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.

  • NEW COACH, NO PROBLEM
    Wartburg women’s soccer is off to a blistering 6-0 start to begin the season and new head coach, Emily Ryan, has yet to lose a game in her time at Wartburg. 
  • JOHN KURTT: GONE BUT NEVER FORGOTTEN
    Wartburg men’s and women’s cross country are running for a cause this season as they continue to honor former coach and athletic director, John Kurtt, ‘53, who passed away on Aug. 23 of 2022, at age 91.
  • WOMEN’S SOCCER SPRING SEASON STARTS
    Wartburg’s women’s soccer team has also begun their spring season for the first time in nearly three years.  

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.

  • TAI VERDES HEADLINES LARGE EVENT
    The Large Event this year will be headlined by Tai Verdes, best known for songs “A-O-K” and “Stuck in the Middle,” according to an announcement by ETK.
  • BIG EVENTS COMING FOR MAY TERM FROM ETK
    Entertainment ToKnight has been working to create events for the Wartburg community. The organization is starting to plan events for May Term and the 2022-23 academic year. 
  • GAYLA WEEK TO RETURN TO CAMPUS IN FULL SWING
    This past weekend, Mar. 19-20, the Wartburg College Alliance held their “Gay Paddy’s Day Karaoke & Party” at the Alliance Lounge in Löhe 137. The organization is already making preparations for their next big event: Gayla Week.

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.

  • COVID-19 PANDEMIC STILL DISRUPTING INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS AT WARTBURG
    The number of international students has decreased at Wartburg College, with the global pandemic affecting the ability of some to come to the U.S. to study. 
  • NAMLENG SINA: IMPACT AND CONNECTIONS
    Wartburg College has lead a great change and impact in the Cedar Valley area and in the world and works as a channel to connect Cedar Valley with the rest of the world. December 2021 graduate, Namleng Sina is a great example for this change, impact and connection.  
  • UKRAINE AND RUSSIA: EXPLAINED
    Russia invaded Ukraine on Feb. 24, and the war has not stopped since then. 

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.