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EDITORIAL: MU must better prepare students for quarantine possibility

A 14-day quarantine was enacted in Schroeder Hall after an increase in COVID-19 cases in the building.
September 22, 2020
Marquette administration must better prepare for the increased likelihood of residence halls shutting down due to a high number of COVID-19 cases.

MOSES: Protecting essential workers must be a priority

A sign showcases appreciation for essential workers. Photo via Flickr
September 22, 2020
Americans must better prioritize and protect essential workers for all the work they continue to do.

PICKART: Current protests exemplify love, justice

Black Lives Matter poster held outside a car window at a protest June 4.
September 22, 2020
This demand for justice through love is more important and more relevant than ever for today's society.

RUFFOLO: Marquette should offer more social events for students amid pandemic

Students need more events on green spaces around campus.
September 22, 2020
Marquette University must expand in-person social opportunities by creating more on-campus events while still being mindful of social distancing guidelines.

KOCH: Underdiagnosed ADHD in women result of sexism

Graphic by Alexandra Garner
September 17, 2020
Inability to correctly diagnose women who have ADHD places them at a disadvantage in their educational career.

RUFFOLO: Marquette must improve accessibility on campus

Some students only have 10 to 15 minutes to get between classes.
September 15, 2020
Marquette University should provide more time and resources for students and faculty to travel across campus.

PICKART: People shouldn’t be weaponizing faith

St. Joan of Arc Chapel is one location on campus that provides space for Christian services and reflections.
September 15, 2020
Marquette University must put greater effort into welcoming and allowing its students to practice freedom of religion and freedom of speech both in the classrooms and on campus.

MOSES: Threat to defund schools implementing 1619 Project detrimental

President Donald Trump gives speech in front of crowd at a Prescott Valley, Arizona rally Oct. 4, 2016. Photo via Flickr
September 15, 2020
Trump’s threat to defund The 1619 Project is a divisive tactic that is harmful to America and attempts to erase its true history.

EDITORIAL: Marquette students must be more mindful, make better decisions

Marquette students must continue to follow health safety guidelines.
September 15, 2020
Students on the Marquette campus must better adhere to health guidelines set forth by the university and city, state and federal health officials. 

KOCH: USPS defunding negatively impacts many, creates widespread damage

The USPS is in danger of being defunded.
September 8, 2020
The monetary cuts to the US Postal Service by the Trump administration negatively impact many people.

PICKART: Men should embrace all aspects of their humanity

Graphic by Alexandra Garner
September 8, 2020
In the midst of National Suicide Prevention Week, our society must normalize men's mental health struggles and allow them to be emotionally vulnerable.

MOSES: Marquette must respond, take proactive measures for Black students dealing with racial trauma

Marquette University recently announced it would be hiring a Black counselor. Marquette Wire stock photo
September 8, 2020
As a community, Marquette needs to take the initial lack of representation in the Counseling Center and the uncomfortable presence of Black students more seriously and work towards finding effective solutions to the problem.
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