Race & Racism at the University of Richmond

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This describes an upcoming performance by the Richmond Performing Gospel Choir. The performance was to be at a basketball game against American University, and the choir was to sing "The Negro National Anthem," written by James Weldon Johnson. The…

This is a piece by a student who, as a part of the Volunteer Action Council's "Overcoming Barriers- Physical Handicaps Day," spent a day in a wheelchair to understand the difficulties of disabled students. The student noted that there were 11…

This article reports that the University of Richmond was one of 6 colleges and universities to be awarded a $10,000 grant from the Prudential Insurance Co. of America intended to "expose students to diversity." The money was to be used to establish a…

This article criticizes the continuing separation between Richmond College and Westhampton College, arguing that the division makes UR operate "as a summer camp environment with a lake in the middle," and that it was time that "steps were taken to…

This is an opinion piece refers to a free speech booth that appeared on campus, highlighting a lack of activism on campus by mentioning "the lack of serious presentation of ideas." This article references a student's demand to end communist nations,…

This article describes the Lambda Coalition and the purpose of the organization to create a space for the LGBTQ community on the University of Richmond campus. Members of the organization share testaments of how the coalition works to raise…

This short feature promotes activities happening during the LesBiGay Week that will be hosted by the Lambda Coalition on April 29-21. There will be events such as a documentary showing and a talk by the executive director of the American Civil…

The Lambda Coalition and their spokesperson, Matthew Beams (‘99), work to spread awareness throughout the University of Richmond campus about the treatment of the LGBTQ community. To “circumvent mistreatment of homosexual students,” the…

A forum talk show known as College Talk, previously called UR Talks, entertains callers and listeners as juniors Allan Young and Todd Flora co-host the show together. Their talk show tackles difficult discussions such as homosexuality and sex, while…

University of Richmond student, John B. Hesch, writes a letter to the Editors of the Collegian to explain his stance on the new two part policy adopted by The Baptist General Association of Virginia. This policy requires all Baptist related academic…
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