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RUFFOLO: Don’t shame left-leaning Democrats for not voting for Biden

Former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden is the Democratic Party nominee for the 2020 presidential election. Photo via Flickr
September 8, 2020
Americans should not feel ashamed to not vote this November due to the problematic issues of Democratic candidate, Joe Biden.

EDITORIAL: MU must follow through with commitments to Black students

Graphic by Alexandra Garner
September 8, 2020
The university must follow through on the agreed upon reforms discussed during a recent meeting with the Black Student Council.

PICKART: Human rights, lives must come before professions

Marquette University and other institutions should encourage students to use their voices and make a difference. 
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September 1, 2020
We must listen to the voices of people of color, amplify them and do our part in our professional settings to prioritize human rights over business.

EDITORIAL: COVID-19 self-assessment survey insufficient, testing necessary

The AMU will still be open as a polling place on Election Day Nov. 3

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September 1, 2020
Marquette University must require students, faculty, and staff to complete COVID tests in order to adequately prevent its spread on campus.

MOSES: Eurocentric beauty standards damaging to Black people

The Black is Beautiful movement began in the early 1960s. Photo via Flickr
September 1, 2020
European standards of beauty have been pushed onto African Americans since their arrival in this country, and this continues to perpetuate negative stereotypes of Black women.

RUFFOLO: Attitudes toward health, sick leave have negative impact on society

Graphic via Center for Economic and Policy Research
September 1, 2020
Schools and employers must adapt greater leniency when people fall ill to avoid greater spread of illnesses, beyond just COVID-19.

RUFFOLO: U.S. must address politicization, individualistic values to mitigate COVID-19

Graphic via Pew Research Center
August 30, 2020
When it comes to understanding why the U.S. currently leads the world in coronavirus cases, it's important to recognize the following: the country’s deep-rooted value of individualism and a heavily polarized political climate hinder the ability to take a united approach.

KOCH: Self-deprecating humor harmful to mental health

TikTok is a social media platform where users can post videos and follow challenges. Photo via Flickr.
August 28, 2020
People, especially teenagers, have a habit of discarding and resenting their “old selves” and then call that growth. True growth comes from forgiving past mistakes and treating all versions of oneself with compassion and love.

MOSES: Accurately teaching history necessary to address division, tension in U.S.

Much of American history, such as the reason Rosa Parks didn't give up her seat on a bus, is whitewashed when taught in classrooms.
August 25, 2020
Americans must relearn their history and understand the truth of the past in order to better understand issues now.

PICKART: White men must use privilege, power to make difference

Graphic via PayScale
August 25, 2020
White men in America must use their privilege to better fight for the injustices of other communities.

EDITORIAL: Are we next?

The AMU will still be open as a polling place on Election Day Nov. 3

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August 25, 2020
Marquette University must provide better resources on campus to ensure we are not next on the list of colleges transitioning online.

KOCH: New solutions needed for students who struggle with mental health

Spring semester will begin one week later than normal.

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August 24, 2020
Marquette must adapt a better plan to approach mental health issues among students for the upcoming semester.
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