“In Hollywood, It’s a Men’s, Men’s, Men’s World,” according to the New York Times. In addition to not representing women, Hollywood has not represented people of color and minorities unless they were men, according to the University of California-Los Angeles (UCLA) Diversity Report.
“We’ve forgotten that for many students they get to Wartburg and it looks and feels differently from where they were from before,” Lindsey Leonard, director of Student Engagement, said.
Besides encouraging students to grow within their own faith, the spiritual life and ministry wants students to learn about the many traditions and religions of others.
Wartburg student has expressed interest in creating a Muslim Student Association (MSA).
Community is something that has always been extremely important to
me. I felt a sense of community, whether it was in my town, family or school.
Spanish and Latinx Student Association (SA.L.S.A.) S.A.L.SA. is a multicultural student group. The organization that is aimed toward the Hispanic community as well as others who are interested in learning more about the Hispanic culture.
Culture, heritage and language are a small list of things people hold near and dear as they representation. On campus, students opened up about feeling the need to assimilate to what they were seeing in their environment.
JULIANA PELAEZ, TRUMPET CULTURE & DIVERSITY EDITOR Waverly held an Oktoberfest celebration on held Friday,…
Events in the past few years both on and off Wartburg College’s campus have caused student’s to open up about their thoughts and feelings on diversity and inclusion.