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The Juice (Students) - Sept. 18

Sept. 18, 2017

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Kastle Kapers auditions
Do you want to be a part of a Homecoming tradition? Consider auditioning for Kastle Kapers! Auditions will be Tuesday, Sept. 26, and Wednesday, Sept. 27, 7-10 p.m., in Neumann Auditorium. The sign-up sheet for auditions is outside the Hub along with audition sheets to fill out.

Oktoberfest meals
Oktoberfest will be Saturday, Oct. 14, 4-6:30 p.m., on the Campus Lawn. For students with meal plans, you can use a meal at Oktoberfest. Students without a meal plan, plus family, friends, and faculty, make sure to pre-register by Wednesday, Oct. 11. Pre-registered tickets are discounted and will also allow you to go through the fastpass line at the event. Information concerning pricing and pre-registration can be found at www.wartburg.edu/homecoming.

Water to Thrive ice cream social
Wartburg’s Water to Thrive student organization invites all students to stop by the steps of Old Main on Tuesday, Sept. 19, from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. or 5:45 to 7 p.m. for free ice cream. Enjoy a sundae while you learn about an opportunity to build your resume while simultaneously being part of a movement to bring clean drinking water to rural African communities. 
Join Global Connections 
Wartburg’s Global Connections student organization is a great opportunity for you to promote the value of cross-cultural friendships. You can share your passions with others and learn from different perspectives. If you are interested in joining or want to know more about GC, sign up here by Tuesday, Sept. 19.
Participate in a service trip
If you’re trying to decide what to do over Fall Break, consider participating in a service trip. You can travel around the country and meet new people while giving back to those in need. If you are interested in participating in a fall trip, click here. Applications should be submitted by the end of the day Wednesday, Sept. 20. If you have questions, email servicetrips@wartburg.edu or madison.bloker@wartburg.edu
Phil and Lit Society
The Wartburg Philosophical and Literary Society will meet Friday, Sept. 22, at 4 p.m., in McCoy West. The speaker will be Gail Kittleson, a 1972 Wartburg alumna and author of several fiction and nonfiction books. The title of her presentation will be “Daring to Bloom.” Everyone is welcome.
Register to vote
The U.S. Department of Education requires institutions receiving federal funding to provide notice regarding how to register to vote. For directions on how to register to vote, click here.
Book club returns 
Bring Your Own Book Club is back on Tuesday nights, 7:30-9, in the faculty-in-residence apartment (Clinton Hall 223). Come eat some delicious treats and chat about what you’re reading. All faculty, staff, and students are welcome. Direct questions to Ashley McHose.
A.T. Still University rep to visit campus 
An admissions counselor from A.T. Still University, Kirksville, Mo., will be in the northwest foyer of Saemann Student Center on Friday, Sept. 22, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. The representative will provide information about the programs offered at ATSU: DO, DMD, PT, OT, AT, and AuD. Learn more at atsu.edu/learn.
Tree removal 
A small pine tree south of the Classroom Technology Center has been removed to make room for a new generator for ITS.
Faculty organ recital
Dr. Karen Black, Wartburg College professor of music, will present a faculty organ recital Thursday, Sept. 21, at 7 p.m., in the Wartburg Chapel. The program includes works by J.S. Bach, J.E. Bach, Hugo Distler, Paul Halley, Craig Phillips, and Pamela Decker's "Fantasy on Ein Feste Burg," which was commissioned in memory of the Rev. Henry J. Kurtz for Wartburg's Sesquicentennial in 2002.
Honor Council representatives needed 
Wartburg College Honor Council is seeking representatives from the first-, second-, and fourth-year classes. Honor Council is a panel of eight student representatives who sit in on cases of academic dishonesty on campus. For more information or to apply, email honorcouncil@wartburg.edu.
Submit maintenance requests online
The maintenance team reminds everyone that all maintenance work order requests should be submitted electronically through the InfoCenter. Click the Maintenance Request link on the middle of the InfoCenter. Click the Submit Service Request link on the left side of the page. Provide the location of the service requested using a dropdown menu. Leave all pertinent information regarding the issue in the dialog box provided. A photo also may be uploaded if needed. Once the request has been submitted, you will receive a confirmation email to your wartburg.edu address. Another email will be sent when the service has been completed. All non-emergency requests should be submitted through the online system. All emergency situations (e.g. water leaking or a fire or safety hazard) should be reported immediately to Maintenance & Operations or Security. If you experience difficulties requesting service, please contact the Physical Plant at 352-8318. 
Upcoming Events

