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The Juice (Student) - April 26

Dining hours during break, more

April 26, 2021

Dining hours during Tour Week

Please click here to see the Dining Services hours during Tour Week break. Mensa will be closed Wednesday through Saturday, and will re-open for the Sunday evening meal. Check the link to see when the Den, Konditorei and Zesty Orange will be open during the break to purchase food items.


Campus food pantry hours over break

The St. Elizabeth Bread Basket, the on-campus food pantry, is available to all current students in the Student Life office and will be open Wednesday, April 28, through Friday, April 30, from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., and Saturday, May 1, by visiting Campus Security. Frozen meats, fresh produce, and nonperishable food items will be offered free of charge to any student.

Extended library hours during Finals

Vogel Library has extended its hours during Finals:

Monday, April, 26: 7:30 a.m. to midnight
Tuesday, April 27: 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

During May Term, the library will be open during its regular hours, which can be viewed at this link.


Earth Day shirts from Sustainability

In honor of Earth Day today, Wartburg Sustainability is selling "Don't Be Trashy" eco-smart t-shirts for $10 each. Please click here to place your shirt order; deadline is Tuesday, April 27. Follow Sustainability on Instagram and check out our results from this year's Campus Race to Zero Waste competition.


ASA executive team application deadline extended

The Asian Student Association has extended its 2021-22 executive team application deadline to Sunday, May 9, at 11:55 p.m. Open positions are: president, vice president, treasurer, secretary, social media coordinator, representative and social events coordinator. Please consider applying for one or more positions through this link, which will only take five minutes. Everyone, Asian or not, is welcome to apply! Contact asa@wartburg.edu with questions or concerns.


Engineering seniors final presentations Tuesday

You are invited to acknowledge and celebrate the hard work, dedication and success of the Wartburg engineering seniors as they present their Senior Design Final Presentations on Tuesday, April 27, 9-10:30 a.m. at this link on Zoom:

9-9:20 a.m.: Puppy Confidence Training Device for RFI, Rough Giraffes — Jessica Faber, Luke Grzech, Noah Melz
9:20-9:40 a.m.: Reuse Store Shelving for Wartburg Sustainability, Hug Sacia — Jace Moore, Marcus Ortiz, Jacob Ross, Adam Sacia
9:40-10 a.m.: PLA Recycler for Wartburg Innovation Studio — Aaron Mensing
10-10:20 a.m.: Barrier Design for the Paula Survilla Living Classroom, Error 404 — Camille Colen, Gabe Giwa, Juana Perez Mandujano, Caleb Poissan

Questions may be directed to Dr. LeAnn Faidley.


Tuesday Bible Study during May Term

Come to Bible Study every Tuesday during May in the Chapel Commons at 4 p.m. We’ll dive into the Word and do fun activities every week! All are welcome.

There are no Weekday Chapel services during May Term.
Pastor Brian Beckstrom and Pastoral Intern Rebecca Baird are available to the campus community on the third floor of the Chapel.


Sanctuary at 8 p.m. on Wednesdays

During May Term, Sanctuary will begin at 8 p.m. on Wednesday nights. Expect a relaxed time of Bible study, fellowship, worship band music, prayers, and communion. All are welcome! Worship begins in the Chapel sanctuary at 8, come early at 7:45 for snacks. On May 5, Sanctuary will be a “Holden Evening Prayer Service” in the Chapel.


Upcoming events

Free Essentrics fitness classes
April 26 & May 3, 10, 17

Final Exams/Activities
April 22-27

Tour Week/Break
April 28-May 2

Business, Financial Aid and Human Resources offices closed
April 30

May Term begins
May 3

Phi Beta Lambda networking event
May 4

ETK Large Event: Eli Young Band
May 6

Alliance Drag Show
May 15

May 30


Business, Financial Aid, HR offices closed April 30

On Friday, April 30, there is a planned system outage for Jenzabar. As a result, the Business, Financial Aid and Human Resources offices will be closed to take advantage of the opportunity to hold staff meetings and trainings. Normal business hours will resume on Monday, May 3. Please plan accordingly to meet your business needs.


