The Washburn Review

President Trump delivers State of the Union Address

Matthew L. Self, Review Editor in Chief

February 11, 2019

President Trump delivered his State of the Union Address in the Chamber of the U.S. House of Representatives on Tues. Feb. 5. It was attended by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, Vice President Mike Pence, various members of Congress ...

Lame Duck Reforms Criminal Justice

December 6, 2018

With the “lame duck” period of Donald Trump’s presidency approaching, his latest move was endorsing a new criminal justice bill, called the First Step Act, that would reform the current system. The most surprising part, it is...

Trump threatens to cut GM subsidies

December 3, 2018

Trump threatened to cut General Motors subsidies in a tweet after GM announced that they were going to be cutting thousands of employees. Trump’s tweet caused GM stocks to decline 3.8 percent, according to Yahoo Finance.Trum...

Caravan ad sparks controversy

November 15, 2018

This past Sunday, NBC aired a polarizing political, anti-immigration ad that sent news outlets into a spiral. After airing during prime-time commercial breaks for game between the New England Patriots and the Green Bay Packers, th...

Akon for president

November 6, 2018

The pressure of voting seems to be increasing its’ gambling manners by testing voters when the fate of America initially boils down to the president elects’ voters are given. The opportunity is given to voters to lean to a...

Trump’s attempt to outlaw unborn babies

November 5, 2018

Millions of Mexican-American families came together and celebrated the memory of their ancestors before them on Día de los Muertos, the Day of the Dead Thursday, Nov. 1. This tradition trails back hundreds of years beyond the gene...

Explosive devices to Trump critics

October 29, 2018

The secret service has been busy. They recently intercepted a bomb addressed to Hillary Clinton and a potentially explosive package sent to former president Barack Obama. Neither are in immediate danger nor were they at risk t...

National Coming Out Day celebrates LGBTQ pride

October 17, 2018

National Coming Out Day is a celebration for the LGBT community that marks a special milestone. Oct. 11 of 2018 marks the 31-year anniversary of the March on Washington for LGBT rights.The march on Washington made enormous strides ...

Trump costs Topeka Police $26,000

October 10, 2018

President Trump rallied in Topeka on Saturday, Oct. 6. His visit cost Topeka police over $26,000 in security.According to The Topeka Capital Journal, police public relations specialist, Gretchen Koenen, released the price of secu...