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October 2012 News Releases

Homecoming 2012 at Washburn - Monday, Oct. 22 events

Washburn University would like to welcome the community, Washburn students, alumni, faculty and staff to Washburn’s universe as we celebrate 2012 Homecoming, “Washburn Odyssey: Bods in Space” Oct. 22-27. For more information about Washburn’s Homecoming and to view the schedule, go to

Photo Opportunities – Monday, Oct. 22:

5 p.m., See out-of-this-world Top Hat designs as the Top Hat judges choose the winners of the most creative contest on campus, main level, Memorial Union (Info: 670-1723) Top Hats are designed and created by the Washburn community and will be available to purchase during the Top Hat Auction, by silent auction or buy-it-now prices throughout Homecoming week. All proceeds benefit United Way of Greater Topeka.

7 p.m. Washburn students will show off their moonwalks at the Washburn Student Government Association Centennial Homecoming Ball, Washburn Room, Memorial Union (Washburn students only). Announcement of Homecoming royalty candidates at 8:30 p.m. (Info: 670-1169)

8 p.m. Take education to new heights at the DebateWatch 2012, Mabee Library. Presidential debate topic: foreign policy. (Info:785-670-1485) Sponsored by Mabee Library.

8:30 p.m. Homecoming royalty candidate voting begins online at (Washburn students only).

9 to 10:30 p.m. Stop by the Astronaut Refueling Station for a Late Night Breakfast, Union Market, Stauffer Commons, Memorial Union. Menu: Scrambled eggs, sausage, breakfast potatoes and French toast. Cost: $6, tax included. Sponsored by Memorial Union and Washburn Dining.


Student activities and Greek life, 785-670-1723
Student life, 785-670-2100
Amanda Hughes, university relations, 785-670-2153