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The Juice (Students) - Oct. 2

Oct. 2, 2017

Director on campus for MBK Symposium 

Immigrant experiences in the U.S. workforce will be the focus of the Michaelson, Briner & Kildahl Literary Symposium. “The U-Turn,” the final installment in Luis Argueta’s trilogy documenting immigration issues in Iowa, will have its Midwest premiere Monday, Oct. 2, at 7 p.m., in McCaskey Lyceum. Argueta, an award-winning filmmaker from Guatemala, and Bea Gallardo, the film’s producer, will be on hand for discussion after the screening; click here to see a trailer. Argueta also will be the featured symposium speaker at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 3, in McCaskey Lyceum. His talk is titled “Breaking the Silence in Times of Fear: Life-Changing Immigrant Stories and Community Solidarity." Both events are free and open to the public. 

Parade and Renaissance Faire 
Groups and organizations of all types are invited to walk, ride, or dance during the Homecoming parade on Saturday, Oct. 14. Be creative! Wartburg student organization entries can win cash prizes for first ($500), second ($300), and third ($150) place. Groups can show Wartburg spirit by setting up a booth at the Renaissance Faire on Saturday, Oct. 14! A $25 fee will be applied to your organization's campus account; we will supply your group with one or two tables. Click here to register for both by Thursday, Oct. 5.

Parade supplies available 
Parade supplies are available free of charge for student organizations to create parade entries. Items include window paint, vehicle decorations, hayrack supplies, candy and more. Personalized banners will also be provided for interested organizations. All items will be stored for reuse for future Homecoming & Family Weekend celebrations. Email the Homecoming Committee for more information.

Spirit Contest window painting
Show that you've got Knight pride during Homecoming by registering to participate in the Spirit Contest. The painter of the first-, second- and third-place windows will receive cash prizes of $200, $100 and $50, respectively (only students are eligible for prizes). Reminder: You MUST register here to qualify for prizes. Photos submitted without prior registration will NOT be eligible for prizes. Photo submissions are due Sunday, Oct 8.

Faculty vs. students basketball game 
Want to go up against your favorite professors? Sign up for the faculty vs. students basketball game, which will be played Wednesday, Oct. 11, from 7 to 9 p.m. at The W. Teams need five to seven members, and coed teams are encouraged. The deadline to sign up is Friday, Oct. 6, by 11 p.m. Each member of the winning team will get a $10 gift card for the Konditorei. If interested, click here to sign up.
Audition for Reformation celebration play 
Students, faculty, and staff are encouraged to audition for the November production of A Parade of Witnesses. The play focuses on how Martin Luther touched people differently in his own time as conveyed through Luther’s conversations with a variety of contemporary and future personae. It will be presented as part of the celebration of the 500th anniversary of the Reformation. Contact Sally Malcolm with questions. Auditions will take place at the following times in Choral Hall in the FAC:
  • Wednesday, Oct. 4, 7 p.m.
  • Monday, Oct. 9, 7 p.m.
  • Tuesday, Oct. 10, 8 p.m.
Notice from the Business Office 
Students with an account balance greater than $1,000 must contact the Business Office (Luther Hall 212, 352-8411) or Financial Aid Office (Luther Hall 212, 352-8262) as soon as possible to discuss payment and/or loan options. Students failing to pay their account balance in full or below $1,000 by Thursday, Nov. 9, may have their Winter/May Term registration cancelled by Enrollment Management. Those applying student employment wages to their account who feel their balance will be below $1,000 by the November student payroll should inform the Business Office. Those signed up for the Monthly Tuition Payment Plan and current with payments can disregard this notice.
Phil and Lit Society
The next meeting of the Wartburg Philosophical and Literary Society will be Friday, Oct. 6, at 4 p.m., in McCoy West. Dr. Charles Figura, professor of physics and director of Platte Observatory, will present Thirteen Years with the Lord of the Rings: What Cassini Has Taught Us (So Far).
Career Expo on Oct. 5
Are you looking for an internship, post-graduate job, or admission to graduate/professional school? Plan to attend the Career Expo on Thursday, Oct. 5, 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m., in The W’s Hall of Champions. The expo is intended for all majors and all class years as a way to make connections with real businesses, organizations, and graduate/professional schools. Some tables may even have applications, so dress to impress, bring a resume, and be prepared. Stop in Pathways, on the third floor of Vogel Library, for resume help. Click here for more information and a list of attendees.
Math, Computer Science & Physics Department Seminar 
The next Math, Computer Science & Physics Department Seminar will be Tuesday, Oct. 3, at 11:30 a.m., in Science Center 134. Sabah Munir ’19, a biochemistry major, will discuss her summer research experience in a talk titled Genetic Risk Factors for Preterm Birth: Biostatistics at the University of Iowa. All are invited. Refreshments will be provided.
Are you ready for Outfly? 
Sign up now for the Outfly Sand Volleyball Tournament or the Wartburg Traditions Amazing Race. Volleyball teams should have six to eight members. Amazing Race teams should have three to five members. Prizes will be given out. For more information and to sign up, click here. If you live off-campus and would like a call the morning of Outfly, click here to sign up. There will also be a sign-up form for these activities on the window of the Student Senate office. 
Student Senate election results 
Congratulations to those elected to Student Senate (in no particular order):

Manors, Knights Village, and Off-Campus: Elizabeth Buckwalter, Anna Rehberg, Blake Kozak, Sarah Mirs, Madeline Burma, Travonne Gray, Gaby Gonzalez, Michelle Hahn, Queensley Odei, Molly Asterita, Haley Cannon, and Kiersten Keller.

