| Juice deadline note
There will be no Juice on Monday, Feb. 27, due to Winter Break. The deadline for the March 6 edition of The Juice will be Feb. 23 at 4 p.m. Please take note of the deadline.
|Off-campus housing release
|Applications now are available in the Student Life Office. All full-time students must live on campus. Representatives of the Off-Campus Review Committee review all submitted applications for off-campus approval. Criteria that are heavily considered include: the student being married, having dependents, living with a parent or legal guardian within 30 miles of the campus, will be 23 years old by Sept. 1, or has applied and received a special exemption from the Off-Campus Housing Review Committee, which is extremely rare. Students who move off campus without permission will continue to be charged for on-campus room and board. Students should plan to live on campus the entire duration of their Wartburg education. Applications and all supporting material are due Feb. 17.
|Wartburg West applications
|Applications for third- and fourth-year students who want to attend Wartburg West in fall 2017 or winter 2018 are due Wednesday, Feb. 15. Applications for students applying to the sophomore program for fall 2017 have a deadline of March 9. Summer 2017 is full. Submit all materials and any questions to Jo Dorrance in Student Life.
|Members of Students UKnight have placed tags around campus to raise awareness of the impact our donors have on campus. Tags include various buildings, equipment, art, rooms, etc. that have been made possible by donations from alumni, parents, friends, faculty/staff and students. Students who have received a donor-funded scholarship will receive a special tag to wear on Wednesday as a sign of gratitude for their contributions. Share how these gifts make Wartburg worth it to you by using #TAGDay2017.
|Watch Racing to Zero
|Stop by Grossmann 131 on Tuesday, Feb. 14, 8-9 p.m., for a viewing of Racing to Zero, presented by the Sustainability Office. This short documentary shows how various cities are addressing the problem of global waste. Bring a friend and a refillable container for popcorn, and find out what you can do to help your community be more eco-conscious.
|German-language film series
|Wartburg College’s German-language film series, Profiles in Courage, concludes Tuesday, Feb. 21, with a showing of Jack. The film, which will be screened with English subtitles, begins at 7:15 p.m. in WBC 116. All screenings are free and open to the public. Students will introduce the film and lead a discussion following the viewing. Additional information is available at www.wartburg.edu/german-film/.
|Lynes Lecture on Saturday
|The Rev. Dr. Kathryn Kleinhans will present “Why Martin Luther and the Reformation Matter 500 Years Later” during Wartburg College’s James W. Lynes Jr. Memorial Lecture in History on Saturday, Feb. 18. The free lecture begins at 3 p.m. in WBC 214. The lecture is sponsored by the Wartburg College Alpha Xi Chi chapter of the Phi Alpha Theta National History Honor Society. Click here for additional information.
|Ritterchor to perform at Carnegie Hall
|Members of Ritterchor will travel to New York City this week to perform in a Presidents Day concert titled “The Glory of Freedom” at Carnegie Hall on Sunday, Feb. 19. The performance, which also includes singers from West Point and two Iowa high schools, will be conducted by Dr. Lee Nelson. Ritterchor will depart for New York City on Thursday, Feb. 16, and return Monday afternoon, Feb. 20. Thanks to Wartburg faculty and staff members for supporting these students in this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity.
|Symphony to feature trumpet player
|Charles Lazarus, a world-class Minnesota Orchestra trumpeter, will join the Wartburg Community Symphony for its concert Saturday, Feb. 18, at 7:30 p.m. in Neumann Auditorium. Lazarus will perform “American Nomad,” a concerto written for him by Grammy Award-winning composer Steve Heitzeg. The concert also will feature Samuel Barber’s “Suite from Medea” and George Gershwin’s “An American in Paris.” Tickets are available at the Ticket Office or at the door for $16.50 for adults and $6.50 for students. Children 5 and younger are free. Wartburg students are admitted free with student IDs. Click here for concert details.
|Online international college fair
|Wartburg will be participating in a special online international college fair Wednesday, Feb. 15. Students Elizaveta Chudaykina, Joseph Tarawali, and Kailas Kokare will take part in a live presentation about the college from 4 to 5 a.m. In addition, the Global Admissions team will be chatting live from 5 a.m. to 4 p.m., offering help filling out applications, advice on financial aid and finding scholarships, and simply answering questions about campus life. Direct questions to email@example.com.
|Valentine’s Day mail reminder
| In anticipation of the mail volume increases surrounding Valentine’s Day, the Mail Center would like to remind students, faculty, staff, and organizations that items sent through campus mail that are NOT in official campus mail envelopes, need to have:
- The recipient’s name and box number (or department), and
- Return department or box number.
Student box numbers can be found by using the directory on the InfoCenter. To avoid delays and additional charges, batches of more than 40 items for student mailbox delivery need to be given to the Mail Center in box number order (ascending or descending).
|Apply to live in The Residence
Applications to live in The Residence during the 2017-18 academic year (available here) are due at 4:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 17, to Whitney Baker. Sign-up for presentations will be open Monday, Feb. 13, in the Student Life Office, and suite presentations will take place Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday, Feb. 20-22.
|Deadline extended for Winter Break shuttle
|Shuttle rides are available to all Wartburg students to use to travel to regional airports and bus stations around academic breaks. The deadline to purchase a seat for the Winter Break shuttle is Thursday, Feb. 16. Click here to see where shuttles will travel for each break. Each seat is one way (purchase both the “departure” and “arrival” seats for a round trip). Go to www.wartburg.edu/shuttle for more details, disclaimers, and to reserve a seat. Email firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions, or call Student Life at 319-352-8260. Details about shuttle travel dates for the 2017-18 academic year will be posted soon!
|Donate dresses to Prom’s Closet
|Say yes to donating your dress! Donate your gently used formal dresses, shoes and accessories to give girls in our community an affordable way to enjoy their prom night. The Wartburg drop-off location is the Volunteer Action Center in Student Saemann Center, which will accept donations until Monday, Feb. 20. Direct questions to email@example.com.
|Giant heart Valentine cookies
|Order a giant heart cookie for your sweetheart through GET online ordering (order through the CATERING TAKE OUT store) now through Tuesday, Feb. 14. The cookies will be available for pick up in the Den. The cookies can be decorated with your choice of message: “Happy Valentine’s Day,” “Be My Valentine!” “Hugs & Kisses,” or “I Love You!” If you have questions or would like to add a personal message, call the dining office at (319) 352-8303.
|See past announcements
| Visit the InfoCenter to see previous editions of The Juice for details on the following:
- New shuttle program for student travel
- Websites to bookmark
- New way to make maintenance requests
- KnightVision streaming schedule
Racing to Zero film
Winter Break shuttle
Off-campus housing applications due
German film series: Jack
BSU Candlelight Dinner
| Click here to view the full Wartburg events calendar.
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