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  • 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...
  • 3/14/17 8:11 am CDT
    WHAT: Washburn University and MANA de Topeka are hosting seventh annual Hermanitas Conference. The conference is designed to encourage Latina high school and middle school young women to pursue higher education, encourage community involvement, embrace a healthy lifestyle, and take pride in their heritage.  Organizers expect approximately 200 young women from the Shawnee County area to be in attendance.WHEN: Thursday, March 16, 2017, 9:00 a.m. – 2 p.m.      more...
  • 3/3/17 3:53 pm CST
    WHAT: The Washburn University School of Business Lecture Series in Economics and Free Enterprise.WHEN: Tuesday, March 7, 2017, 7:30 a..m.WHERE: Bradbury Thompson Alumni Center, 17th and Jewell on the Washburn University CampusWHO: Jeffrey B. Early serves as Texas regional President for Northern trust.  He received a B.S. degree from Purdue University.      He joined Northern Trust in 1978 and has served in various management assignments with the company includingmore...
  • 2/24/17 11:51 am CST
         Washburn Tech Student Government is marking Black History Month by hosting a special guest. Thomas Rosenblum, historian at the Brown v. Board of Education National Historic Site in Topeka, will speak to students, instructors and staff at 1 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 28, in the Conference Center on the Washburn Tech campus at 5724 S.W. Huntoon St.     Rosenblum will talk about the history of the Brown case and why the NAACP wanted this case included inmore...
  • 2/24/17 8:38 am CST
    W.C. Fields

    Kansas Silent Film Festival kicks off tonight (Feburary 25, 2017) at Washburn University

       In its 21st year, the Kansas Silent Film Festival's mission is to provide an entertaining and educational forum for silent films and it's one of the few free film festivals to do so. Every year, on the last weekend in February, from Friday night through Saturday night, come rain or snow or shine, the festival showcases films from the silent era with live musical accompaniment. All films are shown on a big screen like they were originally, and most are shown on film with a DVDmore...

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It's officially Family Day Weekend! A big Washburn welcome to all the siblings on campus for Siblings' Day, we hope you have a great time!-1 day 5 hours ago
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