The Trumpet

NEWS

STUDENTS WITH DISABILITIES WEIGH IN ON ACCESSIBILITY AT WARTBURG

The idea of navigating the Science Center felt intimidating to Drew Carfrae as a first-year student. The split levels and the sense of unfamiliarity of the building were only two problems, but the overall lack of accessibility loomed. 

Now, fourth-year Carfrae feels just as frustrated as the year he arrived on campus. 

SPORTS

STRIPPED AWAY: INSIDE PAYTON DRAPER’S LOST TRIP TO BRAZIL

Imagine being chosen to represent your country by traveling overseas to play the game you love against the best talent worldwide. Now, imagine having that opportunity taken from you due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

  • “A PROUD BLACK MAN”: NEWSOM’S PAST INFLUENCES HIS COACHING LEGACY
    “I grew up in poverty. I grew up in violence. I hope that it inspires them, that representation of seeing a Black man. And I would hope that all of my student athletes can take pride in the man that I am. The man, the coach, the dad, the husband as well as the Black man that I am.”
  • WINTER TEAMS MAKE CHANGES DUE TO COVID-19
    “There will be significant facility challenges in the months of February, March and April. It will be much more challenging for our support staff with more sports competing at the same time, specifically our athletic trainers and sports information staff,” Rick Willis, Wartburg athletic director, said.
  • 2 EARN SECOND AS WOMEN’S TENNIS WRAPS SEASON
    Seniors Sydney Powers and Sydney Rottinghaus earned second place in the A-doubles competition when Wartburg’s women’s tennis team competed in the American Rivers Conference (A-R-C) individual meet on Saturday, Oct. 17.

ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT

REVIEW: FEMINISM AND MYSTERY IN ‘ENOLA HOLMES’

Of the endless adaptations of Sir Conan Doyle’s classic character Sherlock Holmes, one of the more intriguing is the story of his younger sister, Enola Holmes.

  • REVIEW: ‘TREMORS 7’ EXISTS FOR SOME REASON
    The “Tremors” franchise graduated from being five movies too long to being six movies too long on Oct. 20, 2020. Some might disagree and say that it’s now seven movies too long, but I’ll give the original 1990 film some wiggle room (pun intended).
  • ‘BORAT SUBSEQUENT MOVIEFILM:’ ‘VERY NICE!’
    On the surface, it might seem simple: a movie about an obviously foreign man with a thick accent, a complete lack of understanding of American culture, and a humorously oblivious disposition. But is there more to “Borat Subsequent Moviefilm” than this derogatory stereotype of a character?
  • REVIEW: ‘REBECCA’ JUST ANOTHER ANTI-LOGICAL THRILLER
    Eighty years after the original film by Alfred Hitchcock, director Ben Wheatley released his version of the classic “Rebecca” on Netflix.

CULTURE & DIVERSITY

TUITION-FREE 5TH YEAR: IS IT POSSIBLE FOR ALL STUDENTS?

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 opportunity may be harder to attain for some students, though, such as international students.

KNIGHTLIFE

PROFESSIONAL AND PERSONAL: HOW ARE STUDENTS USING SOCIAL MEDIA?

Thanks to social media, it has been made for college students to connect with people in the real world for professional purposes.

  • MARTY JOHNSON: RETURNING TO WARTBURG
    No matter what path he followed, Marty Johnson always found his way back to Wartburg College. After setting foot on campus for the first time in 1979, he knew there would be a lifetime of memories to follow.
  • PROFESSIONAL AND PERSONAL: HOW ARE STUDENTS USING SOCIAL MEDIA?
    Thanks to social media, college students are able to connect with people in the real world for professional purposes.
  • DORM ROOM RECIPE: UPGRADING INSTANT RAMEN
    A common myth about college students is that they survive on ramen and other instant noodles. Although ramen is cheap, sometimes it can be bland or not as healthy as other food options.