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The Juice (Student) - Nov. 30

Noah Clinic update, book club, CWW 🎄

Nov. 30, 2020

ITS routine maintenance and Wi-Fi upgrades Dec. 4-16

ITS will be performing routine maintenance and upgrades to our Wi-Fi Infrastructure beginning Dec. 4 and continuing through Dec. 16. During this time, you may experience intermittent connectivity to our Wi-Fi. Any questions should be directed to Techline at techline@wartburg.edu.


2 Christmas with Wartburg concerts online in December

Mark your calendar to watch two Christmas with Wartburg productions online in December:

Watch the online premiere of 2019's program, "Behold the Mystery," through Wartburg's Facebook page or on YouTube at 7 p.m. CST Friday, Dec. 4. On Facebook, you can share your comments and reactions and see special comments from the ensemble directors during the performance.
Watch the 2020 CWW production, "Hope Awakens; Love's New Dawn," online at 7 p.m. CST Friday, Dec. 18.


You can find more information at www.wartburg.edu/christmas, including links to watch and PDFs of the programs.

Noah Clinic closed during break

The Noah Clinic will be closed through through Jan. 17. If campus community members need COVID-19 testing or have other health concerns requiring medical assistance, please visit the Waverly Heath Center Walk-In Clinic. For health emergencies requiring acute medical care, please visit the Waverly Health Center Emergency Department.


3 books to choose from for book club over break

There was a three-way tie on the voting, so Dr. Rachel Clark will be running three book clubs, one for each book! Please sign up by Wednesday, Dec. 4, at this link. Books are free and will be mailed to you wherever you are over the break. Watch your physical mailbox for your book and your email inbox for more details from Dr. Clark about the book club. Email Dr. Clark with questions. Follow the Faculty in Residence programming on social media by following on Facebook and Instagram.

The Juice publishing schedule

This is the last regular edition of The Juice for Fall Term. Look for The Juice to continue regular weekly editions at the start of Winter Term in January. If you have important news to share with the campus community in the meantime, contact Steph Boeding. Watch Wartburg's social media for some fun and interactive activities over the extended break!


Dining hours for break

Click here to see the hours for the Dining Services locations during Finals Week. The student Board Plan ends at dinner on Dec. 3. Meal transfers will be available the week of finals with special hours.


Food pantry hours for break

St. Elizabeth Bread Basket, the on-campus food pantry in the Student Life office, will reopen Friday, Dec. 4 and remain open from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday-Friday.


Prayer requests

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



Upcoming events

Christmas with Wartburg 2019 program online
Dec. 4

Christmas with Wartburg 2020 program online
Dec. 18

Davis Projects for Peace deadline
Jan. 11

Winter Term begins
Jan. 18


Ride the Wartburg Shuttle on Jan. 17

Click here to see the schedule and pick-up locations for Jan. 17, 2021, and then register for your seat. The shuttle schedule for this spring has also been updated in accordance with the changes in the academic calendar; the end-of-the-year shuttle date is May 28.


Struggling with alcohol dependency? You are not alone​

Binge-drinking negatively affects students across the country at high rates, with effects such as lower grades and potential health risks. If you are struggling with alcohol or who know someone is, there are resources available to you. Counseling services are available on-campus and via Zoom for students who want help. Visit the Pathways Center for in-person counseling or call 319-352-8596 to schedule a Zoom meeting. For an off-campus substance abuse agency, please contact Pathways Behavioral Services at 319-352-1353.

The Wartburg Store holiday hours

Check out the hours for The Wartburg Store in the graphic below. Go to www.wartburgstore.com to shop online, too! Special deals and more will be shared on the store's Facebook page.


Incomplete grade information

Students, please remember to complete a Request for Incomplete Grade form if you have the consent of your instructor to postpone required course work due to extenuating circumstances. The form is not required for internships and Study Abroad course work. This form is available in the “Forms” section on My Wartburg or in the Registrar’s Office. Any incomplete grades without a completed Request for Incomplete Grade form will be changed to an F. Contact the Registrar’s Office for further information regarding the incomplete grade policy.


