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The Juice — Sept. 10, 2015


Homecoming decoration contest — Campus offices are challenged to show their pride during Homecoming through a decorating contest using the “Home for the Knight” theme. To enter, email homecoming@wartburg.edu by Wednesday, Sept. 23. Judging will take place Friday, Sept. 25. The traveling trophy will be awarded to the winner the Monday after Homecoming.

Juice trivia 
— Did you know there are two versions of The Juice? Though much content overlaps, students receive a separate version. Please keep this in mind and label requests appropriately when submitting items for publication. Announcements from the student version are archived under the student tab on the InfoCenter. If you'd prefer to receive the email version, contact Eileen McGuine, administrative assistant for Marketing & Communication, at eileen.mcguine@wartburg.edu.

Choir releases album
— The Wartburg Choir's new recording, "Alleluia!," features works by classic composers such as Bach and Rachmaninoff, as well as up-and-coming composers Jake Runestad and Ēriks Ešenvalds. You can purchase the recording through iTunes, Amazon, or at www.wartburg.edu/recordings. To order a CD, contact Stephanie Klemetson, music tour, camp, and promotion manager, at stephanie.klemetson@wartburg.edu or pick one up at The Wartburg Store.

Posting policy reminder
— All posters displayed on campus must meet several requirements regarding content, timing, and placement. Posters not in compliance are subject to removal. Click here to brush up on the posting policy.

Bach’s Lunch debuts Friday
 – Karen Black, professor of music, and Jacob Tews, visiting assistant professor of music, will perform Friday, Sept. 11, 12:30 p.m., in Wartburg Chapel for the first Bach's Lunch program of the academic year. The recital, featuring music for the organ and viola, will be preceded by a noon lunch and explanation of the program in Chapel Commons. Attendees are invited to bring a lunch. 

Athletics pavilion coming
— Thanks to generous donations, construction has begun on the Outdoor Athletics Pavilion on the northwest side of campus. The multipurpose building will feature a concessions stand and restrooms that are easily accessible from new sidewalks throughout the complex. Construction will be complete later this fall.

Hot off the press
 — The latest issue of Wartburg Magazine arrived in mailboxes recently, but you can also read and share the magazine online. Click here to see a PDF version of the summer issue, including online-only extras.

Catholic Mass
 — Catholic Knights will hold Mass tonight, Sept. 10, 9 p.m., in Wartburg Chapel. Faculty will hand out ice cream treats afterward.

Vocal Point concert
— Experience a thrilling showcase of harmony, humor, and vocal percussion with Brigham Young University’s nine-man a cappella group, Vocal Point, Friday, Oct. 16, 7:30 p.m., in the newly refurbished Neumann Auditorium. Their family-friendly show was a finalist on NBC’s "The Sing-Off." Wartburg’s own male a cappella group, Festeburg, also will perform. Purchase tickets online or call the ticket office at 319-352-8691.

Best Dam Run
—  The W is sponsoring the Best Dam Run to Prevent Child Abuse Saturday, Sept. 26. Hosted by the Waverly Exchange Club, this year's event includes a half marathon in addition to the 5K walk/run. The half marathon begins at 8 a.m. and the 5K begins at 9 a.m. at the Waverly Civic Center. Click here for more information and to register.

Wartburg Women to meet 
— Wartburg Women will hold its annual fall brunch Saturday, Sept. 19, 9:30 a.m., in the Castle Room in Saemann Student Center. Anne Duncan, sustainability coordinator, will present. Click here to read more.

Ceramic art exhibit
 — Iowa City ceramic artist Eliza Au will use geometry to explore mankind’s place in the cycle of life in the first exhibit of the 2015-16 season in the Waldemar A. Schmidt Art Gallery. Frame of Reference will run today, Sept. 10 through Sunday, Oct. 25. An opening reception featuring a gallery talk by Au will be Saturday, Sept. 12, 2-4 p.m. Click here to read more.

Missing a cardigan? — 
A light green, cardigan-style jacket was found in the ballrooms after the faculty/staff roundtable discussions Tuesday, Sept. 1. To claim it, visit the President's Office by Sept. 18. Afterward, it will be in the lost and found in the Campus Security Office.

College calendar 
— Stay up to date with campus events by following the college's official calendar.


Back-to-school sale — The Wartburg Store will have a back-to-school sale with items 40-60 percent off Sept. 16-17, 8 a.m.-5:30 p.m., in the McCoy rooms of
Saemann Student Center. For more information, visit http://www.wartburgstore.com/.

Home for the Knight 
— Register now for Homecoming and Family Weekend 2015. Because Homecoming is early this year — Oct. 1-4 — please remind others to register as soon as possible. Contact the Alumni & Parent Relations Office at alumni@wartburg.edu or 352-8491 with questions or for help with registration. Let’s make sure all the Wartburg family comes Home for the Knight. 

ETK Large Event
 — Singer, songwriter, and record producer Andy Grammer will perform at Wartburg Friday, Oct. 23, as Entertainment ToKnight's 2015 Large Event (#LargeEvent15). The concert will begin at 8 p.m. in Neumann Auditorium and feature singer Aaron Carter as the opening act. Tickets will be available exclusively to Wartburg students for $5 until Monday, Sept. 21, when faculty and staff (with a Wartburg ID) also can purchase tickets, for $10. Beginning Monday, Sept. 28, remaining tickets will go on sale to the public for $20. The Ticket Office will be open Wednesday, Sept. 16-Friday, Oct. 23, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Monday-Friday. One ticket per Wartburg ID. Balcony seats will not be admitted to the floor section at any point during the concert. 

New edition of the Trumpet
— A special edition of the Trumpet is available on campus newsstands. Copies of Axiom, the Trumpet’s feature magazine, also are available. If you are interested in being a reporter or photographer for the Trumpet, contact Jessica Grant at jessica.grant@wartburg.edu; if you are interested in working for Axiom, contact Jeanne Edson at jeanne.edson@wartburg.edu.

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