Iowa campaigns target young voters in midterm elections

Iowa campaigns target young voters in midterm elections

Campaign organizers are still working hard, with less than a week until mid-term Election Day. This is the first time the Iowa Senate seat has been open in thirty years and the decision could possibly be determined by the youth. Which is why political offices are targeting younger voters in their campaigns. […]

by · October 31, 2014 · 0 comments · Community, News
Spanish professor approved for bilingual study

Spanish professor approved for bilingual study

Wartburg Spanish professor, Dr. Zak Montgomery, has been recently approved by the Institutional Research Board to conduct a study on dual-language learners in the U.S. Montgomery said they are looking at how language identity affects larger identity issues and how communities relate to people who speak two languages. “The ultimate […]

by · October 27, 2014 · 0 comments · News

Tuition numbers released four months early

Costs to attend Wartburg have been released for the 2015-2016 academic year, four months earlier than normal. Total cost will be $46,200.  That includes tuition, fees, and room and board. According to an email sent to students, it is the lowest percentage increase in 25 years, with an increase of […]

by · October 21, 2014 · 0 comments · News

International students to enjoy alternate Fall Break activities

For the first time ever, over Fall Break, Wartburg’s International and Diversity organization will be taking students to three different events this year. The importance of doing events over break is because most international students do not have the opportunity to go home, Kassy Karhler, service learning coordinator, said. They […]

by · October 20, 2014 · 0 comments · News
Martha Muswema receives her gift bag meal from Wartburg student and dining employee Monica Sieg. The bag contained food that was prepackaged and microwavable. — Allix Williamson/TRUMPET

Gift bag meals met with mixed opinions

Homecoming meals were not the traditional Mensa meal this year, as students were given the option of a “gift bag” style meal for last week’s Friday dinner and Saturday lunch. The meals contained soup, entreé options for both days, as well as water and a variety of snacks, Margaret Empie, […]

by · October 19, 2014 · 0 comments · News