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October 2012 News Releases

Homecoming 2012 at Washburn - Saturday, Oct. 27

Washburn University welcomes the community, Washburn students, alumni, faculty and staff to celebrate Washburn’s Homecoming “Washburn Odyssey: Bods in Space” Saturday, Oct. 27. For more information about Washburn’s Homecoming and to view the schedule, go to

Photo Opportunities – Saturday, Oct. 27

Parade route mapGather along the route at 10 a.m. to watch a Washburn odyssey as Ichabods parade around campus.

Have a galactically good time tailgating!

• 11 a.m. Washburn Alumni Association tailgate, north side of Yager Stadium at Moore Bowl. Admission is free for members and $5 for non-members. Sponsored by the Alumni Association. Info: 785-670-1641.

• 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Leadership Institute tailgate, LI tent, north side of Yager Stadium at Moore Bowl, for current students and alumni. Sponsored by Washburn Leadership Institute. Info: 785-670-2000.

• 11 a.m. Sigma Phi Epsilon alumni tailgate, Memorial Union lawn. Look for the Sig Ep letters. Beverages, food, games and kids’ activities provided.

May the force be with the Ichabods football team as they meet the Northwest Missouri State Bearcats at 1 p.m. in Yager Stadium at Moore Bowl. Homecoming royalty crowning during halftime. Info: 785-670-BODS.

Create art out of this world from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Mulvane ArtLab’s Dia de los Muertos Family Day. Create a tissue paper papel picado, bandera and ofrendas to celebrate the Day of the Dead. Info 785-670-1124

Other activities – Saturday, Oct. 27

Explore the Ichabod Shop from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and save 25 percent off all regularly priced Washburn merchandise. (Not valid with any other offers.)

Check out Alpha Phi’s space at their open house, 1839 SW Jewell Ave., from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Info: 785-633-8629.


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