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.
- VACCINATION AT LAST: WARTBURG STUDENTS BEGIN COVID-19 VACCINATION PROCESSVaccines are coming to campus. On Friday, April 2, Wartburg College announced that the college would be partnering with an outside organization to offer COVID-19 vaccines on campus.
- WARTBURG JOURNALISM & COMMUNICATION STUDENTS TO PRESENT DOCUMENTARIESVision Productions, Ace Media and Simplex Stories are set to premiere their documentaries on Monday, April 19 on the Wartburg Knight Vision website. Production of the film is the final project for fourth-year students graduating from the Department of Journalism & Communication at Wartburg College.
- ORANGE CONNECTION TO CONTINUE, GOES VIRTUALOrange Connection, a career mentoring experience hosted by Pathways and the Alumni Office, is moving to a virtual setting on April 28 due to COVID-19.
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.
- VIRUS CONCERNS DELAY SPRING FOOTBALLThe Wartburg football season will have to wait. The team was shut down due to COVID concerns and did not play their scheduled March 27 game.
- COLUMN: THE INEQUALITY BETWEEN MEN’S AND WOMEN’S SPORTS (AGAIN)Oregon women’s basketball player, Sedona Prince, spoke out on TikTok against the NCAA during the NCAA Division 1 Women’s Basketball Tournament. As we all have been made aware for years female college athletes are unfairly treated compared to male athletes.
- 2021 WOMEN’S BASKETBALL WRAPUPThe women’s basketball team’s season met an unfortunate 71-63 end Tuesday, March 9, against Loras in the American Rivers Conference (A-R-C) quarterfinals. The Knights ended their season with an overall season record of 13-3 and conference ledger of 6-2.
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.
- SENIOR ART EXHIBIT TO SHINE A LIGHT ON WARTBURG CREATIVITYAs the year winds down, the senior art exhibit is coming quickly.
- REVIEW: ‘PAPER LIVES’ NOT MUCH TO GET EXCITED OVEREvery now and then, I see a film that keeps me on my feet, and I can’t say that I’ve seen one that does this quite like “Paper Lives,” a new Turkish drama out on Netflix.
- REVIEW: ‘MOXIE’ PERFECT FOR VIEWING WITH A GROUP OF FRIENDSThe riot grrrl scene was not fundamental to independent film, but it encouraged women to make films in a “coming of rage” sort of way, as it surged punk-power feminism into the spotlight. On March 3, Amy Poehler’s “Moxie” was released on Netflix, a mainstream movie that shone a light on the previously forgotten riot grrrl scene.
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.
- A LIFELONG JOURNEY: PURSUIT OF LEARNING BROUGHT DR. BOSS TO WARTBURGIn 1995, Dr. Joyce Boss’ life her journey took her to Wartburg as an English professor.
- INTERNATIONAL CLUB TO HOST CULTURE WEEKInternational Club (I-Club) will host a COVID-19-safe Culture Week and Culture Show after the 2020 event was cancelled. The Culture Show and Culture Week will both be held in person following campus safety guidelines for COVID-19.
- AN INTRODUCTION TO AFROFUTURISMScience fiction, especially in the United States, is a genre we all know. Everyone has either seen or heard of “Star Wars,” “Avengers” or “The Terminator,” and these are all nice, fun, comfortable franchises, but their connotation is much more broad than what meets the eye. We see these films as fun stories about heroes and antiheroes saving the day from the challengers of order, and “order” will be a keyword here.
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 WARTBURGNo 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 RAMENA 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.