INTERVIEW: ‘WE MEET CONSTANTLY’ ON CORONAVIRUS

SILVIA OAKLAND, TRUMPET EDITOR-IN-CHIEFNATHAN STEPHANY, KV NEWS DIRECTOR What is Wartburg College’s plan for completing classes this semester? “What we want to do is the best thing for Wartburg. We are already preparing for the possibility that either because of a change in the health status of our community or because of a mandate fromContinue reading “INTERVIEW: ‘WE MEET CONSTANTLY’ ON CORONAVIRUS”

KITTLE: DO ‘NOT FALL VICTIM TO A NARRATIVE’

NATHAN STEPHANY, KV NEWS DIRECTOR Daniel Kittle, Wartburg College dean of students, made a statement regarding the college’s plan to handle the COVID-19 pandemic.  “I don’t think that the college has taken anything off of the table in regards to what’s possible. Each day and each hour or two we’re revisiting best practices and theContinue reading “KITTLE: DO ‘NOT FALL VICTIM TO A NARRATIVE’”

WARTBURG STUDENT BODY PRESIDENT, VP RESPOND TO COVID-19

SILVIA OAKLAND, TRUMPET EDITOR-IN-CHIEF “My family and I decided it would be best for me to return home.” Jenna Brannaman, Wartburg College student body vice president After choosing to voluntarily leave campus due to the coronavirus pandemic, Jenna Brannaman, student body vice president, made a statement about her decision. “Given the current status of theContinue reading “WARTBURG STUDENT BODY PRESIDENT, VP RESPOND TO COVID-19”

TRUMP DECLARED A NATIONAL EMERGENCY, WHAT DOES THAT MEAN?

In a news conference Friday, March 13, afternoon, President Donald J. Trump declared a national emergency in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.  “We have very strong emergency powers under the Stafford Act,” President Trump said Thursday, according to NPR. “I have it memorized, practically, as to the powers in that act. And if I needContinue reading “TRUMP DECLARED A NATIONAL EMERGENCY, WHAT DOES THAT MEAN?”

A-R-C CANCELS SPRING SEASON DUE TO COVID-19

The American Rivers Conference (A-R-C) will cancel spring season competition due to COVID-19, according to a statement released by the A-R-C at 10 a.m., Friday, March 13. The cancellation included regular season, championships and awards. The A-R-C is currently awaiting news from the NCAA regarding lost eligibility for student-athletes affected by the pandemic. In response,Continue reading “A-R-C CANCELS SPRING SEASON DUE TO COVID-19”

WARTBURG WRESTLING, TRACK & FIELD CHAMPIONSHIPS CANCELLED

ANNIKA WALL, TRUMPET MANAGING EDITOR The NCAA released via Twitter at 3:16 p.m., Thursday, March 12, that the NCAA has canceled all remaining winter and spring NCAA championships. This includes all Division III championships, which Wartburg was slated to take part in. “I am heartbroken. We are all heartbroken,” Jackie Ganshirt, Wartburg national qualifier forContinue reading “WARTBURG WRESTLING, TRACK & FIELD CHAMPIONSHIPS CANCELLED”

LIVE UPDATE: WARTBURG TO MOVE TO REMOTE LEARNING AFTER EASTER

Classes at Wartburg College are still being conducted in person for the foreseeable future, as advised from the Bremer County Health Department, Iowa Department of Public Health and CDC, according to an email sent to the student body at 5:11 p.m. on Thursday, March 12, from President Darrell Colson.