Category: Wartburg Coronavirus Updates
WITH OMICRON, COVID MEASURES TIGHTEN UP AGAIN
The sequel: masks inside. Release date: Winter Term 2022. Reviews: Mixed.
COLUMN: YOU DON’T WANT TO GET VACCINATED, SERIOUSLY?
The only reason I can think of not getting vaccinated is maybe immunocompromised people will suffer side effects from it. That is a valid concern.
WARTBURG ATHLETES RESPOND TO COVID-19 VACCINATIONS
Divisions over COVID-19 vaccinations has not escaped the sports community at Wartburg.
TUITION-FREE FIFTH YEAR NOT AN OPTION FOR INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS
On 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.
INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS FEEL THEY LACK SUPPORT: ‘THERE IS NO BRIDGE’
Over the past few years, many international students have struggled to feel accepted at Wartburg College. Along with being far from home, several college policies differ between domestic and international students.
MASK MANDATE UPDATE: ATHLETES RESPOND
The Wartburg community will keep wearing masks inside college buildings – classrooms, dining areas and communal areas. Masks are not required in larger areas, according to a recent change.
MASK UPDATE: STUDENT BODY REACTS
The mask mandate requirements have been relaxed on campus after a Sept. 17 e-mail sent on behalf of President Darrel Colson. The news had mixed responses on campus.
WARTBURG MASK POLICY RELAXED IN LARGE INDOOR SPACES￼￼
Masks are no longer required in hallways and other large spaces where social distancing is possible, the Wartburg College Campus Health Recovery Team said in its latest mask update.
JUDGE TEMPORARY ORDER ALLOWS FOR IOWA SCHOOLS TO MANDATE MASKS
Judge Robert Pratt, a federal judge, ordered the state of Iowa to halt the enforcement of a law Governor Kim Reynolds passed in May. The judge’s order is to be put in effect immediately.
STILL NOT NORMAL: SOPHOMORE YEAR IN A PANDEMIC
Sophomores are coming into the 2021-22 school year and still lack knowing what it’s like to really be a college student.