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Last Thursday, Jerry Farley, Washburn president, announced that Randall G. Pembrook will take over the vacant Vice President of Academic Affairs post.
Pembrook replaces VPAA Rob-in Bowen, who resigned last April. Nancy Tate has been the acting VPAA while the search process took place. Mohammed El-Saidi, David Billeaux, and Michael Horvath also applied for the position prior to the selection of
Pembrook.“I am delighted Dr. Pembrook,
who has a solid breadth and depth of experience, is joining Washburn in this extremely important position,” said President Farley. “Washburn is poised to make dramatic improve-ments as we begin imple-menting a challenging, but achievable, strategic plan. He has the qualifications to provide the leadership needed for us to succeed as we approach our 150th an-niversary.”
Currently a special assistant to the president for accreditation and
academic affairs at Baker University, Pembrook served for three years as Baker’s executive vice president and provost, the chief academic officer for Baker’s College of Arts and Sci-ences, School of Education, School
of Nursing and School of Professional and Graduate Studies.
In addition, he is cur-rently assisting the presi-
dent of Baker as co-chairman of the Higher Learning Commission self-study process. Since joining Baker in 2007, he has held the title of profes-sor of music/education and in 2009, he
was also appointed interim vice presi-dent for enrollment management and financial aid.
Pembrook outlined plans for his ideal Washburn when he presented to the public Sept. 30. Pembrook sup-posed enrollment could be increased with a larger variety of sports to choose from. He talked of an instance where a bowling team and wrestling team had been implemented in a uni-versity, recruiting 60 students that otherwise would have gone to a dif-ferent school.
“I think athletics provide some great opportunities for recruiting,”
said Pembrook. “I think athletics can help Washburn grow in enrollment.”
Additionally, a subject Washburn has already been looking at was a sub-ject on Pembrook’s agenda when he presented. Technology was empha-sized to be a way students show em-ployers thay are prepared for changes and advances in an area that is often changing.
He also emphasized paying facul-ty fairly and making sure that they are satisfied with the amount they’re given based on their efforts at the university.
In April, Morgan Boyack joined the Washburn staff as the new admis-sions director.
Boyack, a native of Arlington, Va., grew up in Salt Lake City, Utah, and attended the University of Utah. Like many college students, Boyack changed his major numerous times.
“I was one of those students that started off in a different major, I think my dad wanted me to do something more than I did and I changed my way major halfway through college,” said Boyack.
Before getting involved in admis-sions work, Boyack wanted to go to law school.
“I thought I wanted to go to law school but then as I did more research and I decided law school wasn’t for me,” said Boyack.
Boyack became involved spe-cifically with admissions work after deciding he wanted to work in higher education.
“I worked in different areas around campus,” said Boyack. “I worked in financial aid, student government and then one of my first jobs after college was working in college admissions and I just never left because I enjoyed it so much.”.
After applying for the Admissions Director position at Washburn, he was excited to be selected.
“Of course I was really excited at the time,” said Boyack. “I was at a job search, I came from a university. I had been there for four years and I had reached close to my potential of op-portunities to grow and I was excited for a new opportunity to learn.”
Just about to start his seventh month in his new position, Boyack says that he’s acclimated pretty well to his new job.
“Admissions is similar at every institution as what we do,” said Boy-ack. “How we go about doing it is going to be differ-ent at every school and that’s some-thing I get to help and shape here at Washburn which is what I love about my job.”
Boyack said his favorite part of his job is visit-ing with students, but regrets that he doesn’t get the opportunity to see stu-dents as often in his role as an admin-
istrator. Nevertheless, Boyack still enjoys
the fact that he gets to give students advice about college in general.
“ B e i n g able to help give advice to a student to help them figure out what school is best for them and then hav-ing a light bulb go off in their
mind is why I do what I do,” said Boy-ack. “Not every student will choose Washburn but it’s still the opportunity
that I have to help them with.”Boyack said one of his biggest
challenges in the new position is get-ting the word out about Washburn.
“People just don’t know who we are,” said Boyack. “Even just an hour away in Kansas City, people don’t know about Washburn or they think that Washburn is a private school that has the price tag of a private school.”
Boyack said when people find out about Washburn and its cost of tuition, they are surprised.
Boyack said his goal for this year is to get larger numbers of students en-rolling and high-quality students but Boyack has also decided that one of his main goals for this year is to in-form more residents of Kansas City and Wichita about Washburn Univer-
sity. “One of my main goals is to dispel
some of the stereotypes and educate people about Washburn in the Wichita and Kansas City markets,” said Boy-ack.
Boyack encouraged current stu-dents to help recruit by sharing their experiences at Washburn.
“When you’re sharing your story or your experience about Washburn, other people are going to listen and it’s going to affect the university posi-tively or negatively depending on your experience,” said Boyack. “For future and current students I always hope that it would be positively.”
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Visiting students: Morgan Boyack, Washburn Admissions Director, works here with Kris Klima, Washburn Assistant Admissions Director, on editing the new school brochure. Boyack started at Washburn seven months ago and has adapted well in that time.
Farley announces new Washburn VPAARichard KellyKelsie O’ConnellWASHBURN REVIEW
The first public television station in Kansas continues to thrive through its 45th year and its continued success is made possible with the support of both viewers and volunteers.
KTWU held the, “Lights, Camera, Auction” event in order to raise funds for the station. The auction involved people and organizations donating items to auction off, with the proceeds going to the station. The station also relies heavily on volunteers in order to raise funds that help to keep the station running and viewers who contribute donations to the station during these events.
“The reality is, whether it’s an auction or a pledge drive if we had to pay that many people to be here...we just couldn’t afford it,” said Cindy Barry.
Volunteer Beverly Frydrych said she enjoys helping the station, and started because a friend worked at the station.
“We are a station that has truly been blessed for decades because vol-unteers really have become a really, really instrumental part in the station being successful,” said Barry.
At this year’s auction there is a challenge between Washburn and Em-poria State Universities. Both schools donated merchandise in order to see which college’s alumni could raise the larger amount of money.
Barry said that over the years at the auction, usually at least one thing goes wrong, and one year all of the computers crashed 90-minutes before they were supposed to go on air. Those who had been involved in the auction longer got markers and boards to help run the auction, Luckily the computers came back on.
Chris Gallagher, director of the auction, explained that there was a lot of excitement over new items from small towns in the region. During the auction there were sections devoted to small towns like the “Holton Half Hour,” “Gotta Lot of Ottawa” and “Bit of Burlingame.”
Eugene Williams, general man-ager of KTWU, said they were hoping that the auction would be able to do better than it did last year, which was difficult because of the economy.
Not every student will choose Washburn but that’s still the opportunity that I have to help them with
- Morgan BoyackAdmissons, Director
Please see PEMBROOK page A3
Boyack adapting to new role
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Robert Miller is a freshman french major. Reach him at [email protected]
Photo by Matt Wilper, Washburn Review
Timothy Lake is a freshman mass media major. Reach him at [email protected]
KTWU funds for futureTimothy LakeWASHBURN REVIEW
The Bod Beat News • Wednesday, November 10, 2010
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alendarCMonotype workshop by Pat NoboSabatini Gallery, Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library6:30 to 8:30 p.m.
Wednesday, Nov. 10
Thursday, Nov. 11
Veterans’ Day ceremonyMemorial site southeast side of Morgan Hall11:40 a.m.
OPEN meetingCrane Room, Memorial Union5 p.m.
Lecture, “Ancient Egypt”Bradbury Thompson Alumni Center5:30 p.m.
Author discussion, John ReimingerKansas Room, Memorial Union7 p.m.
Friday, Nov. 12
Play, “Rumors”Andrew J. and Georgia Neese Gray Theatre, Garvey Fine Arts Center7:30 p.m.
Saturday, Nov. 13
WU Tech Gift and Craft Fair Washburn Tech “A” Build-ing9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Mulvane art classMulvane Art Museum1 to 3 p.m.
Play, “Rumors”Andrew J. and Georgia Neese Gray Theatre, Garvey Fine Arts Center7:30 p.m.
Sunday, Nov. 14
Sunday Mass, Catholic Campus CenterCatholic Campus Center, 1633 S.W. Jewell6 to 7 p.m.
Monday, Nov. 15
WU university band concertWhite Concert Hall, Garvey Fine Arts Center7:30 p.m.
Tuesday, Nov. 16
School of Business re-search seminarRoom 104, Henderson Learning Resources Center12:30 p.m.
WU faculty showcase concertWhite Concert Hall, Garvey Fine Arts Center2:30 p.m.
Oxfam hunger banquetKansas Room, Memorial Union6 to 8 p.m.
Wednesday, Nov. 17
Poverty simulationWashburn Room, Memorial Union4 to 6:30 p.m.