The Complex: Kimberly Strobel, Courtney Moser, Emma Williams, Alyssa Wessel, Michael Dillon, Curren Mattias, Joe Freiburger, Danai Chekenya, Cobi Cline, and Wyatt Hintermeister.

Clinton/Founders: Linda Neely, Liz Stange, Amy Isvik, Nathan Trabue, Jordan Flaherty, Esmie Alacron, Breyanna Primous, Madison Carroll, Janaé Conley, Somchit “Art” Kittisak, and Saffa Bockarie.

Grossmann/Löhe/The Residence: Colton Brown, Elizabeth Snyder, Paige Deppe, Jonathan Fuentes, Amanda Guertler, Nicole Giesemann, Shahzeb Jadoon, Joseph Makondo, Aejandro Salazar, Samuel McMichael, Cade Pederson, and Alviann Jordan.
Students needed for research study 
Students are needed for a research study concerning campus response to sexual assault. The outcomes of this research may be crucial in deciding how colleges address issues of sexual assault in the future. This study will take about an hour. If you are interested or would like to hear more, email samantha.kopf@wartburg.edu
Flu shots available
Noah Health Clinic recommends that students have an annual flu vaccination. The Walk-In Clinic at Waverly Health Center, 312 Ninth St. SW, will hold flu vaccination clinics on:
  • Thursday, Oct. 5, 5 to 8 p.m.
  • Thursday, Oct. 12, 5 to 8 p.m.
  • Thursday, Oct. 19, 5 to 8 p.m.

Please bring your insurance card and a photo ID. The Walk-In Clinic is located in the Christophel Clinic at the Orange Entrance of Waverly Health Center. Call the Christophel Clinic at 319-483-1390 to reserve your date and time.

Reformation Anniversary 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 and include “Table Talk Volunteer” in the subject line. For more information on the Reformation Anniversary, click here.
Cash bags for Ren Faire 
If your student organization will be having a booth at the Renaissance Faire during Homecoming and needs a cash bag for change, the deadline to request a bag is Wednesday, Oct. 4, at noon. Any requests turned in after this date will not be honored. A Payment Voucher form needs to be filled out with the amount requested and the denominations. This form can be found on the Business Office InfoCenter page. Please make sure your adviser also signs the form. Return forms to Sherri Mennenga in the Business Office. Bags will be ready for pick up Friday, Oct.13.
Homecoming Court announced
Congratulations to this year’s Homecoming Court! The voting for Homecoming King and Queen will take place Oct. 9-11 via an email sent to all students with a link. The king and queen will be crowned at Kastle Kapers on Thursday, Oct. 12.

King candidates:
Cody Birely
Peter Brennan
Levi Dolphin
Parker Hammel
Leif Olson

Queen candidates:
Candace Baker
Aryn Jones
Megan Murphy
Miranda Murphy
Allison Zumbach
Apply now for Urban Studies programs
Applications are now being accepted for the 2018-19 Urban Studies programs in Des Moines and at Wartburg West in Denver. Applications can be submitted online at www.wartburg.edu/west. Direct questions to Jo Dorrance.
ELCA seminary reps to visit campus
ELCA seminary representatives will be on campus Monday, Oct. 2, and invite students to lunch in the Den between 11:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. to talk about Listening for God in a Noisy World. Also, learn more about theological education — how does God lay claim on our busy lives? 
Upcoming Events

Michaelson, Briner & Kildahl Literary Symposium
Oct. 2-3


Reformation play auditions
Oct. 4, 9, 10

Career Expo
Oct. 5

Homecoming & Family Weekend
Oct. 12-15

500th Reformation anniversary celebration
Oct. 31

Christmas with Wartburg
Dec. 1-3

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, Oct. 2  Matt O’Rear, associate dean for vocation at Wartburg Theological Seminary in Dubuque
  • Wednesday, Oct. 4 – Pastor Brian Beckstrom
  • Friday, Oct. 6, Senior Chapel  Sam Sides '18
  • Monday, Oct. 9, The Rev. Dan Hanson ’12
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
Pastor Brian Beckstrom will give the message Sunday, Oct. 8, at 10:30 a.m., in Wartburg Chapel.
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. 
Brian ’94 and Christina Long ’93 Blodgett will preside as grand marshals of the 2017 North Iowa Homecoming Parade, as reported by the Buffalo Center Tribune.

Rachel Husbyn Giesmann ’04 is a finalist for the nation's highest honor in math and science teaching, the Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching

Dr. Tony Frank ’81, president of Colorado State University and chancellor of the Colorado State University System, was named the 2018 Citizen of the West by the National Western Stock Show, as reported by K99 Radio
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