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The Juice (Student) - Oct. 12

Homecoming & ETK events all week 🧡

Oct. 12, 2020

Study Away Photo Contest voting

Students, faculty and staff are invited to vote for their favorite entry in the Study Away Photo Contest! Almost 100 students had a study away experience last year before COVID disruption. Check out the entries displayed on the second floor of Luther Hall, then vote at www.wartburg.edu/photo-vote. Voting ends Oct. 26, and the winners earn cash prizes! One vote per person. There is also a People’s Choice contest on the Wartburg Facebook page this week, so vote for your favorite there, too.

Contact Kathleen Sihler for details. Winners will be announced in November.


Homecoming schedule this week

Enjoy these Homecoming Week activities for students, brought to you by Homecoming Committee and ETK. Follow Homecoming Committee on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter for more information. Contact homecoming@wartburg.edu with questions.

Homecoming t-shirts for sale, $10 each: 5-7 p.m. Monday-Friday and 11:15 a.m.-12:45 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday, entrance of Saemann Student Center
Homecoming Photo Challenge, sponsored by ETK. Monday-Thursday, on your own time around campus.
Kayaking with CrawDaddy Outdoors

5-7 p.m., Monday-Wednesday on the Cedar River. Click here to sign up; limited spots available. Sponsored by Student Live.

Count the Candy & Giveaway

5-7 p.m. Monday, at the t-shirt sales table.

Worth It Bingo Knight, sponsored by ETK: 7:30 p.m. Monday, Neumann Auditorium. Wear your mask!
Find the Mini Sir Victors

If found, it’s yours to keep! All day Wednesday, around campus.

Mensa Knight

Special food, prizes and music. 5-7 p.m. Thursday, Mensa

Fall Festival

Includes Kastle Kapers Unplugged, S’mores Knight, pumpking painting, photo booth, yard games and more! 4-7:30 p.m. Friday, Campus Lawn


Satellite voting on campus Thursday

There are several opportunities to vote early in the upcoming election.

For those who wish to vote on campus, satellite voting will take place Thursday, Oct. 15, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in McCaskey Lyceum on the first floor of the Saemann Student Center.
Early voting is also now open Monday – Friday from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at 124 Second St. NE (two blocks west of the courthouse) in Waverly.

A guide is available at this link for additional information on voter registration and voting options for Wartburg students: https://www.wartburg.edu/vote/. Contact Kristin Teig Torres with questions.

Ride the Wartburg Shuttle at Thanksgiving Break

All students are welcome to catch a ride on Wednesday, Nov. 25, to one of the following drop-off locations:

Waterloo Airport (ALO)
Waterloo bus station
Des Moines airport (DSM)
Easter Iowa airport (CID)
Iowa City Megabus station
Chicago O’Hare airport (ORD)
Chicago Rosemont bus station
Minneapolis airport (MSP)

See rates and schedules and book your seat by Nov. 18: www.wartburg.edu/shuttle

Other shuttle dates: Start of Winter Term, Winter Break, Tour Week & End of the Year. Contact shuttle@wartburg.edu with questions.


Student work hours and payday

Student employees may only work for Wartburg for a maximum of 20 hours per week while classes are in session. This is a federal regulation for international students and a Wartburg policy for domestic students that seeks to ensure the priority of our students’ academic work. Students are paid on a monthly basis on the 15th of the month for hours worked in the preceding month. For example, student work hours from Sept. 1 to Sept. 30 will be paid in the Oct. 15 payroll.


Wind Ensemble concert Sunday

The Wartburg College Wind Ensemble will host its first concert of the season Sunday, Oct. 18, at 3:30 p.m. Due to COVID-19, the performance will only be available on Knight Vision, Wartburg’s live streaming network. Leon Kuehner, a retired high school band director from Hampton, will be directing the band while Craig Hancock, director of bands and professor of music, is on sabbatical. Click here for the concert program PDF.


Flu shots available Wednesday for all students

Students can get a flu shot with no appointment from 2:30-5 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 14, in The W’s Hall of Champions. Please bring your insurance card. For questions, please contact stephanie.newsom@wartburg.edu. To get a flu shot in the Noah Campus Health Clinic, please call ahead and make an appointment at 319-352-8436.


