This fraternity’s foundation was built on five objectives, “to promote the spiritual, social, intellectual, and moral welfare of the members.” Historically an African American organization, it was created with the goal of defying the social normalities of the time and pursuing of a healthy c…
Wednesday, October 17, 2018
From 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 13, there was a tailgate for the 25th anniversary of Washburn University’s Mass Media Department. The tailgate was just the beginning of the events for the day, with a game scheduled to begin at 1 p.m. There were many people scattered about the lawn aro…
The First-Year Mentoring Program aims to broaden first-year college students’ academic and professional networks. It’s about sharing information and knowledge with others.
Monday, October 15, 2018
The Washburn Student Government Association is partnering with Topeka Haunted Woods to bring Washburn students a haunted house from 8 p.m. to 11 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 19. It will be located at the Topeka Haunted Woods and is expected to be packed with intriguied students.
Tuesday, October 09, 2018
Sunday, October 07, 2018
Topeka Birthday Bags partnered with Doorstep to create birthday bags to hand out to families in need. It will begin at 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday Nov. 4 at First Congregational Church. The birthday boxes at the event include donations collected from Oct. 1 to Nov. 4.
Many companies are selling knockoff beauty products that are marketed as name brand. Consumers are falling into the trap of purchasing products simply because they are more affordable. However, the ingredients in faux makeup are proving to be harmful and unsanitary.
Friday, October 05, 2018
The Consent and Bystander Intervention session was part of the psychology department’s Healthy Relationship series. It took place at 5 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 3 in Mabee Library. The presentation was held by the sexual assault prevention education team at Washburn.
Thursday, October 04, 2018
Monday, October 01, 2018
Traditional students who live on campus are unable to see their families and can’t afford to make it home for family events often. This is why Rosalinda Reyes, a marketing intern for Chartwell’s, partnered with the staff of Chartwells to host a Gatsby-inspired dinner for those who attended …
Washburn’s office of sexual assault education and prevention has conducted a grant project through the Office on Violence Against Women, Department of Justice, which provides the campus with a series of free relationship violence awareness events. The events are intended to educate the Washb…
Sunday, September 30, 2018
Sen. Bob Dole was honored with a statue on Friday, Sept. 28 at Washburn University. The university celebrated Dole’s lifetime achievements as one of the university’s most contributed alumnus.
Thursday, September 27, 2018
A discussion of selections from "Because of Sex" was held at 4 p.m. Sept. 26 by Mabee Library Book Club. The talk was sponsored by STAND, an organization of students advocating for human rights. People talked about gender in society and how ideas about it are shaped by people of society.
Washburn’s office of sexual assault education and prevention has conducted a grant project through the office of Violence Against Women Department of Justice. The department provides Washburn with a series of free relationship violence awareness events. The events are intended to give the Wa…
Tuesday, September 25, 2018
The Moon Cake and Tea Party was held in the International House of Washburn University from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. on Sept. 24, 2018. The International Club organized this event to celebrate the Chinese Mid-Autumn Festival. People could have free tea and mooncakes while gazing at the full moon.
Monday, September 24, 2018
Jazz and Food Truck Festival took place in downtown Topeka on Saturday evening, Sept. 22, 2018. Both local and national jazz bands took the stage in front of the Kansas State Capitol. More than 20 food trucks offered a variety of culinary options at the festival. The admission was free.
Sunday, September 23, 2018
Family weekend kicked off with an activity-packed Siblings Day, which started at 4:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 21. Siblings Day was hosted by Carissa Johnson, director of student transitions and family engagement, and Nicole Vavra, campus visit and event coordinator. This was the second Siblings D…