Bod Briefs Issue 1

Leadership Institute Fall Orientation 

The Leadership Institute Fall Orientation theme is inspired by the game RISK. The orientation is 5:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Aug. 24 in the Washburn A room of the Memorial Union.

 All current Washburn University students are welcome to come.There will be free food and t-shirts. Along with tons of games, fun, and new friends. RSVP to [email protected]

Important dates for students

The last day to change from audit to graded or A/Pass/Fail status is Aug. 24.

This is also the last day to enroll in a course without an instructor’s permission.

Free Luke Spehar concert

Catholic Campus Center and God’s Bods will sponsor a free Luke Spehar concert. It will be held 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. at Washburn University in the Memorial Union on Aug. 29.

All are welcomed to come and enjoy nationally known recording artist and singer/songwriter Luke Spehar. Spehar’s music reflects the elegant and thoughtful nature of the midwest.  

Harry Potter Night

Harry Potter Night at the Kansas Children’s Discovery Center is an adults only event, only those who are twenty-one and over will be accepted. The event will be from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m on Aug. 21. The address is 4400 SW 10th Ave. There is $30 fee to attend and advance tickets are required. All proceeds benefit KCDC to provide a rich and diverse museum experience to every child.

You will be sorted into different houses and points will be earned throughout the evening. Dinner and cash bar provided by Hy-Vee. Watch for flying keys, stop by the Steam Engine’s Butter Beer Brewery, create a wand at Ollivander’s Wand shop, engage in a quidditch match and test your knowledge in Harry Potter Trivia. Meet magical creatures from the Sunset Zoo. Wear a costume and the best one will earn points for their house. 

Topeka Swing Dance Lesson

Join Topeka Swing Dance for a Thursday night lesson at 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. on Aug. 23 It will be held at the Jayhawk Theatre, 720 SW Jackson St. Cost is $5, cash is preferred. 

Dancers of all ages and ability levels are welcome! You do not need a partner or prior dance knowledge. Please wear shoes that slip rather than stick on the floor (if possible) and clothes that you can move comfortably in.

India Fest 2018

India Fest 2018 is around the corner! India Fest is here to associate with Topeka Shawnee Special Olympics as beneficiary of the year. The fest will be located at Gage Park at 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Aug. 25.

Come enjoy another year of this noble and righteous cause along with food stalls, mehndi, tandoor and Bollywood studio.