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October 2012 News Releases

2012 Homecoming at Washburn - Tuesday, Oct. 23 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 – Tuesday, Oct. 23:

10 a.m. to 1 p.m. See out-of-this-world Top Hat designs, main level, Memorial Union. Vote for your favorite by using spare change to fill the jar of your favorite Top Hat. Take a Top Hat back to your planet by bidding on your favorite Top Hat through the silent auction or buy-it-now prices. Info: 785-670-1723

11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Watch artists in action at the cosmically cool cake decorating competition from at the Washburn Chef: Cake Decorating Challenge, lower level, Memorial Union. Teams will challenge one another to create cakes light years beyond our expectations. Sponsored by Washburn Student Government Association. Info: 785-670-1169

11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Picture yourself in a galaxy far, far away at the “Say Cheez” photo booth, main level, Memorial Union. Sponsored by Residential Living, Washburn Residence Council and Resident Assistant Council.

6 p.m. Time to explore! Let the team rivalry begin at the Ichabod Race. Meet in lower level, Memorial Union. Recruit fellow Ichabods to compete in a strategic race that challenges your problem-solving abilities and knowledge of Washburn University. Sponsored by Washburn Student Government Association. Info: 785-670-1169


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