Barbara Morrison, of Wichita will present “Market Based Management: The Sci-ence of Success” in a Wake Up With Washburn Breakfast Lecture set for 7:30 a.m. Thurs-day, Nov. 18, at the Bradbury Thompson Alumni Center, Washburn University.
Morrison is director of project management for Koch Business Solutions, a privately-held firm that owns a diverse group of c o m p a n i e s engaged in refining and chemica l s , commodity and financial trading, fibers and polymers, and forest and con-sumer products.
She joined Koch in 1985 as an accountant and is now responsible for delivery of an information technology proj-ect portfolio totaling more than $50 million.
In her 25-year tenure with the company, she has held a variety of positions, including global controller for the trading business, which involved ex-tensive international travel.
She earned a bachelor of business administration degree from Washburn in 1985.
The Wake Up With Wash-burn program, sponsored by Washburn’s Alumni Associa-tion and the School of Business, has been providing opportuni-ties for students, campus and community members to hear from successful alumni since its inception in 1993.
Tickets are $12 for dues-paid members of the Washburn Alumni Association and $14 for non-members.
Reservations may be made by calling (785) 670-1641 or sending e-mail to [email protected].
Matt Wilper and his fam-ily, have been named the 2010 Washburn University Family of the Year. The Wilpers were honored at the Family Day cel-ebration during halftime at the football game at Washburn on Saturday, Nov. 6.
Wilper, a Washburn senior, nominated his family for this award. Matt’s parents are Bill and Dianne Wilper, Garnett, Kan. and his siblings are James Wilper, London, England; Jo-seph Wilper, Garnett, and Clara Wilper, Lake Jackson, Texas.
The Wilper family has been active at Washburn for the past 10 years. Matt’s oldest
brother James started Wash-burn in 2000, where he was a yell leader with the Washburn cheerleading team. The Wil-per family hasn’t missed many home games since.
In 2004, Clara began her career at Washburn, overlap-ping her time with James until he graduated in 2005.
In 2007, Matt enrolled at Washburn where Clara was very helpful in his adjustment to university life. Clara gradu-ated in 2009.
This spring will end the Wilper stint at Washburn, but Matt hopes his niece will fol-low in the family’s footsteps. Matt will graduate in May with a bachelor of arts in sociology
and a minor in anthropology.Together, The Wilpers have
helped produce five Kaw year-books; James was named to Who’s Who; Clara completed the Washburn Transformational Experience and was a member of the Washburn Judicial Board for three years; and Matt was inducted into Mortar Board and completed the Washburn Trans-formational Experience.
Matt also is involved in the Future Alumni Network, is president of the Washburn Wellness Club and Sociology/Anthropology Club and during this past summer he served as a summer orientation counselor.
In the application, Matt noted that Washburn has be-
come a family tradition. “For the past 10 years
Washburn has become a major part of my family and we would not be the same loving, close family without it,” said Matt.
Matt also noted that al-though his family is throughout the world, including his brother Joseph, who serves in the Na-tional Guard and is deployed to many places, rarely goes a day without communicating.
The family received tick-ets to the Family Day picnic and football game. They also received a $250 gift certificate for the Washburn Bookstore, a plaque and a framed picture from the Family Day festivi-ties.
Wilper family honored by annual award
-paid for by WSGA-President’s Press
Gaspar Porta wants people to get interested in math. His hope is he’s found a way to do that.
For the second year, the mathematics and statistics de-partment is putting out a collec-tion of problems for interested thinkers and problem solvers.
Five questions are posted three times a semester. Wash-burn students, faculty and staff, to high school students can participate and enter their solu-tions.
They aren’t traditional math problems and are meant to be something that can be ap-proached by anyone that likes to think.
The level of math sophis-tication is kept as low as pos-sible. Some of these problems are word problems and hardly have any numbers in them at all. Some of the problems are figure problems that look at dif-ferent ways to arrange things
geometrically.“The ‘iThink’ challenge
questions are meant to be ques-tions that stimulate you to think about patterns in the world,” said Gaspar Porta from the Washburn mathematics and sta-tistics department.
Dr. Porta is the mastermind behind the ‘iThink’ challenge and he develops the problems. He would like to affect people’s perception or opinion of what mathematics is instead of think-ing of it as just a bunch of arith-metic.
Dr. Porta hopes a question might capture the interest of someone and might dispel some of the sensation that mathemat-ics is this dry business of con-stantly adding and subtracting stuff.
“People have an innate ability to organize patterns and information in their human brain,” said Porta. “We are us-ing mathematical thought all the time. These challenge problems are meant to reconnect a per-son with their innate cognitive
abilities. This is at the core of what math is, the organization of thoughts on how patterns present themselves in the world and learning how to think about and understand things.”
The ‘iThink’ problems are posted online at http:/www.washburn.edu/cas/math/chal-lenge.htm and are also placed in the hallway outside the math-ematics department.
Problems are due the first Monday after the month they are posted. Winners will be picked for submitting the most correct answers in a month, having the most correct an-swers in a semester, and for the most correct answers at the end of the school year.
Anyone interested is en-couraged to try these problems. Entries can be submitted to the mathematics department office.
Peter NewmanWASHBURN REVIEW
A day for all to enjoy: Families had the opportunity for games and festivities last Saturday during Washburn’s Family Day, including playing hula-hoop frisbee. The events all preceded the Washburn versus Emporia State football game, which ended with a 42-0 Ichabod victory.
Peter Newman is a senior biology major. Reach him at [email protected]
‘iThink’ challenges students
Photo by Brittany Pugh. Washburn Review
2) Counting all the triangles formed in the first figure, and all the triangles in the second figure, how many more are there in the second figure than in the first figure?1) Find three distinct ways
that use exactly 21 coins to get one dollar.
Hello Washburn!!Hope you are having an excellent week. It is just
crazy to me how fast this year is flying by. We are done with Homecoming and now moving on to Thanksgiving and then Christmas right around the corner! I am definitely looking forward to the family time and yummy food.
For tonight, I wanted to let you all know about an event at 6 p.m. We are having the “It Gets Better” candlelight vigil right by the bell tower and I would like to invite all students, faculty and staff to join us. This event is to raise awareness about domestic violence and I would like to ask you to help us take a stand. You can find out more about the event by searching “It Gets Better” Vigil on Facebook.
We also have some very exciting news!! We have de-cided our speakers for the Fall and Spring semesters for the Washburn Lecture Series. We will be making the an-nouncement tonight at our meeting who will be here and when they are coming, so come join us in the Kansas Room at 6:30pm tonight to hear who the next speakers will be!! :)
Try not to get too stressed out. It is that time of se-mester when we are starting to get worn out and hitting our max when it comes to the homework overload. Just take a deep breath. It will be okay! :) If you need to talk to someone, we have some AWESOME friends over in the Career and Counseling services in Morgan that would love to chat with you and help you however they can. Also- don’t be afraid to get a tutor! I have sought help in many of my classes, so use the services Washburn offers. If you have any questions who to contact, just send me an email at [email protected] and I would love to help you out. Again, you all are amazing and let’s finish out this semester strong!!! Go Bods!!
Caley OnekWSGA President
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Washburn University played host to a recent conven-tion of students from around the country that have one thing in common; their love of volun-teering in the community they live in.
The Bonner scholars pro-gram is a service program and most of the members will do 900 hours of community service over two years. There are 85 school across the country that have the Bonner program and each year in the fall, according to Rick Ellis, director of Learn-ing in the Communi-ty, they meet to look at the agenda of the Bonner program for the upcoming year.
Every school in the Bonner program elects two or three congressional representatives that attend the event. Washburn’s congressio-nal representatives were Am-ber Rufener, Kyle Schmidt and Porscha Selley.
This year Washburn Uni-versity hosted the Bonner Con-gress. They welcomed 197 students from 51 of the 85 Bon-ner schools for the three-day congress from Friday Oct. 27 to Sunday Oct. 31.
“Meeting with schools in
our region, and we had two re-gional leaders, and we talked about how we could stay in contact with the schools that are closest to us that have Bonner programs, and how we could use each other as researches and maybe pair up at some point in the future to do service together,” said Rufener.
The second part of the con-gress focused on the goals and ideas for the semester. Each school in attendance was re-quired to come with a big idea or a goal for their Bonner pro-gram or their community.
Washburn’s goal for the se-mester is to refocus their issue
groups. There are six or seven issue groups that deal with differ-ent topics.
“Depending on each student’s service
style they’ll be put into a group and they’ll work together to talk about the actual issue that’s go-ing,” said Rufener. “They want to put people together in groups that work with the same things so they can talk about the issue and volunteer or educate about their issue. They hope to start working on it over the next few weeks.”
With the semester coming to a close, the new freshmen senators of Washburn Student Government Association are starting to adjust and get accus-tomed to their roles.
“I came in not knowing what WSGA was really and I have learned a lot since then and have enjoyed getting to know everyone,” said Cayla Tate, freshman senator.
