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Marquette Wire

The student news site of Marquette University

Marquette Wire

The student news site of Marquette University

Marquette Wire

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

MARTINEZ: Writing the next line

Matthew Martinez May 8, 2020
Looking back, the Wire was the backdrop for the strangest, most wondrous, best years of my life.
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.

Title IX investigations transition online, await new federal guidelines

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.
Graphic by Matthew Harte

Pandemic creates financial fallout, operation changes

Matthew Harte, Projects Editor April 29, 2020
The higher education system is currently experiencing the economic shockwaves of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Vivien Ulrich (right) says Marquette is the first and only school she applied to. Photo courtesy of Vivien Ulrich.

Prospective students ‘hope for the best’ in fall

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.
Graphic by Matthew Martinez

Shut down: How Marquette’s campus closed

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

Marquette alum, doctor volunteers in New York City

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

LGBTQ+ Concerns Persist Throughout Decade at Marquette

LGBTQ+ Concerns Persist Throughout Decade at Marquette

Joseph Beaird, Investigative Reporter February 11, 2020
"I was blindsided by it," Jodi O'Brien, a lesbian professor currently at Seattle University, said. "I think I had been open to entertaining the possibility of being a dean at Marquette primarily because everyone had been so welcoming and helping."
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