Race & Racism at the University of Richmond

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For the 1978 issue of the Messenger, new editors Rick Stine and Mark Hebdon changed the publication from a literary magazine to a satirical magazine called the Messenger Lampoon. This choice was made, according to vice president of student affairs…

This Collegian article discusses the use of quota system by liberal arts colleges to discriminate against applicants of certain religions and races. According to the article, most of the students in these liberal arts colleges do not wish their…

2001 marked the first year that the Messenger was an entirely student-run publication, as it was the first year students designed the magazine rather than outsourcing the task to a Washington, D.C., designer. Using the design program Quark Xpress,…

Famous Hampton Quartet scheduled to sing at the Sunday Vespers held at the Cannon Memorial Chapel at 7:00 pm Sunday evening. The quartet comes to Richmond every year on an annual tour through the state; tours made to arouse interest in the work and…

This article describes the 1969 peace vigil that the University held in solidarity with the Vietnam War Moratorium, which was a nationwide student demonstration calling for the end of the war. University of Richmond students gathered on the "Student…

In early 1971, student activism against the Vietnam War was beginning to slow down not only at Richmond, but at many universities around the country as well. Richmond College senior and student activist Jim Winders claimed this was because the…

This article, published in the Collegian in 1969, covered the University of Richmond's Religious Emphasis Week. The theme was "Honest Religion for the Secular Man." The series goal was not just to follow traditional methods of religious studies and…

As part of their program of "varied and attractive services," the Student Committee on Religious Worship scheduled the Richmond Sabbath Glee Club to present Sunday evening at 7:00 pm at the Vesper Service in the Cannon Memorial Chapel. Led by Joseph…

This article talks about the recent increase in membership in Safe Zone, a group committed to supporting students questioning their sexuality. It talks about how faculty are now displaying Safe Zone stickers on their doors to indicate that they are…

After the unfavorable reception to the spider symbol proposed by the University Student Government Association (USGA), the USGA started a campus-wide contest to allow students to design their own symbol. USGA Spider Symbol Committee chair Ellen Haden…
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