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The Juice (Students) - Dec. 7

Urban studies in Des Moines
 — Wartburg expects to launch a new urban studies program in Des Moines beginning in Fall Term 2016. Students will complete an internship in their major and blended course work. Area businesses will work with the college to provide affordable housing. There will be an informational forum for students interested in learning more tonight, Dec. 7, at 7:30 p.m. in McCoy East.


Presidential forum series — The third presidential forum, designed to be an exchange of information across campus, will be Tuesday, Dec. 8, 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. in Hagemann Castle Room of Saemann Student Center. The one-hour forum series affords opportunities to explore timely topics and provide an occasion for employees to continue bringing forth expense-saving and revenue-enhancing ideas.

Saint Elizabeth Week survey — The Wartburg Volunteer Action Center would like feedback on the events offered during St. Elizabeth Week. Click here to take the survey.

Find the pig — The Students UKnight piggy bank is missing! It is hiding somewhere on campus, and Students UKnight needs your help to find it. Watch for clues Tuesday, Dec. 8, beginning at 9 a.m. on the Students UKnight Facebook page. If you find the piggy bank, bring it to the Alumni Office in Luther Hall (under the orange awning) to claim your prize.

Phil and Lit — Christian Terry '16 will present Gender in the Panopticon and Andrew Tubbs '16 will present Cripface: Disability Narratives in Sound for the Wartburg Philosophical and Literary Society Friday, Dec. 11, 4 p.m., in McCoy West of Saemann Student Center. Beverages and snacks provided. To be sent speaker and topic updates, contact Lynn Olson at lynn.olson@wartburg.edu.

Tryouts for spring play  The Wartburg Players invite all those interested in theater to participate in the spring play, Murder by the Book, a thrilling and comedic tale of all your favorite authors like you've never seen them before. Actors of any level are welcome. Tryouts will be held today, Dec. 7, and Thursday, Dec. 10, 7:15 p.m., Luther Hall 326. For more information, contact Adeline Angst at adeline.angst@wartburg.org.

Eggnog pong — KWAR will host an Eggnog Pong Tournament on Tuesday, Dec. 8, 7-9 p.m. in Grossmann Hall 16. Cost is $2 per team or $1 for an individual. You must register before the event, but will pay the entry fee at the door. Contact Abby Singleton at abby.singleton@wartburg.edu to register.

Gloria Campbell's retirement open house — Come celebrate Gloria Campbell’s retirement from the Department of Business Administration, Accounting, and Economics on Wednesday, Dec. 9, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. in the department office, 100 WBC. Assorted goodies will be shared.

December 2015 Admissions newsletter — The Wartburg Way is a monthly newsletter from the Admissions Office that aims to keep faculty and staff involved in recruitment throughout the year. This newsletter will showcase and thank the faculty, staff, and students who help us recruit and give helpful tips for those who want to take an active part in the process. Click here to view December's edition.

Catholic Mass  — Catholic Knights will offer Mass Thursday, Dec. 10, 9 p.m., in Wartburg Chapel.

Stocking filled with treats — Send a Christmas stocking filled with treats to a friend, roommate, or someone special for $3. The stockings, a fundraiser for the Sociology/Criminology Club, will be delivered to recipients' mailboxes during finals week. Contact Kaila Beavers at kaila.beavers@wartburg.edu by Friday, Dec. 11, with the recipient's name, mailbox number, and a message to go along with the stocking.

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.

Dance team tryouts — Tryouts for the Wartburg Dance Team's Winter 2016 team will be held Saturday, Dec. 12, 9-11 a.m., at Levick Arena. The team will perform a variety of styles at basketball halftimes during Winter Term. For the audition, please perform 20-30 seconds of your own choreography (pom or jazz preferred), a toe touch, double/triple pirouettes, and two additional skills. For more information, and to sign up for a 15-minute tryout slot, email coach Kendra Oswald at kendra.oswald@wartburg.edu. Advanced registration required.

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.

Candlelight Vespers — Wartburg students, faculty, staff, and friends are invited to Candlelight Vespers on Sunday, Dec. 13, 7 p.m., in the Wartburg Chapel. The service will include the singing of traditional carols and the lighting of candles. Pastor Ramona Bouzard will give the homily. The Wartburg Flute Choir, Dr. Karen Black, Psalm 149 dance group, and student vocalists will provide music.

Student Watch survey — Thank you to the students who participated in Student Watch survey in mid-October. The participating students who won the prize drawing are: $50 to Kristie Sommer, and $25 each to Nicole Johnson, Jason Brescia, Carter O’Brien, Benjamin Banser, Autumn Gare, and Allison Hiestand.

Peanut butter jelly time PB&J Knight study break, sponsored by Student Center Council, will be held Tuesday, Dec. 15, 9-11 p.m. in the Ballrooms. Take a break from your studies and have a free snack! The menu consists of white and wheat bread, creamy and crunchy peanut butter, strawberry jam, grape jelly, and white or chocolate milk. 

Volunteer opportunity — Would you like to volunteer in the mountains of Jamaica this summer? The Blue Mountain Project is looking for volunteers interested in traveling to Jamaica to help at their community center, health clinic, and summer school programs. You will also have the chance to hike the Blue Mountains and visit beautiful beaches. Contact Dr. Dan Kittle, daniel.kittle@wartburg.edu, or visit the Blue Mountain Project site for more information.

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

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