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NEWS

MALIK, WILLIAMS WIN PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION

After hours of waiting, on Wednesday, Feb. 12, Yusra Malik, third-year neuroscience major, and Emma Williams, third-year graphic design and studio art double-major, were elected as student body president and vice president respectively for the 2020-21 academic year.

More News

STUDENTS EXPERIENCE FOOD INSECURITY

Around 45% of college students in the U.S. have food insecurities at some point during, according to NBC News.

  • TRUMPET RECEIVES OUTSTANDING ORGANIZATION AWARD
    THE TRUMPET STAFF The Wartburg Trumpet on Wednesday, April 1, was chosen to receive the…
  • Q&A: IOWA UNIVERSITY STUDENTS REACT TO CORONAVIRUS
    We have been given several updates from the president the past few weeks about how there weren’t any cases in Iowa and international news. They also put a travel ban on the level 3 countries and this week they officially canceled all university-sponsored international travel over spring break.
  • STUDENTS EXPERIENCE FOOD INSECURITY
    Around 45% of college students in the U.S. have food insecurities at some point during, according to NBC News. Food insecurity is the state of being without reliable access to a sufficient quantity of affordable and nutritious food, and more than 800 million people live every day with hunger or food insecurity as their constant companion.

SPORTS

MAJOR MILESTONES: GERDES JOINS 1,000 POINT CLUB, AMSBERRY EARNS 400TH WIN

Gerdes, who made state runs throughout her high school career at Cedar Falls, Iowa, now has found herself making runs at the NCAA tournament year after year.

ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT

CASTLE SINGERS TO TOUR FLORIDA

The Midwest, as well as Florida, will be welcoming Wartburg’s Castle Singers, an on-campus, student-run chamber choir of 24 members. The ensemble will be going on the 2020 National Tour from Feb. 28 to March 7.

  • ARTIFICIAL ORDER: NEW EXHIBIT OPENS IN FINE ARTS CENTER
    Wartburg College is to host the new exhibition “Artificial Order” at the Waldemar A. Schmidt Art Gallery by artists Laura Colby Gleissner and Elissa Cox Wenthe. The exhibition will be on display from Monday, Feb. 17, through Mar. 29 and presents the collaborative and individual artwork pieces of these two artists.
  • CASTLE SINGERS TO TOUR FLORIDA
    The Midwest, as well as Florida, will be welcoming Wartburg’s Castle Singers, an on-campus, student-run chamber choir of 24 members. The ensemble will be going on the 2020 National Tour from Feb. 28 to March 7.
  • OPERA WORKSHOP PREPARES ‘THE MARRIAGE OF FIGARO’
    Wartburg College Opera Workshop performers have been rehearsing each night since January, leading up to “The Marriage of Figaro”’s opening night.

CULTURE & DIVERSITY

HISTORICAL SOCIETY MUSEUM FEATURES GHOST TOWN, TAXIDERMY WORK

The Bremer County Historical Society Museum includes history from all across the county, from ghost towns to taxidermy and everything in between. One popular display at the historical society is the Log Cabin Room.

  • ALLIANCE TO HOST GAYLA WEEK
    Wartburg College’s GAYLA Week, which celebrates LGBTQ+ students and brings awareness to LGBTQ+ issues, will be held from March 16 to March 21. GAYLA Week consists of five days of events and it leads into the annual drag show.
  • CULTURE WEEK TO FEATURE VARIETY OF EVENTS, CLUBS
    Wartburg College will hold its annual Culture Week at the end of March. Culture Week is a week-long course of various events and activities sponsored by International Club (I-Club) that gives students a chance to explore peers from diverse backgrounds.
  • TELLING A STORY: CARRINGTON BUSH
    As a senior in high school, FOX 10 News covered Bush’s story and highlighted her achievements by showing how Bush focused on academics.

KNIGHTLIFE

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.

  • 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.
  • PLANNING A SPRING BREAK TRIP ON A COLLEGE BUDGET
    Spring break serves as a time for students to relax, catch up on sleep and get their mind off homework and exams. While some students find going home to be relaxing enough, others turn to trips as an opportunity to have fun and make lifelong memories with friends.
  • HIDDEN GEM: EXPLORING OLD PHOTOGRAPH DEVELOPMENT ROOM
    This old, forgotten location is no longer used by students or faculty but it still serves as a unique part of the history of Wartburg College. Located in the basement of the McElroy Center, there are two photograph development rooms. The rooms are no longer needed to produce high-quality photographs due to the progression of digital cameras.