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'Peanuts' holiday specials have been airing on television since the 1960s. Photo via Flickr

RUFFOLO: Moving broadcasted children’s shows to streaming services limits access

Lucia Ruffolo, Opinions Columnist November 10, 2020
Movies and television shows must remain on public broadcasting networks, because providing information is an essential governmental service.
COVID-19 cases reached a record high on Marquette's campus following Halloween weekend. Marquette Wire stock photo.

PATEL: We must do our part to mitigate COVID-19, get back to in-person classes

Krisha Patel, Stringer November 6, 2020
In order to get back to in-person learning and make sure students don't miss out on their college experience, everyone part of the Marquette community must do their part to mitigate the coronavirus pandemic. This includes wearing face masks, social distancing and not gathering in large groups.
Graphic by Aminah Beg

RUFFOLO: United States must move past partisan animosity

Lucia Ruffolo, Opinions Columnist November 4, 2020
The United States must aim to move past partisan conflict and divide, regardless of presidential election results.
Graphic by Aminah Beg

EDITORIAL: We must stay politically active beyond voting

November 4, 2020
There are more ways to stay politically active in the year that goes beyond voting in presidential elections.
Supporters stand outside the Supreme Court during the judiciary hearing for Amy Coney Barrett's nomination Oct. 12. Photo via Flickr

MOSES & PICKART: Amy Coney Barrett confirmation to SCOTUS detrimental for LGBTQ community, women

Hope Moses & Max Pickart, Opinions Columnists November 4, 2020
While we may want to rejoice that another woman will hold a seat on the highest court in the United States, we have to consider Barrett's values and morals, and she is not the kind of woman who deserves our applause. 
The 2020 presidential election was estimated to have the greatest voter turnout in U.S. history. Photo via Flickr

KOCH: Voter suppression continues to be national issue

Jenna Koch, Opinions Columnist November 4, 2020
Many Americans still face barriers and limitations while voting; the US must fight against voter suppression.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Think Your Vote Doesn’t Matter? This November, You Could Change My Life

Nadxely Sanchez October 30, 2020

Last month, I asked a fellow student who he was voting for. He shrugged and said, “I don’t know. I really don’t follow politics." I curiously asked which issues he cared about. His answer: none of...

Pope Francis speaks to an audience in St. Peter's Square in Vatican City, Vatican. Photo via Flickr

KOCH: Catholic Church must do more for LGBTQ people, Pope’s comments not enough

Jenna Koch, Opinions Columnist October 27, 2020
The Catholic Church and other Catholics have not done enough to support the LGBTQ community.
Becoming an HSI is no longer part of Marquette University's strategic plan. Photo by Zach Bukowski

EDITORIAL: University must improve transparency, communication

October 27, 2020
The university must improve transparency with the Marquette community in order to keep students, faculty and staff involved in issues that directly impact them. 
Cobeen Hall is one of the residence halls to charge an extra expense for laundry. Marquette Wire stock photo

RUFFOLO: The university has too many extra expenses for students before, during pandemic

Lucia Ruffolo, Opinions Columnist October 27, 2020
Marquette University should lower the costs of the extra expenses that students have to pay, especially amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Native American culture is not a costume. Photo via Flickr

MOSES: Cultural appropriation persistent, still unacceptable

Hope Moses, Opinions Columnist October 27, 2020
Cultural appropriation must be discussed every Halloween because it continues to be practiced.
In-person classes for undergraduate students will end Nov. 24. Photo by Zach Bukowski

PICKART: MU needs to decide about spring semester classes before Thanksgiving break

Max Pickart, Opinions Columnist October 27, 2020
The university must make a decision regarding spring semester courses before the upcoming break.
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