The student news site of Marquette University

Marquette Wire

The student news site of Marquette University

Marquette Wire

The student news site of Marquette University

Marquette Wire

Putting questions about COVID-19 vaccines to the test

Beck Andrew Salgado, Projects Reporter April 20, 2021
There are some students who have protests about getting the vaccine. But what information is available to aid or abate these anxieties? 

Accessibility of Online Classes

Grace Dawson, Investigative Reporter April 20, 2021
Although Marquette has been offering online courses for over a decade, the pandemic has accelerated the implementation of different online technologies and opportunities.

Tutoring programs available for academic burnout

Aspen Ramos, Projects Reporter April 20, 2021
Marquette's tutoring program accommodates around 5,000 tutorial requests per year, according to its website. Dawn Barrett, associate director of the tutorial program at Marquette, said that a common theme among students who visit the tutoring center is how they have become increasingly overwhelmed by the chaotic amount of information that is included on D2L pages, emails and other online correspondence. 
I wish I could have my future laid out for me : Graduating seniors share plans

‘I wish I could have my future laid out for me’ : Graduating seniors share plans

Lelah Byron and Amanda Parrish April 20, 2021
For some graduating seniors, COVID-19 impacted their original plans for their lives after graduating from Marquette. These struggles are reflective of obstacles faced by last year’s graduates. 

University housing changes cause lack of community

Maria Crenshaw, Investigative Reporter April 20, 2021
Whether from concerns about safety, mental health, quick deadlines or a lack of community, housing during the 2020-2021 school year has been different and difficult for many students.
A protest was held outside of the Jesuit Residence April 19

Inquiring Ignatius: The Duality of Jesuit Missionaries

Amanda Parrish, Assistant Projects Editor April 8, 2021
The Society of Jesus sent missionaries around the world in hopes of converting people to Catholicism and played an integral role in the Counter-Reformation.
Nuestro Hagar is a Spanish-speaking living learning community in Straz Tower that celebrates and builds a community around Latinx culture.

Encouraging Inclusivity

Maria Crenshaw , Projects Reporter April 8, 2021
Over 700 international students from 68 different countries study at Marquette University.
Marquette students Kierney McGrath, Justyna Bochenek and Elizabeth Hall are three of 10 nursing undergraduate students studying abroad this semester in Dublin, Ireland. Photos courtesy Elizabeth Hall.

A New Type of Study Abroad

Lelah Byron, Executive Projects Editor April 8, 2021
International travel has become a labyrinth of late-stage lockdowns and pandemic protocols.
A pedestrian walks down a street in Chicago.

Conflicts and Crises

Grace Dawson, Projects Reporter April 8, 2021
International conflicts continue to occur, with the response to the pandemic highlighting pre-existing issues of equity and an instinct toward focusing on domestic responses during times of crisis. 
Campus clean-up and sustainability

Campus clean-up and sustainability

Lelah Byron & Grace Dawson April 6, 2021
“When the snow melted, there were a lot of disposable masks on the street,” Tan said. “I live by Straz Tower, and whenever I walk across the bridge, I feel like I always see some type of trash. I try to pick it up when I see it.”
Reform, defund, abolish MUPD: students and professor weigh in

Reform, defund, abolish MUPD: students and professor weigh in

Lelah Byron and Amanda Parrish November 17, 2020
Determined pleas for equity reverberated across the nation, making their way to demonstrators on Marquette’s campus. As the Black Student Union, the Native American Student Association and the Marquette Academic Workers Union organized separately for administrative change throughout the fall semester, a leitmotif emerged: a heralding call to reimagine the on-campus police force. 
Officers part of the diversity liaison program wear particular badges. 
Photo by Emma Tomsich.

MUPD’s diversity initiatives remain in question

Grace Dawson, Projects Reporter 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.
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