Race & Racism at the University of Richmond

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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…

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…

Presented by the Senior Class of Westhampton College at the Playhouse on Friday, November 23, 1924, the article reports Mary Mills was selected to be the interlocutor in the upcoming minstrel. The following students were cast as end-men, set to wear…

President of the 1936 Senior Class, Ruby Parker reports co-ord seniors have decided to hold their annual dance during the Christmas season. She stated further, "arrangements have been made to change dates with the Athletic Association... after having…

The article details M.Y. MacFarland––also known as "Petros," he was famous for his dialect parts which found him profound success in dramatic productions in Pennsylvania. He performed his first dialect part in the well-known Spanish play,…

The president report for the year 1966-1967 shows statistics and enrollment numbers for all of the school apart of University of Richmond. University College had just over 2,000 students and Junior College had 456 students.

The Collegian published this article on April 12, 1990. This article discusses the lack of diversity at the University of Richmond, specifically focusing on the lack of racial diversity. The article expresses concerns that both students and faculty…

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 feature was published on February 13, 2003, by The Collegian. This article discusses an event in which the Liberty Society -- a non-partisan student group -- held a bake sale in which they sold cookies, but at different price points in order to…

This article published in The Collegian describes the University of Richmond's efforts to increase student diversity. According to the article, the administration led by President Edward Ayers (2007-2015) took on initiatives to enroll more ethnic…
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