‘I FELT SAFER IN SPAIN’: VERA REFLECTS ON WOMEN’S, RACE ISSUES AT HOME

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.

GENDER-INCLUSIVE HOUSING PROVIDES A SAFE SPACE FOR STUDENTS

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.