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October 2012 News Releases

Homecoming 2012 at Washburn -- Wednesday, Oct. 24 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 – Wednesday, Oct. 24:

7 p.m. Ichabods will use the force to showcase their talents at the “Houston, We Have Talent!” Homecoming Talent Show, main floor, Mabee Library. This talent show is an open-mic competition for creativity, comedy, poetry, music, dance or drama. Participants may perform up to six minutes. Only Washburn students will be eligible for prizes. Sponsored by Mabee Library. Info: 670-1550

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: 670-1723

11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Soak up some sun from at Scorch on the Porch, Memorial Union lawn. Enjoy a $5 meal deal with grilled brats and sauerkraut, German potato salad, pumpkin bars and a beverage; live music and Ichabod Shop sales. Sponsored by the Memorial Union. Info: 670-1454


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