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The Washburn Review

Established 1885

The Washburn Review

Established 1885

The Washburn Review

Medicated: This picture is a look at the medications and supplements I take everyday.

Healthy but hurting: Medicating fibromyalgia

Leah Jamison, Bod Magazine Editor in Chief September 23, 2021

Fibromyalgia is a condition that is made less intolerable by medication, but never goes away. Over the past year and a half, I have taken a variety of medications. My experience started with Cymbalta,...

Borrow my hope: Theres no one reason for suicide

Borrow my hope: There’s no one reason for suicide

Ethan Nelson, Contributor September 22, 2021

In a previous newsletter, I had discussed the harmful myth that people who end their lives or think about ending their lives are somehow being selfish. Today, I want to tackle another enduring myth,...

The teal-and-purple ribbon commemorates lives lost to suicide.

Borrow my hope: The “selfishness” myth in suicide

Ethan Nelson, Contributor September 18, 2021

It’s bewildering that it persists to this day. It’s not just harmful, it makes a situation worse. I’m talking about the myth that gets propagated that suicide is a selfish act and that those with...

The teal-and-purple ribbon commemorates lives lost to suicide.

Borrow my hope: I’m still here

Ethan Nelson, Contributor September 17, 2021

I want to start with a disclaimer. The purpose of this newsletter isn’t to center myself in the conversation about suicide. Nevertheless, I think it helps to have personal experiences be intertwined...

Fibromyalgia is no joke: It is important to stay on top of your physical and mental health. Schedule regular check ups to catch anything that may come your way.

Healthy but hurting: How I got my fibromyalgia diagnosis—doctors, tests and more doctors

Leah Jamison, Bod Magazine Editor in Chief September 16, 2021

Before beginning this week’s topic, I want to say thank you to those who took the time to read my column last week. I received comments from people across the country who also have fibromyalgia. I am...

Level the playing field: Should students with the same Student Code of Conduct Violation get the same punishment? Think about how students are effected by these ruling.

Actions, but no consequences

Gabe Hardman, Contributor September 15, 2021

As many of you know, I was the campaign manager for the Dollar Jeter campaign. We wanted disciplinary reform, and care for student mental health. I have been confronted with a situation this summer...

The teal-and-purple ribbon commemorates lives lost to suicide.

Borrow my hope: Suicide awareness needs to be 24/7/365

Ethan Nelson, Contributor September 15, 2021

This past week marked National Suicide Prevention Week in the U.S., and World Suicide Prevention Day took place on September 10th. I’m incredibly glad these events are in our calendars. Without them,...

Lets review: The Next Three Days was made by Lionsgate and released in 2010.

Movie Review: “The Next Three Days”

Kyle Etzel, Reporter September 13, 2021

A remake of 2008 French film, “Pour Elle”, “The Next Three Days” sticks to the straight forward plot of the original, which is about a man who risks life and limb to reunite his child with that...

Helping others: Treven has volunteered at the Capper Foundation for many years, befriending and assisting children with physical disabilities along the way.

Treven’s story: Living with Cerebral Palsy

Treven Broxterman, Washburn Student September 10, 2021

My life growing up with Cerebral Palsy was not that different from a normal childhood. I played sports with all my friends and participated in every activity that kids without disabilities would participate...

Leah Jamison works at Student Media as the Bod Magazine Editor in Chief. Her most recent issue is available for free on newsstands across campus.

Healthy but hurting: My life with fibromyalgia

Leah Jamison, Bod Magazine Editor in Chief September 9, 2021

Hi, I’m Leah, and my life is kind of crazy. Seriously though, the running joke in my life is that I’m an old lady who’s constantly falling apart. You name an ache or pain, and I probably experience...

On display: The Topeka Capitol building is host to many murals including this one by John Curry.

Dissecting the John Curry Mural at the Capitol

Daniel Hashmi, Reporter September 8, 2021

When one searches for John Brown, one of the first artistic results is a mural not three miles from the university. It is on the second floor of the State Capitol, Brown towering over any viewer who steps...

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