The student news site of Marquette University

Marquette Wire

The student news site of Marquette University

Marquette Wire

The student news site of Marquette University

Marquette Wire

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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. 
Graphic by Alexandra Garner

MOSES: U.S., world still failing to protect women

Hope Moses, Opinions Columnist April 6, 2021
There is a silent pandemic that has plagued our societies globally, one that we have not yet remedied: the struggle for women’s rights, especially regarding sexual assault.
Proposed legislation in Alabama is targeting the LGBTQ+ community. Photo via Flickr

KOCH: Legislative protections for LGBTQ+ must become a priority

Jenna Koch, Opinions Columnist April 6, 2021
Although recent anti-trans legislation has been proposed, people are more silent than ever about trans issues. 
Artists like Destinys Child often sported low-rise jeans in the early 2000s. Photo via Flickr

KOCH: Fashion should focus on personal expression, not toxic trends

Jenna Koch, Opinions Columnist April 5, 2021
Fashion should be about people finding clothes that they feel good in, rather than having to change their bodies to fit a trend.
Graphic by Alexandra Garner

GARNER: An ode to educators

Alexandra Garner, Executive Opinions Editor April 1, 2021
Understanding the incomparable role my teachers, professors and instructors have had in my life makes me sickened to see the university does not view them the same way. 
Graphic by Alexandra Garner

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 mens 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 peoples access to a flow state.

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.
Marquette Wire stock photo

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. 
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