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
Letter to the Editor: President Colson

Letter to the Editor: President Colson

Dear Editor: I’d like to share some thoughts with your student readers, if I may. Some students did something wrong earlier in the month.  No ifs, ands, or buts.  What they did was indefensible, and all of us who work here condemn the behavior.  Those students were quickly called to […]

by · February 27, 2016 · 0 comments · Opinion
Letter to the editor

Letter to the editor

In the past year, Wartburg has required sexual misconduct training through the web module Haven as part of the state’s Title IX requirements. However, the one to two hour long training that included videos, readings, and discussions seems to have had little impact on the college’s student body. With the […]

by · February 24, 2016 · 7 comments · Opinion
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