Briefs- Feb. 7-14

Bowtie Event

Washburn will be hosting a Bowtie Event for students to learn about the various student organizations offered on campus. The Bowtie Fair will run from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 7 in Washburn Room A & B.

Spices & Herbs 101

Moburts will be hosting an introductory class to spices and herbs from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 7th at 820 S Kansas Ave, Topeka.

This course is 15 dollars, and lasts 1.5 hours. Participants will learn the history of spices and herbs while also learning how to select, store, and use them. To register and pay call 785-806-3025 or stop in at the shop.

Chris Jones- Hypnotist

CAB will be hosting hypnotist Chris Jones from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 8 in Washburn Room A.

This event is free to all Washburn students. Come watch your friends be hypnotized and try for a chance to be hypnotized yourself!

“Patient Autonomy”

The original play, “Patient Autonomy” will be performed from 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. from

Thursday, Feb. 8 to Saturday, Feb. 10 and from 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.  Sunday, Feb. 11 in the Garvey Fine Arts Center.

This play was written by Washburn student, Jamie Schartz. The story focuses on Jules, as she tells the story of her twin brother’s struggle with cancer and how it has ultimately changed her life. Come and enjoy the riveting play!

Museum After Hours

The Kansas Historical Society will be holding a program series from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Friday, Feb 9 at the Kansas Museum of History,

George Thompson will be presenting “Seeing Arabia: The First World War Photographs of T.E. Lawrence”

T.E. Lawrence was a famous photographer who took graphic pictures during World War I. Come see his stunning photographs firsthand and learn the story behind them as their impact is discussed.

2018 Kansas Garden Show

The Shawnee County Extension Master Gardeners and Shawnee County Parks & Recreation are hosting the 2018 Garden Show from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday Feb. 9 & 10, and from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 11 at the Kansas Expocentre.

Admission is $8 and children under 12 get in free. Friday is senior citizens day where tickets for 55 and older are buy one get one free. There will be educational and commercial exhibits, horticulture seminars and more. Fun for all ages, come and enjoy the show!

Women’s Self-Defense Workshop

Master Overbey’s Martial Arts will be holding a self-defense workshop for women from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 10 at 3722 SW Burlingame Rd.

This class is free to the public. Come and learn effective strategies and functional self-protection techniques. Dress comfortably and bring your friends!

Resume Roadshow

Career Services will be holding a resume roadshow from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday, Feb. 12 in the Memorial Union.

Washburn students are encouraged to come and have their resumes read over and polished! For any questions, contact Career Services at 785-670-1450 or [email protected]

“Understanding Gender in the 21st Century”

Dr. Dave Provorse will be giving a Gender Brown Bag Talk from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. Monday, Feb. 12 in the Cottonwood Room.

The talk is open to all Washburn students and faculty. It will cover the gender continuum and how views and understandings of gender are shifting. Provorse will also discuss common misconceptions and gender dysphoria.


Spring Career Fair

Career Services will be holding the spring Career Fair from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 14 in Lee Arena.

All students are free to come speak to future employers and learn more about potential jobs and careers!



Bagels for Bae-Goals

The Union will be hosting “Bagels for Bae-Goals” from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 14 in the Union Underground.

Students are encouraged to stop by at any time and pick up bagels. This event will be part of addressing healthy relationships during “Dating Violence Awareness Month,” with tips and handouts for students when they come down!


Comedian Jenny Zigirno

CAB will be hosting Jenny Zigirno from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 14 in Washburn Room A.

This event is free to all Washburn students. Come join your fellow students for a night full of laughs!