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MOSES: Oversexualization of Black girls, women must stop

Georgetown University conducted a study focusing on adults' perception of Black girls. This graph showcases that Black girls at each of the four age ranges experience adultification at higher rates than white girls in the same age ranges. Graphic via Center on Poverty and Inequality 2017 study
October 20, 2020
Black girls are being deprived of their innocence due to the oversexualization of their existence.

RUFFOLO: ‘Girlboss’ feminism problematic, must address systemic inequality

Graphic by Alexandra Garner
October 20, 2020
The new, late third-wave of “girlboss” feminism is problematic and should be re-examined before it is held up as a feminist standard. 

EDITORIAL: Marquette must reevaluate changes to spring 2021 semester

Marquette University eliminated spring break and Easter break for the spring 2021 semester, and replaced them with four mental health days. Marquette Wire stock photo
October 20, 2020
Marquette University's choice to replace spring and Easter break with mental health days in the spring 2021 semester does not provide students, faculty and staff with adequate time to relax.

PICKART: Wisconsin must act now against COVID-19

Governor Tony Evers issued an emergency order in response to a spike in COVID-19 cases Oct. 6 to reduce capacities for restaurants and indoor events. Photo via Flickr
October 20, 2020
Wisconsin's handling of the COVID-19 pandemic in the wake of its exponential rise in cases is not occurring due to polarized politics.

Pandemic Anxieties and First-year Students

October 19, 2020
Changing one’s mentality to a state of healthy detachment will be an important step for many seeking to improve their mental health during the pandemic.

A Year for the History Books

Marquette student-athletes protest against racial injustices in the country on September 4.
October 16, 2020
We are living in a year that has culturally reset various aspects of what before seemed to be normal.

Beyond Nostalgia

October 16, 2020
In order to understand the entire meaning of nostalgia, we must look at experiences beyond the majority.

GARNER: Marquette must change seal, meet NASA demands

October 16, 2020
Marquette University must make deliberate efforts to support Indigenous communities on campus by meeting all of the demands presented by the Native American Student Association.

RUFFOLO: Kids should be allowed to trick-or-treat this Halloween

Graphic by Sketchify
October 16, 2020
While these restrictions have been put in place to reduce the spread of the coronavirus, there are certain activities that can be done in a safe way, and it is necessary to still celebrate holidays vivaciously and live happily during difficult situations like a pandemic.

The Importance of Local Dining

Miss Katie's Diner is located on the corner of 19th and Clybourn Streets.
October 14, 2020

Restaurants are the heart and soul of any city. They tell stories, provide comfort and provide a sense of belonging. In sitcoms, everyone has a place, their own hangout where they congregate with friends...

In with the old, out with the new

O'Donnell Hall was built as a residence hall for women in 1952.
October 14, 2020
During my first week of classes, I begin to recognize that many of the buildings and spaces on campus are drastically different than newer Marquette buildings like The Commons, Engineering Hall and Eckstein Hall. 

EDITORIAL: MU must not cut faculty, staff

COVID-19 is still in the sights of the university's spring-semester plan. 
Marquette Wire Stock photo.
October 12, 2020
The Marquette Wire supports faculty and staff and their right to job protection and better treatment from the university, especially during the middle of a pandemic. 
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