Many freshmen senators agree that getting to be respon-sible for votes and how the school spends their money is a lot of fun.
“I am really enjoying it, I feel like I’m learning a lot, es-pecially handling budgets and stuff and being accountable for votes,” said David Hutchinson, freshman senator.
The vote allows them to help give organizations money and to help make decisions, a responsibility many of them feel very grateful to have a part in.
“It’s really great that I get too play a crucial role in alloca-tions of the schools money and what it goes to and how we help out the other organizations”
WSGA also gives them an opportunity to get involved and not only help out the campus
but the community too. “I feel like I have a lot of
opportunities here,” said An-drea Ramirez, freshman senator. “It’s good to feel like you’re do-ing something for your school and gives you the opportunity of getting involved.”
In addition to helping out the school and being involved just like any other organization, WSGA has given them the op-portunity to meet a lot of new people.
“I am really enjoying meet-ing all the great people like the senators and all the staff mem-bers that have come in to talk to us, that is really neat,” said Shelbie Konkel, freshman sen-
ator.However even though all
the Senators may have different parts of WSGA that they enjoy there is one thing that is evident from all of them, they enjoy serving in WSGA.
“I love WSGA, I like being able to be a part of something that’s all student based for the whole campus, I like being able to work with other student orga-nizations,” said Betsy Wooden, freshman senator..
“From One Bod to Anoth-er” is the slogan Vonnita Elliott plans to use for a new store she plans to open, simply called the Free Store.
Elliott, a 54-year-old hu-man services major, says she came up with the idea of the Free Store while working on a group project in her personal communications class.
“It was just an assignment we had to come up with so we worked on it for the assignment and I’m the only one of the six students that decided to make it a reality,” said Elliott.
For the assignment, El-liott’s group had to the think of a way to improve Washburn.
“I went through [licensed practicing nurse] school,” said Elliott. “Back when I went through school, we had pro-grams they don’t have today and I was a single mom so you can imagine it wasn’t easy be-ing a single mom let alone try-ing to come up with clothing, books, notebooks, paper and all the stuff you need for school. I thought this would be nice to have a store that single parent students and low-income stu-dents can come to that don’t have the income to start out.”
The merchandise Elliott plans to have in her store will come from donations.
“I’m hoping to get the do-nations from fellow students, faculty, staff and the commu-nity around Washburn,” said Elliott.
The items she hopes to have donated include book bags, notebooks, binders, mechanical pencils, ink pens, notebook pa-per and clothing in the form of slacks, jeans and coats.
“They [students] can come in and get one outfit for an in-terview or for the International Students, who may not be used to American culture, can come in and get themselves a pair of jeans or slacks,” said Elliott.
When asked about the location of the Free Store, El-liott said she is hoping to build
a location in one of the rooms upstairs [in the Union] like the Vogel room. She also said that Jerry Farley, Washburn Uni-versity President, and Garrett Love, former Washburn Stu-dent, Government Association president gave her the idea to have the Free Store’s location in the Union.
“ E v e n [ P r e s i d e n t ] Farley thought it was a great idea and he’s the one, and Garrett Love, that thought of having it in the Union,” said Elliott.
Her vision would be for students to get their books from the Bookstore and come on up to the Free Store or vice versa. Elliott also plans to advertise the Free Store in the Union by using a survey that she would give students, asking for their feedback re-garding what they would think of having a free store.
The store would open the first week of each semester with grand opening of the Free Store in the first week of next semes-ter. The proposed hours of busi-ness will range from 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. To keep in preparation for the following semesters, El-liott plans to pack up the items not distributed and save them
for the follow-ing semesters as well as get-ting more do-nations.
E l l i o t t believes the opening of the Free Store will have a great impact on the W a s h b u r n
Community. “I think if enough word
gets out that people are going to say that’s a good person, you know she came from Washburn and I think it’s going to say something not only about the community but the college it-self,” said Elliott.
When discussing who she
thinks this will benefit the most, Elliott said students are the ones who really need the assistance. She is hoping they’ll be the ones to benefit.
Elliott believes she’ll ben-efit as well.
“I’ll benefit because help-ing others will make me feel good,” said Elliott.
Elliott plans to keep the store around as long as she’s a student but hopes someone will decide to pick it up. At the end of the day, Elliott wants to help others that may not be as for-tunate as her or other fortunate people.
“I have a husband that sup-ports me whole-heartedly. He helps me. He supports me emo-tionally, mentally and of course financially,” said Elliott. “My main goal is to help others. I want to help other students that don’t have what I have right now. This is my way of helping others.”
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“I think that you have to figure out a way to get money into the salary pool,” said Pem-brook during his presentation. “You can’t expect, long-term, to retain your great faculty if the consistent message is: there are no wage raises.”
Prior to beginning at Baker, during 2001 to 2007, Pembrook was dean of the Conserva-tory of Music and Dance at the University of Missouri-Kansas City, where he also held the po-sitions of associate dean of the conservatory, chairman of the music education/music therapy division, and Conservatory fac-ulty chairman.
P e m b r o o k holds a bach-elor’s and a m a s t e r ’ s degree in piano per-fo rmance /m u s i c
education from Southern Illi-nois University-Edwardsville and a doctorate in music educa-tion from Florida State Univer-sity.
As he works towards his point of transitioning on Jan. 18 to Washburn, Pembrook em-phasized just how enthusiastic he is to begin at the university and immediately make a differ-ence.
“I am so excited to be-come a part of Washburn,” Pembrook said. “The people and programs at the university are very impressive, and won-derful opportunities for further distinction exist throughout the institution.
“As I prepare to transition, I am grateful to Baker Univer-
sity for providing past leader-ship opportunities that will serve me in Topeka and look forward to meeting and working with all of Washburn’s faculty, staff,
students, administrators and community partners.”
PEMBROOK: Excited for January transitionContinued from page A1
WU hosts national service conference
Freshmen senators adjusting to roleJaimie LuseWASHBURN REVIEW
Jaimie Luse is a freshman busi-ness major. Reach her at [email protected]
Jaimie LuseWASHBURN REVIEW
Inspired by internationally syndicated relationship and sex advice activist Dan Savage, Washburn has a very moving message to tell to students.
He discovered the story of a 15 year-old, Billy Lucas, who hanged himself in a barn on his grandmother’s property.
Reportedly, he endured bullying, with classmates refer-ring to him as a fag, telling him to kill himself.
“I wish I could have told Billy that it gets better,” said
Savage, who is also gay. “I wish I could have told that, however bad things were, however iso-lated and alone he was, it gets better.”
But according to Savage, gay adults aren’t to talk to kids like Savage.
“Many of these kids have homophobic parents who be-lieve that they can prevent their gay children from growing up to be gay—or even coming out—by depriving them of informa-tion resources and positive role models,” said Savage.
Savage would go on to say that we shouldn’t be waiting for permission to talk to kids and that we can reach them if done.
Washburn students are encouraged to attend tonight at the Bell Tower at Washburn University for a vigil to raise awareness for this cause. The vigil will begin at 6 p.m.
The event is sponsored by the Washburn Student Govern-ment Association, The Wash-burn Social Justice League and The Washburn Sociology/An-thropology Dept.
Vigil encourages awareness PRESS RELEASE
Ideas galore: Washburn student Vonnita Elliott had the idea of creating a store with clothing, notebooks, and other essentials for single parents and low-income students. It is now working closer to becoming a reality.
Robert MillerWASHBURN REVIEW
Even [President] Farley thought it was a great idea
- Vonnita ElliottJunior
Richard Kelly is a junior mass media and social work
major. Reach him at [email protected]. Kelsie O’Connell is a freshman mass media major. Reach her at [email protected]
Robert Miller is a freshman French major. Reach him at [email protected]
Jaimie Luse is a freshman busi-ness major. Reach her at [email protected]
Photo by Tesa DeForest, Washburn Review
From one Bod to another: a free store
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One student promotes an idea to provide assistance to others in need
A4 News • Wednesday, November 10, 2010
There are just times as we all stand in line that we want to grab our various items, move quickly out of where we are, and get back to our prior obligations. Our society is naturally in a hurry and when we don’t get the service we crave, there is usually an immediate frustration.
However, there is that patented “cell phone talker” that exists for every line created, or so it seems, and it makes it just that much more frustrating. They never fail to not only hold up the line, but create an incredibly loud and also inappropriate conversation in the process. All that can be done is wait and watch until they approach the front of the line. Putting their phone to the
side, there’s the quick request for the items offered by the business or laying down of the items picked up at the store.
A noticeably irritated cashier acquieces to their command, but the cell phone conversation ensues during the waiting times in payment and bagging. As a question is asked by the cashier about the purchase, the notorious “cell phone talker” just continues to be oblivious of their surroundings.
Quickly, they notice the questioning look of the cashier, again putting their phone to the side, only to look irritated at being interrupted. With the completed purchase, the shopper leaves the door, phone glued to their ear as the conversation continues.
