The Washburn Review

DNP: Students explore civil rights in the South

Mingzhu Zhu

March 17, 2020

Do not publish, waiting on quotes from studentsStudents in the 2020 Exploring Civil Rights class went on a trip to the south during spring break. The class is taught by three professors, Muffy Walter, an English professor, Br...

Honoring MLK Day

Matthew L. Self, Review Editor in Chief

January 20, 2019

Monday, Jan. 21 is the celebration of Martin Luther King Jr. Day to honor and remember the sacrifice of a visionary who helped effect major changes in America to build equality between the races. He was a man of great charisma...

Mulvane Art Museum presents Civil Rights exhibition

Angel Tolstikhina

June 3, 2016

The Mulvane Art Museum launched an exhibition on May 27 of photographs, videos and reflections by 13 students who participated in Exploring Civil Rights, a travel course through Washburn. The group of students explored the...

John Lewis’s “March” lives up to the hype

Anna Ciummo

October 23, 2015

The two books published so far in Congressman John Lewis’ "March" trilogy have been widely read across Washburn as a part of its ongoing iRead series. "March" is a graphic novel and the autobiography of John Lewis in his...

iRead Lecture features Rep. John Lewis

Anna Ciummo

October 21, 2015

Students, faculty and members of the Topeka community, attended the annual iRead Lecture Oct. 14, at White Concert Hall, to hear a presentation from the author and illustrator of this year’s iRead book, “March,” about the Civil...

Civil rights leader John Lewis to present iRead lecture

Anna Ciummo

October 14, 2015

This year's iRead lecturer, Rep. John Lewis, will discuss his books at White Concert Hall at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 14.The congressman is the author of "March" books one and two, which depict the Civil Rights Movement of the 1960s ...