Race & Racism at the University of Richmond

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This Collegian article announces a workshop on student attitudes towards racism, sponsored by the Westhampton College YWCA, the Richmond Human Relations Commission, and Virginia Union University. The workshop's aims were "to establish dialogue on…

This article announces the election results for the S.C. Mitchell literary society. Lawrence Burnette, Fletcher Stiers, Andrew Sullivan, Reynolds Rackett, Charles Wainman, Thomas Fletcher, O.J. Graham, and Lincoln Baxter were placed in their various…

This article reports the outcomes of a debate on Monday, April 12, 1944, held between 4 teams--2 from the Philologian Literary Society, 2 from the S.C. Mitchell Literary Society, with one negative and one affirming team each. They debated on if…

This editorial discusses a Letter to the Editor the had been published in the Collegian a week prior to this article. The letter was regarding an incident where an African American speaker was not permitted to eat with students in the dining hall…

This article describes the speaker who has been selected to speak at the Convocation on January 10, 1936. "Dr. S. Ralph Harlow, professor of religion and Biblical literature at Smith College and educator late of the Neat East, will address the…

This article discusses Richmond College Professor, Dr. Mead's speech at the Westhampton Assembly on April 16, 1934. Talking on his time in South America, he discusses the derivation of the word "carioca," explaining that its origin is in the…

This Op-Ed published in The Collegian features two opinion articles arguing for opposing views on affirmative action. The first was written by student Danielle Orron who wrote in support of affirmative action. In her piece, Orron followed a…

This Op-Ed in The Collegian describes the various steps that the author, senior Chase Rowan, suggests could improve the University of Richmond. The article takes a satirical tone in demanding a number of amenities including an emphasis on…

This Op-Ed was published in The Collegian by Ryan Moser, class of 2005. In this piece, Moser argues that American culture has begun to dehumanize terrorists in favor of violence and death. He uses the terms "Redcoats," "Redmen," "Kraut," "Japs,"…

This article is a satirical criticism published in The Collegian. The writer, Nandalal Rasiah, Richmond College 2005, wrote this piece in response to another piece written by someone whom Raisah refers to as "Mr. Gibney." In that piece, Mr. Gibney…
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