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Panic purchases aren’t the answer

Panic purchases aren’t the answer

Wesley Tabor

March 17, 2020

Today, cases of community spread of COVID-19 pop up across the world. Public concern is rising more and more – I can ensure you that panic shopping isn’t the answer.I’ve seen individuals load toilet paper, paper towels, hand sanitizer and disinfecting wipes into their shopping carts.True fear i...

Anna-Marie spills the tea: Everybody calm down

Spilling tea: Anna-Marie Lauppe is graduate student getting psychology. She writes this column to share her beliefs with the Washburn community.

Anna-Marie Lauppe, Yearbook Editor in Chief

March 3, 2020

To be worried, or not to be worried, that seems to be the question on the mind of the world today when it comes to the coronavirus.For the most part, people seem to be on polar opposite sides on this issue. One side being “The coronavirus is the new black plague” and the other being “F*ck the cor...

Opinion: Corporate media is a threat to democracy

Opinion: Corporate media is a threat to democracy

Adam White

March 3, 2020

If you’ve been following the democratic primaries so far then you know that before Super Tuesday – Bernie Sanders was leading with Joe Biden in second.However, Biden has recently picked up many endorsements from former democratic rivals in the primary. Some have labeled this an attempt by the democrati...

Opinion: Batman is not toxic

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Adam White

March 2, 2020

Opinion: Batman is not toxicSuperheroes represent a modern-day mythology. One superhero in particular does not actually possess any superhuman abilities, but has still managed to evolve into one of the most popular and written about superheroes of all time. That superhero is Batman.I have been a fan of...

Anna-Marie Spills The Tea: Astrology

Spilling tea: Anna-Marie Lauppe is graduate student getting psychology. She writes this column to share her beliefs with the Washburn community.

Anna-Marie Lauppe, Yearbook Editor in Chief

February 25, 2020

Hi I’m Anna-Marie, I’m an Aries, and I think astrology is bullsh*t. Astrology, as most know, is a pseudoscience. Astrology, as defined by Wikipedia, is "a pseudoscience that claims to derive information about human affairs and terrestrial events by studying the movements and relative positions of ...

Parking lots need to be safer

Parking lots need to be safer

Abbie Barth, Copy Editor and Freelance Reporter

February 25, 2020

Campus parking lots and sideways need better lighting.As the editor of the newspaper, I spend a lot of late nights on campus. Even when I get to leave by 5:30 p.m., it usually is already dark outside.What I dread most about these late nights is the walk to my car. Most days I get to campus in the morning. O...

Follow up on “Beneath the tag” article from last week

Very interesting: Pictured are three receipt from three different orders at the Union Market. Left: $8.81 Middle: $12.46 Right: $14.13.

Abbie Barth, Copy Editor and Freelance Reporter

February 18, 2020

Last week The Washburn Review published an opinion by one of our section editors, Joshua Irsik, about his experience with Washburn Dining.In his opinion, he stated that Washburn Dining cashiers have inconsistently calculated the price for his meals for weeks. His primary purpose of the article was to advise r...

Why you should vote for WSGA

Why you should vote for WSGA

Joelle Conway

February 18, 2020

WSGA President and Vice President become two of the most well-known and impactful faces on campus following election. The duo’s job is to serve students and proudly represent Washburn. The primary role of WSGA is to advocate for students when it comes to navigating campus politics. They wor...

Anna-Marie spills the tea: Mental health days

Spilling tea: Anna-Marie Lauppe is graduate student getting psychology. She writes this column to share her beliefs with the Washburn community.

Anna-Marie Lauppe, Yearbook Editor in Chief

February 18, 2020

In college, sometimes there are days where one would like nothing more than to quit everything, throw in the towel, say “F it” to getting an education.I had one of those days this Monday.I didn’t do my assignments for the day. I didn’t want to be in any of my classes.I was stressed out and it was...

Anna-Marie spills the tea: Yes, I HATE Valentine’s Day

Anna-Marie Lauppe, Yearbook Editor in Chief

February 11, 2020

Before anyone asks… no, I don’t hate love. I think love is a wonderful and empowering emotion, and I think being in a loving relationship is a beautiful experience.But I absolutely HATE Valentine’s day. I know, hate is a strong word.I also know my opinion is probably an unpopular one, especial...

Opinion: Love serves multiple functions

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Savannah Workman, Journalist

February 11, 2020

To a pessimist, love is not real. To someone who has never loved before, unrealistic expectations arise. We hope for a charming prince, taking us to new heights as we ride off into the sunset.This is what love is not.Love is biological, instinctual, raw and more powerful than hate and war.From a biol...

Beneath the tag: What are you really being charged for?

Very interesting: Pictured are three receipt from three different orders at the Union Market. Left: $8.81 Middle: $12.46 Right: $14.13.

Joshua Irsik, Sports & Features Editor, Designer, and Photographer/Videographer

February 4, 2020

You ever go to the Memorial Union or any cafeteria at any college or university and order a cheeseburger, some fries and a drink one day then return the next day to order the same thing only to find out that you payed two different prices? If you read that and thought to yourself “Hey that’...