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.

  • VIRUS CONCERNS DELAY SPRING FOOTBALL
    The 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 WRAPUP
    The 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.

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.

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.

  • A LIFELONG JOURNEY: PURSUIT OF LEARNING BROUGHT DR. BOSS TO WARTBURG
    In 1995, Dr. Joyce Boss’ life her journey took her to Wartburg as an English professor.
  • INTERNATIONAL CLUB TO HOST CULTURE WEEK
    International 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 AFROFUTURISM
    Science 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.

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.