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The Juice (Students) - Nov. 30

Service trip applications due today
 — Winter Break service trip applications are due today, Nov. 30. Tour Week trip applications are due Friday, Jan. 15. Applications can be found here. Completed applications can be sent to servicetrips@wartburg.edu or dropped off in the organization's office in The Hub.

Get a taste of chocolate and culture
 — View the Study Abroad Photo Contest entries, vote for your favorite and receive a free candy bar. Voting times are 10:15 a.m.-noon and 12:45-3:15 p.m. today in the hallway outside the Den, and again Tuesday, Dec. 1, 12:45-3:30 p.m.

Christmas with Wartburg tickets — Tickets remain for all Christmas with Wartburg performances this weekend in Neumann Auditorium. Concert times for the 68th annual showcase of music, art and word are Saturday, Dec. 5, at 3 and 7:30 p.m., and Sunday, Dec. 6, at 3 p.m. Students may purchase one ticket for $5 (with student ID); additional tickets are $16.50 each. Students are also welcome to attend the Dress Rehearsal on Wednesday afternoon, but a free ticket is required. Meals will be offered Saturday and Sunday at 5 p.m. for an additional cost. Concert and meal tickets can be purchased online at www.wartburg.edu/christmas, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekdays at the ticket office in Saemann Student Center, or by calling 319-352-8691.

Food drive winner — Black Student Union thanks all the faculty, staff, and students who participated in the Make it Matter Food Drive. The winner with 70 items donated is the Humanities office, which will receive a prize Tuesday.

Phil and Lit — Dr. David Voigts '64, retired senior ecologist for Florida Power Corporation, will present The Star of Bethlehem: The Legacy of the Magi for the Wartburg Philosophical and Literary Society Friday, Dec. 4, 4 p.m., in McCoy West of Saemann Student Center. To be sent speaker and topic updates, contact Lynn Olson at lynn.olson@wartburg.edu

ETK Movie Knight — Wednesday, Dec. 2, ETK will host Movie Knight at Waverly Palace Theatre. The movies start at 10:30 p.m., and doors open at 10 p.m.; cost is $1 per person. The movies showing are:

  • The Good Dinosaur
  • Spectre
  • The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 2

Symphonic Band and Flute Choir perform — 
The Wartburg College Symphonic Band and Flute Choir will put on a free holiday concert Thursday, Dec. 3, at 7:30 p.m. in the Bachman Fine Arts Center’s Band Hall. For more information, click here.

Winter bicycle storage — Students may bring their bicycles to Campus Security for winter storage beginning today, Nov. 30. There is no charge for this service, but students must agree to leave the bike in storage until spring (depending on the weather), normally the end of March or early April. They must also have the bike registered with Campus Security. If the bike is not registered, it can be registered prior to being placed in storage. No appointment is necessary. For more information, email campus.security@wartburg.edu or drop by the security office.

Candlelight Dinner sign-up — Sign up Wednesday, Dec. 2, and Thursday, Dec. 3, 5:15-7 p.m., in Mensa for the Candlelight Dinner hosted by Black Student Union. The cost for students with a board plan is $2, which may be paid with points, declining balance, or cash. Cost for off-board students is $10. The dinner, Dec. 9 at 6:30 p.m. in the Heritage Room in Saemann Student Center, will feature steak and shrimp combo with salad, sides, and cheesecake. Special dietary considerations will be taken into account.

Ugly Sweater Party — Dining Services is having its annual "Ugly Sweater Party" Tuesday, Dec. 8, in Mensa, 5:15-7 p.m. Wear an ugly sweater or Christmas colors and enjoy Christmas music and some of your favorite foods.

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

Students featured in art exhibition — Emily Anderson 16, Peri Benna 17, Benjamin Bogard 16, Hannah Crumpton 16, Megan Howe 16, and Wanqi Sun will be featured in the Waterloo Center for the Arts' Cedar Valley Biennial Student Art Exhibition opening Dec. 1. The exhibition, in the Law-Reddington Gallery, runs through Feb. 12. A reception will be Wednesday, Dec. 9, 5:30 p.m., with an award ceremony and remarks from Brittany Deal, this year's juror and director of Wartburg's Waldemar A. Schmidt Art Gallery. The exhibition is free and open to the public.

