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PICKART: When will enough be enough?

Max Pickart, Opinions Columnist March 31, 2021
It is clear that, no matter the economic prestige of America, the gun violence in our country persists. It will continue to persist, regardless of our economic status and we should not trust the false narrative that, because America is wealthy, we are ultimately safe.
Marquette Athletics hired Shaka Smart as the new head men's basketball coach last week. (Photo courtesy of Marquette Athletics.)

EDITORIAL: Commend Marquette Athletics for hiring Shaka Smart

March 30, 2021
In order to make campus a more welcoming and inclusive place, Marquette Athletics must follow other departments' lead and continue to improve diversity on its hires. 
Doing activities like crocheting can increase people's access to a

KOCH: Crafting improves ability to enter the “flow state”

Jenna Koch, Columnist March 23, 2021
I would encourage anyone to take up a skill that not only engages that creativity but also builds up their patience and work ethic.
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EDITORIAL: MU should be commended for standing with Asian community

March 23, 2021
Marquette University’s decision to share a message of solidarity and stand with Asian and Asian American students should be commended after the shooting in Atlanta, Georgia last week. 

MOSES: Reform is not enough, we need to reimagine safety

Hope Moses, Opinions Columnist March 23, 2021
As the George Floyd murder trial moves forward, it serves as a reminder that police reform is simply not enough.
The first military action under President Joe Biden was an airstrike against Syria Feb. 25. Photo via Flickr.

RUFFOLO: U.S. must remove military forces from foreign nations

Lucia Ruffolo, Opinions Columnist March 23, 2021
Though some may take pride in the strength of the American military, it is time for the Biden administration to reduce the country's unfettered military powers abroad. 
Steve Wojciechowski coaches on the sidelines  Jan. 21, 2020. Marquette Wire stock photo

COMERFORD: Life is more than just sports

Zoe Comerford, Executive Sports Editor March 23, 2021
The Steve Wojciechowski era concluded March 19. For many Marquette fans, this marked the end of seven long years without an NCAA Tournament win.
Marquette students have had two Mental Health Days this semester.

EDITORIAL: Faculty, staff must support students during the rest of the semester

March 18, 2021
Marquette faculty and staff must support students during ongoing pandemic and make sure they are planning for Mental Health Days.
Marquette is primarily utilizing GoRiteWay buses instead of traditional LIMO vans.

PATEL: Marquette should reinstate traditional LIMO services

Krisha Patel, Stringer March 17, 2021
Marquette should go back to utilizing the door-to-door LIMO services so that students can feel more comfortable about getting picked up sooner and won't have to wait in extreme weather conditions.
The Commons is located on Well and 17th Streets.

PATEL: COVID-19 continues to dramatically alter students’ lives

Krisha Patel, Stringer March 16, 2021
While it’s important that Marquette takes the appropriate precautions to keep people safe, especially in the residence halls to avoid dorm lockdowns and quarantines, it’s just as important to support students' abilities to make friends and get the most from being at college. 
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KOCH: Corset trend brings light to historical misconceptions

Jenna Koch, Opinions Columnist March 16, 2021
The misconceptions about corsets undermine historical women's intelligence and their contributions to fashion.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: An open letter to the President, Provost, and Board of Trustees of Marquette University

March 16, 2021

On February 15, 2021, the University Academic Senate (UAS) voted 20-7, with five abstentions, to adopt a shared governance resolution that initiates a reset of the processes of shared governance at Marquette....

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