Odyssey comes to Wartburg

Odyssey comes to Wartburg

Few people noticed, but something big happened on social media on April 25. At 8:42 a.m., Wartburg College published its first Odyssey article. Since then, 47 more articles have been published by the Wartburg chapter. Those articles have already been shared on Facebook 3,022 times, and that’s just the start […]

by · May 15, 2016 · 0 comments · Opinion

A senior’s last days at Wartburg

As we enter the final week of May Term, in the midst of wrapping up with a final project and my track career, I took some time to reflect on my senior year and my time at Wartburg as a whole. When I first stepped onto campus as a first […]

by · May 15, 2016 · 1 comment · Opinion
Alex Gheysens, a Belgian Wartburg student, reacts to the ISIS attack in Belgium

Wartburg student reacts to attack in Brussels

“Are all of your family and friends okay in Belgium?” This is the text message I woke up to after my alarm went off. I didn’t need more context to understand what had happened. With the recent Paris attacks and terrorist threats in Belgium, I knew what to expect. After […]

by · March 22, 2016 · 0 comments · Opinion
Service is Special

Service is Special

One of Wartburg’s four pillars is service and we are lucky enough to have many opportunities to participate in service. This Winter Break I went on my first service trip. It was one of the best experiences of my Wartburg career. Six of us took the nearly-10 hour trek to […]

by · March 13, 2016 · 0 comments · Opinion

The reality of journalism

It’s funny how negative news makes headlines. If you look at any major news outlet, you see stories of disasters, scandals, shootings and political mudslinging often overshadowing the positive things happening in the world. As a reporter, negative stories aren’t fun. They aren’t ideal. They don’t make you feel good, […]

by · March 13, 2016 · 0 comments · Opinion