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The Juice (Student) - Oct. 17

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Oct. 17, 2022

Vote early on campus Oct. 25

An absentee satellite voting station will be opened in Saemann Student Center for the upcoming midterm elections from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 25. All eligible voters are encouraged to take advantage of this convenient early voting opportunity. If you are not registered to vote in Iowa, you can do so at the satellite station.

 

You'll need a Voter Verification Number to submit your in-person absentee ballot. For in-state students with a valid Iowa driver's license, this will be your Iowa driver's license number. If you are an out-of-state student or a student without a valid Iowa driver's license, you will need to request an Iowa Voter ID card from the Bremer County Auditor's office; email swolf@co.bremer.ia.us to make this request as soon as possible. The Iowa Voter ID card will have a PIN which will function as your Voter Verification Number.

 

Visit the Iowa VoterReady absentee website for more information.

Don’t miss your chance to get an Outfly T-shirt
Student Senate will table outside Mensa during lunch hours to sell the remaining Outfly T-shirts on Wednesday, Oct. 19; Friday, Oct. 21; and Tuesday, Oct. 25. The shirts will be $10 each. This is your last chance to get one!
KWAR plans Haunted Campus event

KWAR's annual Haunted Campus is happening Oct. 21. Sign up a team or sign up to be a scarer.

State senate candidate to visit campus Oct. 20
Wartburg Democrats is sponsoring a local candidate panel in the McCoy Rooms starting at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 20. Jenn Wolff, candidate for Iowa Senate District 29 and a Wartburg College graduate, will speak about running for office, improving student turnout, and taking on the challenges Iowans currently face. Wolff will be on the ballot in Waverly's elections, so this is a great opportunity to speak personally with your potential future representative in the Iowa Legislature and voice your own priorities.
Kelley to speak on Equal Rights Amendment
Join Waverly AAUW at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 20, in Science Center 134 to learn more about the Equal Rights Amendment. Speaker Doris Kelley, chair of Iowa's 19th Amendment Centennial Committee, will talk about the history of the ERA, its current ratification status, and what can be done to move this important amendment forward. All are welcome; contact Kim Folkers for more info.
German Institute seeks funding pitches

The Executive Committee of the German Institute is pleased to announce a call for applications to support activities or endeavors related to the German language or Germany. In the past, the institute has funded enrichments to May Term trips to Germany, the German film festival, learning materials for the faculty/staff heritage tour, and subsidized student travel to Germany for study abroad.

 

For 2022-23, a total of $2,000 is still available from external sources. Because these funds are limited, an application is required and funding will be awarded on a competitive basis. Applications for the full amount of available funds will most likely not be supported in full at this time. Applications are due Nov. 7. Awards will be announced no later than Nov. 21. Direct all questions to Dr. Daniel Walther.

Wartburg Dems plan Sip and Paint event
Wartburg Democrats will hold a Sip and Paint event open to all students from 7-8 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 18, in WBC 215. This is an opportunity to destress, register to vote in the midterm elections, and paint campaign signs for local candidates. Members of Bremer County Democrats and RAE (Raising Awareness for Equity) will be in attendance; painting supplies and refreshments will be provided for free.
Candlelight Dinners available for student organizations

Wartburg Dining Services extends an invitation to Student Senate-recognized organizations to host traditional Candlelight Dinners. Candlelight Dinners are an excellent way to promote your organization, interact with faculty and staff, and have a fine dining experience. Candlelight Dinners will be held at 6:30 p.m. in the Castle Room of the Student Center on Nov. 16, Jan. 25, Feb. 8, and March 22. Email Chris Fosselman for more information.

Cast your vote for Study Away Photo Contest
Vote now for your favorite Study Away Photo Contest entry. Submissions are on display in the second floor of Luther Hall. Voting closes Oct. 24.
Scholarships available for fellowship, U.K. studies

Looking for summer plans? Spend it studying in the U.K, supported by the Fulbright Summer Institute. The program is for academically engaged U.S. undergrads with little or no international experience.

 

If you’re a soon-to-be graduate and a U.S. citizen with experience and commitment to social change and youth service, consider the two-year paid FAO Schwarz Fellowship.

 

Email Kathleen Sihler by early November for more info about either program.