Choose your Hearthside book for Winter Term

The Hearthside Project offers faculty and students the unique opportunity to connect outside the formality of the classroom. Students receive their books free of charge. Reading groups consist of one book leader and three students. To apply, send an email to the participating leader of the book you’re interested in discussing (listed below); groups will begin their books in Winter Term. Questions? Contact Dr. Zak Montgomery. The program was founded by the late Dr. Paula Survilla and is funded by the Slife Professorship in the Humanities and co-sponsored by the Mike and Marge McCoy Family Distinguished Chair in Lutheran Heritage and Mission.

Hearthside book leaders for winter:

Tiffany Stouffer & Katie Kreis: “Little Women” by Louisa May Alcott
Dr. Joy Becker, “The Woman Who Smashed Codes: A True Story of Love, Spies, and the Unlikely Heroine Who Outwitted America's Enemies” by Jason Fagone
Dr. Penni Pier: “The Velvet Rage: Overcoming the Pain of Growing Up Gay in a Straight Man's World” by Alan Downs
Cassie Hales: “The Poisoned City: Flint's Water and the American Urban Tragedy” by Anna Clark
Dr. Jennifer Larson: “Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance” by Angela Duckworth
Lindsey Leonard: “Know My Name: A Memoir” by Chanel Miller
Dr. Cynthia Bane: “The Mindful Twenty-Something: Life Skills to Handle Stress…and Everything Else” by Holly Rogers
Ruth A. Bahe-Jachna: “Elephant Company: The Inspiring Story of an Unlikely Hero and the Animals Who Helped Him Save Lives in World War II” by Vicki Croke


Early bird pricing for TriByKnight triathlon

The 10th annual TriByKnight Triathlon will be May 10, 2021, and registration is now open! Register before Dec. 31 to take advantage of early bird pricing. This USAT-sanctioned sprint tri (300-yard swim, 15-mile bike race, 3.1-mile run) is perfect for those just getting started in the sport. The event, staged on the Wartburg College campus, features a time-trial pool start in the Wartburg-Waverly Sports & Wellness Center’s state-of-the-art Schuldt Natatorium. TriByKnight Triathlon also offers classes to athletes that are new to the sport of triathlon, or just want a little extra coaching to prepare for race day. These classes are held at The W and are available to members and guests. For more information about the triathlon and triathlon classes or to register, visit www.wartburg.edu/triathlon.


Orientation leader & Resident Assistant applications now open

Student Lifehas opened the 2021-22 application for Orientation leaders and Resident Assistants. The deadline to apply is Feb. 1, 2021. For more information on the positions and application process, please visit https://info.wartburg.edu/Student-Life or email lindsey.leonard@wartburg.edu.


Vogel Library update

Vogel Library hours are 7:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Please click on the gray bar along the top of the library’s website for hours through the end of the academic year. After finals the library will be open with reduced break hours on weekdays (8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.) through Dec. 18 and closed on weekends.


Mask update for The W

In response to the growing number of coronavirus cases in Bremer County, masks are now required upon entry to The W facility and when exiting on the first floor. Masks can be removed while working out as long as physical distancing of at least 6 feet can be reliably maintained.


Fulbright U.S. Student Program opportunity

Have you considered the challenge and reward of serving as a cultural ambassador abroad? While we wait for our world to return to health, check out the Fulbright U.S. Student Program opportunity at this link for an introduction to this leading cultural exchange program. You can serve as a English teaching assistant, pursue independent research, or overlap the Fulbright with a master’s program abroad. This is not just a gap year, but an incredible opportunity to challenge yourself, contribute, and learn in return. Contact Competitive Scholarship Advisor Kathleen Sihler with questions.


Mail Center update for Christmas break

The Mail Center will forward mail only (no packages) during the first three weeks of December for those students who have left campus. Packages will not be forwarded over break. Please be sure to check shipping addresses of any packages or subscriptions that will be needed over the break between semesters. Mail received after Dec. 18 will be kept on campus for those students returning in January. Please contact mailroom@wartburg.edu with any questions or concerns.


Sell back print textbooks and make some cash

Are you looking for a way to make some cash? Sell back your print textbooks at www.Wartburg.Textbookx.com. Sign in with your Wartburg ID and password, then select the “Returns” tab at the top, which will provide detailed instruction on how and when to return rentals, guaranteed buy-back items and sell back your textbooks as a seller on the marketplace. The best part of being a seller: You get to name your price for your textbook!


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