Faculty-in-residence activities this week

Dr. Rachel Clark, the faculty in residence, invite students to the following activities:

Sunday Storytime: Every Sunday evening at 9:30 p.m., grab yourself a blanket and hot cocoa and join Dr. Clark for a bedtime story on Zoom. She is currently reading C.S. Lewis’ The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe. Click here for the Zoom link. Contact Dr. Clark with questions.
Creativity Group: Do you like creating (writing, working on art or music, or pursuing any other act of creation)? Are you planning to try out NaNoWriMo in November, or do you have another creative goal? Do you always find yourself prioritizing other things? Join Dr. Clark and one another on Zoom each Thursday night at 6:30 p.m. for support and accountability. Meet other creative types, set your own goals, and have some no-pressure time to exercise your creative side! Click here for the Zoom link.

Notice from the Business Office

Students with an account balance greater than $5,000, please contact the Business Office (Luther Hall 212, 319-352-8411) or the Financial Aid Office (Luther Hall 212, 319-352-8262) as soon as possible if you need to discuss payment and/or loan options. failing to pay their account balance in full or below $5,000 by Thursday, Nov. 12, may have their Winter/May Term registration cancelled by Enrollment Management.

Those applying student employment wages to their account and who feel their balance will be below $5,000 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. Students sponsored by the Davis and ELCA programs can also disregard this notice.


What to do if you have symptoms of COVID-19

If you have any symptoms or if you know that you have been exposed to someone who has tested positive for COVID-19, do not engage in campus activities and contact Noah Health Center at (319) 352-8436. Click here for options of where to go if you have symptoms or have been exposed to someone who has tested positive. Cassie Hales (319-352-8260 or cassie.hales@wartburg.edu) and Kalyani Kannan (319-352-8681) will help you enact the College’s self-isolation or self-quarantine protocol (e.g. meal delivery, notification of faculty, and contact tracing). Click here for more information about the College’s COVID-19 response.

Weekday Chapel services

All are welcome at Weekday Chapel services from 10:15 to 10:35 a.m. each Monday, Wednesday, and Friday in the Wartburg Chapel. Chapel time is 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.

This week's Chapel services:

Monday, Oct. 12: Faculty-Staff Q&A with President Darrel Colson

Wednesday, Oct. 14: Restful worship with communion


Friday, Oct. 16: Kyle Briggs ’21, Senior Chapel


Prayer requests

Spiritual Life & Campus Ministry invites you to share your prayer requests using our confidential link: http://bit.ly/SLCMPrayerRequest


Sanctuary on Wednesday nights

Sanctuary on Wednesday night 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, worship band music, prayers, and communion. All are welcome!

Wednesday, Oct. 14: Worship | Music | Community, outside the chapel tower if weather allows (or else inside Chapel), 8:45 p.m. snacks, 9 p.m. worship



Upcoming events

Study Away Photo Contest voting begins
Oct. 12

Homecoming shirts on sale
Oct. 12-16

ETK Bingo Knight
Oct. 12

Wartburg Democrats "Meet Your Candidates"
Oct. 12

Student flu shot clinic
Oct. 14

Satellite voting in Lyceum
Oct. 15

Mensa Knight
Oct. 15

Fall Festival
Oct. 16

Wind Ensemble concert
Oct. 18

Deadline for The Castle submissions
Oct. 18


Bingo night is back

ETK is hosting bingo night in Neumann Auditorium on Monday, Oct. 12! The event will be at 7:30 p.m. and electronic bingo cards will be provided free to everyone who attends. This way you can play on your phone or laptop, and the event will be safe for COVID. Numbers will still be called from a bingo cage with balls, and you mark off your electronic bingo card as usual. Prizes will be given out to winners with a grand prize at the end! Contact ETK@wartburg.edu with questions.


Meet the candidates and join Wartburg Democrats

All are invited to the Wartburg Democrats’ "Meet Your Candidates" event via Zoom on Monday, Oct. 12, at 7 p.m. to meet Pam Egli (Democratic candidate for Iowa Senate) and Carissa Froyum (Democratic candidate for Iowa House). Click here to fill out a quick form to be sent the meeting link.

Students can fill out this Google form if they wish to join the Wartburg College Democrats student organization. Contact wyatt.hintermeister@wartburg.edu with questions.


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