Briefs 8.22.17

Depot Diner hosts public ghost hunt

Depot Diner have paired with Kansas Ghost Hunts to host a group ghost hunting and a channeling session starting at 8 p.m. Aug. 26 at Santa Fe Depot Diner.

Presentations begin at 8 p.m., the ghost hunt at 9 p.m. and a channeling session at 11 p.m. with psychic Vicky Millard. The event costs $25 per person and tickets must be purchased in advance. Bring your ghost hunting equipment, mag lights and cameras.

Deadlines for enrollment

The last day to change a course to Pass/Fail/A is Aug. 25.

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

For help with changing course grades visit the Student One Stop in Morgan Hall. Classes other than general education requirements or a requirement for a degree may be changed. The last day to enroll in classes is Sept. 8.

Phi Delta Back to School BBQ

Phi Delta Theta hosts the annual Back to School BBQ, from 6 to 8 p.m. Aug. 21 at the fraternity’s house.

The event offers free food and drinks to welcome students to Washburn. Sand volleyball and other yard games will be available.

Leadership Institute Fall Orientation

The Leadership Institute Fall Orientation is 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Aug. 25 in the Washburn A room of the Memorial Union.

The Leadership Institute strives to put its members through a six-step plan, giving them hands-on experience in leadership at Washburn and for later careers.

Intramural Deadlines

Washburn University will offer a number of intramural activities over the semester.

Entries for outdoor soccer, flag football and volleyball are due Aug. 30. Entries are due Sep. 6 for tennis singles, Sep. 13 for volleyball triples and Sep. 20 for table tennis singles. Entries for badminton singles are due Oct. 4, while entries for corec basketball and 3 on 3 basketball are due Oct. 11.

Although play will not start until spring, 5 on 5 basketball entries are due Dec. 6.

Other activities over the fall include tailgate games in August, a volleyball skills challenge and a Guitar Hero contest in September, Just Dance in October and a basketball halftime challenge and a rock wall bouldering contest in November.

Students interested in signing up for intramural activities can do so at

Annual Market Daze

Washburn University’s 3rd Annual Market Daze will allow vendors and organizations to promote their products and events from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Aug. 30.

Students will get the opportunity to learn about student organizations and local businesses at the patio outside Memorial Union.

The event is free and open to Washburn students, staff and faculty.