When COVID arrived in March 2020, Dance Marathon adjusted. The Big Event was cancelled. Miracle kids and their families were forced to isolate, since many are immunocompromised. The Dance Marathon groups, called morale teams, felt separated from their miracle kids.
Campus Race to Zero Waste (CRZW), formerly known as Recycle Mania, has begun on campus.
After a 65.63% victory announced via the Juice on Thursday, February 11, Moore and Hobson spoke with the Wartburg Trumpet about their platform and plans for the 2021-22 academic year.
Wartburg leaders approved four days off from classes during the winter semester. Student Senate advocated for the break days because students reported high levels of stress and burnout during the fall semester, when Fall Break was cancelled.
Dr. Rachel Clark, the faculty-in-residence at Wartburg College, decided to organize virtual on-campus programs as a reponse to COVID-19 shutting down most activities including Stitch-and-Bitch, the Reading Club and Sunday Storytime.
The newest campus construction – a strength and conditioning facility to The W – is nearly done after the project started in May.
Wartburg College is holding a virtual summer camp fair on Wednesday, February 10th from 9am-3pm. Camps from all over the country will be a part of it. This event is open to any Wartburg students.
As students returned to campus January 18, two changes to COVID policy greeted them: public health ambassadors and new quarantining guidelines.
The long-time tradition of crowning two Wartburg seniors as homecoming king and queen will be replaced with more inclusive and beneficial events in fall 2021.
The Red Fox Inn, located west of Waverly, will begin major reconstruction in 2021 after being purchased by 1859 Ventures LLC.