The Washburn Review

KC poet earns second victory at W.A.R. slam

Ryan Thompson

August 26, 2016

David Baumgardner became Washburn After Reading’s (W.A.R.) slam champion of the month August 18 at the Burger Stand. A slam is a competitive event where poets are given three minutes to perform, with judges selected from the cr...

Slam poets bring W.A.R. to Burger Stand

Ryan Thompson

April 11, 2016

Washburn After Reading, or W.A.R., brought slam poetry to College Hill on April 7. Matt Spezia, sophomore business major, created and hosted the first W.A.R. slam at the College Hill Burger Stand. Spezia hopes that this ...