Opinion

Wartburg Confessions needs to go

Wartburg Confessions needs to go

                                In the Twitter world this week, students called out the Wartburg Confessions page, posting tweets about its lack of respect for students and wanting to see it end. “I think the biggest problem Wartburg […]

by · September 28, 2014 · 5 comments · Opinion

The meaning of Outfly

By: John Valen, Guest Columnist Every year we have the great tradition and privilege to have a day off from classes for Outfly. Unfortunately, this does not include work or extracurricular activities for the most part! It is often thought of as a day off. However, it should be a […]

by · September 28, 2014 · 0 comments · Opinion
Red Cross volunteers make their way door-to-door, sharing information about Ebola during the 2014 outbreak in Guinea, West Africa.  The outbreak has affected Guinea, Liberia, Sierra Leone and Nigeria  —Courtesy of Center for Disease Control.

Ebola hits home: student shares experience in Sierra Leone

Nine weeks in the heart of the deadliest Ebola outbreak in history is one of the scariest situations I have lived in. Sierra Leone, which suffered an 11-year civil war (1991-2002) that ravaged the country and made it the poorest nation in the world in 2001, is now facing another […]

by · September 21, 2014 · 0 comments · Opinion
Emphasizing literature in literacy: Wartburg should contemplate a change in the Plan of Essential Education

Emphasizing literature in literacy: Wartburg should contemplate a change in the Plan of Essential Education

The number of essential education requirements is a sore thumb to students throughout campus—begrudged, yet accepted. Questions like, “why do we have to take a course in world literature, like I’m ever going to remember ‘The Odyssey’ after Wartburg,” and “why can’t I just take my major classes and be […]

by · September 14, 2014 · 0 comments · Opinion

Freshmen: Listen to your elders

Current students give words of advice to incoming class Have fun while you’re in college and meet lots of new people, but don’t forget about your academic responsibilities. — Kayla Polson Put who you were in high school behind you. It is much easier to make friends when you are […]

by · September 7, 2014 · 0 comments · Opinion
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