But what is happening in
this moment and time in our society? Why must we feel the necessity to continue a conversation in a crowded line? Is that conversation really so important? We’ve become so caught up in our own selfish needs that we sometimes don’t look out for anyone else. There’s no courtesy, no “please or thank you,” when we’re yapping away on our phones, not even recognizing the name
of those which we are receiving our services from.
This really comes down to a matter of
thankfulness and respect. It’s a matter of asking for more than the items requested, but saying hello to the individual providing services or asking how their day is going. It’s not that hard, so why has it become so uncommon?
The endless saga of common courtesy and manners is one we all break. But it doesn’t make it right. Next time hamburgers are on the agenda, ask for it politely and smile. Don’t be surprised to know that secretly, it just made that service person’s day. That’s no exaggeration.
And as we continue on our merry way out the front door with our goods in hand, we can finally be thankful for that item in hand instead of just purchasing it so robotically. It’s the small benefits we forget about in a country where essentially anything is at our fingertips.
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Who would you write-in
on a political ballot?Alexandra BrownFreshman“I would pick Walt Disney because everyone would be happier if there were princesses running around.”
Alex Gilmer Freshman“Tim Tebow because I am a huge Gator fan, he sets a good example for everyone and he is a baller on the field.”
Shauneka Martin Freshman “I would probably be Winnie the Poo because he is my favorite character.”
Eric Richard Freshman
“Spiderman, because, who doesn’t like Spiderman?”
“Governor Brad Paisley because he has good conservative beliefs.”
“The new Washburn Ichabod because he is creepy as hell.”
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The recent election has me humming “Why Can’t We Be Friends” when I look at the pa-pers and political commentary.
My brother posted his own piece of mind on Facebook with:
“Some wave goodbye to ‘the Socialists’. Others an-ticipate ‘fear-mongering’ from the new Congress. Bart Simp-son says: ‘Don’t have a cow, man.’”
Of course both sets of cousins immediately jumped on him for being too passive about our country and the direction it is being driven to by extrem-ists.
I am not trying to advocate passiveness. Last week, I lob-bied hard for people to express their opinions about the state of our state. However, now that the election hoopla has died down, it’s time to take down your “vote for this person” stickers—on both sides—and get ready to put aside your po-litical differences for the good of the whole.
Both sides of the political arena have expressed unwill-ingness to work together, but now they find themselves in danger of a troubling statement. With neither side willing to give ground, neither side is thinking of the American people. I am an idealist, but at some point (like when the entire country is facing a recession, or when the government deficit reaches $1 trillion) even politicians have to concede their ideal of what government should be and worry about the pragmatic issue of what it currently is. Our problems are not partisan issues, they are problems for everyone.
Earlier in the year, Barack Obama made a statement that while Democrats were strug-gling to do the work, Republi-cans merely watched and sipped Slurpees. Now he is calling for both parties to have a sit down chat over Slurpees, as a way to encourage bipartisanship.
Perhaps the concept of bipartisanship (or nonpartisan-ship) would have been easier to internalize if the parties would not divide up over such harshly defined lines in election years. For instance, although gover-nor-elect Sam Brownback is a steadfast Republican, he also worked very hard with Ted Kennedy to reform immigra-tion policies and make it easier for migrant workers to obtain green cards.
However, that side of the politician couldn’t be played up in this election, because then he would be considered less of a Republican. Tom Holland, the Democrat opponent to Brown-back in the past election, pro-motes keeping property taxes very low on his website, which is not in keeping with the ste-reotype surrounding his party.
We can’t really draw lines and expect every facet of a per-son’s views to stay within said lines. But that’s the way our politicians pretend it should be, and with the states glowing red since the last election, it seems we may be in for another couple of years of not socialism, and not fear-mongerers, but plain old static inactivity.
It is the time to concentrate on nonpartisanship efforts to deal with the heavy issues that face all of us. And let’s not have a cow, man.
Cell phones not made for service linesThere are bigger fish to fry
The Washburn University Symphony Orchestra’s String Orchestra performed a four-part concert this past Wednesday.
The String Orchestra, which is composed of violinists, violists, cellists, a bass player and a harpsichord player, took the stage Wednesday evening at White Concert Hall.
The concert began with a concerto by the Italian com-poser Arcangelo Corelli entitled “Concerto Grosso No. 4.”
With violin soloists Megan Poppe and Valeriya Kanaeva, the Baroque piece flowed smoothly. Each concerto was divided into four songs that varied in tempo and tone, creating a holistic con-nection between each concerto and the concert as a whole.
After each concerto the vio-linists rearranged themselves to
allow new soloists seats in the front row of their section. The violists and cellists on the op-posing side of the stage were staggered so that different per-formers faced different direc-tions in opposition to the uni-formed rows of the violinists. The two sides of the orchestra were separated by the harpsi-chord which accentuated the push and pull of each side by Christopher Kelts, musical director.
The sec-ond concerto was another piece composed by Corelli entitled “Concerto Gros-so No. 1” and featured Carlos Cabezas and Emilio Castro as soloists on the violin.
From the fluidity and hum of the strings, a mellow calm
emanated through the concert hall broken only by the crisp movements of the director as his arms stretched and waved to draw one section louder as the other faded.
The third concerto and fi-nal section of the first act was a piece by the German composer
George Handel entitled “Con-certo Grosso No. 1, Op. 6” performed in G major. This concerto fea-tured violin soloist Manuel Tábora and Ro-man Carranza.
After the intermission and rearranging of the stage, Kelts took to the microphone with his closing remarks before introduc-ing the last piece of the concert.
“It’s such a pleasure to work with pure string instruments,”
said Kelts. “I’m a violist.” The final composition was a
sinfonia by Felix Mendelssohn, another German composer, en-titled “Sinfonia No. 9 ‘Swiss’.” Much longer than the former concertos, this four part compo-sition did not feature any solo-ists, but, instead, chose to show off the orchestra as whole.
The multitoned, powerful piece was a suitable end to an impressive performance by the Washburn ensemble.
“These students have been working very hard all semester to create a great string ensem-ble,” said Kelts.
For those that want to check out the entire Washburn University Symphony Orches-tra, their next performance is at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 17 in White Concert Hall.
For Topekans looking to let their hair down and enjoy some local music, the opportunity pre-sented itself last Friday as three area bands took to the stage.
The show opened with Dou-ble the Fall from Lawrence, a group that played with high energy and kept the audience moving. The highlight among the songs that they performed was a cover of “My Worst Enemy,” a song origi-nally recorded by the group Lit.
Next on the agenda was My Father’s Gun, making their debut at the Boobie Trap. The band fea-tured thrashing and crashing music that rocked the Trap with heart-thumping bass. They closed their set with a fan favorite, “Live Out, Dead In.”
Next up was a band that saw their debut in Topeka last January. Dead Sevens has performed in two Battle of the Bands competitions at the Boobie Trap this summer with success. The band currently consists of Doug Griffin on guitar and vocals, Chuck Mioni, lead gui-tarist, Jesse Ells, bass guitarist and Dave Morse on drums. Dead Sev-ens is from St. Mary’s, Kan., and got their start in 2003. In between performances, the group continues to work on their recording studio, a project still under construction.
“We have over a CD’s worth of material recorded,” said Griffin.
In addition, they have more songs that they’re still practicing before performing them for a live audience.
The band performed covers of “Save the Population,” by Red Hot Chili Peppers, and “99 Red Balloons,” by Nena. Another pop-ular song that was requested dur-ing their set was, “Lay Down,” by Priestess. Dead Sevens performed their latest recorded song, “Gone With the Sun.” Other favorites in-clude “45 Miles,” “South of Sum-mer,” and “Scanner.” The group though mainly sticks to modern rock and industrial punk, and have their own unique sound.
While the group has been ac-tive in playing throughout the area, they have plans of putting on their own show sometime in January or February, but are still deciding on the location, possibly in Rossville.
“We want to have live bands and standup comedy, possibly a fundraising concert,” said Ells.
Dead Sevens is also planning to have new band photos done as well. “We’ll keep playing and tak-ing it one show at a time, maybe add a few more cover songs,” said Morse.
T-Shirts are available for $10, one can order them by special re-quest. Nick Perry is the Dead Sev-ens’ designer, and a good friend of theirs. Examples of Perry’s work are on Dead Sevens’ MySpace and Facebook pages. For more information on Dead Sevens, or to check out their single, “South of Summer,” visit them on their Facebook page or myspace.com/deadsevensrock.
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With the action punch of a summer blockbuster and the funny and, at times, witty dia-logue of an unexpectedly fun comedy, “RED” was all that and a showcase of great talents to boot.
“RED,” which stands for Retired Extremely Dangerous, is a story that starts off in the classic setup of a man in Frank Moses, played by Bruce Willis, who is living the life of a day that never seems to end with each one the same as the last. The one thing that Moses has to look forward to is the ar-rival of his monthly retirement check.
