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The student news site of Marquette University

Marquette Wire

The student news site of Marquette University

Marquette Wire

A sign posted in Minnesota shows appreciation for health care workers during the COVID-19 pandemic. Photo via Flickr

PATEL: Nurses, frontline workers deserve higher pay

Krisha Patel, Opinions Columnist December 7, 2021
Nurses are on the frontlines of the COVID-19 pandemic; They deserve better pay.
News outlets can sometimes create panic when reporting on COVID-19. Photo via Flickr

NIEZGODA: News outlets must consider words’ impact

Laura Niezgoda, Opinions Columnist December 7, 2021
News outlets have a responsibility to their audiences to be ethical--especially when dealing with major tragedies.

NO PLANET B: Sustainable, intentional gift giving during the holiday season

December 7, 2021

This is a column part of a monthly series called "No Planet B" written by Sustainability & Energy Management Coordinator Chelsea Malacara and her sustainability interns. This series aims to provide...

Graphic by Alexandra Garner

CADY: Be mindful of eating disorders during holidays

Grace Cady, Opinions Columnist December 7, 2021
Be kind to family and friends this holiday season, you never know what someone else is going through.
A woman holds a Justice for Jacob sign at a 2020 Columbus protest. A Photo via Flickr

CADY: Rittenhouse not ‘hero’, example of persisting white privilege

Grace Cady, Opinions Columnist November 30, 2021
If you wonder how Kyle Rittenhouse was found not guilty on all counts, the answer is simple: white privilege.
A students wears a face mask while sitting in a classroom.

EDITORIAL: University must take COVID-19 conscious action

November 30, 2021
As new developments regarding COVID-19 emerge, Marquette must continue to prioritize students, faculty and staff.
Students hold a 17 minute sit-in in front of the White House in Washington D.C. March 2018 in remembrance of the 17 people killed in the Parkland shooting. Photo via Flickr

PATEL: Considering structures may prevent further mass tragedies

Krisha Patel, Opinions Columnist November 30, 2021
No person deserves to participate in activities they enjoy and question whether or not they will make it home; This needs to change.
 An image taken August 2018 highlights a rocky area of Yellowstone National Park.

NIEZGODA: Instagram does not preserve our national parks

Laura Niezgoda, Opinions Columnist November 30, 2021
If we continue on the path we are on, there will be no national parks left to enjoy.
CADY: Empathy during a time of division

CADY: Empathy during a time of division

Grace Cady, Opinion Columnist November 17, 2021
While disagreement is natural, we must strive for understanding and listening.  

KOCH: A generational divide

Jenna Koch, Opinions Columnist November 17, 2021
"I hate kids," is a common phrase to hear. I once said it as a younger teen, even though I was also still a kid myself.
According to the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources Air Quality Monitoring Data, Milwaukee County is among five counties in the state experiencing moderate air quality for health concerns. 

GARNER: Local action key to mitigate global climate change

Alexandra Garner, Executive Opinions Editor November 17, 2021
Addressing climate change takes all of us, one action at a time. 
A protestor at the 2018 Greater Than Fear march in Rochester, Minnesota wears a red painted handprint on her face, a symbol of the MMIW movement for the women who have been silenced. Photo via Flickr

GARNER: U.S. perpetuating colonialism, failing Indigenous women

Alexandra Garner, Executive Opinions Editor November 16, 2021
In the United States, there is a blatant disregard for Indigenous women and their humanity. It is time our government takes action.
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