Marquette Wire

HARTE: From start to finish with the Wire

Matthew Harte attends a 
Wire staff meeting with 
his sister and then-Marquette Journal editor, Stephanie Harte.

Matt Harte

May 8, 2020

I loved the fast-paced nature of the newsroom, and the many friendly faces who helped me develop as a reporter.

MARTINEZ: Writing the next line

Matthew Martinez editing Marquette Journal stories on his last production day in Spring 2020.

Matthew Martinez

May 8, 2020

Looking back, the Wire was the backdrop for the strangest, most wondrous, best years of my life.

Title IX investigations transition online, await new federal guidelines

If published, proposed rules by the Department of Education would require universities like Marquette to change their Title IX policies and procedures. Graphic by Sydney Czyzon.

Sydney Czyzon, Executive Director

April 29, 2020

In their transition to remote operations, Title IX offices are facing a lack of guidance from the Department of Education and unique misconduct issues prompted by COVID-19. The offices are also expecting new federal guidelines on the investigative process.

Prospective students ‘hope for the best’ in fall

Vivien Ulrich (right) says Marquette is the first and only school she applied to. Photo courtesy of Vivien Ulrich.

Lelah Byron, Investigative Reporter

April 29, 2020

High school seniors are facing extremely difficult decisions when it comes to post-graduation, Mark Porcaro, college counseling department chair at Loyola Academy said.

Shut down: How Marquette’s campus closed

Graphic by Matthew Martinez

Matthew Martinez, Assistant Projects Editor

April 29, 2020

The university's closure, a reflection of a national trend among higher education institutions, was unprecedented; here’s how Marquette administrators arrived at the decision.

Marquette alum, doctor volunteers in New York City

Matthew Hayes (far right) discusses his experience at Harlem Hospital Center. Photo courtesy of Matthew Hayes.

Joseph Beaird, Investigative Reporter

April 29, 2020

"The American health care system is one that moves very slowly and, in my opinion, was ill-equipped to deal with this outbreak."

Finding Hope and Mentorship in Times of Need

Lelah Byron, Investigative Reporter

April 22, 2020

Students, higher education professionals and community members gathered at Alverno College for a summit to discuss underrepresentation on college campuses Feb. 21. The summit, Advancing Equity in Our Colleges and Universities, was hosted by the Wisconsin Center for the Advancement of Postsecondary E...

Diagnosing the System

Diagnosing the System

Matthew Martinez, Assistant Projects Editor

April 22, 2020

In 2020, health care weighs heavy on the minds of Americans. During a global outbreak that's seen governors 'competing' for medical supplies and marginalized communities particularly affected, the conversation has never been more pressing. Lowering the cost of health care is the top domestic priority among both Democrats and Republicans, according to a ...

A Shot in the Dark: The Conversation around Gun Violence

Joseph Beaird, Investigative Reporter

April 22, 2020

From the Milwaukee Courthouse to Red Arrow Park, Linnea Stanton marches with over 8,000 people. The crowd is young, mostly students who have taken to the streets in opposition to gun violence. It's March 24, 2018. Stanton is at Milwaukee's March for Our Lives. A month earlier, Stanton hears the news of a...

Overflow

Overflow

Grace Dawson, Investigative Reporter

April 22, 2020

"We really wanted to stay," Morgan Schnabl says. "We loved that location ... but after about two months, we realized 'Dang. Well, it's not really an option.'" Schnabl is the owner of Milwaukee restaurant Brunch that was located along the Milwaukee riverfront at 800 North Plankinton Street. The...

Students Weigh In

Matthew Harte, Projects Editor

April 22, 2020

Brooke Huerter says the day Hillary Clinton conceded the 2016 election, she changed her major to political science.  Huerter, a junior in the College of Arts & Sciences, volunteered for the Clinton campaign throughout her senior year of high school. She applied to Marquette with the intentio...