Normally, most would find the idea of a check as routine but Moses uses the check, and tearing it up, as an excuse to flirt with Sarah Ross, played by Mary-Louise Parker, who works in a call center for the government department that handles retirement benefits.
What neither Moses nor Ross knows is that someone has decided that Moses knows too much about CIA operations that he took part in and now needs to be eliminated. After narrow-ly escaping being ambushed by a CIA hit squad in an action packed sequence reminiscent of some of the explosiveness
seen in “Mr. and Mrs. Smith,” the two go in search of who is hunting them and why.
Their search leads them to the doorstep of Joe Matheson, played by Morgan Freeman, who is a retired intelligence an-alyst. Through his counsel and advice, Matheson sends the pair in search of their next source of information, Marvin Biggs, played by John Malkovich.
To say that Malkovich is the most underrated, most un-expectedly hilarious actor in
this film is to say that the Grand Canyon is just a pothole. Malkovich has always been cast in different roles that
have an element of insanity to them. In “RED,” his character, Biggs, is a man that was subject to experiments by the govern-ment and is now a conspiracy theorist with a raging case of paranoia that manifests itself in both offbeat behavior and a hi-larious inability to keep himself from saying things that most would never dream of uttering like following shooting some-one with the always important question, “can we go get some pancakes now?”
Mirren also appears in the film as Victoria, a British assassin. Mirren’s character, like Freeman’s, is underuti-lized throughout the film and
Dead Sevens rock the Trap
Elise Barnett is a sophomore English major. Reach her at [email protected].
Photo by Brittany Pugh, Washburn Review
The strings are the thing: The Washburn University Symphony Orchestra’s String Orchestra takes a bow after performing a four-part concert at White Concert Hall. The full orchestra will perform on Nov. 17.
Rocking out live: Doug Griffin, guitarist and singer for Dead Sevens, performs at The Boobie Trap recently. The band played at several “Battle of the Bands” contests at the Boobie Trap this summer.
String Orchestra performs concertosElise BarnettWASHBURN REVIEW
Photo by Mike Goehring, Washburn Review
Michelle Boltz is a sophomore mass media major. Reach her at [email protected].
Image courtesy of www.red-themovie.com.
‘RED’ blows stuff up, packs comedic punch
Rob BurkettWASHBURN REVIEW
It’s such a pleasure to work with pure string instruments.
-Christopher KeltsDirector, String Orchestra
Michelle BoltzWASHBURN REVIEW
With the costumes packed for another year, there seems to be little chance of finding more supernatural spirits in Topeka. Luckily, another spiriting adven-ture makes its way to Top City.
The semiannual Spirit-Mind-Body Fair arrived Nov. 6 and 7. Topeka Expo Center provided some November treats for fami-lies. The fair, presented by the In-finite Source Church twice yearly in the Fall and returning in the Spring, provided fun for the entire family.
“Where else can you get your aura photographed, a cup of great tea, and your palm read,” joked Denise Donnelly-Neill, a Wash-burn Alum and owner of Herbal Alchemy Teahouse and More, LLC. “This is one of the best fairs in the area, it’s very well run. I’ve enjoyed it for years as a patron, and now as a vendor.”
The aura photograph, pro-vided by Aura Star, were free with readings. The readings were avail-able at a minimum fee. Interpreta-tion was needed, because the por-trait comes out a fuzzy rainbow with more potential possibilities than electives during a summer
session. Palm readings, Angel conferences, and tarot readings were also provided for a minimal fee for those interested in a peek from someone more in touch with their “inner eye.”
For those interested in get-ting a jump start on shopping, over 60 vendors peddled their crafts to those into more spiri-tual conscious wares. Oils, crystal skulls as well as stones of every possible color and healing prop-erty were available. Vendor com-ments included a positive feeling overall, commenting on great energy and enjoyment of the fair. Artwork, artists who draw intui-
tive portraits, and readers abound throughout the fair. Presentations throughout the show include speakers such as Lauracle, who can “channel info for Topeka for 2012.” Parents could also come to terms with their “Psychic” child as Joyce Brown assists in her motivational lecture covering the basics through “What Psychic Children Need to Know.” While all in good fun, the Spirit Fair pro-vides good food, health conscious products and crafts.
Catching the Autumn Spirit at the ExpoApril EwingWASHBURN REVIEW
April Ewing is a junior social work major. She can be reached at [email protected].
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Filmers, photographers, and the local skate community gathered at Penn Valley skate park in Kansas City Friday Nov. 5 for the Escapist skate shop BBQ and skateboarding jam for Slave skateboards.
Local skateboarders had an opportunity to join the pros from the Slave skateboarding team from 3 p.m. until nearly dark. Afterward, many recon-vened down the street at Escap-ist skate shop for the First Fri-day gallery exhibition.
Located at 405 S.W. Blvd, the shop is in the heart of the Crossroads art community.
“The great thing about this shop is the fact that it’s so cen-tral and there’s a strong skate community here”, said Dan Askew, co-owner of Escapist.
Escapist started when co-owners, Askew and Nick Owen opened the first shop in May of 2000. As skateboarders them-selves, and not counting on go-ing pro, they decided to pursue their passion in another way.
“This keeps us young and its one more way to live it,” said Owen.
The second shop opened in Lee Summit, Mo., and the third shop in April of this year. Among other skate shops in the community, Escapist has been around the longest.
“We are not a small shop around here, there are three Es-capist shops, and we aim to be among the best in the country,” said Owen.
The shop aims to create a welcoming environment and to have a positive impact on the skate community.
“We are not trying to put up walls, we want everyone to feel welcome, “ said Owen.
Unlike the other two Es-capist shops, the newest fea-tures its own gallery. The gal-lery space is utilized for more than artwork alone. It hosts events such as video premieres
and other skate boarding relat-ed events. The shop has hosted three video premiers showing some of the latest skateboard-ing videos and a shoe release party for pro skateboarder Sean Malto. Events are promoted via the Escapist website, MySpace, Facebook, Twitter and word of mouth.
The Slave skate team is currently traveling across the country filming for an upcom-ing video.
“The whole slave team is here tonight, there are a lot of pro and amateur skateboarders here right now,” said Askew.
The skate shop gallery offers a different experience compared to other local art gal-leries.
“The art we feature speaks to the skate community on some level” said Owen.
Artists featured are gener-ally skateboarders or have some connection with skateboarding. The gallery previously featured the work of artist and pro skate-boarder Lance Mountain.
The gallery is currently featuring the work of Ben Hor-ton, owner and artist for Slave skateboards. Horton has been working closely with skate-boarding for years. He has skat-ed for about 17 years and has designed for Black box distri-bution, which consists of Zero, Mystery, Fallen, and Slave skateboards. Horton designed a skateboard specifically for the event at Escapist. The design features a map of downtown Kansas City and its historical connection with the mafia.
The show includes ink drawings and mixed media acrylic paintings from his per-sonal collection. Horton has exhibited artwork since 2003 in galleries in California, Ha-waii and Oregon. The Escapist opening is his first exhibition featured in the Midwest.
Shake and bake: Amanda Monaghan, a senior BFA candidate and art instructor at Spencer Art Museum, is presenting her senior exhibit, ‘Media Manipulations’ through Nov. 19. The senior exhibit is a requirement for all BFA candidates.
Photo by Zachary Lambert, Washburn Review
Linnzi FuscoWASHBURN REVIEW
A6 Arts & Entertainment • Wednesday, November 10, 2010
Students looking for a “question everything” men-tality didn’t have far to look. Walking into the Hastings bookstore on Fairlawn Friday Sept. 17, students meet like minded writer and Washburn alumnus, Max Yoho.
Yoho sat cheerfully dish-ing about his third published book, “Wisdom of the Owls” with a group of approximately 40 people.
The book, written about a baby with an owl for a god-father, given the choice to become an owl or a boy, is written from the entertaining perspective of the infant. The infant often wonders about the world around himself, con-tinuously encourages bursts of laughter from its insightful thoughts and conditioning of those around them by their ac-tions.
Given the plethora of liter-ature out there, Yoho has found a few staples that are consistent in his books.
“I really enjoy writing
about coming of age said Yoho. I see a lot of responsibility in everyday life, a 12 year old is making decisions about life. I find it really interesting to see religion from a 12 year old point of view.”
Re l ig ion is the topic of Yoho’s first novel, “The Revival.”
“A lot of people ask me if The Re-vival is auto-biographical,” said Yoho. “I would say par-tially yes, it was inspired by a revival I attended...the rest is my imagi-nation.” Yoho continues to receive accolades and nomi-nations for “The Revival,” in-cluding letters from fans.
“Once a woman wrote me that she read my book to her dying father as he was be-ing treated for cancer,” said Yoho. “She told me that while she read, she heard her father laugh as he hadn’t in years.
