The Washburn Review

Theatre department to host reunion show

October 9, 2018

Washburn Theatre is presenting a benefit show this weekend. At 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 13, the department will stage the Reunion Show in the Andrew J. and Georgia Neese Gray Theatre that will showcase talent from student...

More work to do: Human Trafficking Awareness month comes to a close


January 29, 2018

Human Trafficking Hotline, operated by Polaris, has received reports of 221,919 sex trafficking cases in the U.S.Human trafficking is a universal problem which Kansas is not immune to. According to the Human Trafficking Hotline...

Professor talks on sex trafficking

Photo Mark Feuerborn

November 13, 2017

Talking crime: Washburn professor Sharon Sullivan gave a presentation discussing the realities of sex trafficking. In her slides, she showed just how young many prostitutes start out statistically, and discussed ways the com...

WU Words Project hopes to give students a voice

Natalie Engler

September 15, 2016

The WU Words Project, created by Sharon Sullivan, theatre professor, hopes to provide students a voice and allow them to tell their story. The project is designed to reach out to the immense diverse community at Washburn and enc...

Professor sheds light on human trafficking

Brenden Williams

September 7, 2016

Sharon Sullivan, professor of theatre, held a Brown Bag Lunch where she spoke of human trafficking, specifically the causes and reasons people buy and sell sex.Sullivan started by talking about how it occurs. She said most pe...

Theatre professor crafts play about Washburn

Katie Wade

May 25, 2016

Washburn’s theatre department and Diversity Initiative are partnering to create a new play of spoken narratives featuring stories from Washburn’s own community. The goal of the WU Words Project is to “create a theatre...