The Washburn Review

Season six premiere of ‘Game of Thrones’ odd but riveting

Andrew C Shermoen

April 26, 2016

"Game of Thrones” returned with a literal vengeance in its season premiere episode "The Red Woman." Not only did we see cliffhangers from the fifth season’s finale tied up, but we saw the slow, methodical setup of the...

Game of Thrones releases troubling new teaser trailers

Andrew Shermoen

February 2, 2016

On Jan. 22, the official “Game of Thrones” twitter account offered an opportunity to tweet directly to the account your opinion of which house is best: Targaryen, Stark, or Lannister. After sending the tweet, you woul...

Editor’s choice: An Analysis of Ice and Fire

Adam Vlach

June 20, 2015

I’m writing to talk about my favorite song. I’m confident most everyone has heard of it. It’s called “A Song of Ice and Fire.” But to many, it’s simply known as “Game of Thrones.” My first run in with fantasy...

Faculty debate medieval survival at FYE event

Micah Offermann

April 7, 2015

Students packed the Washburn Room Wednesday night, April 4 to eat pizza and see their favorite professors joust with rhetoric about how they would be the best fit to lead Washburn in a medieval reality. The mood was exc...