$1 million gift for Clinton Hall — Wartburg College has received a $1 million challenge grant to jumpstart the final push for the planned renovation of Clinton Hall. Ray ’65 and Judy Slade ’65 McCaskey established the McCaskey Challenge as part of the college's comprehensive $75 million Transforming Tomorrow campaign. All gifts and pledges mate to the Clinton project through May 31 will be matched dollar for dollar, up to $1 million. Click here for more information.

Saint Elizabeth Week award recipients — Seven Wartburg College students, faculty, and staff were honored for their commitment to service as part of the annual Saint Elizabeth Week celebration. Angela Zook 16, Kaitlyn Behnken 16, and Michaela McIlravy 16 received the Saint Elizabeth Award for Service, which recognizes students who exemplify a commitment to service and desire to live a life that embodies Wartburg’s mission. Kathy Traetow, study abroad office coordinator; Gloria Campbell, associate professor of business administration/economics; and Nelson and Bonita Bock, co-directors of Wartburg West, received the Pastor Larry Trachte Award for Service, given to faculty or staff who embody his enthusiasm, support, dedication and overall commitment to Wartburg’s mission of service. Click here to read more about the honorees.

Donate to the Holiday Shoppe –– Pick an ornament from the Christmas tree in the chapel narthex, Den, Mensa, or The W and buy a present for a child of that age. There are miscellaneous gift ideas on the back of each tag. This annual community event provides less-fortunate families and children with holiday gifts they can't afford. Donations can be dropped off at the social work office in Old Main or at the various Christmas trees around campus. Sponsored by the social work department.

Attention all low brass enthusiasts — You are invited to join the Jingle Jangle Brass Choir, under the direction of Dr. Craig Hancock, director of bands. The JJBC was formed in 2014 to have fun making live music while raising money for charities during the holidays season. All ages and ability levels are welcome for these ad hoc performances. The group's first appearance will be at the Christmas on Main celebration Thursday, Dec. 10, 6-8 p.m. For more information, contact craig.hancock@wartburg.edu.

Mail Center holiday information — Please plan your shipping so you receive items prior to Friday, Dec. 18, and after Friday, Jan. 1. College offices, including the Mail Center, will be closed from Monday, Dec. 21, to Friday, Dec. 25, and on Friday, Jan. 1. The Mail Center will not receive packages from UPS, FEDEX, DHL, Staples, or any other delivery service. The Mail Center will reopen with regular hours Monday, Dec. 28, to Thursday, Dec. 31. Due to short staff, please do not have large shipments come through the Mail Center until after Friday, Jan. 1.

Recycling update — Toilet paper is made from items recycled through single-stream collection. One item that is not accepted in our single-stream bins is glass, because who wants glass in their toilet paper? Glass should be placed in the tan “glass only" recycling bin next to the blue recycling bins outside residence halls, or in the small blue containers in Löhe or Grossmann recycling rooms.

Recipes from Home — Students, faculty, and staff are asked to share their favorite recipes from home to be considered for the 2015-16 Mensa menu! Please email your recipes for entrees, salads, ethnic dishes, vegan entrees or sides, and desserts to shelly.geweke@wartburg.edu or drop them in the Mensa suggestion box by Friday, Jan. 25. Don’t forget to include your name and contact information for verification. Recipes must be something that you have had before and really enjoyed. The recipes that are chosen will be taste-tested in Mensa, and the student body will vote for their favorites.

Sign up for swim meet — The W is hosting a free community swim meet Saturday, Dec. 12. Warm-ups will begin at 7:30 a.m., with the meet starting at 8. (There will be no lap swim this day.) All events—including individual and relays in men's, women's and co-ed categories—are open to the community. If you are interested in a relay race, you must form your own team. Participants must be 13 or older and have previous swim team experience. Click here to register. Additional information and list of events is on our website

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