The Washburn Review

“Everything is Ephemera:” Etzel releases poetry book

Kodee Christensen

March 30, 2020

Washburn University English professor, poet and author, Dennis Etzel, has released his new book of poetry, “Everything is Ephemera.”Fueled by personal experience and passion for education, the book is a must-read for any student or lea...

Study session: Listening to music while studying helps us focus and improves memory. Sophomore mass media major Sydney Frantz tuned into some music while studying one afternoon on campus.

Music heals minds

October 6, 2019

Curiosity driven professor and poet inspires

Kodee Christensen

August 28, 2019

When senior English lecturer, Dennis Etzel, came to Washburn as an undergraduate student, he knew exactly what he wanted to be: a computer programmer. That is, until a professor of psychology, the late Jorge Nobo, called Etzel i...

‘Ichabods Speak Out’ shares poetry against sexual assault

March 31, 2019

"Ichabods Speak Out" Open-Mic Poetry Reading will be hosted by Dennis Etzel Jr., a English lecturer, and Jericho Hockett, assistant professor of psychology, from 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Thursday, April 4 at the Union Underground.St...

Meet the Author: Silvestri releases “A Silver Thread”

March 29, 2019

Twenty years of lyric poetry.The Ichabod Shop will be hosting history professor, composer and lyricist Tony Silvestri for Meet the Author from noon to 1 p.m. Wednesday, April 3. Silvestri’s new book, “A Silver Thread,” wi...

Word of Mouth Open Mic Poetry night welcomes all poets

February 11, 2019

The Word of Mouth Open Mic Poetry Night was quite a success, which was at 6:30 p.m. Feb. 11 in the Union Underground. While there were only a few speakers, the audience was quite varied with people coming from the Mabee library a...

“Get Out the Vote” Encourages voter participation

November 6, 2018

“Get Out the Vote” held an Open Mic Night that took place Nov. 1 in Carole Chapel at Washburn. It was hosted by Sigma Tau Delta, the international English honor society.The event encouraged people to vote in the upcoming N...

Poet Desmond Egan brings Irish history to life

Whitney Clum

March 9, 2018

With midterms looming, we can only hope that the Irish poet, Desmond Egan, brought some of the Emerald Isle’s famous luck with him during his visit to Washburn.The International House hosted Egan, a recipient of an honorary deg...

YWCA hosts reading, raises violence awareness

Sarah Miller

October 25, 2017

The YWCA Center for Safety and Empowerment hosted a poetry reading to raise awareness on domestic violence Oct. 17 in the Union Underground.The event, one of the first in a series over the week of Oct. 16 through 20, invited ...