That was one of her last mem-ories of her father. She wrote me again after her father had passed, thanking me again for the joy I gave him.”
Yoho con-tends he has no real agen-da with his books.
“ B e i n g about to touch people, hear-ing that people like what I read, that is so rewarding,” said Yoho. As long as I can, I will continue to write for that reason.”
Yoho be-gan his literary career early in college, as a nontraditional student in 1956, he recalls at-tending Washburn and writing for the features section for the Washburn Review.
“My freshman English professor, Marilyn Jurich read my essays and convinced me to write,” said Yoho. “I never dreamed of being a writer and am still always surprised that
people like what comes out of my weird brain.” Yoho con-tinues his writing by adding elements of fiction throughout his accounts. Yoho is noted for truly understanding his charac-ters, remarking on letters he’s received from fans.
After college, Yoho put his pen away to pursue other things.
“I was married, with sons and a family,” said Yoho.
Yoho spent 38 years work-ing as a machinist before retir-ing. Loss came quite suddenly to him at the age of 54, losing his wife and becoming a wid-ower left him with many emo-tions and thoughts.
At the encouragement of family, friends, and a lo-cal writing club, A Table of Eight, Yoho picked up his pen again. Yoho steadily put to-gether what was his first novel. Yoho has already began work on a fourth. Yoho encourages potential writers to read and discover the written word, contending that the best way to become a better writer is to become a better reader.
“Words are what really in-spires me,” said Yoho. “Read.
It’s a slow way to learn, yet everything I’ve learned about writing I’ve learned by read-ing.”
Students looking to ob-tain their own copy of “With the Wisdom of Owls” can find Yoho at http://members.cox.net/cyoho/dgp/ or email him at [email protected]. Yoho continues to encourage readers
and writers to “Never let real-ity limit your life,” his mantra through writing and in life.
Local artists and crafts-men gathered this past Sunday to show their support for the Topeka Zoo and show off their merchandise.
Designed to help boost zoo attendance and raise money to benefit the zoo and the Friends of the Topeka Zoo organization, the art and crafts fair also gave local merchants the chance to show their work and reach new people in this hard economic time.
“Every show has been slow this year,” said Laura Engelhardt, Washburn alumna and owner of Ebb & Flow Arts. “That’s to be expected.”
Engelhardt’s hand-crafted glass jewelry pieces, each one
intricate, original and unique, brought a great amount of color and expression to the fair.
In addition to jewelry, hand-felted headbands, scarves, gloves and wall-hangings caught the attention of those who passed by the Sundart Designs table, and the owners were more than happy to ex-plain their work and why they wanted to join in the fair.
“We wanted to support the Topeka Zoo and being a part of it makes this event fun,” said Linda Miller, adjunct Wash-burn professor and co-owner of Sundart Designs. “We spe-cifically made some things for children and we’ve really had a lot of fun.”
For those looking for gifts to give during the upcoming holiday season, many of the
items were seasonally-themed, such as the candles made by Martha McCall of Belle Av-enue Scents. Her soy candles fill mugs, frosted jars and virtu-ally any spare container imag-inable.
“I recycle my jars so they’re pretty much done in many different jars because I go many different places,” said McCall. “There’s a look for ev-erybody.”
Even soaps and bath salts made their way to the fair by means of Cason Naturals who’s all organic line of bath products would please even the pickiest of environmentally conscious attendees.
Metal art, photographic prints, purses, and even honey were all part of the zoo’s first arts and crafts fair, and many
hope it will become an annual tradition.
“This is the first year here,” said McCall. “Hopefully they’ll have it every year.”
Though the primary reason most vendors attended the fair was to raise money for the zoo and sell their products to new customers, many appreciated the social interaction.
“Even if the show isn’t amazing, it’s more a chance to talk with people,” said En-gelhardt, who splits her time between four jobs. “I get to chat with people and find out why they’re here and what they like. It’s nice.”
MOVIE: RED rocks . . .
April Ewing is a junior social work major. She can be reached at [email protected].
‘Wisdom of the Owls’ offers child interesting choice
Craft fair aims to boost Topeka Zoo attendance
it’s quite disappointing to see two accomplished actors used to move the story momentum and given no more opportunity to shine in the film.
All the while the chase is on though, another actor that many would recognize from the 2009 summer blockbuster, “Star Trek,” Karl Urban, joins the cast as the worthy adver-sary. In this film, Urban plays CIA-hi t -man-wi th-a-con-science, William Cooper who throughout the movie plays the steadfast duty first man of principle who serves the truth and ends up helping his prey in the end.
One of the unexpected stars throughout the movie is the diverse backdrop locations that the film spans. In what is
a virtual tour of some of the cities of America that have as much character as some of the performances in the film, the movie travels through destina-tions like Kansas City, New York City, New Orleans, Wash-ington D.C. and Chicago.
While the movie at times leans on some of the more formulaic elements of action movies and comedy movies, overall the movie is a show-case of what actors like Willis and Malkovich are capable of in the most unlikely of roles. This movie-goer enjoyed the film and hopes that next week-end if readers are looking for something to do, they’ll give “RED” a look.
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Rob Burkett is a senior mass media major. Reach him at [email protected].
Washburn University is proud to present “Media Ma-nipulations,” a senior exhibi-tion by Amanda Monaghan to be shown from Nov. 1-19 in the John R. Adams Gallery of the Washburn University Art Building. The opening recep-tion will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 5 during the First Friday Artwalk.
Monaghan, a senior BFA candidate and art instructor at Spencer Art Museum, pres-ents her experiences in mix media work with gel transfer, water-based oil, acrylic, ink, and watercolor. The artist de-sires to bring her experience with media to life. Most spe-cifically the memes in media, “memes, like genes, are able to regenerate said Monaghan. Memes are a unit of cultural ideas, symbols or practices, which can be transmitted from
one mind to another through writing, speech, gestures, rituals or other imitable phe-nomena. The images I have created have come from the practice of imitating rituals I have seen or heard through the media.”
Media Manipulations is a mixed media exhibit that brings the nostalgic feel of Polaroid developing. The artist strives to convey the process of art, watching it de-velop.
The senior exhibit is re-quired of all BFA candidates as part of the capstone expe-rience. The student is graded on the entire process of the gallery setting up, publicity, labeling and reception.
The gallery is open 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday.
April EwingWASHBURN REVIEW
April Ewing is a junior social work major. She can be reached at [email protected].
Escapist hosts BBQ and Art Exhibition
Landing tricks: Pro skateboarder Jon Allie performs a nose blunt at Penn Valley skate park during the Escapist BBQ and skate jam event on Friday.
Limited edition: Artist, skateboarder and owner of Slave skateboards, Ben Horton, made a one of a kind skateboard and T-shirt design for the Escapist event in KCMO.
Senior exhibition focuses on ‘Media Manipulations
Elise BarnettWASHBURN REVIEW
April EwingWASHBURN REVIEW
I really enjoy writing about coming of age. I see a lot of responsibility in everyday life
-Max YohoAuthor, “Wisdom of the
” Book signing: Max Yoho, writer of ‘Wisdom of the Owls,’ recently participated in events for Fairlawn Friday at Hastings. The book presents an infant the choice of either becoming an owl or a boy.
Photo by Zachary Lambert, Washburn Review
Elise Barnett is a sophomore English major. Reach her at [email protected].
Photo by Mike Goehring, Washburn Review
Photo by Mike Goehring, Washburn Review
Linnzi Fusco is a senior art major. Reach her at [email protected].
Dominance, described in the dictionary is the abil-ity to have control over ones destiny or circumstances or to impose control over an-other. For the Lady Blues then, the road trip couldn’t be described as anything but.
Starting out Friday after-noon, the Lady Blues set out like the four horseman of the apoca-lypse, bent on destroying any-thing that dare step in their path.
Their first destination, Bo-livar, Mo. is a small town deep inside the state and a nearly four-hour trip from Topeka. The inhabitants, the Southwest-ern Baptist University Bearcats (9-18), are one of the lesser teams of the MIAA confer-ence and this became apparent as Washburn arrived in town.
During warm-ups, the con-trast between the Lady Blues and the Lady Bearcats was a stark reminder of the difference in talent arrayed on the floor.
Washburn, featuring Bre-anna Lewis, junior right side hit-ter at 6-foot 5-inches and Jessi-ca Fey, junior right side/middle hitter at 6-foot tall looked every inch the athletes that had earned a 26-2 record coming into the match. In contrast their oppo-nents, near the bottom of the conference standings, averaged in height at 5-foot 6-inches and looked like a high school team compared to the Lady Blues.
This was further borne out as the match started with Washburn dominating in their first set both through their play and also from errors made by the Lady Bearcats. The Lady Blues thus was able to take the first set 25-11.
