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  • 3/27/17 4:58 pm CDT
         Topeka, Kan. – The Washburn University debate squad returned with multiple champions from the 24th annual National Parliamentary Debate Association (NPDA) Championships in Colorado Springs, Colo. March 25-26. Two Washburn teams were crowned co-national champions and the Washburn Debate squad was declared the Squad Sweepstakes National Champion- an award that measures a squad’s top four teams. This marks the fourth time that the Washburn Debate squad has won that titlemore...
  • 3/27/17 4:10 pm CDT
         Topeka, Kan.  – Andrew Malan Milward won the 2017 Hefner Heitz Kansas Book Award in Fiction for “I Was a Revolutionary: Stories by Andrew Malan Milward.” This year's award ceremony will be held in Mabee Library on the Washburn University campus April 11at 4:00 p.m.     The Hefner Heitz Kansas Book Award "in Poetry" "in Fiction" and "in Creative Nonfiction" alternates yearly for each genre (2017 in Fiction, 2018 in Creative Nonfiction, 2019 inmore...
  • 3/24/17 10:04 am CDT
         Topeka, Kan. – Washburn University has named Margaret Pabst Battin as its 2017 Ruth Garvey Cochener Fink Visiting Professor in Leadership. Each year, the visiting professor speaks to classes at Washburn and gives a formal lecture. Battin’s lecture, “Suicide: That One Truly Serious Philosophical Problem,” will discuss the ethics of suicide and controversies over the role a person may have in ending their own life.     Battin’s lecture will be March 28 at 3:30more...
  • 3/23/17 11:05 am CDT
    Ernest Withers - Sanitation Workers
         In September 1955, shortly after fourteen-year-old Emmett Till was murdered by white supremacists in Mississippi, his grieving mother, Mamie Till Bradley, distributed to newspapers and magazines a gruesome black-and-white photograph of his mutilated corpse. The mainstream media rejected the photograph as inappropriate for publication, but Bradley was able to turn to African-American periodicals for support. Asked why she would do this, Bradley explained that by witnessing,more...
  • 3/22/17 2:49 pm CDT
         Topeka, Kan. -  The Washburn University debate team scored victories over 63 other nationally-ranked, parliamentary-style debate teams to bring home top honors from the 17th annual National Parliamentary Tournament of Excellence (NPTE). Colorado State University – Pueblo hosted the event March 19 -21.     Washburn seniors Kaitlyn Bull and Ryan Kelly were named the number one team at the tournament, defeating a team from the University ofmore...

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President Farley has been a part of Move-In Day for 20 years, and he's always excited to welcome new Ichabods to ca… https://t.co/BN1pXxXmfS-3 hours 53 min ago
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