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Marquette Wire

The student news site of Marquette University

Marquette Wire

The student news site of Marquette University

Marquette Wire

President Joe Biden recently approved an infrastructure plan, of which $80 billion will be dedicated to improving Amtrak services. Photo via Flickr

RUFFOLO: U.S. should improve, utilize public transportation

Lucia Ruffolo, Opinions Columnist April 20, 2021
Improving public transit and encouraging more ridership is a vital step in reducing carbon emissions.

EDITORIAL: We must act more sustainably

April 20, 2021
It is necessary that students at Marquette University do their part to be more environmentally aware on campus. 
Graphic by Alexandra Garner

MOSES: MKE Black, Latinx families’ disproportionate energy burden is an injustice

Hope Moses, Opinions Columnist April 20, 2021
As Earth Day approaches, it essential to acknowledge energy burdens and their effects on marginalized communities.
Clark Hall is home to the College of Nursing at Marquette.

PATEL: College of Nursing must improve diversity in recruitment efforts

Krisha Patel, Stringer April 19, 2021
The College of Nursing must followthrough and improve its recruitment efforts of underrepresented students in order to ensure future nurses give diversified care.
St. Joan of Arc Chapel located on Marquette Universitys 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.
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