The second set was in con-trast to the first set. Washburn
came out less focused and were caught flat-footed as South-western Baptist went on an ear-ly run to take the lead. After a time out though, the Lady Blues came out and regained their form as they scored two quick points en route to a 25-16 win.
The third set began as it ended with Washburn jump-ing on their opponents early, 4-1 and never looking back. At points throughout the set, the Lady Blues went on 5 and 7 point rallies as they sped through the final set winning 25-16 and a sweep of SBU.
The Lady Blues were led throughout the match by Lewis who finished with 9 kills while Amanda Guess, ju-nior setter led the way in assists with 18 and Hillary Hughes, outside hitter and Guess pacing Washburn with 11 digs each.
After the match Chris Herron, Washburn head coach gave his assessment of the teams performance.
“I felt like we hit the ball well,” said Herron. “Our de-fense was pretty solid and we did what we needed to.”
Leaving Bolivar, Wash-burn continued their odyssey back into their home state of Kansas arriving in the town of Pittsburg, the home of “the jungle” and the Gorillas of Pittsburg State University.
Coming into the match Washburn seemed relaxed and loose as the teammates joked back and forth with each other prior to the match. The seemingly relaxed nature of the squad belied the focus and intensity they brought to the match that followed.
Starting out Herron at-tempted to put their op-ponent in perspective.
“[Pittsburg State] just beat a good Emporia State team last night in a 3-2 match,” said Herron. “So we need to take them seriously.”
His charges took the words to heart, coming out in the first set with all cylinders firing as they jumped out to a lead 10-2 before the Lady Gorillas finally called time out in order to at-tempt to regroup under the in-tensity of Washburn’s efforts. After the time out Washburn traded points for a short bit be-fore they eventually turned on the heat and finished off Pitts-
burg State 25-14.The second
set was more of the same, as Washburn got
the early lead 4-0 and then never looked back led by Jes-sica Kopp, sophomore out-side/middle hitter and Hillary Hughes, sophomore outside hit-ter who finished the match with 12 and 11 kills respectively.
The third set was more of an even fight as both teams went back and forth exchanging heated points before Washburn finally broke away late in the set on a 5 point run that broke the back and will of Pittsburg State, winning the final match 25-19 and taking the match 3-0 to fin-ish off an impressive road swing for the Lady Blues who only trailed twice the entire week-end through six sets of play.
Afterward Herron re-flected on the road trip.
“It’s always good this late in the year to go head out on the road and play as well as we did,” said Herron.
Finally, with the Lady Blues returned from their road trip rested and ready to play, Fort Hays State University (7-23 overall and 0-18 in conference) came to Lee Arena to play vic-
tim in a Senior Night massacre. As the Lady Blues took
to the court, the seniors of the team, Ashley Shepard, Kelci Wigger, Molly Smith and Ali Ward were all honored for their time in the program.
In the first set, Wash-burn came out on fire as the seniors led the way. Ashley Shepard, outside hitter start-ed and played aggressively throughout her rotations com-ing away with a near error free performance with 3 kills on 14 total attacks. The set also fea-tured a 7-point run to end the set 25-15 for the Lady Blues.
The second set was the most impressive of the three with two runs of 7 points apiece en route to a dominating 25-8 set win.
The third set was just more of the same as Washburn traded points back and forth until midway through the set when the Lady Blues went on a 5 point run that gave them the breathing room they needed to put their opponents away 25-17 to finish off a 3-0 sweep.
The team overall, was led in kills by Hillary Hughes in kills at 10 on 17 attacks, while Abby Whitman led the team with 24 assists. Molly Smith, dominated with 22 digs, out-pacing all players from ei-ther team by twice as many.
Moving forward, Washburn begins its preparation for the “Turnpike Tussle” as they trav-el down I-35 to Emporia to lock horns with the Lady Hornets.
“We just have to get our-selves ready for them,” said Hughes. “It’s a huge rivalry game and they’re going to have a ton of fans there for the game.”
In Washburn’s final home game of the season last Satur-day against the Emporia State Hornets, the Ichabods did something they haven’t done since 1976 they held the Hor-nets scoreless for four quarters.
The Family/Senior Day 42-0 blowout in the 107th edi-tion of the nation’s longest-running Division II rivalry improved the Ichabods’ record to 6-4, with five wins and three losses in the conference. The 42-point victory was the high-est margin of victory of the se-ries. It also was the fifth win in six games for Washburn, which started out the season with a 1-4 record after a three-game losing streak against Abilene Christian, Missouri Western and Central Missouri.
For Washburn, junior quar-terback Dane Simoneau led the way offensively, throwing 16-for-29 for 218 yards and four touchdowns with no in-terceptions. He twice hooked up with his sixth-year senior roommate at receiver Joe Hast-ings for touchdowns, also hit-ting freshman receiver DeJuan Beard and senior defensive end Korie Henry in the endzone. Si-moneau’s pass to Beard marked his school-record 58th career touchdown pass, a 24-yard completion that eclipsed Tyler Schuerman’s numbers from 2000-04. Simoneau also rushed in a 1-yard touchdown.
Sophomore running back Justin Cooper led the rushing attack with 14 rushes for 84 yards and a touchdown along with his two receptions for 38 yards. Sixth-year senior full-back Brad Haug recorded a sea-son high 63 rushing yards on 13 attempts.
On defense, Washburn’s junior linebacker Marty Pfan-nenstiel led the team with 10
tackles, followed by senior line-backer Jared Brawner’s eight tackles and sixth-year senior linebacker Michael Wilhoite with six. Senior defensive back Ben Vann intercepted a pass in the second quarter and returned it for 39 yards, which set up Si-moneau’s rushing touchdown before the end of the half. Se-nior defensive tackle Zach Fall-dorf also recorded an intercep-
tion. Senior punter Austin Hills played a large part in keeping the Hornets off the scoreboard, pinning them within their own 20-yard line three times out of his five punts.
For the Hornets, quarter-back Sheldon Smith was the only major offensive contribu-tor, rushing 18 times for 111 yards. Smith was held to only 41 passing yards, however,
completing six of his 13 pass attempts and throwing an inter-ception.
Washburn’s final game of the season is against Missouri Southern on Saturday, Nov. 13, in Joplin, Mo. Kickoff is set for 2 p.m.
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One sided tussle: Joe Hastings hauls in a touchdown en route to a 42-0 win over rival Emporia State. The Hornets and Ichabods are foes in the oldest continual rivalry in Division-II sports.
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Aligo brings background to Washburn
Sometimes a career change can result in life-changing op-portunities for those willing to sacrifice the most and work the hardest for what they strive for.
Scott Aligo is a gradu-ate assistant, or a GA, with Washburn University’s football team. His journey to Washburn is quite unique. He had aspi-rations of playing collegiate athletics, but was injured early on. Recognizing he would not be able to compete at the col-legiate level, he took stock of the situation and decided he wanted to be around sports any way he could.
As an undergraduate stu-dent at the University of Kan-sas, Aligo met with the football coaching staff and requested to assist the organization in any way he could. The discussion led to him joining the Crimson Crew – a group of students who assisted with on campus re-cruitment, showed new recruits around campus, and provided them with the proper KU expe-rience.
While at Kansas, Aligo supported the equipment staff and made sure the team was outfitted correctly for Satur-day games. Eventually, through team exposure and getting to know the coaching staff, Aligo began helping on game days with basic tasks, such as run-ning some aspects of the game day routine and calling per-sonnel packages for then Kan-sas defensive coordinator Bill Young.
During his final year at Kansas, Aligo landed an in-ternship with the Kansas City Chiefs, the local NFL franchise team. While working in the front office of the Chiefs, Aligo learned what it took to become a professional talent evaluator in the NFL.
“Man, at that time I was learning to grow up,” said Ali-go. “I had to learn that college Scott was gone and NFL Scott had to take over, if I wanted to stay there.”
As the six month intern-ship program came to a close, Aligo was approached about his future career plans. He quickly replied he wanted to continue working with the Chiefs. Un-like many graduating seniors, the first week after graduation Aligo lined up a job and had his foot in the door as a scouting assistant for the Chiefs.
As he time progressed with his new job and the support of his family, Aligo decided to move home to save money while working his first year.
“My parents were and still are so supportive of me,” said Aligo. “That first year they helped me out so that I could be there half an hour before every-one arrived and left half an hour after everyone else.”
With time came more op-portunities for Aligo as he was, once again, given an opportu-nity to work with the Chiefs’ coaching staff, including for-mer defensive coordinator Gunther Cunningham, calling personnel packages and gaining additional experience.
In 2009, with past general manager Carl Peterson taking a position elsewhere, Scott Pioli, former vice president of player personnel of the New England Patriots, joined the staff and was charged with revamping the Chiefs. With the NFL draft quickly approaching, Pioli kept his front office staff in place and, as the weeks wore on, no-ticed Aligo’s conscious work effort.
“As far as I was concerned, they were going to have to drag me out of there by my hair,” said Aligo. “No one was go-ing to be able to say they out-worked me.”
