5 Reasons Why Washburn University Rocks / by Shanelle Gabriel

1. A tornado hit the campus in 1966 that leveled the campus. Only three buildings remain from the original campus.

2. Washburn University (formerly Lincoln University) was the first college in Kansas to allow minorities to enroll.

3. The President of the University, Dr Farley, only wears bowties.

4. This school had two alum play in the 2013 Super Bowl on both sides.

5. The inventor of the Pizza Hut stuffed crust pizza and the Meatlovers pizza is a Washburn Alum.

BONUS: The University won 2nd place in ESPN's most unique mascot competition for being the Ichabods.

EXTRA BONUS: They have a golf team, however the college has long since built buildings over their golf course.