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Tip of the week: The weather is changing, the days are going to start getting shorter, and finals and the holidays will be here before you know it. Have you been struggling with feeling overwhelmed? Sad? Can't seem to get motivated? You might be struggling with depression. Contact Washburn Psychological Services Clinic today: 785.670.1750.

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Check out the university calendar! You can share events you choose to an Outlook or Google calendar so you never miss a thing.

Monday, Dec. 1 – Success Week begins

Faculty Senate and Non-Traditional Student Association meet today.

Fight to the Finish: Take a study break and watch ELF. Sponsored by WSGA.

Tuesday, Dec. 2

Enjoy *Art at Mulvane and create your own for the Washburn 150 Facebook Photography Contest.

It’s Education Interview Day.

Young Americans for Liberty and Washburn Embraces Recovery meet today.

Stay on campus tonight for Cram Jam: Enjoy the music of Levi Stephens at Mulvane, sponsored by CAB.

Wednesday, Dec. 3

Don’t miss Yoga at Mulvane, DiversiTEA @ 3 and C-TEL’s Webinar Wednesday.

Collection for the Operation Fleece Navidad outerwear drive concludes Friday. Bring in what you don’t need to Mabee Library, the SRWC or the kinesiology office in Petro.

Kansas Correctional Association student chapter meets today.

Fight to the Finish: Get a free massage at Mabee Library tonight thanks to WSGA.

Thursday, Dec. 4

There’s lots going on tonight on both campuses. Washburn Tech hosts a meet the instructor night. Icahbods Basketball hosts a doubleheader vs. Southwest Baptist University

Crane Observatory hosts and open house and Christian Challenge and Ichtus meet tonight.

Fight to the Finish: Enjoy free pizza at Mabee thanks to WSGA.

Friday, Dec. 5

Fight to the Finish: Dog Day of Finals is on at the SRWC from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. today only. Bring a donation for Operation Fleece Navidad with you to the SRWC, too. Today is the final collection day for that drive.

Join the Washburn Alumni Association for After Hours.

Stay on campus tonight and participate in a candlelight vigil at Kuehne bell tower to honor the life of Michael Brown, Jr. and share hopes of peace for the community of Ferguson, Mo. Members of the Washburn Black Student Union have organized this event for the entire community.

Saturday, Dec. 6 – Toys for Tots collection and toy build

Saturday classes have finals today.

Need a study break? Check out Mulvane and its ArtLab. Enjoy some great art and play with some Legos.

Honors students are hosting high school students from across the state in the Quest Super Saturday quiz bowl competition.

Get involved with Toys for Tots to help local children by bringing a donation to the Ichabod basketball games tonight or by volunteering at the Washburn Tech Toy Build Day!

Sunday, Dec. 7

Don’t miss the annual Holiday Vespers Concert. The concert begins at 4 p.m. but you’ll want to be there early to get a seat.

Fight to the Finish: Enjoy some cupcakes and cocoa thanks to WSGA.

Monday, Dec. 8 – Finals week

Fight to the Finish: Enjoy some pizza and energy drinks thanks to WSGA

The Non-Traditional Student Association meets tonight.

Tuesday, Dec. 9

Enjoy some great art today at Mulvane this week.

Staff Council meets today.

Wednesday, Dec. 10

The American Business Women’s Association meets today.

Enjoy Yoga at Mulvane.

Stop by the Washburn University Foundation for its annual holiday open house.

Thursday, Dec. 11 – Washburn Tech Commencement

Congratulations to all of the Washburn Tech students involved in today’s pinning ceremony.

Remember: Today is the final day for the annual Toys for Tots collection on campus. Faculty and staff members are encouraged to bring your items to the Holiday Party and enjoy an afternoon of comradery.

Congratulations to all Washburn Tech graduates participating in commencement this evening.

Friday, Dec. 12 – Washburn University Commencement

Congratulations to all Washburn University graduates participating in commencement this evening. Doors open to the public at 5 p.m.

Saturday, Dec. 13

Want to make something? ArtLab is open from 1-4 p.m. today. Then check out the three great exhibits on display now at Mulvane Art Museum.

Sunday, Dec. 14

Get some rest. No events are planned today.

Monday, Dec. 15

Attention faculty: Faculty Senate meets today.

If you’re in town, don’t forget to cheer on your Ichabods Men’s and Women’s basketball teams as they host Tabor College and Southwestern College respectively.

Tuesday, Dec. 16

Mulvane Art Museum is open its regular hours this week.

Wednesday, Dec. 17

Today is the final day to participate in the Washburn 150 Facebook photography contest.

Attention, faculty: Grades are due today at 10 a.m.

Thursday, Dec. 18

The Office of Student Activities and Greek Life is hosting Safe Zone Ally Training today.

Happy Holidays

Washburn University will be closed Dec. 25-Jan. 2 for winter recess. Staff will be on campus beginning Jan. 5. The winter break edition of Bod Talk will be sent Jan. 5 with the regular weekly schedule resuming on Jan. 20, 2015.

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