- TICKETS ON SALE FOR THE 75TH ANNUAL CHRISTMAS WITH WARTBURGWartburg College will celebrate the 75th anniversary of its premier holiday concert, Christmas with Wartburg, with concerts Dec. 3-5, in West Des Moines and Waverly.
- 14-TIME NATIONAL CHAMPION WARTBURG BECOMES FIRST A-R-C SCHOOL TO ADD WOMEN’S WRESTLINGWartburg College is adding women’s wrestling to its athletic roster, becoming the first American Rivers Conference school to offer women the opportunity to compete at the collegiate level in the growing sport.
- TUITION-FREE FIFTH YEAR NOT AN OPTION FOR INTERNATIONAL STUDENTSOn July 27, 2020, Wartburg College announced that all full-time students would have the opportunity to come back to Wartburg for a tuition-free fifth year due to the 2020-2021 school year being negatively affected by COVID-19.
Playing a sport in college had always been one of my dreams. It would mean having the ability to show myself that all the hard work I had put in while growing up had paid off.
I did not care what division I played in, as long as I made it somewhere I was going to be happy.
Growing up, I had been a multi-sport athlete, playing volleyball, basketball and softball. I was one of three girls left in my grade by my senior year to still be a multi-sport athlete. I think that it is what helped me become a better overall athlete because it made me versatile and able to use skills from one sport into another.
- LIFE OF A DIVISION III ATHLETEPlaying a sport in college had always been one of my dreams. It would mean having the ability to show myself that all the hard work I had put in while growing up had paid off.
- WARTBURG ATHLETES RESPOND TO COVID-19 VACCINATIONSDivisions over COVID-19 vaccinations has not escaped the sports community at Wartburg.
- WARTBURG ATHLETICS AIMS FOR DIVERSITY IN TEAMSWartburg College has over 200 students of color out of 1,500. Of that number, 121 are international students, who make up 21% of the total enrollment of the college, according to the diversity page on the Wartburg website.
After spending a summer doing comedy in New York, Mahmoud Osman, who goes by the stage name Huta, started hosting open mic nights in his room.
“I was just doing crazy amounts of open mics and I knew I was going to get back to Iowa and I knew there were legit no open mics,” said Huta, who is a third-year engineering major from Sudan.
- OPEN MIC BRINGS COMEDY TO WARTBURGAfter spending a summer doing comedy in New York, Mahmoud Osman, who goes by the stage name Huta, started hosting open mic nights in his room.
- HOUTS TO PERFORM AT WARTBURG’S BACH LUNCHKatie Houts will be the featured performer at Wartburg College’s Bach’s Lunch organ series Friday, Oct. 8.
- WEEKLY GERMAN FILMS OFFER FUN FOR ALL STUDENTSThere’s a new weekly event happening on campus for fans of film and culture – watching German films.