Race & Racism at the University of Richmond

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This Collegian cartoon, appearing underneath the article “Dining hall traditions separate students” by Chris Wright, depicts three male college students. In a text bubble, one of the students exclaims, “I hate the way Greeks…

The article provides information on the forum hosted by the Westhampton College Government Association on the topic of sororities. Arguments for both “Yes, sororities should be on the University of Richmond campus,” and, “No,…

This 1980 Collegian announcement is promoting a "slave sale" that will be taking place in the Keller Hall Lobby. There are few details other than Dan Ferrell is the one selling the "Keller Hall Slaves."

This 1978 announcement is promoting a "slave auction" that will be held on the Keller Hall field. There is little detail about what the auction entails simply stating that, "individual and group bids will be accepted."

This 1978 Collegian announcement is for a "Lambda Chi Slave Sale." The announcement provides little detail, only stating that it is a "faculty-brotherhood slave sale," and will take place in the multipurpose room of the Commons.

This announcement written in 1967 describes a "slave auction" of the Westhampton College freshmen that will take place on Saturday, March 4 in Keller Hall. The announcement provides no detail of what the auction is for, nor why it is described as a…

This article, written in 1943, details the festivities of Westhampton College's May Day, which is run by the sophomore women. The college gym will be decorated as an old Southern Plantation. In order to add to the atmosphere of the theme, "twelve…

This 1934 Collegian article discusses the potential for a team name change from 'Spiders' to 'Rebels.' The article attempts to persuade readers that a new name is needed due to the fact that the name is "insignificant" and does not "represent any…

The Collegian proposed a list of changes regarding university activities, which included the issue of installing national or local sororities at Westhampton College. The proposal for this change was backed up by arguments such as the idea that…

A letter is written by a concerned Westhampton student on the topic of Greek Life at the university. The letter is written in 1932 to address a campus debate surrounding the existence of fraternities.The writer expresses dismay at the lack of…
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