The Washburn Review

iRead Lecture 2018: of the power of stories

October 2, 2018

JuliAnn Mazachek, Vice President of Academic Affairs, introduced the lecturer of this year’s iRead lecture, Timothy Egan, as being a thrilling storyteller. And he did well to prove her right, as he recounted some of the...

Six comic series you should be reading if you aren’t

Andrew Shermoen

April 23, 2018

The world of comics can be a pretty vast and cluttered space. Many companies release dozens of comic books every week, so it’s hard to know what’s worth your money and what’s not. I’m here to help you narrow down yo...

Review: ‘Waste of Space’ provides perfect satire

Whitney Clum

January 29, 2018

Have you ever felt like reality TV was a complete “Waste of Space?” Have I got a book for you? Occasionally, you read such a fresh, unique and funny book that you immediately begin pressing it into the hands of everyon...

Novel ‘Room’ haunts, inspires hope in readers

Colleen Kelly

January 30, 2016

Emma Donoghue’s novel “Room” sticks with you. The story focuses on Jack, a 5-year-old who has never seen the outside world and is living in a 10-foot by 10-foot room with his mother, “Ma." Unbeknownst to him, M...