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Reform, defund, abolish MUPD: students and professor weigh in
MUPD’s diversity initiatives remain in question

MUPD’s diversity initiatives remain in question

November 17, 2020

Stephanie Rivera Berruz, an associate professor of philosophy at Marquette, said she felt there was not much outward response on behalf of the MUPD, likely following the precedent of the university. While university leaders have made some statements in solidarity with Black Lives Matter, Rivera Berruz saw a lack of concrete action.

MUPD silence after crimes has students unsettled

MUPD silence after crimes has students unsettled

November 10, 2020

Personal possessions are one thing, but peace of mind is another. The latter was hard to find for the roommates after two break-ins and no communication with the police department that was investigating them. 

MUPD guidelines for student gatherings unclear

MUPD guidelines for student gatherings unclear

November 10, 2020

The guidelines listed in regard to social gatherings state “MUPD will increase enforcement related to off-campus parties,” but there is no information to gather how this will be enforced and what consequences are to be faced if Marquette guidelines are not followed.

50 Years of Student Activism

50 Years of Student Activism

October 14, 2020

Since the mid-1960s, civil rights activists throughout the city have been fighting for an end to racial discrimination in academic institutions.

The Marquette Bubble: Students experience life within boundaries

The Marquette Bubble: Students experience life within boundaries

October 14, 2020

Beyond Marquette’s campus, students are often warned against going further west than 20th or 21st streets and taught to be wary if walking farther north than State Street.

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