The Washburn Review

Small power cog causes big problems for WU computers

ReAnne Utemark

January 31, 2008

Washburn students, staff and faculty woke up without their Washburn e-mail. According to Michael Gunter, director of Information Systems and Service, a capacitor in the Uninterrupted Power Supply exploded some time after 6:...

Search continues for biochemistry professor with right properties

Kyle Almond

January 28, 2008

It seems that hiring a biochemistry professor is just as difficult as studying to become one. For the past two years a committee led by Sam Leung, associate chemistry professor, has searched for a quality successor for ...

Writer o ers insight to LeaderShape experience

Kyle Almond

January 21, 2008

At 4 p.m. Jan 14, I and approximately 40 Washburn students met in the Lifelong Learning Center at the Tall Oaks Conference Center for the inaugural session of the LeaderShape Institute for the university. The Student Activit...

SRWC replaced faulty floor during break

Eric Smith

January 21, 2008

Users of the Student Recreation and Wellness Center might notice a small change when they return to Washburn this semester. The floors on both the upper and lower levels of the SRWC received some treatment during winter b...

Bearman looking to help books stretch spines

Travis Perry

January 21, 2008

Cramped, stuffed and squashed are probably a few of the words that come to the mind of Alan Bearman, newly-appointed interim-dean of libraries. Space, he said, is the library's main concern. "We want to start the process of modernizin...

‘Operation: Clean Sweep’ rakes in donations

Justin Shepard

December 10, 2007

The holiday spirit was in full effect Tuesday afternoon on Washburn University's campus. At 12:45 p.m. just outside the north end of the Living Learning Center, six local organizations lined up their vehicles in the cir...

Dead week needs shot of life

ReAnne Utemark

December 10, 2007

Finals week is the difficult roadblock between the end of school and the beginning of the blissful winter break. However, becoming increasingly more difficult is the week before finals, known as dead week, but for Washburn and oth...

Higher Education bill aims to make universities police file-sharing

Kyle Almond

December 10, 2007

In a move that will undoubtedly draw many "1984" comparisons, the Recording Industry Association of America is trying its hand at politics. According to the RIAA's Web site, more than half of college students engage in "music ...