Water to Thrive ice cream social
Sept. 19

Bring Your Own Book Club
Sept. 19

Phil and Lit Society
Sept. 22

Kastle Kapers auditions
Sept. 26-27

Homecoming & Family Weekend
Oct. 12-15

500th Reformation anniversary celebration
Oct. 31

Click here to view the full Wartburg events calendar.

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Weekday Chapel services
Weekday services are from 10:15 to 10:35 a.m. each Monday, Wednesday, and Friday in Wartburg Chapel. They are a brief opportunity to gather with students, staff, and faculty to reflect on God and faith. Interfaith chapels will be held the last Wednesday of each month during the semester. It’s a great time to put regular worship on your schedule. This week’s Weekday Chapel looks like this:
  • Monday, Sept. 18 – Dr. Kyle Schenkewitz, Religion and Philosophy department
  • Wednesday, Sept. 20  Pastor Ramona Bouzard
  • Friday, Sept. 22  Senior Chapel, Kennedy Haut ’18
  • Monday, Sept. 25  Kathy Traetow, Global Studies
  • Wednesday, Sept. 27  Interfaith Chapel, Dema Kazkaz, president of the Masjid Al-Noor Islamic Center
Sanctuary on Wednesdays
Sanctuary is a holy space in the midst of your busy life where you can recharge and renew. Expect a relaxed time of Bible study, fellowship, music, prayers, and communion. Sanctuary takes place at 9 p.m. each Wednesday in the Chapel Commons (Chapel basement). Treats are served at 8:45 p.m.
Sunday Worship
Sunday worship will be Sept. 24, at 10:30 a.m., in Wartburg Chapel, with the service of Holy Communion, and Pastor Ramona Bouzard will be preach.
Reformation celebration Table Talks
On Tuesday, Oct. 31, faculty, staff, and students will have the chance to share their thoughts and questions during Wartburg’s 500th Anniversary of the Protestant Reformation Celebration Table Talks. The groups will have guided discussion and honest conversation about the college’s mission of faith and learning and the future of Spiritual Life and Campus Ministry. No classes, lessons, practices, or college-sponsored meetings will be held during this time, and all offices or departments that are able to close will to enable students, staff, and faculty to participate. Click here to sign up for the Table Talks. You can reserve a place at the table through Friday, Oct. 20. If you would like to volunteer to be a facilitator or “recorder” for the Table Talks, or if you have questions, speak to Ramona Bouzard or contact SLCM.office@wartburg.edu. For more information on the Reformation Anniversary, click here
Faith Expression ministry groups
If you’d like to find out about Faith Expression ministry groups on campus, check out the SLCM Facebook page. Many of the student ministries have their own Facebook pages, too: Wartburg FCA, Catholic Knights, Adopt-a-Grandparent, Sanctuary, and Hope Overflow. 
The football team defeated Monmouth College, 36-13, in the season opener, as reported by the Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier

Logan Hansen ’11 crunches numbers to create his own DIII football rankings, analysis, and predictions on his blog, as reported by the  Lacrosse Tribune.

Bryan Traughber ’01 was the first radiation oncologist in North America to use a new gynecological brachytherapy applicator to treat advanced cervical cancer, as reported by the Dickinson County News and Business Insider.
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