Over the next few months, many personnel changes were made. However, Aligo retained his position a scouting assis-tant. Following the 2009 sea-son, the two discussed Aligo’s future and then Aligo left the Chiefs organization to gain ex-perience in an area Pioli felt he was missing – coaching.
Through his many contacts and coincidence, Aligo traveled to Orlando, Fla. for the 2010 American Football Coaches Convention. During the con-vention, Aligo met a Division II coach by the name of Craig Schurig – WU’s Head Coach. At the time, Aligo was search-ing for a program that would allow him to work with play-ers – not just with statistics and scouting, which traditionally is the role of graduate assistants at larger schools. Talking with Schurig, Aligo explained he needed to gain coaching expe-rience.
“I told Coach Schurig that I needed to be thrown into the fire and that I would come work for free over the summer if that’s what it took to get a spot with him,” said Aligo. After assist-ing the defensive staff during this past summer, a graduate assistant position opened and Aligo seized the opportunity. The position was a full-time position with the defensive line and would develop the skills he yearned for.
As for the future, Aligo has developed a further interest in coaching.
“I enjoy being a teacher, doing what I can to help make those guys out there better each day,” said Aligo. “It’s really one of the biggest feelings of fulfill-ment that I have experienced in my life.”
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The Ichabod men’s basket-ball team is eager to build off their strong finish of last season, when they got all the way to the MIAA championship game.
The Ichabods finished the 2009-2010 campaign with a 16-14 overall record. They fin-ished the season on a high-note with an appearance in the finals of the MIAA conference tour-nament as the No. 8 seed. That strong finish should serve as the catalyst to this season and a confidence that this team can play with the best.
“Everyone is excited to get the season started. We made a good run for the MIAA tour-nament championship and are hoping to build off of that fin-ish,” said sophmore forward Bobby Chipman.
Their Cinderella run started against the MIAA’s top ranked team and No. 4 in the country, Central Missouri. After stun-ning the Mules in the opener, they went on to knock off Mis-souri Western in the semi-finals. With the clock striking 12, the Ichabods hopes of hanging a championship banner fell short at the hands of the University of Nebraska-Omaha.
“It happened to be a great experience for the team as a whole. We overcame adversity, stuck together as a unit, and re-ally just learned how to win,” said Bob Chipman, men’s head basketball coach. What last year proved was that our team could beat the best teams in the country. Now, we need to be able to sustain that throughout the full season,”
The Ichabod basketball team tipped-off their exhibi-tion season Tuesday at Allen Fieldhouse, home of the No. 7 ranked Kansas Jayhawks. The Ichabods fell behind early and could not make up the deficit in a 92-62 loss to the Jayhawks.
“Division II teams do not get the same chance that our kids get. We get to play top ranked teams in Division I bas-ketball, Kansas State and Kan-sas obviously, but everyone wants to go play at UNLV. I t really is a once and life-time opportunity for our guys,” said Chipman.
The Ichabods’ trip to Manhattan happened to be a homecoming for Chipman. A graduate from Kansas State Uni-versity in 1973, he played two seasons under coach Jack Hartman. The Icha-bods lost to the Wildcats, 90-44.
“I naturally think about the time I had as a player there every time we play them. I love what Frank (Martin) is accom-plishing; he’s an old-school guy and a winner. We will go in there and play our game and see where that puts us,” said Chip-man.
With the heart of their line-up returning, expectations are
high for this year’s team. Note-worthy players for the Ichabods are De’Andre Washington who received 2nd team all MIAA honors for the 2009-2010 sea-son. Logan Stutz was a member of the MIAA all-tournament team and Nate Daniels is the Ichabods most experienced player and senior leader.
“We need to have great se-nior leadership this season, and I think we do. The other guys have to respect their seniors and buy into what they are say-ing,” said Chipman.
A new face for Washburn this year is red-shirt freshman Jeff Reid who was deemed Mr. Basketball in Kansas his senior season at Hayden High School. Reid transferred from St. Louis University in the spring and is expected to be a critical mem-ber to this year’s success.
“Jeff has the potential to be a great player here at Wash-burn,” said Chipman. “He’s a great scorer, sound defensively, and an all-around athlete. Jeff is going to be a real treat for our fans.”
Another returning starter is sophomore Bobby Chip-man. As a freshman, Chipman made 16 starts and appeared in all 30 games for the Ichabods. Standing 6-8, Chipman serves as a hybrid for-ward with the ability to go inside as well as be an outside threat. Chip-man scored his career-h i g h
against Nebraska-Omaha last season, all coming by 3-point-ers.
“After going through my first year at Washburn and through a full season in the MIAA, I realized areas that I need to improve to become a
better player,” said Chipman. “ Getting bigger and stronger was a goal of mine. I changed my approach to the way I trained in the weight-room; Different work-outs, new techniques, and a concentration on gaining weight.”
Chipman was not the only Ichabod hitting the weight-room during the off-season. With the help of Nick Stringer, the Ichabod basketball team had a professional approach to gaining strength and endur-ance. Stringer was an all-Big XII offensive lineman for Kan-sas State and was drafted by the Cincinnati Bengles. Stringer has brought in improved meth-ods of stretching and weight training that will be a new at-tribute in the Ichabod’s arsenal for this season.
The Ichabods begin their regular season in Lee Arena on Nov. 16 against Peru State Col-lege. The Ichabods’ first confer-ence game against the Nebras-ka-Omaha will be Dec. 1. An early chance to seek redemption from last year’s MIAA champi-onship game.
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Ichabods and Lady Blues
Bods have positive outlook
As another season of change fast approaches, one squad at Washburn is ready-ing itself for the reality of fresh faces in key places.
The Lady Blues basketball team is coming off a successful year that featured a 27-4 record overall and 17-3 in conference en route to another conference title and an appearance in the NCAA postseason for the ninth straight season, which ended in the regional semifinals.
The Lady Blues are ranked No. 9 in the USA Today/ESPN Division II Preseason Coaches’ Poll and is picked No.1 in the MIAA preseason poll by the coaches and media.
Washburn now must re-group for this year as they replace all five of last year’s starters. They do return seven players with some experience and must work on blending them together with eight new players.
So far the Lady Blues have seen several different players contribute early in their exhi-bition season as they begin to work through developing the
chemistry that is the hallmark of a team led by Ron McHen-ry, Washburn head coach.
McHenry is entering his 11th season as head coach of the Lady Blues. Winning 83 percent of his games since arriving at Washburn, McHenry has the most wins of any coach in Divi-sion II basketball over that period.
“It’s still early but I think we’ll be fine by the time the season starts,” said McHenry.
Stevi Schultz, ju-nior guard (7.3 points,
0.9 assists-per-game) and Laura Kinderknecht, sopho-more guard (4.3 points and 0.8 assists-per-game) return in the backcourt as the most experienced guards avail-able and will be relied upon to give the team some veteran leadership.
Up front, Washburn will have to rely on Cassie Lombar-dino, junior center (3.6 points and 2.0 rebounds-per-game) and Alyssa Mullen, senior for-ward (2.6 points and 4.3 re-bounds-per-game) to help bring an identity to the Lady Blues post play.
Among the newcomers to the squad, Megan Lass-
ley, freshman guard, a recent transfer from Seward Commu-nity College along with Lindy Arndt, freshman guard will be relied on to come off the bench and contribute to a team that is searching for an answer on depth. In addition to the two guards Sierra Moeller, a junior forward transfer from Boise State University will also come in to add depth to a team that
will be a work in progress
throughout the season.
“I think some of our new play-
ers have the potential to add a lot of dimen-
sions to our team,” said McHenry.
The remaining upcoming preseason schedule will fea-
ture Southwestern, (Win-field, Kan.) a NAIA op-ponent and Drury, a Great Lakes Valley Conference team, both at home. After that the Lady Blues will take to the road and play at Phoenix, Ariz., in the Grand Canyon University
Thanksgiving Invitational.After their southwest-
ern trip, Washburn will return back home and begin confer-
ence play against the Univer-sity of Nebraska-Omaha Dec. 1 at Lee Arena.
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Blues look for fresh start
Soccer season ends with loss
The Washburn University Lady Blues concluded their season this past week with two games. On Thursday, the team tied Southwest Baptist 2-2 at home.
Washburn finished the season with a loss on Saturday against the No. 2 Central Mis-souri Jennies, 0-3.
“In regards to Thursday night’s performance against Southwest Baptist, I thought we did a fantastic job,” said Tim Collins, Lady Blues head soccer coach. “We were just unfortunate not to get the game winner.”
After a valiant effort against the harsh competition of Central Missouri, Collins was optimistic about the team’s next season.
“I was happy with some of the things we did. Ashley Klone had some brilliant saves. And I think that we worked to get better, and that’s what we wanted to do, and we’re headed into next year,” said Collins.
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