The Washburn Review

Chocolate Festival connects to WU family


October 2, 2018

The third annual chocolate festival offered lots of sweet treats to satisfy any sweet tooth Saturday, Sept. 29 in downtown Topeka.The festival had many fun events to keep everyone entertained while the copious amounts of chocolates...

Sharon Draper visits Annual Writing Conference

Tambour Bieker

October 17, 2017

On Oct 10, Washburn University hosted the 24th Annual Writing Conference and Literature Festival. This was the second year this event has been held at Washburn University, but the first year Sharon Draper has been the featur...

Sharon Draper speaks at annual conference

Tambour Bieker

October 17, 2017

Washburn hosted the 24th Annual Writing Conference and Literature Festival Oct. 10 in Washburn A/B.  Middle school and high school students from Emporia, Junction City and Topeka’s 501 district came to listen to guest authors and lecturers talk abou...

Community feasts at Greek Food Festival

Terry Richardson

October 11, 2017

You just can’t beat authentic Greek cuisine. Visitors lined up bright and early, well before the 11 a.m. start Oct. 7 for the 13th Annual Greek Food Festival at the Saints Peter and Paul Orthodox Christian Church. As the chu...

Washburn lecturer speaks at Kansas Book Festival

Emily Kobzar

September 12, 2017

The 2017 Kansas Book Festival featured Dennis Etzel Jr., Washburn lecturer, as one of its 20 guest speakers.  Free to the public, the event was held at 10 a.m. Sept. 9 at the Kansas State Capitol Building.  “Fast Food Sonnets,” Etzel’s new book of poet...