FCA schedules Halloween huddle
Mark your calendars for the next FCA huddle at 7 p.m. Oct. 23 in The W classrooms. A video from Inky Johnson will be shown, followed by Halloween-themed “Minute to Win It” games while enjoying candy.
Annual safety report released
The 2021-22 Annual Campus Security and Fire Safety Report has been released. This required report contains crime statistics from 2019 through 2021 and addresses the college’s policies, procedures, and programs concerning safety and security, such as responding to emergency situations and reporting sexual misconduct. Additionally, the report contains information related to fire safety. You can request a paper copy in the Campus Security Office in Saemann Student Center.

SPIRITUAL LIFE & CAMPUS MINISTRY

Weekday Chapel services
Weekday Chapel services are from 10:15 to 10:35 a.m. each Monday, Wednesday, and Friday in Wartburg Chapel. Chapel time is a brief opportunity to gather with students, staff, and faculty to reflect on God and faith. Mondays feature faculty and staff faith stories and blessings, Wednesdays include Holy Communion to which all are welcome, and Fridays have Senior Chapels.

Upcoming speakers:
Monday, Oct. 17: Laura Davis
Wednesday, Oct. 19: Rebecca Baird
Friday, Oct. 21: Megan Bywater, Senior Chapel

Each month will have a prayer focus. In October, please join us in praying for faculty, staff, and students involved in Business Administration, Economics, Athletics, The W, Alumni & Parent Engagement, Spiritual Life & Campus Ministry, Dining Services, and the Office of the President.
Sanctuary on Wednesdays

Sanctuary is a casual service that takes place Wednesday nights. All are welcome to relax and center themselves around God’s word in the midst of their busy weeks. Service begins at 9 p.m. in Chapel Commons (lower level), with snacks served beforehand at 8:45.

UPCOMING EVENTS

Jo-Yo Journaling & Yoga Workshop
Monday, Oct. 17

ITS Open House
Tuesday, Oct. 18

Volleyball vs. University of Northwestern
Tuesday, Oct. 18

Murder Mystery Dinner & Show
Tuesday, Oct. 18

PRSSA Resume Workshop
Tuesday, Oct. 18

Midterms Due
Wednesday, Oct. 19

Women's & Men's Soccer vs. Luther
Wednesday, Oct. 19

Student Flu Shot Clinic
Thursday, Oct. 20

1st Seven-Week Courses End
Friday, Oct. 21

Women's & Men's Soccer
vs. Nebraska Wesleyan

Saturday, Oct. 22

Service Trips' Parents Night Out
Saturday, Oct. 22

Wartburg Chess Club
Saturday, Oct. 22

PREVIOUS ANNOUNCEMENTS

ITS schedules open house
ITS will have an open house from 2 to 4 p.m. Tuesday, Oct 18., in CTC 100/101. Stop in to meet the staff and enjoy some refreshments!
Sign up to speak to Student Senate
Student Senate holds full meetings every Thursday at 11:30 a.m. in Buckmaster (WBC 215). Guest speakers are welcome to talk about any topic of their choosing. We welcome students, faculty, staff, and community members. Please fill out this form if you are interested in being a guest speaker. Email Ryleigh Parrack with questions.
Annual Medicare notice now available
The Medicare Modernization Act requires Wartburg to notify Medicare-eligible policyholders whether their prescription drug coverage is expected to pay as much as the standard Medicare prescription drug coverage does on average. Wartburg’s creditable coverage notice is available here.
Apply for language study experiences

U.S. students can apply now to study one of 14 critical languages (not French, German, or Spanish) with the summer 2023 CLS Program, a fully funded, overseas, intensive language and cultural immersion experience. Application deadline is Nov. 15.
 

Additionally, CLS Spark is an online summer 2023 language intensive program for U.S. students to learn beginning Arabic, Chinese, or Russian, sponsored and fully funded by the U.S. State Department. Applications are due by Nov. 15.
 

Check the website for the program you’re interested in and then talk soon with Kathleen Sihler, scholarship and fellowship adviser.

S.A.F.E. plans Spooky Movie Night
Join S.A.F.E. for a Spooky Movie Night at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 20, in the Grossman Classroom. Activities include coloring, snacks, and a movie. Email questions to safe@wartburg.edu.
Journaling, yoga combo planned on campus mall

Join JO-YO on the campus mall Monday, Oct. 17, starting at 6:30 p.m. This is a wellness workshop that combines both journaling and yoga. Bring a yoga mat or towel and something to journal with as Kayla Becker from Stories in Motion LLC leads this stress-free opportunity.

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