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Wartburg student uses crowd-funding page to fund education

Wartburg student uses crowd-funding page to fund education

A Wartburg student has found a way to pay for her education that most students haven’t even heard of. Maya Weatherall, a first-year at Wartburg College is using GoFundMe.com, a crowd-funding website to raise money to go towards her tuition. “I really like Wartburg and I want to raise the […]

by · September 30, 2014 · 0 comments · News

Wartburg West director marches for global climate awareness

On Sunday, Sept. 21, people from all over the globe staged a political march to bring awareness to issues revolving around our global climate. The marches were staged in an effort to get the attention of United Nations leaders that met for a summit on Tuesday, Sept. 23, to get […]

by · September 29, 2014 · 0 comments · News
Enrollment down again

Enrollment down again

Enrollment figures were released last week, and for the third straight year total enrollment is down. With 1,661 students, total enrollment is down by 53 students from last year’s 1,714. This is the lowest enrollment since 2001, which was a total of 1,649. “The reason for the decrease is multifaceted. […]

by · September 28, 2014 · 0 comments · News
Wartburg’s take on ISIS

Wartburg’s take on ISIS

The situation with the terrorist group known as ISIS has hit close to home for Wartburg student Mohammed Ali Mohammed Ali, whose brother was kidnapped and killed by ISIS a year ago. Mohammed Ali’s parents are still in Baghdad, Iraq.

by · September 28, 2014 · 0 comments · News
Attendants at the fourth annual Young Women of Achievement Award ceremony were current and past Wartburg students.  The women are from left to right: Alyssa Sager, Courtney Schult-Wikan, Angela Zook, Kate Huffman and KarrieAnne Burke. (Mikayla Cota is not pictured).

Women of Wartburg aim high

Current Wartburg students accounted for five out of six attendants at the fourth annual Young Women of Achievement Award ceremony, an honor that recognizes outstanding young women across Eastern Iowa. Alyssa Sager, Angela Zook, Courtney Schulte-Wikan, KarrieAnne Burke, Kate Huffman and Mikayla Cota were recognized for their first-rate achievements at […]

by · September 28, 2014 · 0 comments · News
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