Shaila Vera, a fourth-year Spanish major at Wartburg, spent the 2019 Fall Semester abroad in Alicante, Spain. Not only did she say she found it to be safer than the United States, but she also found it to be more accepting of her gender and Latinx heritage.
Three suites consisting of 22 students on Wartburg College’s campus are currently living in gender-inclusive housing (GIH). According to the policy, gender-inclusive housing allows students from different genders or sex to live in the same townhouses or suites.
Wartburg set a new enrollment record with 72 Latinx students attending Wartburg in the 2020-2021 academic year.
Despite the effects of COVID-19 on travel, international enrollment has remained consistent at Wartburg.
Students with disabilities on Wartburg College’s campus talk about the accessibility accommodations and the challenges that accompany it.
Hispanic and Latinx Heritage Month started Sept. 15 and will be celebrated until Oct. 15. The Spanish and Latino Student Association (SALSA) has begun planning events for students on campus to celebrate and appreciate the month together.
Wartburg students enrolled in the 2020-21 Fall, Winter and May Terms will have the opportunity to enroll in a tuition-free fifth year.
The Trumpet Staff shares their dedication to diversity.
Wartburg College’s GAYLA Week, which celebrates LGBTQ+ students and brings awareness to LGBTQ+ issues, will be held from March 16 to March 21. GAYLA Week consists of five days of events and it leads into the annual drag show.
Wartburg College will hold its annual Culture Week at the end of March. Culture Week is a week-long course of various events and activities sponsored by International Club (I-Club) that gives students a chance to explore peers from diverse backgrounds.