Bod Briefs Issue 7

File your 2019-20 FAFSA in October

The 2019-20 FAFSA opened Oct. 1. If you are needing help filing your FAFSA, assistance will be offered in Morgan Hall lobby from Oct. 2-3 at 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Please bring a laptop or smart phone, 2017 tax returns, and your FSA ID and password. 

Leadership Studies Minor Orientation

Thursday, Oct. 4, in the Blair Seminar Room 162 from 10:45 a.m. to 11:15 a.m. for any current Washburn University student pursuing a baccalaureate degree wanting to find out more information about the requirements for the Leadership Studies Minor.

Be a BODstander!

Oct. 4, 4:00 p.m. and Oct. 5, 4:45 p.m., at the Mabee Library. BODstander training is providing an active bystander skill development based on evidence-based research. Learn how to intervene safely when a person tries to take advantage of someone and help friends safely get out of potentially dangerous situations.

Leadership Institute Meeting

Thursday, Oct. 4, from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at the Bradley Thompson Alumni Center. All current Washburn University students are invited to attend. Current events and activities of the Leadership Institute will be discussed and highlighted with opportunities for students to become involved. No RSVP or previous involvement needed.

First Friday Chili Walk

Oct. 5, from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. in Downtown Topeka. It is time for the famous annual Chili Walk. Jump into the fall season with some delicious chili. Spicy or sweet, you choose! Downtown participating businesses will have a variety of different types of chili to sample while you shop and enjoy the art from several featured artists.

Homecoming week!

Starts from Oct. 8 to Oct. 13 right here at Washburn.  

Homecoming ball/Ichabod’s of Honor: Oct. 8, at 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. in Washburn Room A. Dance the night away with friends and listen for the announcement of the ten Ichabods of Honor. Top Hats Voting. 

Ichabod Race: Oct. 9, at 6:00 p.m. at Memorial Union/Stauffer Commons. Test your trivia skills, Washburn knowledge, and athleticism as you race to put together a puzzle! Teams will compete to earn and find puzzle pieces to put together the whole picture.

Scorch on the Porch: Oct. 10, from 11:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Memorial Union/Stauffer Commons. Bods on the Big Screen take over the Union. Join for Homecoming-themed décor, meal deals, Ichabod Shop deals, activities and more

Open Mic Night: Oct. 10, at 7:00 p.m. in the Mabee Library. Come join to celebrate the Washburn community’s creativity through comedy, poetry, music, drama & dance. Win fabulous prizes as well as points for your student organization. Individuals may also enter.

Make Clothesline T-shirts

On Oct. 9, at 11:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in the Memorial Union/Stauffer Commons. Come share your story, honor your friend, or show support for survivors with your message, your design, on a t-shirt that becomes part of the Clothes Project WU.

Oliver L. Brown Visiting Scholar for Diversity Studies

On Oct. 9 from 12:15 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Bradley Thompson Alumni Center. Mr. Barry Grissom, former U.S. Attorney for Kansas, will deliver a lecture. His talk is entitled “Our Continuing Obligation for Civil Rights.”