. Photo via Flickr

RUFFOLO: Surge of immigrants at U.S.-Mexico border result of displacement

Lucia Ruffolo, Opinions Columnist April 13, 2021
We must recognize that the human desire to survive and flourish is not just something unique to American citizens and that being an American citizen does make someone superior.
Milwaukee Brewers should follow COVID-19 guidelines when allowing fans into the stadium. Photo via Flickr

PICKART: Sports teams must set example to combat COVID-19

Max Pickart, Opinions Columnist April 13, 2021
It is essential that professional sports teams veer away from actions similar to that of the Texas Rangers organization. If fans are allowed to attend in-person games, it should only be a limited amount.
The Milwaukee Rescue Mission is located on 830 N 19th St.

Think Global, Act Local

Lucia Ruffolo, Opinions Columnist April 8, 2021
While the world has always been filled with vast inequality and poor conditions, the COVID-19 pandemic magnified these issues.
The Genocide in Front of your Eyes

The Genocide in Front of your Eyes

Aminah Beg, Assistant Opinions Editor April 8, 2021
It sounds like the man I voted and prayed for is now looking straight into my television screen during a CNN Town Hall to tell me that the beating, enslaving, raping and persecuting of the Uighur Muslims is justified and really it is China who has fallen victim to extreme forces.
A Rise in Xenophobia

A Rise in Xenophobia

Jenna Koch, Opinions Columnist April 8, 2021
It is clear that these hate crimes have come from anti-Asian racism, but the reason for this hatred is very unique. Similarly, after the 9/11 terrorist attacks, fear ignited a wave of hate crimes against Muslims, Sikhs and against religious minorities and Asian-Americans as a whole in the early 2000s. 
Pursuing Positivity in a Pandemic

Pursuing Positivity in a Pandemic

Hope Moses, Opinions Columnist April 8, 2021
This is no doubt a difficult period of time for us all, but it is exactly that: a period of time. A time that will pass.
Chinatown Square, Chicago

Marginalized Communities and COVID-19

Max Pickart, Opinions Columnist April 8, 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic has had a detrimental impact on nearly all communities worldwide, as lives have been lost and economies destroyed. However, it is clear that the pandemic has noticeably affected...

Joseph Beaird and his brothers pack up their home in Yorba Linda, Orange County, California to move in summer 2019. Photo courtesy of Joseph Beaird

BEAIRD: Lack of action against gun violence must end

Joseph Beaird, Audio News Producer April 8, 2021
Almost every time a mass shooting happens, it no longer is deemed newsworthy after a week. We have been conditioned to tune it out.
The Vatican in Vatican City in Rome, Italy. Photo via Flickr

PICKART: Catholic Church must live up to teachings

Max Pickart, Opinions Columnist April 6, 2021
The Vatican’s appalling and disagreeable stance against same-sex marriages is one that will not only affect the LGBTQ+ community and its allies, but also the Catholic Church and organized religion as a whole. 
Marquette replaced its spring break with four Mental Health Days. Marquette Wire stock photo

EDITORIAL: We are struggling with burnout

April 6, 2021
As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to persist, burnout is severely impacting the Marquette community. 
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