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The Washburn University United Nations Association (WU-UNA), a new student group on campus, is sponsoring an indoor bubble soccer tournament this Saturday, Nov. 18 at 10:30 a.m. in the Whiting Fieldhouse/gym. Proceeds from this fundraiser will go to the United Nations World Food Program (WFP) to fight child hunger. The cost is $5​.​0​0 per person (teams of 5 only, please). Click here for the registration form: b​i​t​.​l​y​/​2​m​y​0​6​U​6 The deadline to register teams is tomorrow at noon. For more information, email: WU4UNA@g​m​a​i​l​.​c​o​m.
about 1 day 6 hours ago
Washburn University Bod Talk
In the fall of 1868, Rev. Butterfield, fundraiser for Lincoln College, traveled to New England. Someone recommended that he visit Ichabod Washburn, a wealthy and philanthropic businessman. Washburn had retired and was not in good health, but upon hearing about the college in Kansas that was educating women and African Americans, causes that he supported, he pledged $25,000. In gratitude for this pledge, the Board of Trustees voted on November 19, 1868 to change the school’s name to Washburn College. #ThrowbackThursday #WashburnTBT "The President read letters from Professor Butterfield containing the proposition of Deacon Ichabod Washburn, of Worcester Massachusetts, to donate to the College the sum of $25,000, and suggesting the propriety of changing the name of the College to Washburn College."
about 1 day 9 hours ago
Washburn University Bod Talk
Just in time for the Holidays, the Washburn University Process Coalition has some of their creations for sale in the Memorial Union. They will be in the Union today and tomorrow, and at NOTO Friday evening.
about 2 days 11 hours ago

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Join Res Living in Lincoln Dining at 8:00 p.m. this Saturday, Nov. 18 to watch "The Goonies"! Movie snacks will be… https://t.co/bBMka4DoZH-2 hours 17 min ago
The Washburn basketball teams take on Rockhurst University this weekend! Join us in Lee Arena tonight at 7pm to che… https://t.co/w1Fdg5YMqC-4 hours 32 min ago
The Washburn Opera Studio will perform "Amahl and the Night Visitors" tonight, Nov. 17 and tomorrow, Nov. 18. Both… https://t.co/EmXX6ZbNRx-7 hours 32 min ago