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.  

INTERNATIONAL CLUB TO HOST CULTURE WEEK

International Club (I-Club) will host a COVID-19-safe Culture Week and Culture Show after the 2020 event was cancelled. The Culture Show and Culture Week will both be held in person following campus safety guidelines for COVID-19. 

AN INTRODUCTION TO AFROFUTURISM

Science fiction, especially in the United States, is a genre we all know. Everyone has either seen or heard of “Star Wars,” “Avengers” or “The Terminator,” and these are all nice, fun, comfortable franchises, but their connotation is much more broad than what meets the eye. We see these films as fun stories about heroes and antiheroes saving the day from the challengers of order, and “order” will be a keyword here.

WARTBURG TO OFFER NEW COURSE: RACE AND ETHNICITY IN U.S. CULTURE

LIAM EASLEY, TRUMPET ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT EDITOR A new course, Race and Ethnicity in U.S. Culture, will find itself on the Wartburg curriculum in Fall 2021 along with a rebranding of the Department of English and Modern Languages, which will be called the Department of Languages, Literature and Culture Studies.  Dr. Joyce Boss, professor of EnglishContinue reading “WARTBURG TO OFFER NEW COURSE: RACE AND ETHNICITY IN U.S. CULTURE”

DEBORA JOHNSON-ROSS: ‘I WILL NOT WIN THE NOBEL PEACE PRIZE, ONE OF MY STUDENTS WILL’

Dr. Debora Johnson-Ross joined Wartburg College at the start of Winter Term as the new dean of faculty. She is the first black woman to hold this job at Wartburg. Johnson-Ross spoke with the Trumpet on Tuesday, February 9 about her background and what her goals are for Wartburg.