Ioponics team looking for lumber

If any student is getting rid of their loft, the Ioponics team will pay $10 for it. If interested, contact Dr. Mike Bechtel as soon as possible. The Ioponics team is wanting some extra wood for construction of their classroom systems that combine aquaculture (raising fish) with hydroponics (growing plants without soil).


Living Classroom project to honor Paula

Dr. Penni Pier and Dr. Mike Bechtel have launched a Fund the Fortress campaign to honor Dr. Paula Survilla. As we approach the one-year anniversary of Paula’s passing, the college plans to create the Paula Survilla Living Classroom. In order to complete this project, we need your help to reach our goal of $13,000. Your gift will support an outdoor classroom in the McElroy Center courtyard where faculty, students, and staff will connect with nature while engaging in meaningful learning opportunities. Learn more about the project and make a gift of any size at this link. Drs. Pier and Bechtel are doing a 1:1 match, up to $500, for any new donor to the college.

Vaccines and face masks

A reminder for all on campus: Those who are fully vaccinated must still mask up, per our campus policy. The only change for fully vaccinated individuals is that they are exempt from contact tracing. If you have been fully vaccinated against COVID-19, please email a picture of your vaccine card to covidresponse@wartburg.edu.


May Term Senate election results

The election results are in, and following individuals will serve as May Term Senators:

Katelyn Berglund
Nicholas Bockenstedt
Grace Coffman
Natalie Flugrad
Grace Greving
Sabrina Moody
Anna Ohman
Ryleigh Parrack

Thank you to everyone who participated in voting! Please reach out to Olivia Hobson with any questions.


May Term course – Hate Crimes

Still looking for a May Term course? Consider taking SO 395: Hate Crimes. This special topics course will explore current legal, social, and cultural elements of the development of hate crimes laws and address the history and rise of hate groups in the United States. The course meeting time is 12:30-3:30 p.m. Please contact Dr. Brian McQueen for more information.


Attention 2021 summer school students

Financial Aid Office is taking appointments to discuss financial aid options. You must be registered for your summer classes before scheduling an appointment with the Financial Aid Office. Click here and select a 30-minute time slot that works best for you.


Become a volunteer DJ at KWAR

This May Term, play your music and have a show on the radio! This is a nice opportunity if you always wanted to be part of KWAR but didn't want to commit to it during a long term. Students, staff and faculty can become a DJ, and training will be provided! Share your voice, share your music! Contact madison.freeland@wartburg.edu for more information.


The Drag Show is back!

Alliance is hosting its Annual Drag Show on Saturday, May 15, at 7:30 p.m. in Neumann Auditorium. There are two ways you can participate:

1. You can be in the show! If you do not want to do a solo performance, get one or more of your friends together for a performance. If interested in performing, please complete and submit this form.

2. Support Alliance and our performers by attending the show! Appropriate federal, state and college guidelines will be followed (e.g., wearing masks and social distancing). To reserve your tickets, please complete and submit this form.


Wartburg Phi Beta Lambda networking event, open positions

Join PBL to hear student speakers sharing job opportunities though networking and knowing the right people. Join us Tuesday, May 4, at 5 p.m. in WBC 214, Buckmaster Room. Free subs for all attending!

PBL also has open positions on the 2021-22 executive team for vice president, treasurer and marketing director. Application deadline is midnight May 12.


Voter registration information

The U.S. Department of Education requires institutions receiving federal funding to provide notice regarding how to register to vote. Find directions on how to register to vote at this link.


What to do if you have COVID-19 symptoms

Students who are experiencing symptoms should not engage in any campus activities and should contact Noah Campus Health Clinic immediately at 319-352-8436. Students also should contact Cassie Hales (319-352-8260 or cassie.hales@wartburg.edu) to enact a self-isolation or quarantine protocol (e.g. meal delivery, notification of faculty, and contact tracing). Tests are available at Noah Health Clinic on the first floor of The W.

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