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Iran nuclear deal hits home

Iran nuclear deal hits home

Amir Matoufi, an international student from Tehran, Iran has been positively impacted by the improving relations between his home country and the United States through the Iran Nuclear Deal. On July 15, 2015, several world powers and Iran agreed upon a comprehensive timeline that will dramatically reduce Iran’s capabilities to […]

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Wartburg prepared for mumps outbreak

Wartburg prepared for mumps outbreak

An outbreak of mumps at the University of Iowa may have students wondering about what the chances are they could contract the highly contagious disease. Although there is a chance that anyone could contract the disease if exposed to it, the chances of that happening are pretty slim, Physician Assistant […]

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The Zika virus, as seen under a microscope, is causing travelers to take safety precautions in many countries. —Public Health Image Library

Watching the Zika virus abroad

Wartburg’s Study Abroad Programs and its students are closely monitoring areas impacted by the Zika virus. The virus is spread to most people through mosquito bites, according to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC). The most common symptoms of the Zika virus are fever, rash, joint pain and red eyes. […]

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Students are allowed to use e-cigarettes in the dorms and across campus until determined unsafe. —Mark Nalefi/TRUMPET

Are e-cigarettes allowed on campus?

E-cigarettes are becoming more and more popular around the country. Wartburg has no policy on e-cigarettes, meaning students can smoke them wherever they want on campus. Iowa State University recently added a policy against using e-cigarettes. Director of campus security and safety John Myers said e-cigarettes include tobacco vaporizers as […]

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Students help with Wartburg’s Democratic caucus

Students help with Wartburg’s Democratic caucus

A Democratic Caucus took place on Wartburg’s campus last week and many people, including Wartburg students helped organize it. Ella Newell, co-chair of the Political Action Committee at Wartburg’s campus, helped organize, set up, and helped run the precinct that took place. Newell was in charge of ward three and […]

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